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Cafe Varenne

) #309 of 14,581 Restaurants in Paris $$ - $$$ French, Cafe, European
36 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 48 62 72
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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7:30 am - 10:30 pmAll hours
French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France
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11 - 20 of 232 reviews

Reviewed June 3, 2017 via mobile

Excellent dinner and breakfast and wonderful Waiters. We were leaving early one morning and had to have breakfast early. They open at six so we immediately marched down to arrive just slightly after six a.m. for a hearty American breakfast. Unfortunately, the cook does not...More

Thank HPR170
Reviewed June 1, 2017

I had originally looked at Paris By Mouth and was going to go to one of their top bistros. It was my first day in Paris, I wanted to be low key and eat very American-like, "early, like 6:30pm" so I asked the manager at...More

Thank EC145
Reviewed May 23, 2017

Forced to endure a shopping trip to Rue du Bac, the only thing to do was to take respite at Café Varenne. The food was as always up to scratch and promptly delivered. They really know how to run a place and have been doing...More

Thank Leftbanker
Reviewed May 22, 2017

Located one block away from the Prime Minister’ office and several ministries, this traditional upscale café is usually busy with politicians and civil servants. The sidewalk terrace is a pleasant choice for lunch on sunny days, but the inside setting is cozy and warm. The...More

Thank RedSkirrel
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

It was located next to our hotel so we decided to venture in it one early morning The cafe offers the regular breakfast selection but i thought it was a bit too expensive for what we got in terms of selection/quantity/taste Good spot if you...More

Thank crazybou
Reviewed May 1, 2017 via mobile

We sat out on the patio on a sunny April day. Very friendly server who tolerated our poor French and was very attentive. I had the cod special and my friend had the duck special. Both were excellent as was the fruit tart we split...More

Thank buckeyechic312
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Paris is filled with fine neighborhood restaurants. One can go into virtually any brasserie on any block and have a satisfactory meal or better. One of the better ones is Cafe Varenne. We ate there in early April and went back two nights later we...More

Thank PuffTrog
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

The second we arrived we were made to feel at home. The meals are generous and flavoursome. We were able to enjoy a lovely meal alongside many locals.

Thank nessyd
Reviewed April 25, 2017

After a long overnight flight, hotel room not quite ready, a short walk took us here for a light snack and much needed coffee. Service and food was very good, location was excellent.

1  Thank Riskm
Reviewed April 18, 2017 via mobile

It's very rare that I rate a place a five. But I had a great tartare with home made fries and tasty wine. Add very fast and good service and I cannot rate this restaurant any differently. If I'm ever around again I'll for sure...More

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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
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Bonny P
April 5, 2017|
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!
Rhoda S
June 3, 2016|
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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!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
7:30 am - 10:30 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighborhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 48 62 72
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