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26 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
+33 2 47 23 22 00
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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Friendly waiters even during flood of Bastille Day crowds. Great food, dessert and coffee. Would return for sure.

Thank jgilb65
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped for lunch whilst in Amboise. Reasonable prices for the area . Baguettes were ok but I agree the gallettes were not so good. Friendly service and worth a stop if not wanting a full sit down meal

Thank dukes6590
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182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Luke warm beer, ok service and the worst gallette ever. The gallette was pre made and very dry and cracked, the cheese was not melted. And the waiter forgot the Croque in the oven. Avoid this trap.

Thank norvagabond
New York City
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2015

The chef tries. Does his own butchering. Greets the regulars. Has a loyal following. He should get a brush-up course in cuisine al la francaise. A giant entre cote was tough and uninspired.

Thank marjNewYorkCity
Pocitos, Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

I bought my lunch every day during my visit in Amboise there, just great. Cheap, tasty, excellent service and in front of the Castle.

Thank Mariana F
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

Great view, good food and great staff. You can't get better than that. Ordered a panini, crepe and beer. The people were very friendly and the view across the chateau can't be beat. We will be back

Thank Michelle A
Hamilton, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2014

Pause café serves a good selection of baguette sandwiches, t oasts and crocques monsieur.They used to to chips but not now.unfortunately.As it lies right in the middle of the main eating street it can be busy but you can usually get seated.

Thank Sally M
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2014

Stopped for a quick coffee before visiting the chateau directly opposite. This cafe features a Harley Davison motorbike outside. Apparently on Sundays you can see many Harley's aggregated here. The coffee was surprisingly good for what is a low budget snack stop. However the loos had no toilet paper and had become a little messy as a result.

Thank Michelle M
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

My husband and I ran in here to avoid the rain. The only positives I can give are that we avoided getting wet and had a seat. The wine was awful. The crepe, with sugar and lemon, was horribly sweet and tasted of washing-up liquid (there was no real lemon on it). How can you ruin a simple crepe? Would... More 

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Braughing, Ware United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2013

Arriving in Amboise over the bridge you are greeted by the stunning view of the château. Parking is easy and off you go to have a look around. There are a number of restaurants at the foot of the château walls, but for a great cost effective lunch, look no further than Pause Caffe. The staff are very friendly as... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Fast food
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Place Michel Debre, 37400, Amboise, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Centre-Val de Loire  >  Loire Valley  >  Amboise
  • Phone Number: +33 2 47 23 22 00

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