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Carpe Diem Cafe

#2,720 of 14,644 Restaurants in Paris}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹French, , European
21 rue des Halles, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 21 02 01
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“duck” (5 reviews)
“steak” (4 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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French, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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21 rue des Halles, 75001 Paris, France
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Reviews (148)
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this cafe! It's all I imagined French cuisine should be! Everything is homemade and absolutely delicious! The staff are friendly and accommodating. Prices are competitive. The , plat du jour, is all I have had there and you get options as to the desserts(to...More

Thank pgenevieve
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We had an impromptu dinner at the Carpe Diem which was wonderful. I had the steak with salad and both were perfect. Menus are available in English and the staff are also fluent. The decor and ambience has a slightly medevil vibe to it which...More

Thank Mitchelline
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Absolutely no fault found! Friendly hosts, excellent food and great decor. I had the baked cambert and it was exceptional, served with a wonderful fresh salad, definilty recommend for rustic french food.

Thank FondTraveller01
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Just around the corner from our hotel (Novotel), it was a welcome respite after a long day. The food was good, the staff was nice, the chocolate mousse really is endless and delicious. Great place for cocktails with friends. Dining was European style - very...More

Thank Lily54
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

What a great cafe for after hour drinks. Drink: True Parisian drinks with a twist. The drinks are pure alcohol and made with care. The Decor: Relaxed cafe with a club feel. Great music and great ppl to chat with at night. The staff: The...More

Thank Sabina T
Reviewed 26 February 2017

A friend and I went mid Feb. decent, pleasant service, really good food, good wine, nice ambience and a very acceptable price. Would recommend and return.

1  Thank Julia S
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

The bartender spoke excellent English and was extremely nice. The drinks are excellent. It doesn't look like much on the outside but inside it is very nice. Seems like locals come here.

Thank Melissa D
Reviewed 30 November 2016

Situated near our hotel, it was a short walk to experience restaurants that locals frequent. Seating is limited, as it is a cozy place for a roundez vous or just a quick bite of good food in an intimate setting. Our waiter, Mr. Roskin, was...More

Thank LJ M
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Three of us had lunch in Carpe Diem Cafe, delicious! The sweet potato fritter starter was perfect, crunchy outside, hot and flavorful inside. The roasted camembert salad was great, too. Our special of the day was salmon, cooked perfectly with a delicate white sauce, with...More

Thank azcahi
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The outside certainly doesn't entice you in, but on a recommendation we decided to try it one evening. Inside you're transported somewhere else entirely - it's a lovely cosy bistro with a great vibe. It's frequented by lots of local Parisians (always a good sign!)...More

Thank SJCiren
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 31
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 2:00 AM
9:30 AM - 2:00 AM
9:30 AM - 2:00 AM
9:30 AM - 2:00 AM
9:30 AM - 2:00 AM
9:30 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 rue des Halles, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 21 02 01
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