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Cafe de l'empire

) #2,429 of 14,585 Restaurants in Paris $$ - $$$ French, Cafe, European
17 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 40 15 91 18
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good46%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“duck confit” (18 reviews)
“salads” (17 reviews)
“tartine” (10 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:30All hours
French, Cafe, European
$$ - $$$
17 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 161 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were lured into this place due to the very decent prices and it did not disappoint. A classic lunchtime eaterie, with a mix of both French locals and tourists. We had chicken and mashed potatoes which were delicious, followed by a tasty Creme Brulee....More

Thank hcurrey07
Reviewed 1 week ago

Found this randomly while visiting musee d'orsay. The best carpaccio I had in Paris. Fruit salad was uniquely flavored and well executed. Excellent attention to details and server was very kind.

Thank Jelena O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommend by our air bnb host so we thought it would be great as she claimed it to be very famous. We had steak frites, roast chicken with mashed potatoes and the duck confit and house Cote du Rhonda wine. The wine...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the best cafe in Paris if you ask me; the prices are reasonable, you can get food all day long (starting at lunch) and the pommes salardaise are out of this world. I've had everything on the menu, and now I mostly stay...More

Thank Jacob B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very small and cozy but nice food. the staff is very friendly and efficient. huge plates of food though

Thank MF543
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A really good cafe with excellent food with brilliant staff. The place is semi typical French with staff who speak excellent English and happy to describe the food. Was served very fast but not rushed. A really comfortable cafe restaurant just off the beaten track...More

Thank Howard-Liverpool
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at this Cafe on a recommendation, glad we took it. We were welcomed by our waitress and given the English menu when she realised that my French wasn't going to be the common language. We sat by the open window, allowing my partner to...More

Thank funnybird64
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We had a lovely meal here and would definitely recommend. They had options for vegetarians which isn't always easy and they were delicious!

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was our first dining experience in Paris and was within easy walking distance of our hotel. The seating was open to the street, practically al fresco, so we enjoyed the vibe of the neighborhood from our table. I ordered baked chicken with buttery mashed...More

Thank teresagreer2016
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Had lunch from this restaurant . Kind of ok situation. Don't know much about french cusines.. not sure this is the best place for lunch. Had some fried chicken with mash and salmon which tasted raw to me.

Thank Anwin T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 15 91 18
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