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Cafe Max

#7,081 of 14,328 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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7 avenue de la Motte Picquet, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 47 05 57 66
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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295 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great welcome by the manager of the place who is very friendly and helpful. The dishes are classical French and of quality and well prepared. Good selection of wines by the glass. will definitely go back

Thank Sabaudia73
Castro Valley, California
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120 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The food at Max cafe is fine, but the owner/manager stood near the entrance constantly smoking throughout the entire meal. Don't go out of your way, however if in the area it is fine for a quick bite.

Thank Chuck D
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Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food and great service . The owner is very friendly . This welcoming attitude is not very common in paris :) . Highly recommended

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Dijon, France
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Business lunch with Clients on a Friday - a great way to end the week. Cafe Max is a vibrant, intimate and elegant restaurant with simple table settings and crisp white linen. The place was awash with a mix of Parisiens, couples, business colleagues and a smattering of politicians. The menu is a sensible size and with plenty of classic... More 

Thank Adam G
Canberra, Australia
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

Staying near Max's while in Paris and looked on here to find out about it. I was surprised there weren't more reviews on trip advisor as it was excellent! Of the 6 dishes tried by our table, all the plates were clean at the end and the table wondering if we could possibly order just one more. The host was... More 

1 Thank allpoints2011
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2014 via mobile

We very much enjoyed our evening at Cafe Max. We were the only English speakers dining which added to the ambience of hearing only French in this lovely and cozy bistro. The proprietor Valdo was most gracious and we felt very welcomed. Our meals were delicious (steak au poivre and a canard special). We had fun practicing our French with... More 

Thank inpensione
Grasse, France
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 April 2014

Cafe Max is the Quintessential Paris Bistro, the owner Valdo is a first class host. The food is excellent, the price is right, the location is perfect....what more can anyone ask for!! Enjoy!!!

Thank 298TimC
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2013

My husband and I have the fondest memories of this place. The owner could not have been more gracious. I would recommend it but for fear that others discover it! Best night of our trip was spent there. Oh it could have been Paris and all that it is.

1 Thank rubiahell
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2013

food, atmosphere and Valdo the owner make of this place one of my favorites in Paris, the price is reasonable, and you can see celebrities as well as political figures (unfortunately ...)

2 Thank polyakov123
Canberra, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2012

Had quite a few meals here as the food was delicious. Good quality and very pleasant helpful staff that spoke excellent english.

2 Thank Almar1949

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Restaurant Details

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French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 avenue de la Motte Picquet, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 05 57 66

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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