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Cafe de l'Esplanade

52 rue Fabert, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 47 05 38 80
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good37%
  • Average17%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible10%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
52 rue Fabert, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Every time we come to Paris, we come back here. While Paris has a lot of great restaurants, this is one of our favorites. The food is always outstanding, staff great, and the location is just next to the military museum. We try to make...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our 5th visit over the years confirmed our past. Classic french choices with enough menu variety to please anyone. Location right outside Invalides museum, with a great view outdoors in good weather. Great wine list, both reasonable choices and higher end if desired. As a...More

Thank Marc D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely peaceful area overlooking the magnificent invalides.Corner restaurant with outside dining if weather weather is favourable .Staff very friendly and helpful.Food and drink excellent .All added up to an extremely pleasant Sunday afternoon .

Thank epocmot
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Food was all delicious. I had the mushroom and parmesan salad and the filet and fries.(only thing was it had a sprinkling of salt which it did not need, b/c of the saltiness of the parmesan) Nothing terribly exciting but they did it to perfection....More

Thank shirley742015
Reviewed 11 March 2018

Another Costes group place just front of the Invalides . The restaurant is nice, well placed, good music and nice atmosphere. Probably one of the nicest terraces in Paris. I reserved for Sunday lunch table for 2. We were seated and ignored for 20 minutes....More

Thank Doron N
Reviewed 9 March 2018

My kids had a club sandwich and french fries. Look nice and yummy, BUT the club sandwich was still frozen inside, so I complained and they just told me it's the way it is. They have no time to prepare at the last minute, so...More

Thank EricMarc88
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped close by a the Cannons here and spotted this very nice restaurant - absolutely fabulous food well presented and delicious - the ambiance was amazing - we didn’t require reservations but an expensive meal - the menu made our mouth water and we...More

Thank AdrianWhitehead
Reviewed 25 January 2018 via mobile

Saturday night dinner at l’Esplanade has a buzz. A very good looking crowd gathers for fun and a good meal. The service is very friendly, they are helpful and courteous. The atmosphere is very pleasant. Food is of good quality. An experience to repeat.

Thank Validai
Reviewed 10 January 2018

The quality of the food, the presentation, the sitting are all very nice but the experience is somewhat tarnished by the very slow service. We were a set of five, we ordered different plates on the menu and all of us were vey happy with...More

Thank Jean Pierre S
Reviewed 29 December 2017

after visiting the Musee des Invalides we were looking for a modest café and went here, to discover excellent food, polished service at a sane price. Very pleasing!

Thank upintheairglobally
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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24 November 2015|
AnswerShow 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
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
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Average prices
US$ 124
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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