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Café des Musées

Café des Musées Review

Warm and authentic, this bustling little bistro offers a convivial slice of Parisian life—and excellent value. Here traditional French bistro fare is adapted to a modern audience, and the best choices are the old tried-and-trues: hand-cut tartare de boeuf; rare entrecôte served with a side of golden-crisp frites and homemade Béarnaise; and the classic parmentier with pheasant instead of the usual ground beef. Portions are ample, but save room for dessert: old-style favorites like diplomate aux cherises, a rum-soaked, cherry-laden sponge cake, or the terrine de chocolate with crème Anglaise are not to be missed. Fixed menus are a bargain at €15 for lunch and €25 for dinner.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 49 rue de Turenne, 3e Marais, Paris, 75003 | Map It
  • Phone: 01–42–72–96–17
  • Metro St-Paul.
  • Location: Marais

    Restaurant Details

  • Reservations essential.
  • Credit cards accepted.
  • Closed Aug., 1 wk in Jan.
Updated: 02-19-2014

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