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Cafe Charlot

#5,087 of 12,936 Restaurants in Paris
#5,404 of 13,514 Places to Eat in Paris
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Neighborhood:
Le Marais
Bistro
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38 rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France
33 1 44 54 03 30
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7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good local

Supper here midweek was very pleasant indeed. Nice buzzy atmosphere and fairly prompt service - we arrived at about 7.15pm. Smoked salmon platter for two, followed by a salad Caprese and an excellent steak and chips. One 50cl carafe of pretty good Bordeaux, one coffee, two boules of excellent... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
MelFinch
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Derby, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Romantic
  • Local cuisine
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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Supper here midweek was very pleasant indeed. Nice buzzy atmosphere and fairly prompt service - we arrived at about 7.15pm. Smoked salmon platter for two, followed by a salad Caprese and an excellent steak and chips. One 50cl carafe of pretty good Bordeaux, one coffee, two boules of excellent Berthillon icecream which we shared. Total bill service compris €86.30, perhaps... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

good spot in the marais for a quick bite. i had the salmon and it was well prepared. lots of locals and worth a stop if you are in the area

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Shoreham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Great atmosphere in the centre of the Marais. Handsome waiters and food. The burgers are so delicious with brioche bun, cheese, bacon the works and the most delicious sauce of a ketchup, mayo and mustard combo (on the side in case you dont like that combo). Huge portions, great service, fantastic meal. This place should be a 4-5 not a... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Very Parisian in a sense that waiters are rude and inattentive and food and drinks are overpriced. We paid about 6€ for a nasty coffee. A burger was 24€. The waiters preferred to play games at the counter and talk on their phones and to each other instead of taking orders or getting us the bill. Avoid

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Sat here for lunch even though we weren't that hungry because we liked the atmosphere. It is a lovely place. Food was ordinary (we had a cold meat platter - charcuterie) and it was just about average and so was the foie gras. Steaks looked yummy and the burgers were massive. The service was better than what you normally get... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

I love this place. When I'm in Paris I try too go as much as possible. Great food, mostly faboulus service (although a couple of the waiters are somewhat arrogant.) and a super atmosphere!!! Go and enjoy!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

I absolutely love this place and have to pop in every time I'm in Paris. Their cocktails are good, the Salmon burger is TO DIE FOR, I love their Sunday brunch and the terrace is good for people watching!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Food is just average, service is mediocre, I'have seen with my eyes waiters moving huge bags of garbage in the middle of the restaurant, the place has an internal elevator which from time to time lifts up huge amount of smelly black bags.. Complaining is just worthless.. Just do not go there, take a piece of advise

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Nice spot for a cozy restaurant located in the district of Le Marais. I tried their Salmon 'a la plancha' and honestly I really enjoyed it. The flavor was great. Burgers look awesome and a lot of people were having also their famous giant artichoke. The outdoor terrace is very nice if the day is sunny. Service was average, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Cafe Charlot is a nice looking version of a classic French bistro. Food is good, above average but not outstanding cuisine, but it's the atmosphere and location that are particularly good. We had breakfast and a late night snack and drinks after cocktails at Little Red Door. If you want to try a bistro in the marais, then we would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighborhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: 33 1 44 54 03 30

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 37 - 51
  • Cuisine: Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
7:00 am - 2:00 am

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

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Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets that beg to be explored. It bursts with small boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner, you'll come across little gems of architecture spanning the centuries, from understated medieval towers to classical libraries and 17th century splendor. This neighborhood unites a rich mix of people of all ages, but it's best known for the gay scene mostly in the south and the Jewish community around Rue des Rosiers.
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