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Cafe de l'Esplanade

52 rue Fabert, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 47 05 38 80
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
52 rue Fabert, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When waiters wear suits... avoid unless you're prepared to pay for admittedly very delicious food. Coffee is excellent, the vegetarian dish very well done (9/10). Dessert was a sorbet, refreshing and not too sweet.

Thank MrTBS
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Romantic dinner on a rainy August evening. The staff was flexible and accepted we changed table, since our original booking was for a terrace table, but it was cold and humid, due to the rain. Good looking male and female waiters, mediumly efficient, service a...More

Thank SpicyCinderella
Reviewed 16 August 2017

6 of us, 3 couples in their 60's went for lunch. We were seated and ignored for 20 minutes, no water, no bread nothing but a way overpriced menu. We all got up and left, went down the street and had a great meal for...More

Thank Scot A
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The highlight had to be the friendly service. Our waiter was great - welcomed us, answered all our questions, and gave us recommendations on the menu. The atmosphere was relaxing and the restaurant was beautiful. Food was delicious and portion sizes were right on. A...More

Thank dpmo11
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Great food! We arrived a day late to Paris, and following friends advise from their prior trips, we walked to this restaurant. Sitting at an opening to the sidewalk provided nice views and a pleasant breeze without being too close to the street. The menu...More

Thank In4itt
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We came out of Les Invalides and were very hungry. It wasn't dinner time yet but we walked into the cafe, wearing sight seeing attire, and asked if they would serve us. The host was most gracious, ignored our grubby attire, and seated us. The...More

Thank jill f
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We were on our way from Invalids when spotted the beautiful cafe. The waiter was very friendly and spoke very good English . The ambiance was very classy and the food superb

Thank Nooshin F
Reviewed 10 June 2017

We had a late supper here and thoroughly enjoyed every minute and bite! We had a nice table with a great view of Invalides, and although we had to wait for service, our waiter proved to be very helpful and friendly. We shared the foie...More

Thank j0s763
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nice restaurant on a nice location, near Invalides. The food was great, the drinks were very good, the service was ok, but could be better and more polite for a restaurant like that, they did not like when I asked for menu in English, since...More

Thank sonjamamic
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's a great place near les invalides, went there while some friends enter les invalides. The food was great the service was awesome and the drinks were beyond expected.

Thank Luis E
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
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23 November 2015|
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Response from MarieChantal75 | Reviewed this property |
Yes call it's best or open table always made reservation by phone myself specialy in Paris in French but they do speak English as well.
Richard T
28 July 2015|
Response from MarieChantal75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Believe they have NO private website only trough Hepl,Fork,Michelin guide ...they don't need to have a webside they well enough famous,they are Costes cafe maybe at Costes you find all their establishments hotels... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 rue Fabert, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 05 38 80
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