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Cafe Michel

21 rue Viala, 75015 Paris, France
+33 1 45 78 77 77
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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French, European
$$ - $$$
21 rue Viala, 75015 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I entered the Cafe Michel I was greeted by the owner Michel. He was friendly and funny. The special was a Beef Stew. It was very good. It was my favorite meal in Paris.

Thank TravelingAnnK
Reviewed October 29, 2018

I booked a table through the restaurant website, and received confirmation of my reservation by email. However, when we got there (at the expected time) the owner had surprisingly and deliberately closed the doors of the establishment. I had to shout through the window that...More

1  Thank Mario G
Reviewed September 23, 2018 via mobile

The night we went the personable star said, “the s**t hit the fan.” All the staff left, EVERYbody. He was all alone and he was overwhelmed. We enjoyed our meal but there is trouble, with a capital T. Felt sorry for Michel. Great young people...More

Thank vmerr
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Where do I begin? Hospitality... wonderful! Michel welcomed my son, daughter-in-law, and me during the late hour. As we waited for our table, our wonderful host presented us with a snack and our drink order. Service was superb! Dinner for my family was the Châteaubriant...More

Thank Saf-T-Guy
Reviewed September 12, 2018

We had reserved a table here after reading some good reviews. The restaurant had confirmed our reservation in writing. Well, when we arrived at the assigned time, the doors were locked and a little note said the restaurant was closed--vacation?--family emergency?Who knows. All we knew...More

1  Thank speninosmith
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

My friends & I landed in Paris 2 hours before finding this incredible restaurant. They made a table for 5 of us outside and the dinner just got better & better. Chef Michel’s friend Jean Jacque & Anna greeted us, treated us like family and...More

1  Thank Barry M
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Simple but good french cuisine. Quaint cafe filled with locals. Owner was extremely friendly and a gracious host. Good place to get away from the "tourist" restaurants near the Eiffel tower.

1  Thank Bday87
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Everything was extra special, the place, the food, the prices, the host and the ambience. A restaurant that has the personal care of its owner, always stands above the rest. Congrats on such a nice place.

1  Thank munuzuri
Reviewed August 9, 2018

We ate dinner with a group of 8 at this restaurant to celebrate the engagement of our friends. We called to make a reservation a few weeks in advance which I would recommend as it is a small restaurant. The owner was very personable and...More

1  Thank Courtney T
Reviewed August 5, 2018

Cafe Michel is just a great, unpretentious French café. Beautiful presentation of the food is not priority 1 here, but the food is delicious and the service is wonderful. This is a place that likes to have fun and enjoy life! Don one of the...More

1  Thank lane_beck13
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April 9, 2017|
Response from Bram C | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they did, I didn't see it announced and it wasn't offered. To be honest I don't think "Happy Hour" is a Parisian thing but don't take my word for it.
Richard E
April 24, 2015|
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Response from ErikMD_1973 | Reviewed this property |
Try Google "Cafe Michel Paris 15".
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue Viala, 75015 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 78 77 77
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