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The Paris Cafe

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$$ - $$$
Financial District
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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119 South St, New York City, NY 10038-2014
+1 212-240-9797
11:00 - 02:00
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Sun 11:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Carolina, Puerto Rico
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great spot! My friends had the soup, veggie burger, pasta, wrap and crab cakes. No complaints!!! Worth the price. The manager even came to greet us and talk about the history of the restaurant. Definitely must come back next time i'm in the city. ❤️

1 Thank palopa2014
Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a lovely meal at The Paris Cafe. Had fish and chips- a very generous portion which was cooked really well. Also had some lovely cocktails. Would recommend this restaurant if you are in the area. A really nice vibe and really close to a fantastic view of Brooklyn Bridge!

Thank Becky A
Plainfield, Illinois, USA
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151 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Needed a late night bite and very few places in the city, let alone the seaport area were open. The Paris Café is open to 4am. We got in about 11 and could still get some lighter bites, that were all really good, along with very good drinks. The manhattans I had may have had the best kick ever. Neat... More 

Thank Dan V
Jefferson, WI
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to go to the Paris Cafe quite a bit when traveling on business, but had not been there in a while. The service and attitude of the bartenders has declined horribly. This used to be a friendly place, with good service, but I can't say that now. With the exception of some people who appeared to be close... More 

Thank Robert G
New York City, New York
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come here for lunch every so often and sit at the bar.....the bartender who is usually there is a hoot!!! Their roasted chicken is to die for so if you come here, make sure you give it a try!

Thank lee7323
Vancouver, Canada
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121 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We had just picked up theatre tickets at the Seaport TKTS booth and were looking for a lunch stop. We noticed a street sign advertising this place. After getting a bit lost finding South Street we did find the cafe with the help of some locals. The bar area is beautiful and the dining area complete with tin ceilings really... More 

1 Thank RMHBJH
Endwell, NY
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97 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We stopped at the Paris Cafe for cocktails before dinner. It was such a nice place that we came back the next day for lunch. The staff is very friendly and the food is very good.

1 Thank UpstateTraveller33
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We had dinner there recently. I ordered from the chef's specials. Short ribs. Very tender. Good size portions. Pricy but not outrageous.

Thank mfphilly645
New York City, New York
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My family just loves the Paris Cafe. We often have a family weekend brunch here. An amazing and wonderful restaurant, great food, lots of history around this place and the service and food is amazing. Looking forward to many more visits here

1 Thank A2012178
Great Western, Australia
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

The Paris Cafe is a gorgeous pub full of atmosphere and fantastic food. We were so lucky to find this place after our walk of the Brooklyn Bridge. Great wings and potato skins!

Thank holidayfamily552176

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
American, Bar, Pub, Brew Pub, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 South St, New York City, NY 10038-2014
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > Financial District
  • Neighbourhood: Financial District
  • Phone Number: +1 212-240-9797

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Financial District
At the southernmost tip of Manhattan, the Financial District is where New York City began as a center of commerce. Today, the historic streets and beautiful setting are complemented by museums, countless skyscrapers, and the heart of the Financial District, home to Wall Street and the New York Stock Exchange. Catch the Staten Island Ferry for an unbeatable view of the skyline and Statue of Liberty, or sail to Ellis Island to learn about the vital immigrant history of the city.
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