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Cafe Charlot

38 rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France (Notre Dame / Marais)
33 1 44 54 03 30
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Ranked #4,403 of 12,477 restaurants in Paris
Price range: $37 - $51
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Notre Dame / Marais
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Passed and stopped here for lunch on a sunny June day. Packed, must be food we figures. Yes it was. Spouse had melon-ham salad, I had veal-noodles in amazing mushroom sauce. Brouilly wine to wash it down. Perfect. Great service, perfect atmosphere. Bill was almost 60 Euro for two, a bit pricey, but we would return if we are back... More

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Although we had a nice, simple breakfast at Cafe Charlot, the dinner was a disappointment. I had one of the oddest, most unattractive, Caesar salads ever. My friends' food (club sandwich and croque Monsieur) were equally dull. However, my relative said his burger was nice. Great place for a drink, though, as the location is good. Service is slow.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

The cafe is filled with people, very lively and has a vibe of community. The service was great and the atmosphere was very inviting. The eggs Benedict were cooked perfectly, but perhaps could have used more seasoning. Overall it was good.

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Toronto, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

This was our first place we went to, on our first day in Paris (and yes 1st time in Paris) during our 2 week stay in Le Marais. We loved it and went back several times after. The food, the ambiance, the bustle and open air feel is a Great way to soak in Paris. We tried something different every... More

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Oranjestad, Aruba
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Went there after a Vernissage around the corner, service was pretty friendly, had a grilled Daurade filet with green beans, was all good. Green beans were perfectly cooked which is hard to get, yep usually simple veggies are just not good. Fish was grilled but still shiny inside perfect cuisson and portion.

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Scarborough, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This place was buzzing when we visited. We had a quick evening lunch after a long day out in Paris. We had burger and fries and goats cheese salad, both were very good and of a good size. would visit again.

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Melbourne
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49 reviews 49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

I had the veal escalope for lunch today, and it was tough and overcooked. The pasta was OK, but I was not paying 24 euro for pasta

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Restaurant itself is nice. Food is nice. Service poor. Under staffed. Waited 25 mins for my plate to be taken. Cramped. Elbows literally touching other guests. People shoved in the corner, if they wanted to leave, 2 tables needed to stand up and move for them to get out. Apart from that it's pretty ok.

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Adelaide
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

Love this place so much have been back there 4 times! Great goats cheese salad and the best chocolate dessert with the melted chocolate oozing out the middle! Yummo! It us always busy which is a good sign that the food is good so be prepared to wait or eat a bit earlier! Friendly chatty staff! Worth a visit!

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New York
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

Lovely breakfast, brunch, lunch spot - the benedicts are fabulous! It's a popular cafe in the area with many Americans living in the Marais.

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