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Brasserie Bofinger

#1,150 of 14,950 Restaurants in Paris
€€ - €€€French, Seafood, European
5 rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 87 82
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good40%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible7%
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CUISINES
French, Seafood, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
5 rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lovely food and excellent service value for money compared with other restaurants in the local area..

Thank 2sween
Reviewed 1 week ago

Since 1864 this truly beautiful restaurant in the 4th arrondissement has been serving a wide variety of very, very good Alsatian food. My wife thought that the Quenelle with sauce Nantua which she had was outstanding, and I was equally happy with my own Supreme...More

Thank Stephen607
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great meal with 10 other Irish Rugby supporters the night before Ireland v France on February 3rd. Great French food and wine supported by a lively atmosphere. Attentive and friendly staff added to the experience.

Thank Brian O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paris oldest brasserie could survive off its reputation - but not so - it’s a classic French brasserie - busy , buzzy , attentive service with ( the night we were there ) at least half the clientele being French. Try and book a table...More

Thank markhL2718ZY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great late lunch in Paris. Had the Bofinger seafood plate followed by the Bofinger Alsatian Sauerkraut. Both delicious. Ate so much I almost couldn’t walk. Recommended for when in Paris.

Thank TadzioBervoets
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brasserie Bofinger is like an Alsatian warm breeze in Paris. Always populer, plates are amazing and service is quite serious.

Thank AIAYKUT
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear AIAYKUT, we will be happy to welcome you the next time you travel at Paris. See you soon at Bofinger. Best regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I have been to Bofinger quite a few times over the years so on our recent visit thought we would go again as it's been some time since our last visit. The service is first class, when you order something it's on...More

Thank tommckearney
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear tommckearney, we thank you very much for your nice compliments and we will be happy to welcome you the next time you travel at Paris for another enjoyable experience. See you soon at Bofinger. Best regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite places to eat when I'm in Paris. This is a very old Brasserie, and unlike Brasserie Lipp, the staff is very friendly, and they even gave us English menus. I usually get seafood here, it's fantastic. But this time went out...More

1  Thank Ziglinton
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ziglinton, we thank you very much for your nice compliments and we will be happy to welcome you the next time you travel at Paris for another delicious experience. See you soon at Bofinger. Best regards.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Upon entering this establishment, we were transported back to a gentrified age of elegance ... simply stunning circa 1846, wood paneling, black leather and glided gold tiles bring to life a bygone era of lavish and grand styling. The occasion was Xmas Eve, which is...More

Thank Michael S
LaBrasserieF, Responsable relations clients at Brasserie Bofinger, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

DearMichael S, the whole team of our brasserie Bofinger wishes to thank you very much for your feedback. It's an honor for us to satisfy our guests and to receive from you such a kind and detailled post.We will be glad to welcome you again...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A glimmering, shimmering institution, the food can be found anywhere in Paris, but the ambiance and the "room" is all Bofinger. Reserve a table on the first floor for the real brasserie experience. This is Paris' oldest and most revered brasserie and you'll get the...More

Thank eztravelertoo
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Caporciano
28 March 2017|
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Response from Tekaia R | Reviewed this property |
No reason to go back. All this restaurant PR is its history, mainly the ceiling verriere and its original Bathroom/ toilets. So when you see it ince, it is enough. Invite friends to go but don't go again. Related to... More
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12 November 2015|
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Response from LaBrasserieF | Property representative |
Bonjour, Notre dernière commande est prise à 15h, ensuite on vous sert votre déjeuner sans problème de temps. Au plaisir de vous accueillir Service commercial
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Response from artnik | Reviewed this property |
Hi -- I reviewed Bofinger on Trip Advisor in November and my main comment was how ill-equipped they were for the vegetarians in the group. Plus they had some attitude about it. They served essentially the same thing for both... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$38 - US$73
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 72 87 82
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Description
Founded in 1864 mere steps from the Place des Vosges and Place de la Bastille, Brasserie Bofinger is considered to be the "most beautiful brasserie in Paris". Deep in the heart of Paris' 4th arrondissement in a Belle Epoque setting, come discover the refined quality of a traditional Alsatian meal.
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