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cafe le petit paris

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French, Bistro
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Le Mont-Dore, France
0473650177
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Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 28
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Jazz up your lunchtime

We only have one criticism: there isn't live jazz every day. Just our luck to be in Mont Dore between concerts, so we had to content ourselves with the pictures that cover the walls of past jazz legends. We walked by the place several times looking for somewhere that offered a "formule" for lunch... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
yogibare
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The Lot Valley, France
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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83 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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The Lot Valley, France
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We only have one criticism: there isn't live jazz every day. Just our luck to be in Mont Dore between concerts, so we had to content ourselves with the pictures that cover the walls of past jazz legends. We walked by the place several times looking for somewhere that offered a "formule" for lunch, but were attracted by the authentic,... More 

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Rambouillet, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

After a long walk along the Dordogne river starting from the top next to ski lifts and down to town 4km later this place did the trick. Super nice ladies running this corner café serving hot wine and tasty sweet things. I could go on about the jazz, the pictures on the wall, chandeliers but then someone might take the... More 

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Houston Texas
Top Contributor
155 reviews 155 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Great place to sit bac with the locals and have lunch and a glass of wine. Prices are good and so is the food, not much more to say than enjoy

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

We had coffee and tea at 10.30 and decided to return for lunch as the service was friendly and alot of locals were in there in the morning. We returned at 11.30am and were told to wait until 12. Definitely worth waiting for. The meal was delicious and the lady serving was very friendly. The atmosphere was delightful. Would definitely... More 

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Auvergne
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

On a monday out of tourist season, we got the last table for lunch. All the other customers seemed to be regulars - always a good sign. We had a lovely, and very filling lunch for 3 including wine, coffee and dessert for €50. After our post lunch meeting in Le Mont Dore, a local took us back there for... More 

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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We had lunch here before our day hike in the area. The place was small and has only a few tables but people were willing to wait outside for their turn to eat. When we finally had our dishes, I understood why. The food was rustic and authentic. They were simply excellent. It's budget-friendly, too. The staff were very polite.... More 

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Berkhamsted
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

My family and I lunched here in Mont Dore. We had excellent meals and no fuss was made of us being vegetarian. The portion sizes were excellent and my husband assures me that the red house wine was very satisfactory! My omelette was delicious and the fondu was extra good. All served in a very authentic French atmosphere, very relaxing

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Bicheno, Australia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2012

"Cafe de Paris" or "Le Petit Paris" in Le Mont-Dore is one of those rare establishments with a truly convivial atmosphere in an authentic and very pleasing setting where service is exceptional, the staff is welcoming and drink and tucker are of a quality not expected at the price. Such rare combination (a Home away from Home) caused us to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Le Mont-Dore, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne  >  Puy-de-Dome  >  Le Mont-Dore
  • Phone Number: 0473650177

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 29
  • Cuisine: French, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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