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Cafe des Musees

49 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 96 17
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
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1. Best beef bourguignon EVER!
"We enjoyed our dinner here on our last night in Paris."
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2. Was it up to my sister’s stand
"my sister acted as a house sitter while we went on a short adventure"
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3. Delicious
"I came here with my uncle."
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was probably the best meal I ate in Paris. The food here was amazing. Great set menu options to choose from. You can get an entrée and main, main and dessert or all three for a very affordable price. The beef bourguignon was incredible.More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Higgo94
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Higgo94, Cher Ami, We thank you for sharing your recent experience at Café des Musées" and are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay! Today it's particular day in Paris. Your post give to all staff off "Café des Musées" a real hope for tomorrow....More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

We were so impressed with the quality of our choice of meals for lunch on our first visit that we lunched here again our last day in our short visit to Paris. What was such a memorable experience the first time were the stuffed mushrooms...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank Manhattan418
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was cold when it arrived and the response from the staff was poor. Also felt the atmosphere could have been improved

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner here on our last night in Paris.... we had walked past this lovely café earlier in our visit, but after it was suggested by the desk person at the hotel we went back for a delicious French dinner....

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GinnyNM
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It was on a lark, late on a weekend night, when we were hungry, and we did not have reservations, and noticed Musees's lovely glow falling from its cozy exterior windows, and simply chanced it, even though we saw that all the tables were full...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JamesinChicag0
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Years ago, my sister acted as a house sitter while we went on a short adventure. While home alone, my sister decided to make us some beef bourguignon to welcome us home (she is an excellent cook). It was unbelievably good, and we have wanted...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 863kerwing
Reviewed November 10, 2018

Dined solo at Cafe des Musees based on TA reviews during 5 weeks in Paris in December/January. I had carrot soup, the beef bourguignon and then creme caramel, the soup was ok, the beef bourguignon had too much meat for my liking with a small...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank apex_guy
Reviewed October 29, 2018

The menu said it was the best beef bourguignon and it was. We started with the Oeuf Mollett, then had the Beef and the Burbot fish and a nice wine. Its near several museums so make it a point to stop here for lunch.

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank stappFlorida
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This was my third visit and each time I have been impressed. The final food preparation is done in the kitchen visible as you enter. One of the best experiences was having a table where I could watch the chefs work. I ordered what looked...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Pulse459
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We hosted a table for 4 with visitors from Europe, to discover a typical French bistro and were definitely not disappointed. The food is fresh, made to order, with delicious specialties such as the terrine with French cornichons, the mushroom escargots that you can share...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank gillianep
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Response from Orlando P | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Tom_B_Paris | Reviewed this property |
I like their steak tartar - if you like the chef to mix all the ingredients and season you need to tell the waiter as such (“préparé”)If you like mixing /seasoning yourself that is the de fault setting. Their sauce has... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$17 - $40
Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighborhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 72 96 17
Located in the famous area of Le Marais, Le Café des Musées is an authentic parisian "bistrot" that owes its reputation to its fine cuisine and its warm ambiance. Our food & wine menus evolve as the seasons go by, to propose you the best of what our French regions have to offer.
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