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Cafe Bonaparte

#2,126 of 14,812 Restaurants in Paris}
$$ - $$$French, , Cafe
42 rue Bonaparte | 75006, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 43 26 42 81
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (18 reviews)
“gnocchi” (7 reviews)
“croque” (4 reviews)
Closes in 25 min
All hours
French, Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
42 rue Bonaparte | 75006, 75006 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 231 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

It was another cafe on the street. Nothing special. They had the best cappuccino we had while we were here.

Thank Benjamin P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped in for a latish lunch & it was still rather crowded, with tables tightly packed together to make the most of the small space. The food was good (I had the gnocchi) and the service was pleasant & attentive. Plus the location is...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good ambiance, polite efficient service, decent food and fair prices at this very traditional cafe in the heart of St Germain My “go to” place at all times of day when I am in Paris, but especially pleasant for an espresso and a Calvados after...More

Thank Paul_CNX
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is very french... the carte (menu) is limited but they advertised the place as cuisine du bar. And that is what they do. Small dishes to have a drink. However the food is very nice. Soup a l’ognion was magnifique! One can stay hours...More

Thank MLGG2000
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Just across the road from St Germain des pres church and 200 m from the busy shopping street, this is a traditional Parisian cafe with a very mixed clientele, mainly locals. The coffee was good and the sandwiches were perky, crusty and the ham, cheese...More

Thank CauponaConsul
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

We didn’t eat here but we did enjoy a lovely bottle of Brouilly in this bustling cosmopolitan Parisian café-brasserie in the Saint Germain des Prés quartier. It offers unrivalled views of the old church and is a fabulous people-watching spot. It’s not cheap - €32...More

Thank Mo P
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

We visited Cafe Bonaparte on a Thursday evening. The place was not so crowded and we could be seated quickly. Our waiter Cristophe was very kind and helpful. We started with an onion soup to share. It was the most delicious food we had in...More

Thank Alper K
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We found this cafe several years ago while hunting for Laudree"s bakery and had lunch there. I could not wait to eat there when we returned to Paris this fall. This time we had dinner there. The food was fresh and delicious. The atmosphere is...More

Thank Monzingo
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited this establishment tonight, had 2 hot dogs, 1 roast beef sandwich, 1 Coca Cola, 1 beer and one glass of wine. We asked for still water but when the waiter brought our other drinks, he popped open a mineral water so we said...More

Thank donnahall524
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This is a nice-looking café on the corner of one of the nicest squares of Paris, but unfortunately food is not good and prices are too high. The type of reception does not make the clients feel welcome.

Thank Aliotti
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
8:00 AM - 2:00 AM
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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