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le cafe parisien

#2,265 of 13,822 Restaurants in Paris
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Quartier Latin
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111 Rue Monge, 75005 Paris, France
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  • 23
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  • 5
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great service, great entrecôte

I went many times as I live in the neighborhood. The service at cafe parisien is great !!! The food is really good, you have to try the entrecôte, drinks are good and prices are nice. Definitely a place to go in the neighborhood

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
LaurentLarry
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Paris
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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61 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Paris
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I went many times as I live in the neighborhood. The service at cafe parisien is great !!! The food is really good, you have to try the entrecôte, drinks are good and prices are nice. Definitely a place to go in the neighborhood

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

A good welcome, a simple environment, spacious enough, music ok and not too loud. The service is really pleasant, accomodating my franglais and exhaustion at the end of the 6th day in Paris, explained the menu well and was able to clarify when I had questions about a dessert. The poulet fermier was gorgeous, the frittes where fine and the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Great, authentic Parisien food. Great location on the corner or Rue Monge in the latin quarter. The salads are huge and the coffee (une expresso) - est fantastique. You won't find many english speakers here - its all local clientele, which is what makes it great. For a real french experience, and a fantastic cafe that could become your 'local',... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

We ate here first couple of hours on arriving in Paris. We both had chicken club sandwiches and they were served with the best frites we've had during our week long stay. Sandwich was huge and tasty. Quite reasonable at under 15€ each including our drinks. Wait staff attentive, friendly and service was quick from time of ordering. Well deserving... More 

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Paris, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

You know it must be ok when they line out the doors for lunch & dinner every day of the week!! The burgers were the best I have had in Paris! Not too big but a lot of flavour. The chocolate milk shake was the type I have never drunk before but it was sooo good! Guess it is all... More 

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Brisbane
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Final night in Paris and we wanted a local place for dinner and we found it! You must try the burger and creme brûlée

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Lund, Sweden
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This place is awesome. My husband and I lived at a nearby hotel for three nights and during our stay we must have visited Le Parisien three or four times. Service was excellent, their Burger Parisien was the best burger we've ever had, and they made awesome cocktails. Breakfast was delicious too. Really liked the friendly atmosphere!

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Covington, Louisiana
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

The friendliness and helpfulness of our server is the only reason I'm giving this cafe 2 stars. The menu is lacking in proper cafe choices (especially for Paris) . I had the carbinara pasta which was rather nondescript & my boyfriend had a club sandwich which was just okay. The wine is reasonably priced which may make this place acceptable... More 

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San Luis Obispo, CA
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87 reviews 87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

This is a traditional, small cafe, with good food and service. The cafe was pretty quiet on a rainy Tuesday in May, when my wife and I ate there, there being only three other tables inside where people were eating (others were outside having drinks only). Service was quick and efficient . There were many good and varied choices for... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

The first day I had lunch here, I order a salad with chicken, avocado, parmesan cheese, croutons, tomatoes -- sounds normal, but the house salad dressing made it truly remarkable (perhaps a touch of horsradish?)! Yum -- trust me, I don't usualll rave about a salad. The second day I had a nice 4 cheese quiche -- the slice was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 Rue Monge, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighborhood: Quartier Latin

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 31
  • Cuisine: French

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighborhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.