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Cafe Papon

rue Henri-Fazy 1, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 54 28
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good49%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“apple crumble” (2 reviews)
“foie gras” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Hours
French, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
rue Henri-Fazy 1, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was a business dinner so the choice of eatery was beyond my control. The starter was nothing special: rather over-toasted bread with a slice of melted goat cheese on top accompanied by green salad with delicious dressing! The main course was simply delicious. The...More

Thank emailuch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a group dinner and enjoyed a wonderful three course meal with excellent wine and great service. Highly recommended

Thank Shamirraanan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

End of April, already a warm evening. Wonderful walk in the old city. The medieval cathedral, the old city hall. Around the corner: Cafe Papon. Nicely set table on the terrasse for 6 friends. Sparkling wine. Shade from the trees at the ramparts. Friendly crowd...More

Thank CUB-1806
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

Love the location though it could be difficult for some to locate and get there in the old city. Take time to check out the surroundings - it is a great place for a stroll. There is quite a history around this restaurant. Food was...More

Thank Subramanyam K
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Good place in old city. Tasty eating. Service is not so good. It is hard to get this place far from any busstop

Thank finanza1
Reviewed March 4, 2018

Love the food. The place was nice and charming but very crowded. The definition of personal space here is quite different than the States but how else you can feel the atmosphere first hand literally :) Enjoyed it very much!

Thank daniellad693
Reviewed December 19, 2017

Entered Cafe Papon by chance following a concert. place was busy and a tad noisy (so said the waiter when we come in) and the staff did its best to make us feel we were their only guests. Food took "little longer than it should...More

Reviewed November 19, 2017

I had a three course meal here with a business group last week and was very impressed. It's one of those places I thought that I must come back to privately. The service was excellent, the food (a salmon starter, veal main, and apple tart...More

Thank BaselLisa
Reviewed November 17, 2017

although the Cafe Papon is hard to find if you are driving on your own.[ I suggest you use a cab]. we wanted to finish our last dinner, in town , in a unique place we did! opened since 1908 the old Gothic arches make...More

Thank guyjcarson
Reviewed October 29, 2017

At the edge of the Vieille Ville, a great place to have a drink whilst watching sun setting over the Jura and enjoying the scenic views

Thank donniefritts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Henri-Fazy 1, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Cité
  • Neighbourhood: Cité
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 54 28
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