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Cafe de l'empire

#2,987 of 14,833 Restaurants in Paris}
€€ - €€€French, Cafe, European
17 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 40 15 91 18
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“duck confit” (18 reviews)
“tartine” (10 reviews)
“salad” (27 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European
€€ - €€€
17 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This café was near our hotel, and we stopped in twice, once for late afternoon drinks and a cheese plate, and again on a Sunday for a light dinner. We really enjoyed the cheese selection, and had fun trying to order a Bacardi cocktail...the folks...More

Thank txtravelbug7
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This was probably the best creme brulee I have ever had. Add to that the excellent dish of the day boeuf bourguignon meant we had a very good dinner.They were not that busy. No need to book. Lacked a bit of atmosphere. Pleasant wine. Five...More

Thank Jeremy B
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

The place is nice. Good things unfortunately stop here. Our salad was cold as ice , including the chicken which was supposed to be 'just grilled' . Our fries had been fried twice as they had a suspicious hard crust and tasted strange. A real...More

Thank Boris206
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We ate here following a trip to the D'Orsay museum. Quaint little restaurant, loved their Confit Canard and my husband thought the potatoes that went with it was some of the best he's ever eaten. Total bill for 2 glasses of chardonnay, a water and...More

Thank CorneCapeTown
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Cosy place for lunch if the weather is cold. Take one course, salade landaise or confit de canard are good or very decent price with 0,5l of Côté du Rhône

Thank Georgy C
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

We were so hungry, rushing dawn the street trying to get the hell vout of this very expensive area, when we spotted this corner Cafe. It had reasonable prices, so we walked in. The waitress was nice and we had a quick service. We ordered...More

Thank נירית ה
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We were lured into this place due to the very decent prices and it did not disappoint. A classic lunchtime eaterie, with a mix of both French locals and tourists. We had chicken and mashed potatoes which were delicious, followed by a tasty Creme Brulee....More

Thank hcurrey07
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Found this randomly while visiting musee d'orsay. The best carpaccio I had in Paris. Fruit salad was uniquely flavored and well executed. Excellent attention to details and server was very kind.

Thank Jelena O
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

This place was recommend by our air bnb host so we thought it would be great as she claimed it to be very famous. We had steak frites, roast chicken with mashed potatoes and the duck confit and house Cote du Rhonda wine. The wine...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 30 July 2017

This is the best cafe in Paris if you ask me; the prices are reasonable, you can get food all day long (starting at lunch) and the pommes salardaise are out of this world. I've had everything on the menu, and now I mostly stay...More

Thank Jacob B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 15 91 18
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