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Les Deux Magots

Les Deux Magots

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Saint-Germain-des-Prés, Paris
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    Annette K.
    "where Hemingway and Sartr spent time."(15 Tips)
    Tom W.
    "Can't go wrong with Croque Madame!"(12 Tips)
    P A.
    "Good chocolate, sartre and picasso were there"(5 Tips)
    Minji S.
    "One of the two famous cafes on St Germain :) nice"(6 Tips)
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  • Ben R.heart icon on user image
    Ben RAugust 23, 2014
    Breakfast or late night glass of wine. Sit outside. There are cheaper cafés with better food in Paris, but few places better to sit back and enjoy the magic of the city.
    Upvoted 1 day ago
  • Lily V.heart icon on user image
    Lily VovchakMay 14, 2018
    We visited this cafe 3 times while being in Paris. Really cool kitchen and service. Steak is very good and of big portion, Duck is also nice, Fish with spinach is a good choice for vegetarians.
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Jarkyn S.
    Jarkyn SMarch 28, 2016
    Fancy cafe, my Parisian friend took us there. They serve renowned Pierre Herme pastries. The Croque Monsieur roast beef & baguette sandwich are meant to be the best. Hot chocolate is thick & sweet!
    Upvoted 2 weeks ago
  • Anton W.
    Anton WilliamsDecember 12, 2011
    Café crème 6€; whisky soda 12€-16€; main courses 22€-36€. The café is featured in the 1973 film The Mother and the Whore directed by Jean Eustache and in the 1959 film The Sign of Leo by Eric Rohmer.
  • Jonas T.heart icon on user image
    Jonas TimmMarch 12, 2017
    A Parisian must! Great for sitting back and watching people pass. Delicious coffee or tea and tartes or eclairs, served by elegant waiters sporting classical attire (who speak English very willingly).
  • Anton S.heart icon on user image
    Anton SkrypnykSeptember 3, 2019
    Historical cafe with French cuisine! Located in most expensive place, so the prices are .... My advice, to choose some aperitif drink and enjoy! Prices for drinks between 8-20 euros 💶
  • Corentin C.
    Corentin CombalbertDecember 4, 2018
    You have to go here for their pastries ! If you don't know this place, this is one of the famous cafés in Paris. Try the Grog, this is the coffee to taste it.
  • Kirsten A.
    Kirsten AlexaJanuary 23, 2015
    That onglet de boeuf though... After a long wait at L'Entrecôte (best steak in Paris) this was the backup, and the steak was no less amazing
  • Baran v.heart icon on user image
    Baran von IsikNovember 4, 2015
    It used to be the the hangout place of Paris intelligentsia in the past. Great people watching spot on St. Germaine boulevard. Don't miss millefeuille and Pierre Herme desserts.
  • Magdalena M.
    Magdalena MrázkováJanuary 29, 2018
    Perfectly positioned opposite St Germain des Pres church with delicious hot chocolate and croissant. Ideal place for an elegant French breakfast
  • Lenia K.heart icon on user image
    Lenia KioumiMarch 17, 2016
    One of my favorite places to enjoy my coffee with a tarte & a good book! The service is lovely, too!
  • Chris P.heart icon on user image
    Chris PhillipsJuly 31, 2017
    This café pushes its literary and intellectual credentials quite a bit. As a result, the food and drink is a bit pricey, but we enjoyed ours. Try the omelettes for a filling lunch!
  • Karri S.
    Karri SaarinenJuly 6, 2016
    Famous with a reputation as the rendezvous of the literary and intellectual élite of the city. It is associated with famous names, such as Simone de Beauvoir, Jean-Paul Sartre, Ernest Hemingway
  • Norahheart icon on user image
    NorahSeptember 14, 2017
    Been here 5+ times
    Best chess cake in paris and best place ❤️
  • Duygu A.heart icon on user image
    Duygu AKTANNovember 15, 2015
    ESCARGOTS and any Bordeaux combo is heaven. Desert tray!? Dont even get me started on that. Umm like...everything on it to the safe point to spare a sugar coma
  • Sam P.
    Sam PezzulloAugust 17, 2013
    An iconic cafe in the Saint Germain district. Said to be a favorite spot of the art and literary elite including Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso. Perfect spot for breakfast and a cappuccino.
  • AmateurConciergeheart icon on user image
    AmateurConciergeJune 17, 2017
    Classic French cafe with an amazing history. Pricey, but it really does make you feel like you're in the right place. A good alternative to Flore
  • Corentin C.
    Corentin CombalbertNovember 8, 2018
    You have to go there for their pastries ! If you don't know this place this is one of the famous café in Paris. Try the Grog this is the coffee to taste it
  • Abeer A.
    Abeer AbanmaySeptember 19, 2019
    We came here because of the history behind this place, we tried the famous hot chocolate &cheesecake 7/10 mango icecream 10/10 🌟
  • Danaheart icon on user image
    DanaAugust 10, 2021
    Beautiful place, good service and amazing food+desserts. Their Viennese hot chocolate is fit for 2 people, it’s a LOT! 🙈
  • MEHMET B.heart icon on user image
    MEHMET BASERDecember 10, 2017
    Classic destination in Paris. Tried breakfast - was excellent. Gets crowded pretty fast in the morning - be there before 930
  • Sahar E.heart icon on user image
    Sahar EAFebruary 21, 2023
    Delicious food and a good portion of steak but pricey! There are other options in Paris less pricey with bigger portions.
