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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 #4,315 of 12,557 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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English first
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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40 reviews 40 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The costs for breakfast was super great value, the croissants were fresh, crunchy and oh so very very good. It's a great start to a day exploring Paris, make sure you don't miss out on breakfast here. If you want to see true Parisian service at it's finest I'd have to say this is one of the places to visit.... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Staff nice enough, service not the best - most of the waiters were fawning over a couple of pretty American girls a and leaving my family and I on the periphery of their interest; food poor and overpriced for what it is.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

A prefectly nice bistro. Above average bistro food, friendly staff, very french. Well worth a visit. A bit pricey comapared to other bistros in the area.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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