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Cafe des Arts

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No 10 Rue Suffren Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
+91 9994481914
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8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had breakfast at this place on sunday morning. The seating is around for 20 to 25 people. It opens at 8.30 and we reached at 9.15am.. it was full and that means waiting for 45 mins. The service is very slow as you will see standing inside, that the orders have not come for 30 mins. Its all french... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You can enjoy salads, baguettes, crepes, croissant, coffee and combos swell. I look at the Menu and order for me the Salted Ham Cheese and Egg Crepe and Icetea. Cafe des Arts was beautiful inside a huge book shelf and old vintage style clothes and jewelries. A pathway with an old rickshaw and the green grass with the yellow painted... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice cafe, welcoming staff, great juices and cakes. Really perfect to chill a while. Boutique as well (vintages clothes, quite expensive). Not the same as Cafe des artistes (a few streets after).

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Thank Ka B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The waffles here are to kill for and the crepes were pretty good . But big issue comes with the fact that this place is highly understaffed and that is one big issue.

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Thank akshchugh
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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63 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is situated in the French quarters of Puducherry. Quiet and peaceful streets (rues) and this cafe is really peaceful and the staff is really sweet and helpful. We practically ate everything on the menu. The Green Tea Ice-Tea, Croissant for dessert, Salads, Baguette, all in all everything they have on the menu is super French. The taste is... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We did not have a great experience at Cafe des Arts. We were group of 5 and had gone there for breakfast. We ordered: -Croques tomato which was just alright. -Ratatouille and cheese baguette which was too dry. -Couple of omelet which were average. -Cold cofee was too diluted. Nothing stood out in the entire order. I would not recommend... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Housed in a villa with different rooms they serve all day but no dinner. Good sandwiches and coffee. Nice people. Lot of art to look around with a library.

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Thank irfankhanlives
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the perfect place to have breakfast in the French Quarter. It's not the cheapest, but their breakfast combo was excellent value . The coffee was good. The garden is a great place to escape the heat.

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Thank Eric V
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This a cute little (literally) place with overall good food. I wouldn't say the food was out of this world, but the overall experience was excellent and warrants a visit. It sits in a lane with a decent bit of parking availability. They have done a wonderful job with the decor to give it a quaint, old-world feel. The place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers variety of food options for breakfast and lunch. We ordered pancakes and chicken omelette which were really nice. You should definitely visit the place during your visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6
Cuisine
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No 10 Rue Suffren Street, Pondicherry 605001, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 9994481914

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?