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Cafe des Musees

$$ - $$$
Le Marais
As featured in Paris For Food Lovers
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49 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 96 17
08:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:30
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 23:00
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the restaurant and I can say that the food was delicious and the staff service was just staggering!! Quite nice experience in a very friendly and a warm place.

2 Thank Marios A
Huntington Beach, California
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband,daughter and I stopped in for dinner after a long day of sightseeing. We are from California. Jean Marc was our waiter and he did a fantastic job making us feel comfortable and at home. All the staff were dressed in nice suits, and very professional and fun. They spoke English for us. As I am allergic to gluten,... More 

2 Thank Tamara M
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entrees were good (trine and soup) and saved the evening, because the main courses were largely disappointing- chicken stew was just bad, and though we barely touched it and stated it wasn't good- we didn't get something instead nor was it deducted from our check. The duck was served almost cold and was hard to chew. For their price... More 

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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Well I turned up without having booked and they got me a table straight away despite the fact that it was busy. Prompt and friendly service with an English menu povided. The food was very tasty - mushroom soup and lambtastic stew (a bit short on pots). I asked for a glass of medium red wine which they did and... More 

1 Thank Pip G
Boulder, Colorado
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413 reviews
295 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easily our favorite meal in Paris. The menu features classics as well as vegetarian options. I enjoyed snails in mushrooms and steak frites. My wife had potato soup and a vegetable plate. All the food was excellent. Service was very helpful and attentive. Extensive wines by the glass. Convivial atmosphere. This experience captures the best of Paris dining.

1 Thank Peter V
Oslo, Norway
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566 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good french menu. Excellent entrecote and a not so bad lamb shoulder both for 2. The Japenese chef masters very well traditional French cuisine. Very good deserts more particularly the apple and strawberry pies.

Thank Tanmouss
london england
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101 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an enjoyable meal here with friends. My fish was underwhelming, but the starter of mushrooms and snails was fantastic and others in the group had lamb and duck which they said was superb. Desserts were outstanding.

2 Thank ebrington
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On this last Sunday on our way to visit Musee Picasso we saw this simple but we'll appointed Cafe, and luckily stopped. Simple Continental breakfast, well not quite when you bread is tasty and crispy​, the butter is decent, the jam is real, juice tastes like real fruit and coffee is perfect, all with a great smile! Well we came... More 

2 Thank Cari0cadaGema
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130 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I found CdM 9 years ago, and have been coming back pretty much every visit since then. There has rarely been anything amazing that screams....'oh, I hope that's still on the menu' since nothing exactly every is, but consistency is it's own reward and it's own solace....and that's why we keep coming back. Fish/meat/salads....it's all good and... More 

2 Thank Kevin C
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68 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This cafe has been a favorite on past trips to Paris. We were surprised it was not bustling for lunch the day of our reservation.....in fact, only a few tables were taken. Could have been the day of the week, or maybe the other reviewers are correct that it has gone down hill. Meal was not particularly memorable, and service... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Rue de Turenne, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 72 96 17
Located in the famous area of Le Marais, Le Café des Musées is an authentic parisian "bistrot" that owes its reputation to its fine cuisine and its warm ambiance. Our food & wine menus evolve as the seasons go by, to propose you the best of what our French regions have to offer.

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

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Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets that beg to be explored. It bursts with small boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner, you'll come across little gems of architecture spanning the centuries, from understated medieval towers to classical libraries and 17th century splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of people of all ages, but it's best known for the gay scene mostly in the south and the Jewish community around Rue des Rosiers.
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