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“Best steak ever!”
Review of Clown Bar

Clown Bar
Ranked #1,377 of 17,601 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
Reviewed 23 March 2013

Had a carpaccio for a starter, which was good but not exceptional. Same can't be said about the main course, hanger steak, which was most likely the best steak I've ever had. Excellent meat done just perfectly!

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Thank Sparky1hki
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Reviewed 21 January 2013

This is a fun wine bar with a clown theme. The owner use to travel all over Paris looking for great wines and pair them up with food. Now he just serves great wine and a simple menu.

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Thank synthiab
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Reviewed 13 January 2013

Having gone there over 20 times, we always look forward to our dining experience. But it's more than that. No coincidence; it sits next to the Circue D'Hiver. Joe the owner is almost always there, and the Clown Bar reflects his eclectic personality. It's a neighborhood place, not too many Americans, but lots of regulars, We always start off with a Vouvray Brut (and Joe usually joins us). A very good selection of wines that you normally don't find here in the States. The food is solid, great desserts, and not particularly expensive. While you're dining. look over his vast array of clowns (2 of them courtesy of us).
If you have a "clown-phobia", this is not your venue. This place is our little secret, but perhaps not for long.

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Thank OregonMike84
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Reviewed 18 May 2012

By far the best meal we've had so far in Paris. Friendly, relaxed and brilliant food with reasonable prices, especially if you get there early! The desserts were fantastic and very delicate. The Clown Bar is a great place to go for a great meal. Highly Recommended.

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Thank Janet S
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Reviewed 16 January 2012

I have to say we went to this dingy restaurant out of desperation being a Monday most others were closed the decor is bizarre to say the least and somewhat disturbing. The food was terrible , for a child to not eat French fries is reflective of the quality try and find a McDonalds and that is saying something!

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