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Harry's New York Bar

#12 of 422 Nightlife in Paris
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Address: 5 rue Daunou, 75002 Paris, France
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+33 1 42 61 71 14
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This old bar was a favorite hangout of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest...

This old bar was a favorite hangout of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway in the 1920s.

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Sixth or seventh visit...

Compulsory visitation when we are in Paris, relaxed vibe, great cocktails, friendly bar-staff, exorbitant prices. You know exactly what you are paying for and getting. Fantastic... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Killin, United Kingdom
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Bloody Mary. But nothing too special. Too much "Americana" for my taste. Your in Paris, probably go somewhere Parisian.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointing, for a so called " Famous cocktail bar " in Paris !!!! Worst Margarita in my life !!!! If you have 16€ to lose try it ....

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Sebastian, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This can be a fun place to stop for a drink or a waste of time. It depends on who is tending bar. The younger bar tenders are friendly and helpful. Some of the "older" bar tenders might ignore you and bus tables rather than serve you a drink. If you get ignored trying to be served, just eat the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. Harry's is a bar, not a restaurant. That said...at lunch they have a few items to eat. The club sandwich was magnificent! Comes with a drink for 19 euros. My husband and I split the sandwich and it was perfect...Harry's is relaxed at lunch time. Not many people when we were there.

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Hellertown, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every trip to Paris includes a visit to Harry's. My favorite bar in Paris. This trip made it my 6th visit. It's relaxed, kinda dingy, very friendly. Not a huge upscale kind of place, but I love it anyway. On our way to see an Opera at Garnier and stopped in for my usual martini. Love it when the bartender... More 

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Grand Island, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here fo one thing: The Bloody Mary, since this is the home of this drink. It was probably the most expensive Bloody Mary I have ever had but was worth it anyways for the history. It is just an average Bloody Mary, nothing special nor fancy. It is a full bar so the bartenders can whip up any... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Harry's is legendary and deserves its reputation... A brief pit-stop on a Saturday afternoon turned into an attempt (by me) to conquer the cocktail menu - albeit after two I had to admit defeat and switch to beer! Harry's is just effortlessly brilliant - although it was surprisingly quiet for a Saturday afternoon it just felt immediately like home. Laurent... More 

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Killin, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Compulsory visitation when we are in Paris, relaxed vibe, great cocktails, friendly bar-staff, exorbitant prices. You know exactly what you are paying for and getting. Fantastic bar for a couple of stiffeners to set you on your way for the weekend.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Wonderful place to stop in for a famous cocktail and a hot dog. We stopped in during the late afternoon which seems to be their quiet time. Since I'm a cocktail bartender, we made immediate friends with the staff. Our French was as bad as their English. I had a French 75 (a little different with absinthe!). Great memories!

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

We stopped in to order my favorite drink, The French 75, as it was created there. It's worth stopping in for that and the other historic cocktails. The atmosphere wasn't all that impressive, although we did stop in during the day. There were quite a bit of flies all over the bar but the drinks were good.

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