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Le Grand Cafe Capucines

4 boulevard des Capucines, 75009 Paris, France
+33 1 43 12 19 00
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Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (47 reviews)
“onion soup” (26 reviews)
“escargot” (21 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 11:59 PMAll hours
CUISINES
French, European, Soups, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
4 boulevard des Capucines, 75009 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 443 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Service is average. Seafood is very good, especially the oysters. But....STAY AWAY FROM MEAT! I ordered an "entrecôte" and it was horrible. I could not eat it; it was mainly tendons, tough and flavorless. We tried to talk to the Maître and he was nowhere...More

Thank Tishlf
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Came based on local friend’s recommendation. Onion soup was very uneven. Mine hardly had any onions and another’s had too much. Soup stock was very watery. Rib eye was a bit tough but the beef fillet was cooked right on temperature asked and was good....More

Thank o2mpx
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Outrageous price for average quality items and poor service. I was overcharged for a mediocre wine. The waiter was rude even for French standards.

Thank mdlam79
Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant is located very near the Opera. They specialize in seafood. The setting is full art nouveau, and you can get a table with view of the street on the second floor . Eat delicious, and well treated. That's why we return.

Thank FAM1955
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Location-wise: It's an excellent place. Service-wise: very considerate and caring. Food-wise: I am a tad disappointed about the foods, the steak is beyond well-done. The breads are not as soft in the inside and as crispy in the outside.

Thank Joe C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Living abroad in a different cultural environment it is always with great pleasure we come for diner at Grand Cafe des Capucines to enjoy the best seafood platter in Paris ( Royal Plateau) in a typical Parisian brasserie environment. The experience would not be complete...More

Thank WorldExpat13
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Paris 1900 French cancan ,Toulouse Lautrec ..etc at its best . A delightful decor and cuisine to match. Service very smooth.quite perfect. And near the Opera also not to be missed. A dream moment .dont miss the chance to travel to the Belle Époque.

Thank Serge D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely place. Centrally located, close to buses and subway. Old charm hotel in the style of the late 1800s, and early 1900s. Try and book a table next to the windows, and bookings are important! Place is known for it's sea food...More

Thank Yavar K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a McDonald or Burger King or a drive-thru style, le Grand Cafe Capucines is the opposite!. I have been there already 3 times. I had read the reviews and had prepared myself but despite them all I was very curious...More

1  Thank BusinessIA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here last Sunday evening. Despite reserving a table, the welcome/greeting was tense and awkward. After a few minutes, we were shown to our table. The menu is good - not over complicated but offers enough range/variety - the snails are recommended. The food...More

Thank Gareth B
Nearby
Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
...More
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Tamaz T
17 July 2017|
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Response from belleretraite | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour ! No dress code , this is a tourist area ! Maybe on a Saturday evening , you would be expected to wear ''formal but casual '' as you may see people coming from the Opera in the winter !
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detroitbride2015
20 January 2017|
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Response from pollyranag | Reviewed this property |
Probably since it is open 24/7......
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allisonraea
23 July 2016|
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Response from bestforbill | Reviewed this property |
The 30% discount worked fine when we went there in April '16.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Monday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Tuesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Wednesday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Thursday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Friday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Saturday
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 boulevard des Capucines, 75009 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 12 19 00
Description
The restaurant's refined decor is a faithful illustration of the Art Nouveau style, with its original mosaics and its crystal Saint-Louis chandeliers a truly Parisian institution located on the Place des Ternes. The head chef prepares a refined, traditional French cuisine using the freshest ingredients. An immensely popular restaurant with both Parisians and discerning tourists, who appreciate beautifully prepared food. --Veritable insitution parisienne de la place des Ternes, son decor raffine est fidele au style "Art Nouveau" avec ses mosaiques d'origine et ses lustres de cristal de Saint-Louis, le Chef de cuisine propose une carte traditionnelle raffinee offrant un large choix de produits frais. Son banc d'ecailles en est d'ailleurs une belle illustration.
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