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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 #4,582 of 12,892 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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Sydney, Australia
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78 reviews 78 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

With so many bistro choices in Paris - you literally cannot swing a cat in this city without launching it through a kitchen, this little treasure is close to the Musee Carnavalet and is worth a visit if your hunger pangs overtake you. It's across the road from one of the original covered markets, and was packed with locals rather... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

My friend took me there last week for a brunch in the marais after hours of shopping. The menu is simple but really good. I advice you to try their burger.... Also the service was fast and very polite. And if you are lucky, you'll be able to seat outside and enjoy a nice parisien lunch!

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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had a Croque Monsieur & Caprese salad with burrata, two coffees and some still water. Bill including tip was 50 euro. Quite pricey. Food was yum. Coffee was pretty terrible, but coffee is often quite terrible in Paris. Service was good, our waiter was genuinely friendly & lovely.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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154 reviews 154 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

great to eat on the terrqce, be it for breakfast, lunch or dinner Service is very professional anad efficient try the lemon chicken or have a bottle of zinfandel i love the ambiance there

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London, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Much better than average bistro food and interior for Paris -- very rich but high quality. Some creative options. Great location and ambience

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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