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38 rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France (Notre Dame / Marais)
33 1 44 54 03 30
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Ranked #5,635 of 13,609 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $37 - $51
Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Cuisines: Bistro
Neighborhood:
Le Marais
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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English first
Sao Paulo, SP
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

A trendy café at the heart of Le Marais. Beautiful people hang out for a coffee, un verre du vin or for lunch or dinner.

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sydney
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I really, really want to like Cafe Charlot. I was here last time I was in Paris (18 months ago) and returned twice on this visit, so believe me, I gave it my best...I truly tried. The aesthetic is lovely, really authentic and dripping with atmosphere. The place has a true Parisian charm about it accompanied with an extensive (French... More 

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Paris, France
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Good-looking (and unpretentious!) gay guys, locals and only the occasional tourist pack this bistro day and night, and for good reason. The small, horseshoe-shaped zinc bar, white tile walls and dark wood interior veritably invite you to come in and enjoy a very decent bistro meal of a delicious steak-frites or a roast chicken, but the star is the people-watching... More 

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St. John's, Canada
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60 reviews 60 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

The food here is excellent. If Pot Au Feu is on the menu, order it. It is absolutely the best. Overall, this cafe gets high marks for food quality and variety, but it is very crowded (too many tables for the space), the staff are run off their feet trying to keep up, and the prices are on the upper... More 

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

Had a quick evening meal with the family and found the food to be of good quality compared to many of the local bistros. The staff were very helpful with good English explanations of the menu and quick service. Prices were reasonable (for the area!) Definitely the best local bistro we found.

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Brisbane, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Located in the heart of the Le Maris district of Paris 3rd Ar. This busy cafe has great atmosphere , with the Markets located directly opposite is well located. Friendly staff who provide good service This has been our place for coffee and croissants at the Bar, this week. The coffee is one of the best in Paris for us... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Make sure you go here, this place is where local Parisians eat their breakfast. Don't think that you are going to get great coffee (you are not in Italy ) but the breakfast and the juice is just how you imagine it.

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We had breakfast here on a Sunday morning. They did not offer the brunch menu until after noon, but we had the 'formule' which was toasted bread, croissant, egg, hot drink and orange juice. It was simple but delicious. The hot chocolate is truly great! Thick and creamy. The cafe itself was bustling, lots of locals and tourists mix. Very... More 

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Paris, France
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Lively, happy, busy, filled with people of all ages. Traditional French hot chocolate and cool and creamy creme brulee.

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Perth, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014 via mobile

We have dined here a few time over the week we were in Paris and every time it was great From breakfast lunch diner or just wine and antipasto Just a great french cafe

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Additional Information about Cafe Charlot

Address: 38 rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France
Phone Number: 33 1 44 54 03 30
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Notre Dame / Marais
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
Average Prices: USD 37 - 51
Cuisine: Bistro

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