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Brasserie Bofinger

) #1,394 of 14,589 Restaurants in Paris $$ - $$$ French, Seafood, European
5 rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 87 82
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
French, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
5 rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed today

We visited on one occasion and had oysters and wine which was very nice. We returned and had a steak and hubby had house specialty pork dish and it was not what you would expect from a restaurant charging such high prices. We returned to...More

Thank dianegrvs
Reviewed yesterday

Yes, it's a lovely old French brasserie but really, the food leaves much to be desired. Alarm bells rang when the olives offered as nibbles were probably the most tasteless olives I've ever eaten. How can you get olives wrong? White wine was then brought...More

Thank makaranna
Reviewed yesterday

Open late. Very convenient. Good atmosphere. Superb interior design. And, how could i forget, EXCELLENT food.

Thank Miguel S
Reviewed 4 days ago

Hutsle and bustle - big and full dining area, waiters scurrying about with purpose and just a touch of aloofness (but professional and attentive), big meals served quickly - all in classical interior designed setting. If you're after a classical brasserie experience Bofinger is definitely...More

1  Thank 197Gerard63
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is an authentic Alsace restaurant serving amazing dishes. We chose the fish which was expensive but well worth the money. The staff were very helpful and attentive.

Thank sheila o
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good late meal here, tartare was quite tasty, sea bass and chicken and grilled fillet good, oysters and pate and French onion soup just okay, good dessert, pretty good service, it was a bit of a quieter older crowd and no music...More

1  Thank Jonathan P
Brasseries F, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, the whole team of our brasserie Bofinger wishes to thank you for your feedback. We are pleased if you have appreciated your moment with us. Your review is important for improving and maintaining our service and food quality. We will be glad to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointing experience apart from the beautiful interior. If you like big serves of meat and seafood and not fussy about the quality then this place is for you. Unfortunately it wasn't for us. Huge serves of food we couldn't eat. We don't eat meat...More

Thank gazone
Brasseries F, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to post your review after your visit at Bofinger. We have taken into consideration your remark regarding your experience. We have shared your remark with our Chef regarding the food's quality served, he has assured us that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very authentic food from te Elsace/France in a beautiful surrounding. Very typical Brasserie and friendly serviceMore

Thank Peter H
Brasseries F, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, the whole team of our brasserie Bofinger wishes to thank you for your very kind feedback. We are pleased if you have appreciated your moment with us. Your review is important for improving and maintaining our service, and food quality. We will be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the last night of our tour of NW France with Insight, our guide highly suggested to our companions that if we had a chance we all should try either the Brasserie Bofinger or the its across the street companion, La Petite Bofinger. These are...More

Thank Jim M
Brasseries F, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, the whole team of our Brasserie Bofinger wishes to thank you for your kind feedback. We regret to read that your visit didn’t meet your expectations and we do apologize for this bad feeling. Rest assured that your review is important for improving...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is good, but not wow, dishes are too big and there are no cheap options. Waiteres gave us the feeling after we go dishes the main that we have to rush to order dessert probably because they wanted our seats to become available, but...More

Thank Keren K
Brasseries F, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, thank you for taking the time to share your review after your visit in our Brasserie Bofinger. We regret to read that your visit didn’t meet your expectations and we do apologize for the level of customer service you received. We have reminded...More

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Caporciano
29 March 2017|
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Response from Tekaia R | Reviewed this property |
No reason to go back. All this restaurant PR is its history, mainly the ceiling verriere and its original Bathroom/ toilets. So when you see it ince, it is enough. Invite friends to go but don't go again. Related to... More
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447madeleine
12 November 2015|
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Response from Brasseries F | Property representative |
Bonjour, Notre dernière commande est prise à 15h, ensuite on vous sert votre déjeuner sans problème de temps. Au plaisir de vous accueillir Service commercial
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Response from artnik | Reviewed this property |
Hi -- I reviewed Bofinger on Trip Advisor in November and my main comment was how ill-equipped they were for the vegetarians in the group. Plus they had some attitude about it. They served essentially the same thing for both... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 36 - USD 69
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 72 87 82
  • E-mail
Description
Founded in 1864 mere steps from the Place des Vosges and Place de la Bastille, Brasserie Bofinger is considered to be the "most beautiful brasserie in Paris". Deep in the heart of Paris' 4th arrondissement in a Belle Epoque setting, come discover the refined quality of a traditional Alsatian meal.
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