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Cafe le Bistro

$$ - $$$
Chateau d'Eau / Gare du Nord
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32 Boulevard de Magenta, 75010 Paris, France
01 42 06 17 16
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fairly quiet so fast service. Pretty good food but the tables were small and there were too many in my opinion so it felt rather cramped.

Thank Emma B
Rye, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is superb. The service excellent. Lovely Ambience. Would definitely recommend. Chicken and Steak cooked to perfection.

Thank Teresa2544
San Francisco, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After a Long day of travel this was the best way to end the night and work on minimizing the jet lag Started with good mojitos and a nice late dinner Passed by again to get a dessert to go Stop by if you have a chance Great corner location for people watching and taking in Parisian life

Thank R C
Oviedo, Spain
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41 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was amazing! It had a great customer service, very friendly waiters there but also amazing food. We had brunch and enjoyed a delicious coffee and juice, tasty French bakery, eggs, samon and prawns and fruit and yoghurt. All for 22 euros!. Would love to go back :)

Thank TeresaRes
Raleigh, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

Unexpected find after the intended restaurant down the street had a 2 hour wait for Sunday brunch. We walked down to the corner and saw Cafe le Bisto setting up to open. We had our choice of seats outside and ordered sandwiches...Croquette Madam with fries and a salad. I love the salads in Paris...butter and a spring mix with light... More 

Thank KJFP
Charleston, South Carolina
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016

This bistro was less than a block from our hotel and we visited several times during our stay. Good food and great prices. The staff was very helpful with our limited French and we enjoyed every meal.

Thank lisamhe2016
colchester, essex
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

Currently still sitting here as I feel this deserves a fab review I have to write it now. Quite possibly THE best cheeseburger I've ever had! I'm a pain and wanted it a little more cooked then it was but they were more than happy to oblige...fantastic service and what a lovely little cafe! Last pitstop before our journey home.... More 

Thank kara w
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

This was a chance find after dropping our luggage off at the lockers in the train station near by. After one or two disappointing experiences in Paris it was so nice to find a truly memorable and delicious brunch here. I can't speak highly enough of this gorgeous place. I wish we had places like this in the UK I... More 

Thank JaynePeterson
Sydney, Australia
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016

We were blessed to have this charming cafe across the road from our apartment and dined there often. The exterior was postcard perfect as was the interior. Food was contemporary not classic French but well prepared from fresh ingredients and thoroughly delicious; try their unique fries, heavenly! It's a very popular venue and always well patronised but service was always... More 

Thank aussiepat2015
Canberra, Australia
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46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

and we found good quality food and friendly staff. (Also good English) It was early in the evening and all 6 meals were better than average. Burgers are really good and the double was amazing.

Thank Owen K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Bar, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 Boulevard de Magenta, 75010 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Chateau d'Eau / Gare du Nord
  • Neighborhood: Chateau d'Eau / Gare du Nord
  • Phone Number: 01 42 06 17 16

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Chateau d'Eau / Gare du Nord
The neighborhood around Chateau d’Eau is an often overlooked part of town whose vibrant streets are great for a refreshing change. Long known for its immigrant population, this multicultural neighborhood's fabric has been enriched by communities from India, Pakistan, Arab-speaking countries, and Africa. Explore its colorful twists and turns from the Passage Brady (known for great Indian restaurants) to the Boulevard de Strasbourg.
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