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“great breakfast”
Review of Le Cafe de Paris

Le Cafe de Paris
Ranked #19 of 243 Restaurants in Rotorua
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $7
Cuisines: French, Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Being greeted with a friendly "Bonjour!" As you enter the Cafe de Paris is one of its unique charms. The French owners, Alain (from Lyon) and Valerie (from Pau) settled in Rotorua 12 years ago.They provide a wide variety of French cuisine and an all day breakfast with a very competitive price of $9.90 . You can taste their unique almond croissant or beef bourguignon. They offer savoury galettes (delicious crispy, buckwheat crepes, gluten free and organic) or dessert crepes both with a great range of authentic French fillings. It is the original French cafe in Rotorua where you can have the taste of authentic French food surrounded by some "ouh, la! La!" Or "Voila"...Alain and Valerie welcome you with Bonjour and you are the most welcome if you want to try your French.. Come and have a French experience without the jet lag....
Reviewed September 11, 2013

what a friendly and warm place to have breakfast at. The breakfast was excellent and the service very friendly, would recommend them to any traveller.

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Valérie L, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2013

Merci beaucoup Murray for your great feedback. My staff and I are happy you enjoyed the French and friendly atmosphere. We hope to see you soon.
kind regards
Valérie

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Reviewed September 11, 2013

Enjoyed breakfast at Le Paris, good value for money, service good and friendly host makes you feel welcome. The atmosphere is great, this is a well known breakfast Cafe that will never disappoint. Their broadband provider let them down as they would not repair the line on the weekend so no eftpos available, caused a long queue.

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Valérie L, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded September 16, 2013

Thank you very much Trevor for your review. We are very disappointed and upset by our landline provider who let us down nearly 2 weeks ago... We apologize to our customer but it's beyond our control. We hope to get the phone back today. Thank you for your understanding and patience. Merci
Valérie

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Reviewed August 26, 2013

We were staying at the Quest right next door and went for breakfast in the morning. We loved the French atmosphere and the great food. The hot chocolate was one of the best.

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Valérie L, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2013

Bonjour , thank you so much for your kind words, we are really glad you enjoyed your breakfast with us, and looking forward for next time you coming around. Merci beaucoup.

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Reviewed July 30, 2013

Very good value, ordered the French toast and an omelette. Okay food, my French toast had an old banana on it and the bacon was not rasher bacon, but the ones you get in the packet. Should have ordered the French toast without the extras. Omelette was nicely cooked, but very oily. The staff were friendly, but you definitely got the impression that your service was second to the people the owners knew. I understand you may talk to the locals more, but not to the expense of your other customers.

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Thank finedinermelb
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Valérie L, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2013

Thank you very much for your comment and being honest with us. We made the choice to use the bacon shoulder because it is more lean.
As for the banana, we do cook it first before it goes on the French toast.
Perhaps we were a little too generous with the cheese which can make the omelette a little oily (we do not use oil in the cooking).
My staff and myself always try to treat our customer in a very friendly manner and equally.
Next time you visit us please make yourself knowing to us. Thank you.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

The staff are always friendly and helpful. My first two visits were efficient but on the third the lady owner was more intent on giving other patrons a French lesson rather than serving us. On my first visit the owners son was having lessons on how to make one of their divine crepes so the food was a little longer in arriving at the table. The coffee is presented in a flamboyant way with their signature on the topping. If I want a thin and delicious crepe there is no other place to go. This place offers an experience with the fluent French being spoken and has a French theme all through the décor.

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Thank Shelley M
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Valérie L, Owner at Le Cafe de Paris, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2013

Thank you for your awesome review. It's great that's people notice we are about family and customers not just fast food... Do let us know if you are in a hurry !!

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