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Cafe De Paris
French Restaurant$$
Today 5:00 – 10:00 pm
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2801 7th Ave S Birmingham, AL 35233
2801 7th Avenue SouthUSAlabamaBirmingham35233
(205) 202-4024
$$French Restaurant, Family Restaurant
French Restaurant
Family Restaurant
Live Music Venue
Today 5:00 – 10:00 pm
Monday ClosedTuesday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 – 9:00 pmWednesday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 – 9:00 pmThursday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 – 9:00 pmFriday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm, 5:00 – 10:00 pmSaturday 5:00 – 10:00 pmSunday 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
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Cafe de paris is an authentic french restaurant with two french chefs from Paris.We used fresh and local ingredients from local farms.We are a parisian french bistro with french cuisine.
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"I especially loved the grit fritters as an appetizer."
"Great little family owned authentic french restaurant!"
"It was so bad I asked the waiter if they put any cayenne in it."
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Martha Jessen
2 years ago
Must have hit them on a bad night, we were the second occupied table there at first, seemed to have only one server. The second bad sign was that it was hot as hades in there, need to turn the air down sooner, the evening sun coming through all those windows was brutal. Two people ordered snapper, I ordered Caribbean jerk spiced pork steak, one ordered a steak. The best thing we had was the appetizer. My pork "steak" was tough and hard to cut, but tasted OK, even though not very "jerk" tasting; the two snapper orders had raw spots in the middle; the beef was the only thing with no complaintse side dishes were good, but one badly needed salt and when I add salt you can be sure it has none... Then we ordered deserts...just suffice it to say that it went downhill from there. Our server was mortified, he had done his job, and done it well, we asked for the manager (who also seems to be the bartender) who when we talked to her said she would go talk to the manager. We never saw either the owner or the chef, finally did get the two dishes removed from our tab as well as all four deserts. I may give them another chance, but it will be a while...
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LaFronza King
2 years ago
The food is delicious. Very hot and freshly made. The waitress was able to explain the dishes and made excellent suggestions as to what we should get. I especially loved the grit fritters as an appetizer. They were great. Hot and crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside. i would reccommend this restuarant to anyone wanting good food. A special treat was meeting the chef. He came out and greeted people. That showed personality and style.
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Samuel Martin
2 years ago
Worst waiters ever. Rude and low service. Food is good but it is super slow. You can wait for our. AC to high, is cold and place is poor decor. The worst is the service.
Carrie Williams
2 years ago
Great little family owned authentic french restaurant! The owners are chefs from Paris and so friendly and welcoming. They really take the time to make sure their customers are completely happy and you can tell they're very passionate about what they do. The new drinks are great, they have a great new happy hour with great drink specials. The food is always outstanding and very reasonably priced. Great newer staff, great service. I live way on the other side of Birmingham, and it's a bit of a drive but well worth it every time. They never disappoint. My husband's and my favorite restaurant! Not enough people know about it so I would highly recommend you going and trying it if you've never been, you'll love it and if you have been, continue to keep going back b/c this a a great place owned and run by great people! I give everything there, all around a 10! :) Take my word, my advice to try it out and enjoy! Once you try it, you'll keep coming back for more!
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Annie Eslinger
2 years ago
Went here for brunch. Made a reservation. They lost it, the manager asked if a man took the reservation. I said yes and she rolled her eyes- I don't need business politics BEFORE I even sit down. Was seated immediately anyway. 20 minutes later drink orders. 30 minutes after that food orders. An hour after that I got up and went to the bar to refill our drinks myself. I waited 3 hours for food! My crepes were delicious, my husbands french toast was just okay. The prices were fair but the service was AWFUL. 2 hours into our visit, I spoke with the manager and complained. but all she did was say that everyone was waiting because they were so busy. I tried to encourage my party to leave at that point, but they were at that point unwilling to leave. So for 3 hours I ate water and dry bread.
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Jack Arbiter
2 years ago
Cafe de Paris is a great restaurant! The food is always consistently good. They have the best crab cakes I've ever had! Everything is very reasonably priced and they give you a lot of food for your money, you'll never leave there hungry. The grit fritter appetizer is very good! My favorite desert is the truffle cake. They have a really great brunch too. Example, chicken and waffles, real french toast, french omelets, french crepes, real french eggs benedict, $2 mimosas, $3 house made sangria, $4 bloody marys. They have a great happy hour too. Lots of low priced drink specials and bar menu. It is my favorite restaurant in Birmingham. The owners and bartender/manager are really nice too. You should definitely try it!
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Jennifer Whitworth
2 years ago
One of the worst dining experiences I have ever had. After being seated, we sat at our table for 30 minutes and no one came to greet us or take our drink order. My husband finally approached the bar tender/hostess and informed him of this and a server finally came to our table. He asked how long we had been sitting there and when we told him, he apologized and said he didn't see us (although he had been serving the tables directly in front of and behind us). We placed our order with the server and my husband ordered a salad as an appetizer; as predicted, the salad never came. We sat at our table for another 45 minutes giving our server the benefit of the doubt, but eventually my husband asked for his forgotten salad. The server told us he didn't hear my husband order a salad.... Our food finally came after over an hour of waiting and it was mediocre at best. In total, we were there for over two hours. It was ridiculous. The only enjoyable part was laughing with the other patrons as we traded stories on how long each of us had to wait to be greeted by a server. The average wait time for 4 tables, including ours, just for a server to greet the table, was 30-40 minutes. That is disgraceful. The staff was horribly trained and had terrible management. We didn't bother complaining because who knows how long it would have taken to get a satisfactory resolution. I wouldn't go back to this restaurant even if someone gave me a $100 voucher. The place is so overpriced that $100 would probably only get you an appetizer and two entrees.PLEASE DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY!
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Chelsea Dikes
2 years ago
I went to cafede paris last week end with my boyfriend ..it was last friday .they had live jazz music that night .we had some drinks .i had the french martini and my man had a glass of red wine CHATEAU BONNET RED .It's a good wine he said.i had for my meal crispy mahi mahi with couscous & ratatouille ,my man got the t bone steak with home made fries and braised cabbage.the food was fantastic ,very flavorful ,so tasty .For desserts we share the black truffle cake and rosemary creme brulee. Everything was wonderful .we met CHEF EVENS ,he came out and talk to us .He has realfrench accent.he was very professionnal and very polite and came to check to see if everything was okay.we told him how great was the food .Then CHEF EVENS left and went to talk to the others customers in the dinning room.The music was fantastic ,great smooth jazz music .i love jazz .we had a wonderful evening, great food , great ambiance,great service ............great chef .....we will be back soon to try the sunday brunch .
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