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“Relax at the Louvre”
Review of Cafe Mollien

Cafe Mollien
Ranked #5,707 of 18,014 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Neighborhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
Reviewed January 4, 2014

After a few hours walking and the young son saying he hungry we decided to try the cafe.
Spent 15 minutes in the queue , then very pleasant waiter sorted a table for us.
The chicken and salad baguette and the vegetable soup all fresh and arrived quickly . Very nice coffee.
Beautiful place to sit and take in the amazing architecture and sculptures .
Worth the short wait in the queue.

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1  Thank Grant P
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Reviewed October 8, 2013

Consider that you are sitting inside the Louvre, reason why you should wait in line for some time. And that it is also a sign that the service is very good and has fair prices. You may go and relax, the waiters are very good! The food good enough, considering that you are in a unique place.

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Thank Aurelio F
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Reviewed September 24, 2013

The location is the best feature of this cafe. Ready for a break from looking at so much treasure, it was great to find this nearby. The food was only adequate, but this is not intended to be a great dining experience, but rather a place for a visitor to regroup and get a second wind before taking on another wing of the Louvre.

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Thank 7turns7
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Reviewed July 19, 2013

The food was very good and reasonably priced. The menu had a nice variety on it. The service was excellent and our waiter spoke English. We were given a table by the window and had a terrific view of the area around the Louvre. The line was long, but it steadily moved. We had about a 15-20 minute wait to get in during peak lunch time. We were there on a rainy day so nobody was sitting outside. If the outside seating had been open, there might have been a shorter wait. If you don't want to leave the museum to look for a place to eat, this is a good choice.

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Thank Travelingtree
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Reviewed June 26, 2013

Despite what other reviewers had to say, our experience here was very pleasant (perhaps my good French had something to do with that, though). The cafe is on the roof, and while you wait for your order (which for us was not long) you can walk around and check out the marble statues at the roof's edge, and enjoy great views of the Louvre's center courtyard. Our waiters were obliging and funny - took a photo of us together, cracked some jokes, chatted with us and each other. We enjoyed our sandwiches (ham and emmental cheese, tuna) and our Coca Light at our leisure, and the whole bill came to 16.50 euros (about $25 U.S.) - but this is France, and for lunch that's cheap! You can't see what you want to at the Louvre in "one fell swoop," take a time-out here!

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Thank bouchardjm
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