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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 #3,960 of 12,911 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $0 - $147
Cuisines: Bistro
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Notre Dame / Marais
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English first
Caves Beach,Australia
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108 reviews 108 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

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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108 reviews 108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 NEW

...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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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
2 helpful votes 2 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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Mill Valley, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

My husband and I had a wonderful dinner here yesterday, our waitress could not speak English so she brought another waitress to us who could -- a sweet young lady who studied English in Scotland. My salad of eggplant, goat cheese, lettuce etc was simply delicious. I ordered the free range chicken with vegetables and the vegetables were very tasty... More

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Paris, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Old fashioned Paris bistro. That's to say that foreigners will be banished to the dungeon, sorry basement. If this is refused you will be taken to the pavement, all three customers will be squeezed onto a tiny bar table to endure the busy traffic. For what? Average food tasting of stale fat which is overpriced. However, I made no comment... More

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Freycinet National Park, Australia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I ordered chicken and was given the steak. The waiter blamed me for getting the order wrong. I ended up just accepting the steak. It was overdone and tough. The fries were terrible. The service was abysmal. Not cheap either.

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Paris, France
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108 reviews 108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
229 helpful votes 229 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Well, it had to happen - my neighborhood "go-to" spot got way too many rave reviews from well-meaning bloggers, restaurant reviewers, and tons of word-of-mouth. As a result of all this love, the chef-owner has sold the place, heading off for a well-deserved rest. What happens now? Cafe des Musees officially closes for renovation today - 24 July 2014. A... More

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Vancouver Island, Canada
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358 reviews 358 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
297 helpful votes 297 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We had flown in from Edinburgh, a long day and a busy weekend about to start. We were staying with friends in the Marais so wanted to eat casually and within a five minute walk. The café was the perfect answer. Our host was well known to the owner so we were greeted warmly and given a nice inside table.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

My partner and I sat in this restaurant for around 20 minutes ... no service. To make matters worse ... three French speaking people came and sat at an adjacent table and were asked for their orders immediately.

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