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Cafe de l'empire

17 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 40 15 91 18
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“duck confit” (18 reviews)
“tartine” (10 reviews)
“salad” (26 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
17 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 163 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Cosy place for lunch if the weather is cold. Take one course, salade landaise or confit de canard are good or very decent price with 0,5l of Côté du Rhône

Thank Georgy C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were so hungry, rushing dawn the street trying to get the hell vout of this very expensive area, when we spotted this corner Cafe. It had reasonable prices, so we walked in. The waitress was nice and we had a quick service. We ordered...More

Thank נירית ה
Reviewed August 10, 2017

We were lured into this place due to the very decent prices and it did not disappoint. A classic lunchtime eaterie, with a mix of both French locals and tourists. We had chicken and mashed potatoes which were delicious, followed by a tasty Creme Brulee....More

Thank hcurrey07
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Found this randomly while visiting musee d'orsay. The best carpaccio I had in Paris. Fruit salad was uniquely flavored and well executed. Excellent attention to details and server was very kind.

Thank Jelena O
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

This place was recommend by our air bnb host so we thought it would be great as she claimed it to be very famous. We had steak frites, roast chicken with mashed potatoes and the duck confit and house Cote du Rhonda wine. The wine...More

Thank John R
Reviewed July 30, 2017

This is the best cafe in Paris if you ask me; the prices are reasonable, you can get food all day long (starting at lunch) and the pommes salardaise are out of this world. I've had everything on the menu, and now I mostly stay...More

Thank Jacob B
Reviewed July 23, 2017

very small and cozy but nice food. the staff is very friendly and efficient. huge plates of food though

Thank MF543
Reviewed July 19, 2017

A really good cafe with excellent food with brilliant staff. The place is semi typical French with staff who speak excellent English and happy to describe the food. Was served very fast but not rushed. A really comfortable cafe restaurant just off the beaten track...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed July 16, 2017

Arrived at this Cafe on a recommendation, glad we took it. We were welcomed by our waitress and given the English menu when she realised that my French wasn't going to be the common language. We sat by the open window, allowing my partner to...More

Thank funnybird64
Reviewed July 2, 2017

We had a lovely meal here and would definitely recommend. They had options for vegetarians which isn't always easy and they were delicious!

Thank Elizabeth H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 15 91 18
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