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Joe Allen

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Les Halles
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30 rue Pierre Lescot, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 36 70 13
Today
12:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 00:30
Mon - Wed 12:00 - 00:30
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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Paris, France
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

You miss the States? You want a good burger in a low key setting? Thats Joe Allen. A Paris classic and always there when you need it.

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Thank TheodoreLs
Paris, France
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38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great food, good happy hour drinks. Come for the burgers which are a classic here in Paris. The waitress was not all that well informed of the menu, but very nice and smiley. A Paris classic.

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Thank TheodoreLs
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Joe Allen saved the day. If you are in Paris and looking for your typical American fare, Joes is a great option. Joe Allen is like many restaurants in American. They serve your classic cheeseburger, steak, etc. stay away from the buffalo wings because it's not real buffalo sauce. The staff were very nice and helpful. Great place to also... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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145 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Per TripAdvisor, we had Thanksgiving dinner...your choice of ham or turkey...our table had both and split. The turkey and ham were delicious, as were the stuffing, mash potatoes, sweet potatoes and greenbeans. Tasted like Thanksgiving at home...would highly recommend if you are in Paris for Thanksgiving. Service was leisurely, so don't be in a hurry!

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Southport
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74 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We went as it was close to our hotel. Lovely little restaurant with friendly staff. We both had cheeseburgers and it was amazing!!! Lovely and festive decorations too.

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Thank Torzy
Houston, Texas
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108 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

PRO'S: This is the go to spot in Paris for folks craving American food. We did 2016 Thanksgiving dinner here and enjoyed. Served well made guacamole & chips when seated and had fabulous gravy with solid dishes. Bourbon Pecan Pie for dessert was real deal. Had a rose' bottle with dinner and lots of selection on wine list. CON'S: Only... More 

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Paris
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291 reviews
237 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

My first trip to New York was at Joe Allen in the 70s. "First hamburger in Paris". Aux Halles. One always says it was better before. But I've never stopped visiting this French vision of America since then. Anyway here vision is not so far from reality. A classic diner. Inside hardwood decor, red brick walls, long mahogany bar, round... More 

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Thank Christophe M
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Went here to celebrate Wales' win in Euro 2016 and had a great night. Friendly staff and big measures. Would defo go back here, hopefully next weekend if Wales reach the Euro 2016 final

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Manchester
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Can't fault - nice relaxed atmosphere and very friendly atmosphere and staff, can't do enough for you. Will definitely be back before we head home

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New York City, New York
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

My family was in Paris during Thanksgiving week and we really were bummed that we weren't having our traditional turkey for the holiday. I looked up restaurants last minute that would have a turkey dinner. I saw rave reviews about this place and luckily they and space the day before Thanksgiving but were sold out for Thanksgiving day. The food... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:30
Monday
12:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:30
Thursday
12:00 - 01:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue Pierre Lescot, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 36 70 13

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Staying in Les Halles

Neighbourhood Profile
Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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