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Cafe Central

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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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40 rue Cler, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 47 05 00 53
07:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch, but what we didn't expect the joyous meal we had.Good cheese selection that goes with a fine wine variety.The main dishes are tasty, go for the Confit de Canard.The service is excellent.My rating 9/10.

Thank Rony A
Paris, France
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108 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cafe Central is situated on Rue Cler, a pedestrian market street which would tickle the fancy of even the pickiest diner. They serve food round the clock here, so if you missed the traditional lunch hour you can still get a bite to eat at Central. They serve amazing burgers, confit de canard, and their fish dishes are always a... More 

Thank mlj87
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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452 reviews
269 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another one of my favourite French Restaurants. Service is friendly and helpful. The food and wine is excellent. Another place where you could easily spend all night eating and then drinking.

Thank Johnsmith1959
Gold Coast
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125 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stay regularly opposite this restaurant. It is well priced and has a limited but good menu. Staff are pleasant and helpful. Worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank AusTravellers7
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this hotel as it was down the street from the Cler Hotel where we were staying. What a gem!! The food was to die for, wine recommendations were perfect, and the ambiance was cozy and romantic. They even had a menu in English which was nice. We wanted to stay and order another meal after we finished eating,... More 

Thank Nicole F
Halmstad, Sweden
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110 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stumbled upon this place during our way from Eiffel Tower, and found this crowded cosy place. We couldn't see any available table, but the staff moved around a bit and voila' - we had a table outside! Very helpful and service minded people work here and even if the English is not perfect, it's not a problem. We love... More 

Thank Malin_o_Jonas
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

The risotto and scallops at this place is great. I would highly recommend it. The service was so so and I felt like they were a little annoyed that we only ordered that dish and water. We were just getting something small until dinner. This dish was great. Although we didn't order it the cheese plate also looked fantastic.

Thank jbloew
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Cafe Central has a great location on Rue Cler. The staff is very friendly and helpful. but what sets them a part is the quality of food. We were in Paris for a week but this is the only place we visited multiple times. It was the best place which we liked the most and we found their deserts... More 

Thank Dan F
Launceston, Australia
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My partner and I stumbled upon this place on our walk back from the Eiffel Tower. We started out with cocktails which were amazing - Pimms and Mojito We then decided to stay for dinner - onion soup as a starter and then the scallop risotto and confit duck for mains. The food was delicious and the service we received... More 

Thank nickem37
Sao Paulo, SP
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48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice place in a very nice street)) food is brasserie type with not especially sophisticated dishes but good quality product and tasty cooking ! Service is very efficient and friendly ... This is a bit away from real touristic spot but worth to go because the street Cler which is so charming

Thank Maclepau

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
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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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 politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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