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Joe Allen

#5,559 of 12,934 Restaurants in Paris
#5,894 of 13,512 Places to Eat in Paris
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Les Halles
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30,rue Pierre Lescot, 75001 Paris, France
01 42 36 70 13
Today
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 12:30 am
Mon - Wed 12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thu - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 25
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  • 81
    Very good
  • 53
    Average
  • 32
    Poor
  • 25
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Long afternoon

What a great bar in the 2nd. Very American but not bad at all. We spent a whole afternoon in it last week and had a great time. Great bar staff and quality atmosphere. Even found a table for 5 later on and ate there, very nice.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 4, 2015
Steve A
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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

It was very nice and cozy ;) we were surprised cause from outside it looks not so as it is inside... ;-) the personal was also very caring and attentive!

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Aldershot, United Kingdom
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43 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

What a great bar in the 2nd. Very American but not bad at all. We spent a whole afternoon in it last week and had a great time. Great bar staff and quality atmosphere. Even found a table for 5 later on and ate there, very nice.

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Portland, Oregon
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33 reviews 33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Only ate in the bar at this place...it was across from my apartment so convenient to stop in for a bite and a drink. I liked the warm (and dark) ambience, the friendly service and great drinks. Always felt welcomed here and so appreciated the hospitality and quality.

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Paris
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41 reviews 41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Goodburgers served at this place. Reading through other comments, I found out that some contributors found the place pretty expensive... Let precise that burgers price are ok(, (~17€, with sauces and fries nicely served with), but you may get you bills explosed whith drinks and deserts, that may be overpriced. Atmoshpere of the place is very nice, well decorated and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

A very special and warm place in heart of Paris. Service is flawless and cocktails among the best in the the city. Strongly recommended.

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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Need a change from a French Bistro? Feel like a good american hamburger in a what I would describe as the most ambient American Diner I have been in? Joe Allen is for you.

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Amman
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Joe Allen is one of the oldest restaurants for Hamburgers, nice and cozy, the staff is not French You feel you are in an American atmosphere.Chicken wings delicious, a French touch with the hamburger with foie gras and sweet potatoes fries delicious.A very good selection of deserts, from brownies,cheese cake, carrot cake all very good. If you crave for a... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This restaurant is unlike normal American diners as combines classic (French style) American food with a typical romantic Parisien atmosphere. The food was tasty and i particularly loved how the restaurant was decorated and how it felt quite intimate for a big place.

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Calgary
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We walked along the streets of Paris leaving our apartment at 51 rue Temple, looking for pub atmosphere. We found it at the Joe Allen Bar. Beer, enjoyed it all.and lamb chops,

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Bedford, Canada
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

This is a good place in the Marais district for some real American food. It was a nice change from eating too many pastries. The place is a bit noisy but the burger and fries were very good. Service was excellent! Good selection of American and French wines. Overall a good experience!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30,rue Pierre Lescot, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighborhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: 01 42 36 70 13

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:30 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 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 Les Halles

Neighborhood Profile
Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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