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Le Cafe litteraire

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quai Perdonnet 33, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
+41 21 922 00 08
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We came in late at night just for hot chocolate, and it was exactly what the doctor ordered. We had the "artisanal" version which was very good. I expected a larger cup.... but I don't know if this is the norm or not. Would need to try out a few other places to judge that.

Thank Bruce C
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237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Good stop for a coffee and views across the water. Food ans service were very average. Was here for lunch and could order only a brunch menu which was pretty limited and tasted average. Prices a bit steep for quality and quantity of food offered.

Thank vidhusagar
Chennai (Madras), India
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484 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

I was here for lunch. They were serving brunch after noon and they did have a lunch menu but the selection is rather small. Service was poor and I had to constantly try to grab their attention. the Chicken and rice actually tasted like fish and was way too sweet for me. Food is not cheap and please carry CHF... More 

Thank SagarVS
Geneva, Switzerland
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

Popped in on a rainy lunchtime. Very casual and relaxed atmosphere. Lovely service. I had the tartine of fig, pear and goat cheese, really well thought out plate of tasty food.

Thank Packertravel
Auroville, India
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32 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016

Just i have spent some hours having a capuccino while it was snowing and raining outside, with the lake view....

Thank Matilde M
Roskilde, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015

Stopped at this pleasant café a couple of times for a drink and a snack ("petit faim" as they say in these parts). The café is on the waterfront and equipped in retro style with sofas, books and magazines (of course), a children's play corner, and big windows. Service is cheerful and the cheese platter is excellent. Huge choice of... More 

Thank lenemike
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

Was there with my partner drinking some local wine and eating some cheese plate. Waitress was friendly and kind. Seemed like a nice place for lazy afternoon coffee or gatherings with friends.

Thank Ilze O
Appleby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

A great place to watch the world go by at very reasonable cost, by Vevey standards. We sat outside for drinks on several occasions and recommend it.

Thank Niki R
Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015

We ate her for lunch twice, each time choosing the plat du jour. The food was excellent and not too pricey.

Thank Deborah C
Vevey, Switzerland
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137 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2014

I have ot mixed feelings with the Litteraire. I really love the place, inside and outside. It is on the lake side and it is just great to go there for a coffee, chat with friends or read a book. I never went for the food, only for the coffees which are nice. My only disapointment is that the service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Seating, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: quai Perdonnet 33, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Vevey
  • Phone Number: +41 21 922 00 08

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