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Le Cafe Cafe

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Rue Luc Breton, 25000, Besancon, France
+33 3 81 81 15 24
12:00 - 14:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 22:00
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Virginia, USA
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

This is a small, very friendly restaurant with excellent service, fresh food prepared very well, and a great ambience. We squeezed in without a reservation, but I would recommend reserving since there are few tables. There are also outdoor tables for good weather. We ended up sharing some wine with a table of local residents next to us and had... More 

Thank globlnut
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146 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Good choice of food, very tasty. Very friendly service, fast, reasonable prices and a good ambiance. Happy to go there again.

Thank Hermann B
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The meal we had here was very reasonably priced and service excellent. This is clearly a place run by a few young people who really want to deliver for their clientele.

Thank Joe B
Majorca, Spain
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

After reading a few reviews we went for it; on a Tuesday night at 8.30 we thought yeah no problem. Whoops! It was full, but we were asked to come back in one hour and sure enough a table was waiting. The service was great and the (only) person serving was happy to let us choose our red wine from... More 

1 Thank Tim D
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

We arrived early. It was quite initially but a buzz developed as the evening wore on. The service was convivial and frequent. Questions were asked and suggestions made and followed. The truit (trout) was good as was the local chardonnay (fresh fruit but not sweet). The fromage was excellent including the comte and a fresh soft cheese. Perfectly matched with... More 

1 Thank Michael O
Canton of Vaud, Switzerland
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93 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

It's not uncommon for good restaurants to have a rather limited menu, especially for the the daily offer. Gladly, it's not the case on Cafe Cafe. They have plenty of options to choose from. We went with the daily offer of beef and 'noix de Saint-Jacques' and we were not disappointed. Very good quality at fair price. The atmosphere is... More 

Thank sannder
Basel, Switzerland
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

This is very small and completely packed, mainly locals. This is cheek by jowl dining but they're all friendly as can be. None friendlier than the one one very hard working, non-stop, smile-y waiter (he needs an assistant!) The food is excellent. And the wine. And the prices are below reasonable. Make a reservation or you'll not set a foot... More 

Thank Tony S
Wymondham, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

We booked this afternoon for this Thursday evening and just as well we did as the restaurant was full and turning people away. It is a small restaurant of approximately 36 covers with tables packed in and a small kitchen which is visible to the clientele. Mostly young couples and small groups with a spattering of older couples. The menu... More 

Halifax, Nova Scotia
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131 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2015

We arrived at the restaurant without a reservation but luckily we were able to find a table. The service was excellent throughout - pleasant and efficient. Our meal was very good - we chose duck and lamb as our main course and both were very enjoyable. Dessert was good too - we chose a fruit crumble. It was a very... More 

Thank M-and-H10
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331 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2015

Small, busy, friendly place. Maybe a little too busy. Turned away a lot of people who did not have reservations. Service was a little erratic. The scallop dinner was very good. The lamb dinner consisted of some lamb and an overdose of potatoes, no vegetable. We would not return. Closed on Mondays.

Thank Kim54

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Luc Breton, 25000, Besancon, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Bourgogne-Franche-Comte  >  Doubs  >  Besancon
  • Phone Number: +33 3 81 81 15 24

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