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“A nice corner cafe”
Review of Bistrot Populaire

Bistrot Populaire
Ranked #7,227 of 17,628 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: US$12 - US$35
Cuisines: European, French
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Le Marais
Reviewed 18 March 2013 via mobile

Stopped in for a cheese plate and beer. Nice atmosphere quick service and reasonable prices. We're we're just killing time while waiting on the camera shop to make a repair. This cafe offers a full bar with a wide range of food options

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Thank Chris C
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Reviewed 3 March 2013

We went for breakfast twice and on the first day we were overcharged for the standard meal withiout any explanation before ordering our baguettes. Very bad practice in our opinion. The waitress was extremely offhand. We gave the place the benefit of the doubt the following morning and we both had mugs that were badly chipped. We pointed this out and the waitress told us that they are all the same with no apology or offer to change!
Don't try breakfast at this place until they get new staff in the morning.

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Thank travellerRichmond
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Reviewed 7 February 2013

Many of the corner cafes on Blvd Beaumarchais haven't been updated in years. It kind of makes them feel authentic, but they are a little scuzzy and uninviting. While the Marais has gone quite upscale over the years, the main street that borders it does not share the same cache. Slowly, that is changing and Bistrot Populaire is one of the few restaurants on the street that has been modernized and improved. Aside from its fresh pop look, it has an authentic rotisserie, and their new espresso machine is high tech and gleaming. My lunch of roasted lamb was superb, the mache salad with beets delightful and fresh. My friend's meal off the reasonably priced daily menu (18E) was just as inviting. I'm looking forward to a return visit just to try more of their rotisserie meats.

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Thank parisamour
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Reviewed 13 August 2012

We (unfortunately) don't speak the language and we were lucky that one of the servers was fluent in english. She helped us with the dinner menu and we chose well. The food was really quite good. It's a little gem !

Thank Nikki C
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Reviewed 9 May 2012

While satying in a hotel nearby, I went to the bistrot every morning for the 6EU petite dejunier. It consisted of cofeee, orange juice and tartine with jam and butter. The staff was very friendly, spoke English (which was very helpful for me!). The atmosphere is retro 50-60's. I did not have a chance to eat lunch or dinner here, but it appeared very "popular" with the locals. There is indoor and outdoor seating, which makes it a great spot for people watching on the busy Boulevard Beaumarchais. Easily found at the Chemin Vert metro stop....

Thank nancyb926
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