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Cafe Central

40 rue Cler, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 47 05 00 53
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good41%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible11%
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“scallop risotto” (10 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (12 reviews)
“croque monsieur” (17 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
40 rue Cler, 75007 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 576 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife, son and I greatly enjoyed this spot - for varying reasons. We happened upon the location during a long-walk of a day (hotel near Louvre to Eiffel Tower and back to Notre Dame), and decided to give it a try. The waiter raved...More

Thank Mark C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This French bistro is located in a boulevard three blocks to the Seine River and two blocks from the Army Museum. The location is wide and offers a lot of seating. I ordered Burrata cheese, tomatoes, basilic and toast and a Charcuterie platter which was...More

Thank Cachamoto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a classic Parisian restaurant on a busy street. I can understand how the professional waiters might come off surly, but I think it is that they are professionals and want it to flow in a particular way. If you are there for drinks...More

Thank RegRobinson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was strolling around Paris happily lost when we came across the cafe. The service was lovely and attentive. there was a couple of funny moments with the waiters broken english but we all had a laugh and yes we would like to sit out on...More

Thank Will P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Local area with lots of decent looking bars etc. Worth a bit of a diversion. Pretty close to the Eiffel Tower. Stopped here for lunch - good food.

Thank 966julianc
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We sat down for dinner and requested some drinks and bottled water. We ordered our food and that arrived promptly. Unfortunately the Croque Monsieur was this dessicated hockey puck that I only ate a few bites. We had a bit of language barrier with the...More

Thank tsc1947
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

The location it's nice, it's a dog friendly place! The fillet Chateaubriand was amazing also the haricot vert. Slightly over Priced

Thank Class-invictus
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Although this restaurant is packed, I would not recommend it unless you want to experience the indifferent, surly service for which Paris used to be known! We waited 45 minutes for salades with hardly an apology or real explanation. Yet we are regular clients here....More

Thank Jeffrey A
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited on a recent trip to Paris The most expensive and underwhelming experience we had. Food was ok Service was ok Bill was astronomical

Thank 1969tricia
Reviewed 7 September 2017

It was right by our hotel so we stopped in after a long day of planes, trains and automobiles. Super friendly service, ice cold beer, and delicious foods! Our Rick Steves book told us to eat across the corridor at Cafe Marche, which was much...More

Thank Darth8r
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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27 September 2015|
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Response from Svante B | Reviewed this property |
20-28 Euro for all main dishes. No childs menu. Hope this was helpful. S. Bostad
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 rue Cler, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 05 00 53
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