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Cafe de France

526 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4322
+1 407-647-1869
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“escargot” (13 reviews)
“onion soup” (6 reviews)
“duck” (8 reviews)
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
French, European, Vegan Options
526 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4322
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a lovely dinner in an authentic French Cafe. It was not pretentious like so many French restaurants can be. The decor was simple and the food was delicious! With helpful and not overly attentive staff (that's a good thing!) they allowed us to...More

Thank CBWOrlando_FL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen the Cafe de France on a previous visit to Winter Park and wanted to try it on our next visit. We were not disappointed. It was not busy and we were promptly seated. Our Server went over the menu with us and...More

Thank CFofLL
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

We had eaten at this restaurant many, many years ago. Decided to dine here for a special night out. We started with the French Onion soup. Cheese was melted perfectly, soup was good. The soup of the day was vichyssoise, cold potato and leek soup....More

Thank traveljunkie1978
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Dined on a Saturday night. Walked into the restaurant, no hostess or server nearby. We stood awkwardly in the middle of the restaurant waiting for someone to assist us with the table. Had reservations but were greeted as if they were surprised to see us....More

Thank matissegirl
dgutierrez5, Owner at Cafe de France, responded to this reviewResponded 21 February 2018

We want to apologize for Saturday night, as we were short staffed and did not expect to be as busy as we were. We had some reservations who arrived late, and as a result all orders were placed at the same time, which really backed...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018

Locally owned by prior French chefs at Epcot, this bistro features top level french quisine at a decent, if not cheap price.

Thank kckelley31
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Went to lunch with friends. Menu was limited, really couldn't find anything I wanted and what I ordered was just ok. Service was good but I really don't get why the food is so highly rated. Maybe just not my taste.More

Thank 19saluki65
dgutierrez5, Owner at Cafe de France, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Hello, We are so sorry that you did not find what you wanted on our menu. We are a small establishment, and with 5 starters, 4 salads, 2 soups and 11 entrees for lunch, our kitchen keeps quite busy. We try to keep our menu...More

Reviewed 22 January 2018

Cafe de France definitely has the "quaint French restaurant" feel. Service and menu are excellent. Would highly recommend this spot.

Thank BradTJ26
dgutierrez5, Owner at Cafe de France, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you very much for your great review. We are glad that we made your evening enjoyable. Come again soon! Best wishes,

Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Alex was an excellent server, the wine selection was very good we got the chateau saint Andre a really good wine, when our onions soup came to the table we all agreed it was cold (3 of us) but we don’t like to complain so...More

Thank Sweetkellygirl16
dgutierrez5, Owner at Cafe de France, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you for your good review, and we apologize that your food was served cold. We certainly did not mean for that to happen. We will check with our staff to find out why this issue was not corrected on the spot! We will pay...More

Reviewed 20 January 2018

It has been years since I had visited this restaurant but thought we give it a try for our wedding anniversary. What a great experience. The staff was wonderful. The food even better. We started with cheese plate appetizer and champagne which was delightful. Then...More

Thank wbod2016
dgutierrez5, Owner at Cafe de France, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you for the raving review. We appreciate your visit and are glad that we made your anniversary dinner enjoyable. Please come and visit again soon, Sincerely,

Reviewed 30 December 2017

Cafe de France always provides diners with a wonderful and changing menu. Their onion soup is the best! Authenic and fresh tasting with plenty of Gruerye cheese on top. Their sandwiches, salads and entrees are delicious and well prepared. The service is friendly and professional.....More

Thank Sarahjay192
dgutierrez5, Owner at Cafe de France, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. After 35 years we try to stay consistent and we love what we do. Come an have another Onion soup with us soon! Bon appetit!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 21 - US$ 35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 526 S Park Ave, Winter Park, FL 32789-4322
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Winter Park
  • Phone Number: +1 407-647-1869
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Cafe de France opened its doors to Park Avenue in July 1982. Since then it has always been owned and operated by French natives, following the pattern of many little restaurants in Europe. Cafe de France takes pride in serving the freshest ingredients brought in daily. All dishes are freshly prepared on premises. Our specials change everyday, according to market availability. Full bar and wine cuvinet We hope you'll enjoy your dining experience in our quaint restaurant, and we look forward to your future visit. OPEN FOR LUNCH AND DINNER, TUESDAY THRU SATURDAY! Open for lunch. Bon appetit!
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