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Cafe de l'Esplanade

52 rue Fabert, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 47 05 38 80
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good38%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
52 rue Fabert, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed today

We came out of Les Invalides and were very hungry. It wasn't dinner time yet but we walked into the cafe, wearing sight seeing attire, and asked if they would serve us. The host was most gracious, ignored our grubby attire, and seated us. The...More

Thank jill f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on our way from Invalids when spotted the beautiful cafe. The waiter was very friendly and spoke very good English . The ambiance was very classy and the food superb

Thank Nooshin F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a late supper here and thoroughly enjoyed every minute and bite! We had a nice table with a great view of Invalides, and although we had to wait for service, our waiter proved to be very helpful and friendly. We shared the foie...More

Thank j0s763
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Nice restaurant on a nice location, near Invalides. The food was great, the drinks were very good, the service was ok, but could be better and more polite for a restaurant like that, they did not like when I asked for menu in English, since...More

Thank sonjamamic
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

It's a great place near les invalides, went there while some friends enter les invalides. The food was great the service was awesome and the drinks were beyond expected.

Thank Luis E
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This restaurant was very good! Smaller portions like I expected in France, unlike other cafes that we visited during our trip. But ever so tasty!

Thank eg1234226
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

Great place with good service and top foods in all categories. Also wonderful wine to complement the meals. Good music and nice atmosphere.

Thank Paal B
Reviewed 14 December 2016

Ok, so off the bat, this is not the best restaurant in Paris, But it doesn't pretend to be. So you get what you should be expecting: a good 'brasserie' fare, with no thrills, but no (bad) surprises. The food is good, the service is...More

Thank r0lu0s
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

A very nice welcome then ... you wait for more than 10 minutes to have someone to come and see you Expensive and not very good kind of place where it is the want to be seen but with a nice location... Great for them...More

Thank AiTrip
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Good location, good food, they don't have an English menu which I found very strange since it's a costes restaurant. The service is also costes standard... I specifically asked for ketchup and mayonnaise for my fries, when the food arrived they didn't bring any so...More

Thank ssandriss
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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Can we make a reservation online?
23 November 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from MarieChantal75 | Reviewed this property |
Yes call it's best or open table always made reservation by phone myself specialy in Paris in French but they do speak English as well.
Richard T
Why do you make it so difficult to see your website in the US??? I've been dining at L'Esplanade for 10+ years and used to be able to access the website easily....Now it is virtually impossible...I don't understand why... Thanks
28 July 2015|
Response from MarieChantal75 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Believe they have NO private website only trough Hepl,Fork,Michelin guide ...they don't need to have a webside they well enough famous,they are Costes cafe maybe at Costes you find all their establishments hotels... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
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07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 rue Fabert, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 05 38 80
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