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Cafe Bonaparte

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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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42 rue Bonaparte | 75006, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 43 26 42 81
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08:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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Southborough, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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.

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Thank darganojoyner
Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

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Thank LouT1988
Cheshire
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

We met some French friends for lunch and the staff made us feel very welcome. It is a popular location and not cheap but you do get what you pay for, and it was very nice indeed, and felt “up-market”. We have been twice now and were very happy with the service and food/wine quality, and will return. A nice... More 

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East Brunswick, New Jersey
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60 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Food is good, service is good, outside is great for people watching, inside is nice. I stop here whenever I am in Paris. And I look forward to my next visit!

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Thank TheSnite
Pacific Northwest
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75 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

It was late afternoon and we needed lunch. We opted for this place as it is tucked away from the busy Saint Germain shopping street and, sitting behind the famous literary haunts Les Deux Magots and Cafe de Flore, it seemed like a cheaper, lower profile alternative. It was that. What we didn't realize was at this time of day... More 

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Thank Triptippers
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We went here for dinner and had very tasty meals and good wine. The service was particularly great! Lovely decor and atmosphere too - would return :)

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Thank sushitiger42
Paris, France
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76 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Good service and average menu, this place doesn't impress but doesn't disapoint either. Nice open windows looking over the terrass. Good place to relax when in the area.

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Thank ChrisBiz1
atlanta
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158 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy Le Bonaparte. The breakfast is very good with several options available. We also enjoyed a lunch and dinner here and both were very good. The menu has a bit of something for everyone. Staff is pleasant and menus are available in English, if needed.

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Israel
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375 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

We were five, coming in from the cold. The process of ordering could have turned a saint to an ISIS cohort. Ee got everything intact. A mistakenly prepared dish was taken off without the usual plea. We could not care less about the food (which was good, though), seeing the well known rudeness of the Parisian garçon broken to pieces.... More 

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Deauville, France
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51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

I love going to the Bonaparte. They have interesting things on the menu but more importantly, I love the atmosphere. Located across from Les Deux Magots, it is much more relaxed and much less touristy. The staff are very friendly and the atmosphere is very warm and cosy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Bar, Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 02:00
Monday
08:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 02:00
Thursday
08:00 - 02:00
Friday
08:00 - 02:00
Saturday
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
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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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