But it's his building, so everyday I make that damned "Iguana Bits sandwich, no salt, with a peeled pear on the side. Send it up to the penthouse."

Margaret Primrose runs the Café Beau Monde in Tenpenny Tower in 2277.


Margaret owns and operates the Café Beau Monde. Because the cafe only serves the residents of Tenpenny Tower, her clientele is limited, allowing Margaret to prepare and serve all the meals. The restaurant is open from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM, and Margaret is the service provider the entire time. When the restaurant closes, she generally spends her time in her room.[1]

Margaret says she picked up cooking from her late mother. She explains that her mother wasn't always the best, though she showed her love for her family through cooking.[2]

Since Allistair Tenpenny refuses to come down from his suite, Margaret has to prepare all his meals and take them up to him herself.

Interactions with the player characterEdit

Interactions overviewEdit

This character is a merchant. Caps: 60-240
Sells: food
Perk empathy synthesizer
This character is involved in quests.




  • Sometimes, when engaging Margaret Primrose in conversation, she will start by saying, "Sit anywhere you want, except for that table in the corner. That's Mr. Tenpenny's table." However, there aren't any penalties for sitting in it.
  • In a non-player character to non-player character conversation Herbert Dashwood will compliment Margaret's cooking. She will then say that the shop is running low on food, but that just makes her more creative.

Notable quotesEdit


Margaret Primrose appears only in Fallout 3.


  1. Fallout 3 Official Game Guide
  2. Margaret Primrose's dialogue - Line 48: "Something I picked up from my mom. She wasn't always the best mother... but she always showed her love for us through her cooking. I miss her sometimes..."
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