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Cafe des Musees

49,rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France (Notre Dame / Marais)
01 42 72 96 17
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Ranked #3,766 of 12,975 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $0 - $147
Cuisines: Bistro
Neighborhood: Notre Dame / Marais
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Brussels
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Following a change of ownership over the summer, I have detected some disappointment with the new régime coming from old regulars. So I thought I would re-visit and see for myself. After all, any restaurant can experience teething troubles. Well, I thought when I arrived, on a Saturday night but early, at least the new owners haven't thrown the baby... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had been told that the Steak Frites was pretty good here in the Marais. First night we tried they were out of steak and we had a pork filet and a fish dish. Both were above average. Service okay. Second attempt a few nights later they had the steaks but they were the toughest and most raw beef we've... More

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Toronto
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74 reviews 74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The Cafe des Musees has recently changed ownership, and many of the regulars are decrying the new regime. We had lunch there prior to a trip to the Musee Carnavalet, and enjoyed every mouthful. We selected the daily formule, which was salmon tartare, followed by a wonderful breast of duck with squash puree - both absolutely delicious and well prepared.... More

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Shanghai, China
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Perfect French meal from starter to desert with very good service and nice atmosphere. I will come back for sure when I'm back in Paris.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

We wanted a nice cup of tea after going to the Musee Picasso. The cafe was very charming inside - we ordered at the bar - two cups of tea (place was pretty empty). The hostess asked me: Le Grand Tea? I said sure as we wanted to relax and it sounded nice. Le Grand Tea was a tiny teapot... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

I have just returned from a three week holiday in France and spent the last two nights in Paris. On the first evening whilst we were walking around we came across Cafe des Musees. It looked very warm and inviting and we decided to give it a try. Well, I am so happy we did!!! Firstly, the service and atmosphere... More

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Caves Beach,Australia
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111 reviews 111 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Went for lunch for traditional steak and Frites. Ordered a point which I usually do in France. This time was too " Bleu" for me. .however was a very good flavour. If you go here I recommend you order cuit moyen ( equivalent of med rare in Australia in this establishment .We enjoyed the neighbourhood atmosphere and there werer a... More

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Paris, France
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109 reviews 109 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

...and this goes for anyone who plans to visit this restaurant, as well as the person who owns it. Cafe des Musees was recently sold. It was closed for a few weeks this summer, got a good cleaning and all-new megawatt light bulbs (really a bad idea - you should wear sunglasses in there) and re-opened the beginning of September.... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Restaurant has a great vibe. Open kitchen, cute young French chefs, amazing appetizers, delicious fresh veggie casserole, and serious fries. Wait staff accommodates English speaking guests.

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NYC
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We have always made a detour to this place, which maintains the bistro qualities of warmth, charm and conviviality with food that reaches for a higher level, and consistently sustains it. The haters must have been at a different restaurant than I, or exhibited some horrible restaurant etiquette. As an example, we had a superb fish dish tonight, prepared with... More

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Additional Information about Cafe des Musees

Address: 49,rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 42 72 96 17
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Notre Dame / Marais
Average Prices: USD 0 - 147
Cuisine: Bistro

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