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Cafe Chanson

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French, Contemporary
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Chateau De Pere, 201 James St., De Pere, WI 54115
+1 920-347-0007
10:00 - 21:00
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Sun 10:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 15:30 - 21:00
Fri 15:30 - 22:00
Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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De Pere, Wisconsin
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493 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Visited here for dinner with another couple prior to Christmas. The four of us have eaten here multiple times, and it is always delightful. I had the French Pot Pie, which was a creamy chicken stew with rutabaga, acorn squash and carrots flavored with garlic, sage and thyme, and topped with a phyllo lid. It was delicious, but I thought... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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128 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

My review follows organizing a Christmas dinner party for 44 people. When we visited the restaurant to arrange for the party we were given the menu, which included three choices.. the beef bourgunignon, Salmon Mornay and Risotto Provencal chicken breast. We were told that there would be red roses on the tables and that we could supplement the decorations with... More 

Thank 107darlene
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

I'll start with the bottom line. I rarely give 5 stars but I almost did this time. I'll go back again soon and if I still love it like I did last night I will change my rating. The atmosphere was just what we were looking for. A quiet bar area with an even quieter dinning area. Its hard to... More 

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Ripon, WI
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146 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

My wife and I spent a night at the Chateau DePere during a getaway weekend and had dinner at Cafe Chanson, which is the hotel restaurant. The Chateau DePere is part of the small Wisconsin Harp and Eagle chain which aims at providing a boutique hotel and restaurant experience at modest prices. The Chanson menu includes some basic and familiar... More 

Thank BillW611
Kaukauna, Wisconsin
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120 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Over all not good food, service will not go back. Never came back to check out how things were. Which were not good. Steak was cordy, chicken dry. Asked for more sauce but by the time it came it was to late. People walking through to hotel while we are eating. Puling their luggage with them. Sorry just not right.

Thank David R
Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

Food was good, I had the french dip which had a slightly different twist, a bit on the sweet side. Husband had the perch, which he said also had a different twist to it but good. The atmosphere is pleasant, a bit dark when you walk in, all in all a nice night.

Thank Birdie1616
DePere, WI
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

The outdoor seating on the balcony has the best views of De Pere. Seating outside is limited. Excellent location for travelers and locals alike. Walking/biking trail steps away.

Thank Julie A
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

My guest and I had dinner at Cafe Chanson on a Saturday night. Our reservations were at 6pm. We were seated away from the bar in a quiet dining room near the window with a view of the river. The restaurant is on the second floor so you have a beautiful view. My guest had the Boeuf Bourguignon and I... More 

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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183 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant used to be closer to a fine dining establishment, especially when it was known as Andrew's. When changed to a French restaurant, they had some rather creative and tasty cuisine. However, it now seems that they can't decide what kind of restaurant they are - French, Irish or whatever. For appetizers I had a pork belly dish and... More 

Thank TravelerJohn48
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Food was mediocre at best. Ordered a restaurant week selection-very disappointed. Ordered a pork meal and a beef short ribs meal. The pork was nasty dry and served with beans.....that's right pork and beans. The beef was moist and tasty. Desert was short of what we would have expected, especially during restaurant week, when most restaurants serve their very best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 30
French, Contemporary
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Takeout, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 21:00
15:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Chateau De Pere, 201 James St., De Pere, WI 54115
  • Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  De Pere
  • Phone Number: +1 920-347-0007
Savor Cafe Chanson’s award-winning contemporary American-French cuisine prepared by our Chef de Cuisine. Our menu changes reflect the seasons; but we retain our French classics and guest favorites such as the Boeuf Bourguignon, Pan Seared Salmon, and Moules Mariniere.

Our menu boasts the flavors of France with a casual touch, such as our Croque Monsieur, a classic French ham and Swiss sandwich that rivals any found in the sidewalk cafes of Paris; and our Royale with Cheese has a reputation among our guests as being the “best burger in the state”. In addition to our seasonally changing menus, in warmer weather we also boast one of the most beautiful patios in town, featuring breathtaking views of the Fox River where you can enjoy outside dining or perhaps just a hand-crafted cocktail or one of our numerous wines by the glass, something that can of course always be enjoyed year-round in our cozy Taverne bar.

Finally, in addition to our set menu of expertly-prepared cuisine, we also feature nightly Chef’s Specials and hold special events such as Wine Pairing Dinners, Themed Coursed Dinners, and Special Event Packages that include dinner and a night’s stay in our Boutique Hotel.

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