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BAM bar a manger

#1,515 of 13,494 Restaurants in Paris
#1,642 of 14,094 Places to Eat in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Les Halles
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13 rue des Lavandieres Ste Opportune, 75001 Paris, France
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Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good choice in Paris

I been there with my friends . we spend a very good time in the restaurant . the food is very nice , I love the formage, you can test a lot of kind of the french formages .

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I been there with my friends . we spend a very good time in the restaurant . the food is very nice , I love the formage, you can test a lot of kind of the french formages .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We wanted to eat here because our daughter had seen pasta on the menu. There were very few lunch items to select from. We liked the Lamb a Salad (with veal) and the chicken BBQ, but the pasta with smoked duck was too afield from main stream dining for two of us.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

This first arrondissement location surprises with cozy atmosphere, friendly wait staff and delicious food. Started with lamb ravioli, followed by chicken breast perfectly done and cardamom scented polenta cakes. A pear grapefruit with sorbet dessert ended a lovely meal accompanied by a carafe of wine. First floor has a lovely jewel box front and tiny bar. Pat airs, accessed by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

We popped into BAM bar after a hard days sightseeing - drawn in by the cool exterior decor, innovative but simple menu and the Parisians enjoying happy hour cocktails on the veranda. The swordfish carpaccio with dill and ginger sorbet was amazing. After seeing the enticing burger, we were unable to agree to share two different dishes, and both tucked... More 

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Greenville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Loved the atmosphere and the staff was great! Didn't care for the soup I ordered, but that could have just been me. I ordered the pumpkin and ginger soup with coconut shavings. The taste wasn't to my liking, but I would definitely go back to try something else.

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Vancouver, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

I loved the menu, the location, and the service. Our server, Thierry, was friendly and solicitous, making us feel well looked after. When a mentally ill man/ street person hovered and approached the diners outside, he was able to take care of the situation, making us feel safe. The food & drinks were great and it was nice hanging with... More 

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Oxford
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Had an hour to kill and had 2 Happy Hour Mojitos on the pavement terrace (very good) and €9.50 plate of mixed cheeses which was both exceptionally generous in quantity as well as varied in choice and very good value. Left happy.

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Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Loved this little bar just around the corner from our hotel. The owner was very nice and we stopped there several nights during our stay. Nice drink list and creative menu, although we didn't eat there.

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Marshfield, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

BAM is empty until meal time. Then, it explodes at both lunch and dinner. It's a quiet bar in between and late at night, the scene is very urban city bar. There is a nice patio to sit outside if the weather is good, and the beer and wine list is solid, including a great Belgian we've not seen here.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Just a quiet little bar. Lovely to stop for a pre dinner drink. It seems to get busy later on in the evening.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 13 rue des Lavandieres Ste Opportune, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighborhood: Les Halles

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 to 29

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions

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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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