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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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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This lovely cafe was just down the street from our hotel, the Hotel du Champ de Mars. We opted to stop in for breakfast on our last full day of our holiday. The waiter kindly supplied us with English menus and was very helpful. The croissants were delicious and the hot chocolate was sublime! I will be dreaming of it... More 

Thank Lori T
South Riding, Virginia
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at a hotel nearby and the convenience and relative good service made this a frequent destination for us. Watch the world go by on Rue Cler...

Thank thejeffpe
Peaks Island, Maine
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We needed a place to grab a quick bite to eat (in a city where meals can last for hours). This is the place - escargot was awesome! The waitstaff were engaging and helpful. They also have menus in English.

Thank I_wasnt_really_here
Larnaka District, Cyprus
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice place with nice dishes,little expensive but...is Paris :) ,friendly staff,good service,close to Eiffel Tower.Worth to visit

Thank iulian m
Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good lunch here, it's atmospheric and the staff were on the ball. I'd love to go back.

Thank Sue_Marshall007
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice burgers, friendly staff, very fast service. Perfect for a quick and tasty dinner of lunch. Creepy toilets.......

Thank Tom D
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Most visitors to Paris will have an Eiffel Tower day, possibly with children... result, hungry! Avoid the restaurants near the tower, expensive and not great, and instead, head over to the Rue Cler Market, a lovely pedestrian street, and dine at Cafe Central. It serves food all day (I went there with my daughter and two grandsons at 4pm). Excellent... More 

Thank beejash
Irvine, California
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144 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Sadly, we never got his name, but did get a picture. The service was obviously friendly and I gave him much more of a tip, he wore the white shirt, black tie, and suspenders well. At nearly midnight, any food might have tasted good, butt I remember, this was good. A clean kitchen, nice bar, and we ordered a salad... More 

Thank James W
Benfleet, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017

We had a weekend away and stayed at the hotel opposite this Cafe / Bar. Went in there for drinks one evening after our meal and was charged €10.80 per pint. This isn't in the main tourist areas of Paris and is quite residential, so am not sure if charged this because we were English. Service was also slow which... More 

Thank Dave B
Dachau, Germany
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Good location close to Military Academy, pedestrian area. Food (Tartar), wine as well as service were good, but prices were elevated ( carafe wine 0,5l for 20,-€)

Thank Harry W

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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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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