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Cafe des Musees

49 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 96 17
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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49 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
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Reviewed July 15, 2017

Very nice atmosphere but a little on the pricey side if you wish something other than house wine. Very warm service with a smile and good French dishes A locals place and hard to get a tableMore

2  Thank ZMAISON
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Dear ZMAISON, We are glad you spent a nice time with us at Café des Musées, All our cuisine is made from fresh products we source mostly locally or directly form producers. Our Japanese Chefs Daï and Ruri execute French Bistro Cuisine with perfection, adding...More

Reviewed July 13, 2017 via mobile

Lovely friendly staff(Maria, Slim, Thomas just to mention the names we remember from the great team who made us so welcome!). Amazing food, especially the pomfrits which are a must!!! Will be telling all friends and family to visit this hidden gem when in Paris!...More

Thank RN_Steve
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded July 15, 2017

Dear Steve, We thank you for sharing your recent experience at Café des Musées" and are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay! Chef Daï and Ruri ou pastry Chef, Slim our elegant service manager, Maria our smile chef de rang, thomas our student waiter and...More

Reviewed July 11, 2017

Following the advice of Tripadvisor we sought out The Cafe des Musees for a meal. The corner location on a busy road makes it a little noisy but the staff were friendly and fairly efficient and the food was pleasant.More

1  Thank Impsh
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Dear Impsh, We are happy you enjoyed your lunch with us at Café des Musées. All the staff joins me to thank you for your visit. As the heat touch Paris during this summer we were used to open all windows to let our guests...More

Reviewed July 9, 2017

We had been to this restaurant a few years ago and now under new ownership for about a year, we found it much improved. It can be quite difficult to find a good quality restaurant in the Marais not overrun by tourists so we were...More

1  Thank L D
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Dear L D, We are delighted you enjoyed your diner at Café des Musées. Since we took over the restaurant, we've worked hard to restore the heart of the restaurant: a true bistrot cuisine made with fresh products every day executed by Chefs from the...More

Reviewed July 8, 2017 via mobile

We have now eaten here several times and we have never been disappointed. French "standards" created and presented with love. The staff are attentive and the wine list is less generic than at some restaurants. Remains one of our favorite restaurants in Le Marais.More

1  Thank JonCaves
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2017

Dear JonCaves, We are very happy that you enjoyed your last diner in Café des Musées. Thank you so much for keeping coming back to our restaurant, it is the best present we can have from our guests ! We work hard to always come...More

Reviewed July 5, 2017

Went here specifically as the website said they had a kids menu (12 euros), when there they were very nice but claimed no knowledge of this, and charged us full price (16.50 euros) for the plat de jour (chicken and rice). In retrospect should have...More

1  Thank Toni B
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2017

Dear Toni, Thank you for coming by our restaurant and for your comments. We are always in need of feedbacks to make the experience better at Café des Musées. It's completely my fault. You have seen on the web site of the "Café des musées"...More

Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this restaurant on a walk on our second unexpected day in Paris. My boyfriend and I were so pleasantly surprised not only with how great the food was but with how hospitable the staff was. We met the owner and his son...More

2  Thank Brianna S
Reviewed June 1, 2017 via mobile

Charming bistro. Didn't have a full dinner but we stopped in 3 nights in a row for drinks and snacks (excellent mixed appetizer platter, terrine is outstanding). Prices are reasonable. Staff was lovely, all fluent in English. Chris the manager runs the restaurant (owned by...More

1  Thank Kristina D
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Been coming here for years and still love it. Yes, the place has had its ups and downs, but the tartare with fries has ALWAYS been a hit - I always always always recommend this place to friends and family when asked where to get...More

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Reviewed May 27, 2017

I didn't remember until I was seated, that we had eaten at Cafe des Musees before! I chose it mostly based on the location, as it was a good spot to meet friends. The service is extremely friendly, and the food was average - to...More

Thank lslewis
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $41
Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Romantic
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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