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L'elephant du Nil

#2,775 of 14,194 Restaurants in Paris
Neighborhood:
Le Marais
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125 Rue St Antoine, 75004 Paris, France
0142741812
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7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 32
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  • 30
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  • 0
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  • 2
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Relaxing cafe by the St Paul station

Nice cafe in the lovely Le Marais neighborhood to just grab a drink and people-watch! Located right next to the St Paul station, L'Elephant is perfect to sit down for a nice cup of coffee before you have to ride the metro to somewhere, which was what I did! Each cup is less than €5 so nothing too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 9, 2015
Jay Y
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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272 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Nice cafe in the lovely Le Marais neighborhood to just grab a drink and people-watch! Located right next to the St Paul station, L'Elephant is perfect to sit down for a nice cup of coffee before you have to ride the metro to somewhere, which was what I did! Each cup is less than €5 so nothing too expensive. Definitely... More 

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Thank Jay Y
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015 via mobile

Nice place, nice music... At night they turn on the music and play some nice music. The food is good.

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Thank Eden H
La Palma, Spain
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you are looking for a place with a nice atmosphere and life at 'The Marais', this is the one. Delicious 'tartare de bœuf' and fresh dishes, as well as a good assortment of drinks. Very friendly service. The bar also organizes amusing concerts that you can enjoy while eating or just having a drink. Your meeting point at 'Le... More 

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Thank VillasLosPajero... B
Fairfax, Virginia, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We ordered beef tartar, Supreme Chicken, Pasta with Pesto, Pasta with Tomato and Basil sauce, Duck Confit and White Fish. All the dishes were good except White Fish. It was very dry without any sauce and it was all mushed and shredded like shredded chicken. Totally bland. For dessert we ordered Crème Brulee and it was good. Prices were very... More 

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Thank Yusuf M
Grenoble, France
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We visited this little bistro on their Saloon night so the place was decked out in a Western theme. Being a group of 6 we had to wait a little to get a table so definitely book ahead if you can as the place was packed with locals. The wait staff were amazing - it was my second visit to... More 

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Thank cdg04
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Perfect spot to enjoy coffee, drink or meal. Late night music, good prices, friendly staff. We enjoyed every visit we made to it.

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Thank Mits F
Dorset, U.K.
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347 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Saw this restaurant on the main road and it looked inviting- with outside seating. Good measures and very friendly staff- although we did not eat, the food we saw passing us looked very delicious.

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california
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We fell into this place by chance. Near a great bakery with the line out the door. We could tell it was frequented by lots of locals but we were made to feel a part of the culture and included. The waiter was everything, greeter, took our order, sang songs, and gave hugs and kisses to his customers!

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3 Thank maggie757
Rome, Italy
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I was very lucky to see this bistro in the rue de rivoli. Me and my family were looking for french food not very expensive; i suggest you to go there because: - they cook very good omelette, normal and chavignolet ones, - they have a large sum of french cheese as entry - the kitchen is very clean -... More 

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3 Thank teresa b
Grenoble, France
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128 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

On a manger un bon repas à ce restaurant. L'accueil était très chaleureux et la nourriture formidable. J'ai mangé une omelette parisienne qui était très léger et délicieux et mon mari à mangé un burger de très haut qualité. La viande était de très bonne qualité et ne goûtait pas gras de tout...Je reviendrai certainement... We ate a great meal... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 Rue St Antoine, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighborhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: 0142741812

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Le Marais

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Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets that beg to be explored. It bursts with small boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner, you'll come across little gems of architecture spanning the centuries, from understated medieval towers to classical libraries and 17th century splendor. This neighborhood unites a rich mix of people of all ages, but it's best known for the gay scene mostly in the south and the Jewish community around Rue des Rosiers.
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