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Cafe Max

#3,945 of 13,460 Restaurants in Paris
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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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7 avenue de la Motte Picquet, 75007 Paris, France
0147055766
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Castro Valley, California
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104 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food at Max cafe is fine, but the owner/manager stood near the entrance constantly smoking throughout the entire meal. Don't go out of your way, however if in the area it is fine for a quick bite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food and great service . The owner is very friendly . This welcoming attitude is not very common in paris :) . Highly recommended

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Dijon, France
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Business lunch with Clients on a Friday - a great way to end the week. Cafe Max is a vibrant, intimate and elegant restaurant with simple table settings and crisp white linen. The place was awash with a mix of Parisiens, couples, business colleagues and a smattering of politicians. The menu is a sensible size and with plenty of classic... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Staying near Max's while in Paris and looked on here to find out about it. I was surprised there weren't more reviews on trip advisor as it was excellent! Of the 6 dishes tried by our table, all the plates were clean at the end and the table wondering if we could possibly order just one more. The host was... More 

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California
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our evening at Cafe Max. We were the only English speakers dining which added to the ambience of hearing only French in this lovely and cozy bistro. The proprietor Valdo was most gracious and we felt very welcomed. Our meals were delicious (steak au poivre and a canard special). We had fun practicing our French with... More 

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Grasse, France
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

Cafe Max is the Quintessential Paris Bistro, the owner Valdo is a first class host. The food is excellent, the price is right, the location is perfect....what more can anyone ask for!! Enjoy!!!

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Thank 298TimC
boston
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

My husband and I have the fondest memories of this place. The owner could not have been more gracious. I would recommend it but for fear that others discover it! Best night of our trip was spent there. Oh it could have been Paris and all that it is.

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Moscow
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60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

food, atmosphere and Valdo the owner make of this place one of my favorites in Paris, the price is reasonable, and you can see celebrities as well as political figures (unfortunately ...)

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Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012

Had quite a few meals here as the food was delicious. Good quality and very pleasant helpful staff that spoke excellent english.

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Jackson, Mississippi
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

We have been enjoying Cafe Max since 1998. We spend a few days in Paris, every summer. I have seen some reviews that were critical of Cafe Max. I have never seen anyone be anything but welcoming. There has to have been a communication breakdown. This is my favorite restaurant in the world.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 avenue de la Motte Picquet, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighborhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: 0147055766

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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