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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
French, Bar, Cafe, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed February 12, 2020 via mobile

Good little place for drinking and people watching in a great part of Paris. Serves good drinks and basic food.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed December 29, 2019 via mobile

Good food and ambiance. The service is fine but can be a little better. A little off the crowds of boulevard saint Germain. sophisticated clientèle and very close to Emporio Armani.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 29, 2019

My Parisien-born husband and I have made a tradition of heading to Paris for Thanksgiving weekend. Mostly because he can't stand Turkey and Christmas is my thing--but it's a great way to spend a few days back in the City of Lights. We stay in...More

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed December 2, 2019

Went to this cafe twice on our recent visit. The first was for drinks only but we returned when we fancied a simple , local supper. It was warm and cosy inside with a good turnover of customers. Service was friendly. Beef salad (rare) and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 17, 2019

We needed a break from walking and saw this place. We entered the enclosed outside seating area and I asked if we could just have a drink. Sometimes you have to ask. No problem. Great seating and the radiant heat was what we needed. We're...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 13, 2019

Four and a half years on from my last assessment of this establishment my impression is exactly the same. I'm surprised at the strenuous rant and/or rave reviews. This is a reliable, unpretentious and cheerful mini-brasserie. Besides good liquid refreshments, you can always get some...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 21, 2019 via mobile

I always come here when I am in Paris. Always a joy! Generally, we just order drinks and a little something to eat with our drinks. If you are in the mood for hot chocolate, it’s the best!!!

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 18, 2019

This place is one of few places with a true "brasserie" menu in this neighborhood, ideal for a quick and good quality lunch, the good French version of fast food. Croque Monsieur (excellent) omelets (excellent), the wine (excellent and many options), and super friendly staff...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 2019 via mobile

We had lunch here and found all dishes very basic and uninteresting. We were quite disappointed. The service was ok but we thought because of proximity to Cafe Flore and Deux Margots it would be better.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed October 7, 2019

Went here for dinner and had very tasty meals and good wine. Lovely staff and service. A nice alternative to the even more pricey spots. Will come back

Date of visit: October 2019
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