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Cafe Sud

12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 42 65 90 52
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“scallops” (14 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (6 reviews)
“apple tart” (4 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We stayed in the Opera district and checked Trip Advisor for hotels near by. Cafe Sud popped up 350 meters away with great reviews. (Good job Trip Advisor!) This was outstanding for a reasonable price. For two of us with a bottle of wine, starter...More

Thank Alan C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Sud is located near the Boulevard Haussmann and near a bunch of theaters. The restaurant is very small and I recommend making reservation. I dined on a Friday and there were a few musicians playing jazz. It was fun but unfortunately due to the...More

Thank 120CC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed two nights in Paris. With the choice of so many restaurants we found it difficult where to go. Cafe Sud was close to our hotel and boy what a find. My husband and I had an amazing meal. Scallops for entree were stunning....More

Thank Lesleygmiles
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

I randomly found this restaurant and so glad that I did! Cafe Sud is a charming restaurant with incredible food and amazing service. It has a lovely ambiance and it's nice to find a quiet place to enjoy a lovely meal. The caprese salad was...More

Thank Jeff D
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I have visited this restaurant on several occasions with clients and also a couple of times with my wife and we always impressed with the menu which doesn't have a large selection, but there are always excellent options. Their wine list is comprehensive and features...More

Thank RandySpoodle
Reviewed 2 July 2017

This is a mid priced delicious restaurant with fixed menu offerings. Pre theater is under 40 euro and after is 52 euro. We loved everything we ordered and had food envy when things we did not order passed by. I had turbot and four gras....More

Thank travelingworkingmom
Reviewed 24 June 2017

This is my third or fourth time eating in Cafe Sud in that many years, but first time I was there for lunch. Food was fantastic and the meal was the best we had this week even considering dinner we had at one of Michelin...More

Thank Lina J
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Food is fantastic! Jazz music unbelievably good. Owner was present. He was charming and very friendly to all the guests. No better way to start my visit in Paris!!

Thank gladz00
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

It was the only place in the neighbourhood where we could have some rest after a concert. Nice people they are! For they fed us with handmade sandwiches and some sophisticated sweets despite the fact that the kitchen had been already closed. Not a cheap...More

Thank Aleksei B
Jean Luc y, Gérant at Cafe Sud, responded to this reviewResponded 18 May 2017
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Bonjour Mr Aleksei Nous vous remercions pour votre avis élogieux mais il semble que vous vous soyez trompé d'établissement. Café...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017

We happened upon this restaurant on a Friday when they have a jazz quartet playing live. The food was delicious and the atmosphere was great. It was good value for money.

Thank tdn1974
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16 March 2017|
Response from Jean Luc y | Property representative |
Hello Thank you for choosing cafesud restaurant we 'll be closed between 13th to 18th august Best regards Cafesud Manager
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Jean T
31 December 2016|
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Response from bryan a | Reviewed this property |
Matts answer is correct, French Bistro relaxed and casual Bryan
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 37 - USD 223
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue de Castellane, 75008 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 65 90 52
  • E-mail
Your culinary journey starts while seating at your table in a refined and intimate atmosphere. The décor elegantly features soothing colours punctuated by shelves and antique books, which provide added character to the venue. Chef, previously working at the Vivarois, shares his culinary expertise through innovative, tasteful and light combinations- for a gastronomic rewarding experience You will indulge with an inventive and contemporary cuisine consisting of a selection of classic dishes subtly updated through spicy accents. Wine lovers will enjoy intense fragrances and tastes featured in the generous wine list.
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