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Carpe Diem Cafe

) #2,748 of 14,431 Restaurants in Paris $$ - $$$ French, , European
21 rue des Halles, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 21 02 01
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
21 rue des Halles, 75001 Paris, France
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Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

What a great cafe for after hour drinks. Drink: True Parisian drinks with a twist. The drinks are pure alcohol and made with care. The Decor: Relaxed cafe with a club feel. Great music and great ppl to chat with at night. The staff: The...More

Thank Sabina T
Reviewed 27 February 2017

A friend and I went mid Feb. decent, pleasant service, really good food, good wine, nice ambience and a very acceptable price. Would recommend and return.

1  Thank Julia S
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The bartender spoke excellent English and was extremely nice. The drinks are excellent. It doesn't look like much on the outside but inside it is very nice. Seems like locals come here.

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Situated near our hotel, it was a short walk to experience restaurants that locals frequent. Seating is limited, as it is a cozy place for a roundez vous or just a quick bite of good food in an intimate setting. Our waiter, Mr. Roskin, was...More

Thank LJ M
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Three of us had lunch in Carpe Diem Cafe, delicious! The sweet potato fritter starter was perfect, crunchy outside, hot and flavorful inside. The roasted camembert salad was great, too. Our special of the day was salmon, cooked perfectly with a delicate white sauce, with...More

Thank azcahi
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The outside certainly doesn't entice you in, but on a recommendation we decided to try it one evening. Inside you're transported somewhere else entirely - it's a lovely cosy bistro with a great vibe. It's frequented by lots of local Parisians (always a good sign!)...More

Thank SJCiren
Reviewed 10 April 2016

We stopped for a quick lunch here as it was close to our hotel. The ambiance is nice and the food was good, although my cheeseburger, which was ordered medium, was actually rare. It was still delicious and I didn't feel the need to send...More

Thank 244maryellena
Reviewed 1 February 2016

We were staying near this restaurant/cocktail lounge and visited for a drink one night. The cocktail was outstanding, ambience ++, staff delightful.Next night different story.one staff member, appalling service, we nearly walked out. Consequently didn't try to eat there. Dommage !

Thank TeePodd
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Typical French. Restaurant was full. But the service was adequate. Sympathic atmosphere, but nothing special.

Thank Atif A
Reviewed 16 December 2015

We were not sure what to expect given some of the reviews, however we decided to give it a try since it was near our hotel. We certainly made the right choice. We got there in the very early evening and were seated right away....More

Thank kvb4717
Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris,
Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but
the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it
houses the main shopping mall, which nestles
underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and
international restaurants coupled with beautiful
churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to
it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 31
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
09:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue des Halles, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 21 02 01
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