Fresh baguettes and croissants with a strong espresso in the morning, aromatic teas or pastis in the afternoon, a local vintage with friends in the evening, it's never the wrong time to visit a Paris cafe. They are a quintessential part of the Parisian experience and the perfect vantage point from which to engage in a lazy afternoon of people watching. The wide variety of drinks and the occasional live music round off the cafe experience to perfection.KB Coffee RoastersA speciality coffee pioneers in Paris, KB offers their own roasted coffee and it is all served in a cozy ambiance. Everything you eat here is freshly handmade by the team in house. The helpful staff serves baguettes, sandwiches and desserts like freshly made muffins, cakes and tartes. This is also a great place to visit for breakfast.
Read More...Address: 53 avenue Trudaine, Paris
Phone: +33 1 56 92 12 41
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 7:45am-6:30pm, Sat-Sun 9am-6:30pm
Le Bistrot du PeintreLe Bistrot du Peintre's interiors are rich in wooden furniture that replicates the Art Nouveau designs of the start of the 1900s. The menu includes salads, meat cuts platters and cheese as appetizers, as well as oeuf meurette, poached eggs in red wine, salmon tartare and entrecôte. Several wines of the house and desserts like profiterole can be ordered as well.
Read More...Address: 116 Ledru-Rollin Avenue, Paris
Phone: +33 1470 03439
Operating Hours: Mon–Sat 7am–2am, Sun 8am–2am
Café de FloreThis famous literary cafe in Saint-Germain-des-Prés boasts some very illustrious names among its former clientele, including Simone de Beauvoir, Albert Camus and Jean-Paul Sartre. Getting a table among all the tourists might be a challenge, but with the Café de Flore's history and status in popular culture, it definitely warrants a visit.
Read More...Address: 172 Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris
Phone: +33 1 45 48 55 26
Operating Hours: Daily 7:30am-1:30am
Le SelectAnother famous literary cafe (and former hangout of Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso and Henry Miller), Le Select remains true to the spirit it has had since 1925, despite its popularity among tourists and the high prices to match. It is still a favorite among locals and always displays an authentic Parisian charm.
Read More...Address: 99 Boulevard du Montparnasse, Paris
Phone: +33 1 45 48 38 24
Operating Hours: Sun-Thu 7am-2am, Fri-Sat 7am-3am
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Aux FoliesAux Folies is a traditional Paris cafe that has fully embraced the city's multi-cultural present. Once the home of Edith Piaff and Maurice Chevalier, the district of Belleville now mixes Chinese and North African influences, reflecting the effect immigrant cultures have had on the city and its culture.
Read More...Address: 8 Rue de Belleville, Paris
Phone: +33 1 46 36 65 98
Operating Hours: Daily 7am-2am
Café CharbonQuiet and laid-back by day, and a trendy center for nightlife after dark, Rue Oberkampf hosts several cafes that like Café Charbon transform into chic bars at night. Originally a dance hall built around 1900, this spacious cafe attracts a hip urban crowd.
Read More...Address: 109 Rue Oberkampf, Paris
Phone: +33 1 43 57 55 13
Operating Hours: Sun-Wed 8am-2am, Thu 8am-4am, Fri-Sat 8am-5am
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Café de la PaixFor a taste of sophistication, check out Café de la Paix, located next to, and designed by the same architect as, the Opera Garnier. As part of Le Grand Hotel, you can enjoy the luxurious interiors or relax on the terrace to indulge in some people watching.
Read More...Address: 5 Place de l'Opéra, Paris
Phone: +33 1 40 07 36 36
Operating Hours: Daily 7am-11:30pm
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Strada CaféStrada Café is a small café where the friendly staff serves great breakfast, brunch and other refreshments. On the menu you will find homemade soups, pies, freshly squeezed orange juice, coffee and croissant. The atmosphere at this French café can be described as cozy and simple.
Read More...Address: 94 Rue du Temple, Paris
Phone: +33 1 44 610 928
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6:30pm, Sat-Sun 10am-6:30pm
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