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Polly Magoo

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Address: 11 rue St-Jacques, Paris, France
Description: This self-consciously seedy bar attracts a loyal clientele with its cheap...
This self-consciously seedy bar attracts a loyal clientele with its cheap drinks and rock and roll ambiance.
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We happened by near lunchtime, and the plat de jour sounded good, so we stopped. We were met by a friendly, multi-lingual host who took good care of us. The food was as good as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 29, 2015
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We happened by near lunchtime, and the plat de jour sounded good, so we stopped. We were met by a friendly, multi-lingual host who took good care of us. The food was as good as the service (we had quiche and soup) and a good value. Restrooms were decent, too. Great background music (electronica, not too loud). Recommended! Also not... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We popped in here while waiting for our bus tour leaving from the stop across the road. Very friendly staff, good music and relaxed atmosphere.

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Stanford-Le-Hope, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Stopped off at this little Bar/ Cafe for a snack and few drinks, but stayed most of the afternoon and came back the following evening as the Staff were so friendly, drinks were some of the cheapest we had during our stay, not a great view but nice just to sit outside and watch the world go by and enjoy... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were clearly here at an off time of day, but enjoyed our simple bar/pub lunch. Other places had turned us away. I don't remember exactly what we ordered, but it was some combination of soup, salad, grilled sandwich, and fries. Due to the odd hour, late for lunch, but too early for cocktails, the staff was limited, obviously between... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Spend a lot of hours there with my friends in Paris. Staff were so nice and helpful! Also it's one of the few places that is open till 5 in the morning in this area. We actually had a great night with nice music and atmosphere!

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Visited on a Sunday evening, and happy hour time. drinks are very reasonably priced, and sitting outside watching the world go by. also had the Tapas which was good, but small amounts, but it was very cheap. Service very quick and staff very friendly

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

A good bar in a good location, very friendly staff, reasonable prices for Paris ( 7 euros for a beer ) and a happy hour which was actually 4 hours long that made them cheaper still. Decent background music, English and French football on 2 or 3 large screens, tappas type food available from the bar. Live music upstairs on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

Just spent five days in Paris frequented quite a few bars in that time with Beverley Jaap and Zara but the one we went back to was polly magoo had Friday night there and was treated really well by staff and management alike. Food and drinks reasonably priced for paris live music upstairs created a lovely atmosphere.

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Staying in Odeon / Saint-Michel

Neighborhood Profile
Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighborhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.