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Harry's New York Bar

Address: 5 Rue Daunou, 75002 Paris, France (Opéra)
Phone Number: 00 33 1 4261 7114
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Ranked #32 of 307 Nightlife in Paris
Type: Historic Sites, Bar/ Clubs, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Bars
Activities: Drinking
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Owner description: This old bar was a favorite hangout of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway in the 1920s.

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London, Ontario, Canada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

My wife & I have frequented Harry's on numerous occasions over the past 10+ years. On our last 2 visits to Paris we have made multiple pit-stops here, since it is on the path from Montmartre to the 7th arrondissement, where we rent an apartment. I always have a couple Bloody Marys, since this is the birth-place of that cocktail;... More

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Washington DC
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

My parents had recently been on a Hemingway kick and wanted to check this place out before dinner. Tried the sidecar, bellini, and sazerac and was delighted by all of the drinks. The atmosphere is casual. While the prices of the drinks are on the high end, the quality (and strength) matches the cost.

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Halifax, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Not a Eurpoean bar, as the name implies it has a very old fashioned American vibe. Feels like you have walked into the 1940's. The staff are polite and fast. The prices are not cheap (but it is Paris). The piano ba downstairs is cosy and intimate. Live music every night until 2am.

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Massachusetts
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Made a special pilgrimage to Harry's in the afternoon. Near the opera which was lovely. High prices nice decor. Stop by if you must. We walked out. The bartender was snooty when my fellow traveler asked for wine, with reply "we are a cocktail bar". And yet you they serve beer

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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162 reviews 162 reviews
67 attraction reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

If you like cocktails and history you must visit Harry's Bar. We visited on a Thursday evening and the place was packed. The upstairs bar (with the piano) was packed and we were lucky to get the final table downstairs. The bar is not large but it does feel like a proper bar. The cocktail menu as you would expect... More

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Anniston, Alabama
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

My husband and I stopped in here early one afternoon for a drink. We almost had the place to ourselves, except for a few people at tables in the back. We sat at the bar and had a nice, relaxing experience and some fabulous drinks. The bartender was professional and courteous; he made our drinks, then went about his business.... More

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Such a great little bar. Expect 15-18euro cocktails made expertly by very polite and kind french barmen. Good New Yorker beer and amazing vibe! Would recommend to anyone who does mind a 75euro tab after 2hours!

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New York City, New York
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71 reviews 71 reviews
37 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Walked in during a hot afternoon and sat down. My friends were still at the Louvre and so I decided to relax after museum overload and I ordered the Sidecar drink that was invented there. The waiters are super cool, and super fast! They smile and really make you feel at home. Being American is a real advantage at the... More

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Tampa, Florida
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29 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My son and I stopped by here late-night and ordered the bloody marys, whiskey sours and hotdogs. Terrific stuff and the bar has a great feel to it. Waiters are fast and friendly. What's not to like.

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Houston, Texas
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I stopped into Harry's to have an original Bloody Mary. The place was crowded when I got there. It looked like an after-work happy hour crowd. When I showed-up, I looked 100% touristy! The hostess told me I was welcome to stay in the crowded area, but that they also have a lower level with tables and some good music.... More

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