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Harry's New York Bar

#11 of 429 Nightlife in Paris
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Address: 5 rue Daunou, 75002 Paris, France
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+33 1 42 61 71 14
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This old bar was a favorite hangout of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest...

This old bar was a favorite hangout of F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway in the 1920s.

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You Have to Visit at Least Once!

A charming bar with great ambience and lots of history. Expensive? You bet, but worth it for at least one. Live a little!

Reviewed 1 week ago
Intrepid T
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Ottawa, Canada
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Think that's all I need to say really. Great bar and atmosphere but costly for two drinks. Friendly staff.

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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A charming bar with great ambience and lots of history. Expensive? You bet, but worth it for at least one. Live a little!

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Texas
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139 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great ambiance as you walk into the "Oldest Cocktail Bar in Europe", but it's quickly tempered by the very aloof bartender. The $15 bloody mary we were begrudgingly served was pretty mediocre. The place had a really great old world feel, but the prices, drink quality, and service caused us to quickly close out and be on our way.

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Hazlet, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So, we stumble across Harry's New York Bar while wandering back to our hotel. Since my wife's grandfather is a New Yorker named Harry, we have to stop. I want to start by setting some expectations here. It's a New York themed bar in Paris. And it looks like an old NYC bar, with dark wood and lots of pennants... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made the pilgrimage to Harry's Bar in Paris yesterday and was disappointed to find a basic sports bar type atmosphere, filled with typical American tourists with not so good drinks. Sat at a table in the back, in a quite stuffy room and ordered the sidecar. Received a drink that was mostly tart, with sour lemon and barely any cognac.... More 

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Rathdrum, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in for a few drinks and to listen to the piano jazz that was playing. This bar has heavy history and is definitely worth a stop. Tons of great memorabilia in an intimate setting. Check it out you will like it.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Bloody Mary. But nothing too special. Too much "Americana" for my taste. Your in Paris, probably go somewhere Parisian.

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Thank David E
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Very disappointing, for a so called " Famous cocktail bar " in Paris !!!! Worst Margarita in my life !!!! If you have 16€ to lose try it ....

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Sebastian, Florida
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

This can be a fun place to stop for a drink or a waste of time. It depends on who is tending bar. The younger bar tenders are friendly and helpful. Some of the "older" bar tenders might ignore you and bus tables rather than serve you a drink. If you get ignored trying to be served, just eat the... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. Harry's is a bar, not a restaurant. That said...at lunch they have a few items to eat. The club sandwich was magnificent! Comes with a drink for 19 euros. My husband and I split the sandwich and it was perfect...Harry's is relaxed at lunch time. Not many people when we were there.

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