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Chez la Mere Catherine

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6 Place du Tertre, 75018 Paris, France
+33 1 46 06 32 69
12:00 - 00:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On of the coolest areas on the planet is the artists square the 'place du Tertre' if you fancy a jazz atmosphere with cool tunes, velour material wallpaper and a sense of relaxed calm a good place to stop, sit outside or inside, coffee good, crepes good, prices ok for area, service average but all in all a good pit... More 

Thank Fred F
A Estrada, Spain
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good ambience, with live music. But that's it. The food is regular for the price of the menu and the water... Was it made from unicorn tears? It could be for that price...!

Thank Natalia F
Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere was superb ! We enjoyed the singer with her Edith Piaf repertoire, met a lovely couple. An evening to remember !

Thank 65Yolanda
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Greeted by a very friendly waitress and had the most wonderful breakfast which was excellent value considering the prime location at Montmartre. A great spot to eat and drink while watching the world go by and would thoroughly recommend.

Thank Thehbk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very delicious home made foods. You must try onion soup, it was really amazing. Also beaf bourbignoun was delicious ,big porsions, very good location of montmartre

Thank tugbaelibal
Vancouver, Canada
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing piano player, very good food and a hospitable server will make you a night to remember. Try the fried frog leg.

Thank Michael H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We first stumbled upon this bistro whilst on holiday in 2015 and had the most magical and romantic evening. This is now a must-go venue whenever we are in Paris. The beef bourguignon is absolutely amazing, the wines are delicious and, if you go on Sunday to Wednesday, they have a wonderful chanteur named Max, who has a lovely voice,... More 

Thank mjayhazlewood
New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

We sopped at Chez la Mere Catherine after walking up the hills to Montmarte. They immediately sat us outside and our waiter was wonderful! We had escargo, mussels and fries and a lovely bottle of wine. Everything was delicious and we enjoyed people watching as much as we enjoyed our dining experience. Our waiter was very attentive and he was... More 

Thank MamaSing21
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Saw previous reviews and decided to try for lunch. Perfect location right on the Place due Tertre before visiting Sacre Coeur. They were very helpful with assisting us with meals as my son as a nut and peanut allergy. No issues at all and the food was quite good.

Thank NutAllergyMom
Osijek, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Great food with reasonable price, amazing staff (especially our waiter) and amazing atmosphere made by musician (live piano + singing).

Thank 8valexxx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$40
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Place du Tertre, 75018 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montmartre
  • Neighbourhood: Montmartre
  • Phone Number: +33 1 46 06 32 69
One of Paris' most historic restaurants, founded in 1793 by Catherine Lemoine, the decor of Chez la Mere Catherine respects its past, retaining features such as traditional antiques, chairs and a bar. Spread throughout large rustic rooms, this is the original 'bistro' overlooking the city, with a peaceful garden and a blooming flowery terrace for wonderful summer dining. Although the menu has certainly changed over the years to meet the wishes of the clientele, the changes are not so radical as to stray from the typical cuisine of France. Offerings on the menu include Honey Confit of Suckling Pig, Ginger Grilled Frog's Legs and Seabream with Mango Coulis, amongst other delights. Entertaining you with performances of yesteryear, cabaret singers put on a show every night, whilst you enjoy your dinner in the romantic atmosphere of the village of Montmarte.

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Staying in Montmartre

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Montmartre is a bustling mix of cultures, colours, and styles which changes from one street to another. Ride the funicular (or, for a real workout, climb the steps) to the sublime Sacré-Coeur (Basilica of the Sacred Heart) with its inspiring view of the city. The church is surrounded by provincial streets and piano bars where tourists, artists, and street entertainers thrive. At the foot of the hill, Boulevard de Clichy features shops not intended for young audiences, while residences are scattered to the north and east. The diverse population includes a large part from the Arab-speaking world, Africa, and Turkey. It’s a corner of Paris full of life and dynamism with charms that can’t be found anywhere else.
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