Café Procope
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Address: 13 Rue de l'Ancienne Comédie, 75006 Paris
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Ranked #84 of 140 in France

Ranked #41 of 61 in Ile-de-France

Ranked #37 of 53 in Paris

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(2007)

Café Procope

Coordinates: 48°51′09″N 2°20′20″E / 48.852496°N 2.338811°E / 48.852496; 2.338811

The Café Procope, in rue de l'Ancienne Comédie, 6th arrondissement, is called the oldest restaurant of Paris in continuous operation. It was opened in 1686 by the Sicilian chef Francesco Procopio dei Coltelli, with a slyly subversive name adopted from the historian Procopius, whose Secret History, the Anekdota, long known of, had been discovered in the Vatican Library and published for the first time ever in 1623: it told the scandals of Emperor Justinian, his consort and his...

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