We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Cafe Varenne

Claimed

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Location and contact

Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
French, Cafe, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Reviews (485)
Filter reviews
284 results
Traveler rating
169
91
16
1
7
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
169
91
16
1
7
Show reviews that mention
All reviews roast chicken filo potatoes salad ravioli bread fries rodin museum traditional french cafe great neighborhood restaurant great food and wine friendly service ate here hit the spot a late lunch dining experience bac
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 284 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is one of my absolute favorite places to dine while in Paris. The food is not only amazing, it is affordable and the staff is incredibly helpful and friendly with great senses of humor. They always make us feel so welcome and we always...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank jessicaedie
Reviewed 6 days ago

Passed it as we walked to the Rodin Musée earlier in the day. Came back for a late dinner that night. The waiter was wonderful and very friendly. The four of us enjoyed everything we ate and drank. His recommendations for wine were great. Desserts...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Brownstone76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped there for coffee and small bites. Service was friendly (waiter went out of his way to find the last cake...) Food was good and place is clean and warm.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ronger5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited as a late lunch visit. Caesar salad was good. Onion soup as well and two of us ate something I can’t remember the name of but was great meat and fries. Great service from staff.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank oljefatetdan
Reviewed January 8, 2019

We stopped here after visiting Musée D’orsay, on our way to Rodin’s garden, because our first choice place was too busy. Sometime not getting what you want is a wonderful turn of luck! Although quite busy, this place had a small table in the rear,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank UmmJake
Reviewed January 7, 2019

We have been going to Cafe Varenne for years. For several years we lived right around the corner and it became our dining room away from home (only MUCH better than anything we'd ever prepare.:)). The staff is warm, inviting, kind. They greet everyone warmly,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

This place was recommended to my family and I by the hotel and we couldn’t have been more excited. We waited for a table for about 10 minutes because the place was packed and it was so worth it. My parents ordered french onion soup...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Katie B
Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

My hotel recommended this nearby eatery. I couldn’t make lunch, so I thought I’d take an aperitif and dinner. Having heaters I sat outside and enjoyed a Champagne, followed by the Duck Confit, a house recommended red and a lovely coffee. The service to begin...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mitch027
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed lunch at the very Parisian Café- exactly what we wanted to experience. The service and food was great! I loved the bread basket that kept on being refilled! But what blew me away was on the two occasions that we dropped something on...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SLVRR
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

We were in Paris for just 3 nights/2 days and we ate here twice! Love the mini ravioli and the onion soup. And the waiters were all very friendly. The second time we came, it felt like we've been going there for years! Makes me...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mlb0624
View more reviews
Nearby
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,824 nearby hotels
Hotel de Nevers Saint-Germain
45 reviews
.02 miles away
Hotel Saint Germain
985 reviews
.06 miles away
K+K Hotel Cayre
2,714 reviews
.12 miles away
Hotel Bac Saint-Germain
301 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 20,259 nearby restaurants
Al Dente
156 reviews
.03 miles away
Le Pain Quotidien
493 reviews
.02 miles away
La Patisserie Des Reves
348 reviews
.02 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 5,774 nearby attractions
Musee Maillol
337 reviews
.07 miles away
Square Boucicaut
24 reviews
.17 miles away
Museum of Letters and Manuscripts (Musee des Lettres et Manuscrits)
47 reviews
.20 miles away
Fontaine des Quatre Saisons
10 reviews
.07 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Bonny P
April 5, 2017|
Answer
Response from Sally S | Reviewed this property |
We did not eat breakfast there. I'm not sure it's open for breakfast. At Hotel Pont Royal the breakfast is wonderful!
0
Votes
Rhoda S
June 3, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Leftbanker | Reviewed this property |
I have seen dogs there but it is not really a patio. It is more a row of small table and seats each side. Rue de Bac is a busy place and your dog would have to be well behaved to avoid being trod on by pedestrians!
1
Vote
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing