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Cafe Bonaparte

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42 rue Bonaparte | 75006, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 43 26 42 81
08:00 - 02:00
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Santa Rosa, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved sitting in the outdoor section sipping wine, eating cheese, and watching people. Great staff.

Thank lee457918
Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
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133 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We always have lunch here while wandering the St. Germain area. We receive quality meals and splendid service. Can be very busy during lunch. Will always return.

Thank Stephen C
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quaint café with attentive staff. Food was average but the special diet juices were divine. We stopped off for lunch but would have settled for the fresh juices. Typically old & very French!

Thank JoycelynPhillips
Montevideo, Uruguay
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37 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Average Croque Monsieur over average price. Service was not fantastic but we went very late at night and the waiter looked very tired. Our Croque was made with industrial bred, first time in a full price brasserie.

Thank Marcosuru
Olympia, Washington
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66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Sat down to have a glass of wine, when the bill arrived they had charged us $34.00 Euros of two (2) glasses of wine. Sadly they saw us coming, spoke with the manager - he could have cared less. Please be careful here, it's about the money, not the customer - Bad, Bad Bad

1 Thank Mathewwi
leechburg pa
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89 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great place to sit and watch the world go by. Seemed to land there in the afternoon for a little pick me up.

Thank carol jo a
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Seriously if you want a delicious hot chocolate you must go here! It's a little pricey but absolutely worth it!

Thank Tarrah B
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
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292 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Just 50 yards away from Cafe Flore and Les Deux Magots, the Café Bonaparte seems to be offering better value. It is cheaper than its two much better known neighbours - but it is NOT cheap. The surroundings are beautifully polished wood panels and brass, and the service is very good. The prices are steep. If you want to have... More 

Thank johnGerrardsCross
Southborough, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We sat at Cafe Bonaparte for a couple of hours on a lovely Sunday in early spring. The omelette was delicious as was the smoked salmon.

Thank darganojoyner
Dublin, Ireland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We had a long day out and spotted Cafe Bonaparte on our way back to our hotel. Pleasantly surprised staff are very friendly offered us a English menu although the French menu was fine. Excellent drinks selection and food menu has something for everyone.

Thank LouT1988

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 42 rue Bonaparte | 75006, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 26 42 81

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

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighbourhood Profile
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighbourhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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