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Le Cafe Etienne

#11,473 of 13,903 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$
Les Halles
French, Bar, Cafe
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14 rue de Turbigo, Paris, France
+33 1 42 36 79 46
06:00 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 06:00 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 08:00 - 02:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Cool brunch with so much food. For us girls at least. And the waiter Antoine was super cool, super attentive :) ..........

Thank Anna P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Best in 3 days paris. Had the risotto with chicken and chorizo. Just enough and a good price for the standards in paris .

Thank Arnout v
Lahaina, Hawaii
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73 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were hungry after having massages near the Place des Halles area. Found this place across from Joe Allen's American restaurant near the Etienne Marcel metro stop. Greeted by a nice guy who spoke great English named Guillome. We decided on French onion soup first. It came to the table barely warm and was salty and peppery.... More 

Thank krazykane
San Clemente, California
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78 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2016 via mobile

Stopped in around 1:30 for lunch, several items including the daily special were already sold out. Staff were mostly nice but very busy, perhaps understaffed. The food was okay but nothing special. Saw a group of kids (18-ish), they all ordered burgers and fries which looked better than my risotto. Only one visit, so perhaps a second visit would be... More 

Thank Tanq K
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2015

Service is OK good to sit have a smoke and watch the world go be on a busy noisey corner. The food I have eaten here twice not sure why a second time must have short tern memory lost. Sorry but it's as bad a Paris can offer.

Thank SydneyChippy
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2014

We had 2 of their salads for lunch. Good, fresh and large. Good value for the price. The drinks were a bit expensive, and the service was a bit hit and miss, even though we had an early lunch and they were not that busy.

Thank GregandWinnie
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014 via mobile

We had lunch today whilst waiting to check in to our accommodation. Waited 40 mins for a beef tartare and a salad. Salad came without avocado for some strange reason when it was clearly stated on the menu. When they gave us some avocado it was mostly brown. If I had that at home I would throw it out. Apart... More 

Thank bradrhys
Paris, France
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3 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2012

Yes this café is cheap, but the food my friend and I had today was really mediocre. The table and menus were very sticky and the place gives a general air of not being too keen on cleanliness.

Thank KlowiC
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2011

A highlight of our trip. We're coming back. It's a must see when in Paris.

Thank Warren G
Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2011

Really enjoyed our meal. the service was exceptional. A Home run.

Thank Linda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    2 of 5 bubbles
French, Bar, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
06:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 rue de Turbigo, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 36 79 46

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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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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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