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“Nice Break At The Louvre”
Review of Cafe Mollien

Cafe Mollien
Ranked #6,121 of 17,892 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French
Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
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Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
Reviewed 19 July 2013

The food was very good and reasonably priced. The menu had a nice variety on it. The service was excellent and our waiter spoke English. We were given a table by the window and had a terrific view of the area around the Louvre. The line was long, but it steadily moved. We had about a 15-20 minute wait to get in during peak lunch time. We were there on a rainy day so nobody was sitting outside. If the outside seating had been open, there might have been a shorter wait. If you don't want to leave the museum to look for a place to eat, this is a good choice.

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Reviewed 26 June 2013

Despite what other reviewers had to say, our experience here was very pleasant (perhaps my good French had something to do with that, though). The cafe is on the roof, and while you wait for your order (which for us was not long) you can walk around and check out the marble statues at the roof's edge, and enjoy great views of the Louvre's center courtyard. Our waiters were obliging and funny - took a photo of us together, cracked some jokes, chatted with us and each other. We enjoyed our sandwiches (ham and emmental cheese, tuna) and our Coca Light at our leisure, and the whole bill came to 16.50 euros (about $25 U.S.) - but this is France, and for lunch that's cheap! You can't see what you want to at the Louvre in "one fell swoop," take a time-out here!

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Reviewed 29 May 2013

The cafe is a nice spot to take a break while exploring the Louvre.

It can get very busy and you may need to wait for a table. The menu is fairly basic but adequate, prices are very reasonable for the location

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Reviewed 5 May 2013

To avoid absolutely, not welcoming and aggressive.
The waiting time is very long, one of the waiters(servers) does not bear that we point out it to him. At the price of the glass of orange juice we could wait for a more nice welcome. Personally I almost got up and to leave.

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Reviewed 5 April 2013

After spending several hours in Louvre, it was time to snatch a bite and like all visitors headed to the museum restaurant. The cafe was buzzing with people and getting a place was not easy. It was clear the space was constricted in the gallery space because the time of the year, in late November , did not permit the use of outside balconies. I guess seats there in summer must be a different experience. We stood in the queue and were shown a table in a few minutes. As expected the choice was limited and it took a while before we were served.As we watched the queue getting longer, we gobbled the food and vacated the table.

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Thank Sosi
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