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Le Cardinal

#811 of 14,158 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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5 Place de la Porte de Saint Cloud, 75016 Paris, France
+33 1 45 27 38 63
07:00 - 01:00
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the places to eat in Paris, I ate here 2 times in the week I was here. What a great place. Fabulous food, friendly staff and a wonderful environment. It was a very short walk from the hotel. I would definitely recommend trying this if you are in the area.

Thank David R
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443 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We had lunch at Le Cardinal in December 2016. The café is on Boulevard St Germain, in the more local part of it, close to its western end. We had the lunch special with onglet and homemade fries. Very well cooked and reasonably priced. Extremely welcoming staff. Highly recommended.

Thank Guillaume R
Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Good restaurant for midweek informal business in this area of Paris Good location and good outside seating

Thank webby_169
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

This brasserie is nice, the decor inside a bit old, but the food is very good. The staff is very attentive and took good care of me on every occasion I have been there. Of special mention is the Rhum Baba, which is humongous. The house mashed potatoes and onglet de boeuf are also something special.

Thank AnutterTraveler
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221 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We were staying nearby for the weekend and arrived at the restaurant without a booking on the Friday night, table of 4. We had a nice welcome from Sengo, our lovely waitress, who then made it her mission to look after us - she did so well, we returned on the Sunday evening. The food is exquisite and reasonably priced... More 

Thank Felicity69Hull
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were on a one day walk through of Paris from the chunnel train. We wanted a true taste of Paris, and Le Cardinal delivered. The escargot was deliciously garlicy, loved dipping the fresh bread in the butter. The French onion soup was rich and bold, tons of cheese and bread. My grilled lamb was cooked perfectly, and oh, so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I have tried the squid and pâté starters, both of which are very nice ( squid is fresh, parsley and garlic sauce is like a legitimised tartare sauce, the plum chutney with the pâté is home made ) Have had the steaks, king prawns with curry sauce, and also the duck main courses - all of which have been perfect.... More 

Thank nicholas l
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

very friendly personal. they do treat you like a family (after I came there just a 3 times they knew my order and favorite spot). thanks! that won't be only 3 times, I'm sure

Thank renatmin
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Visited with my son prior to attending the Wales v Northern Ireland UEFA game. The atmosphere is quite palpable immediately you enter and the extremely friendly staff make you welcome right from the outset. The interior is immaculate, comfortable and was a world away from the thousands of football fans thronging the streets in the immediate vicinity. The clientele was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

This restaurant was very close to the hotel we were staying while touring Paris. I did some search on a few restaurants around Porte de St. Cloud and decided on this one based on the recommendation by the hotel staff and TripAdvisor's review. The service is relatively up market with cloth serviette & table cloths. The waiters spoke very good... More 

Thank Qisiang R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, International, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
07:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Place de la Porte de Saint Cloud, 75016 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 27 38 63

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?