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Paris Nightlife

Au Lapin Agile

  • 22 rue des Saules Map It
  • Montmartre
  • Cabaret
  • Fodor's Choice

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An authentic survivor from the 19th century, Au Lapin Agile considers itself the doyen of cabarets. Founded in 1860, it inhabits the same modest house that was a favorite subject of painter Maurice Utrillo. It became the home-away-from-home for Braque, Modigliani, Apollinaire, and Picasso—who once paid for a meal with one of his paintings, then promptly exited and painted another that he named after this place. There are no topless dancers; this is a genuine French cabaret with songs, poetry, and humor (in French) in a pub-like setting. Entry is €28.

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22 rue des Saules, 18e, Paris, 75018, France

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