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Cafe des Musees

49 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 96 17
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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8:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
49 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excellent lunch close to Musée Picasso. Pleasant atmosphere and very tasty food at a good price with good service. A 3 course lunch was 21Euro. My beef Bouillon was delicious. Fresh, sharp flavors with fried parsley and julienned beef. Salmon tartare entree was heavy on...More

Thank Abra39
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Abra39, Thanks for reviewing your experience at Café des Musées, all the team is very happy that your enjoyed your time with us. We work hard all year long to find the best independent and local producers. Our chef Daï and pastry Chef Ruri...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a quick lunch - the tuna tataki was not that good, the tuna not being very tender. The veal with mushrooms in a creamy stew was very good. Service efficient. But its not a calm place- a bit to crowded and the tables very...More

Thank Hans L
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Hans, Thank you for sharing your experience at Café des Musées, We are happy you enjoyed our veal. The recipe you describe is called a "Blanquette de veau". One of our favorites and most famous family recipe in France :) We love it and...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A young team has been trying to restaure the former excellent reputation, blackened by the las owner. I must say that that their efforts are seen and tasted in our plate. Everything was fresh and delicious. The menu is quite short almost exclusevely with meat.A...More

Thank Verneuil13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

food and location great. Veal was awesome. Service was OK, but fellow diners and locals told us they eat there often and thus meant to us it was good enough to return to.

2  Thank _ericnmeek
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don't let the word "café" fool you, this is an upper scale bistro. You could eat for 15 Euros but a full meal will cost around 40 Euros including wine. Given the quality of the food the price is fair, though. Pros: - Excellent classic...More

2  Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I was recently staying in the Rue de Turenne, and had breakfast twice in this local restaurant. The price is very fair, and the offer simple and tasty - great apricot conserve! I sadly didn't get the chance to eat dinner there, but will return!...More

2  Thank Martin L
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Martin, We are very pleased you enjoyed your breakfast at Café des Musées, As well as with our cuisine, we work with local bio bakeries and coffee roaster to ensure the best taste and freshness. Our pastry Chef Ruri makes the all our jams...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

I enjoyed some of the best duck that I had whilst in Paris. The service was splendid and the food was just delicious! This was a one of the excellent recommendations from the Paris by Mouth Food Tour my husband and I attended and I...More

2  Thank JodiDanTravel
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We had steak frites and a delicious salad entree at this small brasserie on the far eastern side of the Marais neighborhood. From the maitre d' through the wait staff, we were greeted and treated like long-time regulars.

1  Thank jimhopkins
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Had my first dinner in this place when visiting Paris in July , very good choice best Gazpacho I 'ever had , and delicious sword fish , friendly service from young waitress that when I was leaving, said thank you and told me to come...More

2  Thank Artigasboy
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Artigasboy, We are delighted you enjoyed your diner at Café des Musées. We work hard to deliver our promise: a true bistrot cuisine made with fresh products every day executed by Chefs from the gastronomic world. Our Japanese Chefs, Daï and Ruri, have a...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stopped for lunch while visiting the Marais and Place Des Vosges. Restaurant was recommended by a friend. We had a really excellent meal. We ordered a mix of seasonal and standard menu items. I am a big fan of steak tartare (raw beef) and their's...More

1  Thank Michel C
Christophe R, Directeur général at Cafe des Musees, responded to this reviewResponded 14 September 2017

Dear Michel, Thank you for this nice feedback ! Having such a nice review for the meat from Texans is the best present we could have :) We select our meat with producers directly, in order to guarantee the best quality. We ensure also it...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$41
Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 72 96 17
Located in the famous area of Le Marais, Le Café des Musées is an authentic parisian "bistrot" that owes its reputation to its fine cuisine and its warm ambiance. Our food & wine menus evolve as the seasons go by, to propose you the best of what our French regions have to offer.
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