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Cafe Blanc

#1,208 of 14,219 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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10 rue Croix des Petits Champs, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 33 55 85
08:00 - 02:00
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Montana Rose
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900 reviews
363 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 425 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

We needed a place for lunch before going to the Louvre...we walked the neighborhood, and this place had the most people in it by far, so we went in. Most of the clientele seemed like repeat customers, and fortunately, we lucked out and got a table. This ended up being a great pick. The waiters were very nice and service... More 

Thank MTRose
Holyhead, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017

The building was a little shabby, water from the roof was leaking on to the seats in places, but it was very pleasant otherwise. The menu was not extensive, however there were some lovely meals. The Country Salad with baked Camembert was exceptional. The staff were very friendly and cheerful. A lovely evening.

Thank GinaFDEY
Fresno, California
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41 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The reputation for Paris cafe waiters being rude is incorrect. These guys were very polite and friendly, didn't give me a hard time about not speaking French, and had good food to boot. I had the cheeseburger, and it was American quality, so I was quite happy. Very close to the Louvre, and inexpensive.

Thank Martymad0001
Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Loved the chicken breast dish. Cozy, local cafe with fresh, tasty dishes. Friendly server. They speak English too :)

Thank Michael H
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I used to live quite close to this place and visit it on a regular base. It is a typical French cafe with great food. The service is sometimes perfect, sometimes a bit weird and slow. I can recommend their burger and steak and the house red wine is very delicious. I find the prices a bit too high but... More 

Thank Sabinna R
Reading, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Classic cafe - crowded (evenings) and quite noisy but full of life. Oddly, given the location near the Louvre, vast majority of the customers appear ro be local. Simple menu, well prepared food. Service good and good value.

Thank robw48
British Columbia, Canada
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Good food, good service, reasonable prices, good location. What more do you want? Oeufs cocotte creamy and delicious, steak tartare excellent. Give it a try.

Thank TRexQC
Montreal, Canada
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253 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 308 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I visited Cafe blanc after a long visit to the Louvre to grab a bite and rest a bit. It was a nice experience but nothing too special about it. It is located 5 minutes away from the Louvre museum. You can get there by foot or by car but I strongly recommend walking there since parking would be tough... More 

Thank SagaLEB
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

Title says it all! Try the pasta dishes or the chicken salad! #YumYumGood! Walking distance to the Louvre and other nearby shops.

Thank Keneisha M
Wilmington, Delaware
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We had such great food here the last time we were in Paris that we made a trip across town to have lunch at cafe blanc, the day we arrived in town again. Not great this time. We ordered a couple of salads that we had liked so much from the previous trip but neither had much flavor. My husband... More 

Thank Wendi91

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue Croix des Petits Champs, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 33 55 85

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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