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Cafe de Flore

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Neighbourhood:
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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07:30 - 01:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 01:30
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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went there for breakfast with a parisien friend who really suggest the place. Apparently its a must! Despite the fact that when we arrived no one ask us for the table and waitress are very rude and unpolite. Finally we found a small table, was quite crowd and we wait 20 mins to have cappuccino and tea with croissants.... More 

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Thank ClaireAries
Istanbul, Turkey
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160 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Must have place for tourists, really famous for having coffee with some deserts or wine and champagne. Very old typical French cafe decoration with friendly staff. You may feel like old parisien inside the place..

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Thank firstmoon3142
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Had dinner across the street so stopped here to get dessert and cognac. They had a great selection of both and wonderful outdoor seating to take in the sights at night. Even though it's supposed to be a tourist hot-spot we had no problem getting sat and served quickly.

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Thank Kreutted
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe de Flore has a 'touristy' reputation but I still visit every time I am in Paris. Saint-Germain is so beautiful and this Cafe is a great place to sit on the sidewalk and take in Paris. The food is good, pricier than in some other areas, but on par for a decent Cafe in the 6th arrondissement. My last... More 

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Thank Callie R
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe is well known in Paris for its history, therefore it attracts a lot of tourists (like myself), but also I love seeing the amount of locals that stop by for their glass of wine. I think this cafe is great for people watching, as Saint-Germain is one of my favourite areas of Paris. Service is pristine, it offers... More 

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Thank Mónica I
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my treat to my husband who turned 40 last month. The cafe is full of history which mean so much to my psychotherapist husband himself. The thought that great and famous thinkers like Sartre,Simone De Beauvoir Merlou-Ponty etc were once there was simply incredible and us, sharing and experiencing the delight of that history in the present time... More 

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Thank Maria Jean V
Paris, France
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47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At times more welcoming than Magots but you should decide by visiting them both. Great for tourists. Expect high prices as you pay for the legend...

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Thank ChrisBiz1
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for french breakfast. Nice atmosphere and good service. Croque madame and croissant au beurre salé were delicious. Recommended.

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Thank Homerius
Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most famous cafes in the world. Hot chocolate was super. Get the regular one and not the Viennois - all you get extra is a small jar of whipped cream that tasted like the American spray can cream.

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Thank Parkegli
New York City, New York
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52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Meet your friend and rebuild the world. Art, literature or business, feel like the Parisian intelligentsia. Great cafe creme/croissant ou salades sur le pouce.

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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, Bar Scene
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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