  • Zeina T.heart icon on user image
    Zeina TraboulsyApril 18, 2015
    A must visit and fun cafe in saint germain. Wide variety of age, from aged old customers to young tourists (good clientele) !! Try their chèvre tomate and tarte tatin
  • Ibrahim ö.heart icon on user image
    Ibrahim özmenJanuary 15, 2020
    It is a tourist attraction point for its historical importance, good variety of deserts, ~40 euro for coffee and deserts for two people, nice to see at least once
  • Wayne A.heart icon on user image
    Wayne AndermanApril 30, 2018
    Try the classique dejeneure. Croissant, baguette, butter and confitures...with espresso cappuccino or other coffee choice.
  • Mohammed A.heart icon on user image
    Mohammed AlmoallaMarch 22, 2018
    Loved the desserts specially the Millefeuille 👍🏻. Calm place
  • Derek E.heart icon on user image
    Derek ErbJune 20, 2014
    Walk down St Germain and turn left on rue de Buci you'll find tons of great bars and terraces with better wines, better service for HALF the price
  • Sanne T.heart icon on user image
    Sanne ThijsJanuary 8, 2017
    A very typical French place. It has a cozy busy feel to it. I had so much fun watching the ultra French waiters.
  • Nihan C.
    Nihan CosgunOctober 6, 2016
    A saint germain classic Do not pass w/o trying hot chocolate in winter
  • Jennifer W.
    Jennifer WeiDecember 24, 2012
    Once frequented by writers such as Wilde & Hemingway, this place will spark the most intellectual conversations. Enjoy the chocolat chaud after brunch and it will set the mood for the rest of the day.
  • Derek E.heart icon on user image
    Derek ErbJune 20, 2014
    Please forget the fact that the famous writers and artists used to come here. You won't see any of them here now not will you find any current author or artist. They're more intelligent than that. ...
  • Benjamin B.
    Benjamin BenMarch 28, 2012
    Les Deux Magots café in the Saint-Germain-des-Prés area of Paris. It once had a reputation as the rendezvous of the literary and intellectual élite of the city.
  • Jeremy F.
    Jeremy FrischOctober 6, 2015
    Best hot chocolate in the city. Served in a white kettle, it's basically liquid chocolate. Sit in the covered, outside area and people watch.
  • Annette K.heart icon on user image
    Annette KuprienkoJuly 21, 2019
    Wonderful atmosphere of history where Hemingway and Sartr spent time. Breakfast option are awesome and cost about 25 euro
  • Katie S.
    Katie SchlossFebruary 10, 2012
    Bring a copy of A Moveable Feast and enjoy a Salade Deux Magot with a cup of the best Café au Lait in town. This popular French bistro is a spot Hemingway used to frequent and with good reason.
  • Jason Q.heart icon on user image
    Jason QuarisaAugust 8, 2017
    Great food. Staff are a little serious and snobby. A little over priced for the food but it does have a lovely outdoor terrace and in a great location.
  • Petra R.heart icon on user image
    Petra RosanicsFebruary 21, 2021
    tipically the type of place you go to feel where (literary) history has been made. an unmissable spot for hemingway fans but rather pricy.
  • Roy E.heart icon on user image
    Roy EthanMay 28, 2018
    Perfect for delicious food and people watching. Had the escargot, duck breast and Bordeaux.
  • Alice B.heart icon on user image
    Alice BerggrenAugust 16, 2015
    The service was great and the breakfast as well. A bit expensive but worth it. A great place to sit and enjoy paris!
  • Gustavo S.heart icon on user image
    One of the best in Paris. Great location to relax and enjoy the city!
  • S A.heart icon on user image
    S AMay 2, 2015
    Their hot chocolate is as delicious as it is thick, and their desserts are some of the best you could ask for.
  • Biancaheart icon on user image
    BiancaApril 10, 2016
    Best hot chocolate in town so far! Une chocolate à l'ancienne with a fresh croissant, can make a great day! ☺️
  • Miguel S.heart icon on user image
    Miguel SerranoJanuary 20, 2017
    The chocolat à l'ancienne it's superb. Come here to have a Parisian experience.
  • Kelvin K.heart icon on user image
    Kelvin KohAugust 12, 2013
    The risotto and chicken was wonderful for us and so too the beef tatare. The hot chocolate is as everyone said, out of this world.
  • Christian P.heart icon on user image
    Christian PilgaardAugust 2, 2016
    Very authentic, but also very pricey.Absolutely worth having a drink an feel the atmosphere.
  • Comfort T.
    Comfort TourMay 3, 2013
    Enjoying life and good food at a special place in Paris! It's hard to believe Hemingway and Picasso were once here..
  • Sanem K.heart icon on user image
    Sanem KöşklüOctober 12, 2019
    Here is classic of St. Germain and Paris.
  • Chrysostomos L.
    Chrysostomos LJuly 27, 2015
    Great cafe!!! But a bit expensive! 4.60€ for a coffee and 7.40 for a chocolate!
  • Jackson T.heart icon on user image
    Jackson TsaiSeptember 15, 2014
    One of the most famous and oldest cafe, Pablo Picasso & Ernest Hemingway all supposedly patrons of this cafe
  • Jeanette M.heart icon on user image
    Jeanette MaylandDecember 20, 2017
    Great croque madame! Service is friendly but also a little arrogant. Tables are close but it’s okay. Water is expensive a remember to bring a coin if you go to the bathroom
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