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Cafe de Flore

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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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172 boulevard Saint Germain, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 45 48 55 26
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Today
07:30 - 01:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 01:30
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Stockholm, Sweden
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Ignorant and proud staff, impossible to get eye contact with the waiter, extremely crowded, expensive, small tables and...still quite charming. This is the essence of a french posh café where model(-wannabees), artist(-wannabees), excentrics, grandpas/mas and a lot of tourists gather. We sat here for hours (once we got a table) eating late breakfast enjoying the atmosphere and the crowd. Coffe,... More 

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Deauville, France
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45 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Cafe de Flore is the rival of the Deux Magots and i am a fine of the Flore. It seems to have transformed very little and remains authentic. The upstairs portion is very warm and cosy. The quality of the food is so so but they do a great Welch Rarebit!

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Geneva, Switzerland
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The waiters will rush past your chair, elbowing you in the process. There is no space in this café as everybody is crammed in. Lots of history, but the service fails you. PS, if you expect to pay less than 7 Euros per drink (even a coke!) do not come here. You will lose your monthly salary.

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Thank FuserGC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A great place to relax and people watch in historic surroundings, with delicious coffee and hot chocolate

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Thank Caroline T
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155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unlike many expensive and overrated Paris cafes where usually you get crap service, while paying 7 or 8 euros for a coffee, cafe de flor provides a friendly service and best quality coffees , teas and as for the hot chocolate, it is one of the best I have ever tried. Recommended!

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Napier, New Zealand
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my visit. Waiter helpful, pastry delicious and pleasant coffee. A typical Parisian cafe but without the rude attitude found in many. Love the vibe

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In our experience. Its a great place for a night cap, and after a harried day of business in Paris. the perfect place to reflect and then plan for the next day.

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Market Weighton, England, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

busy location so it's great for people watching, we were looking forward to some real French Crepes but they were very bland. Quite expensive too.

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Oakville, Canada
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123 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in here for a quick breakfast. A couple of coffees, croissants and orange juice. A great place for people watching, and apparently the place was famous at some time for writers. Neat to experience, but I had a hard time with 8 euro for an orange juice.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth the visit for people watching but not for eating food. Make sure to make it after you've eaten.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 01:30
Monday
07:30 - 01:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 01:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 01:30
Thursday
07:30 - 01:30
Friday
07:30 - 01:30
Saturday
07:30 - 01:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 172 boulevard Saint Germain, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 48 55 26

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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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