Paris Cafe Picture Gallery

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    Le Balto cafe on Rue de Buci in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

    Tea or coffee and a newspaper, anyone? Yes, they do have tea room cafes in Paris.
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont

    Paris cafes are possibly the most well-known image of the City of Light. The Paris Cafe is more than a place to sip coffee. It is an institution in Paris, it is a magnet for tourists, it is a cultural phenomenon. No trip to Paris is complete without a relaxing, long sit with some fascinating people-watching at a Paris cafe. Here is a gallery is some of the best or most interesting Paris cafe pictures.

    Pour your own cup of Joe, take a big gulp, sit back, click on the first cafe Paris picture, and go on a virtual, pictorial tour of Parisian cafes.

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    Le Bonaparte at Place Saint-Germain-des-Prés

    Parisian cafes are a place to socialize and people-watch
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    Café de Flore on Boulevard Saint-Germain

    One of Paris' most popular sidewalk cafes
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    Les Editeurs cafe at Carrefour de l'Odéon in Saint-Germain-des-Prés

    Think hip, think chic, think cafe-cool
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    Cafe tables along the busy Avenue des Champs-Elysées

    One of the busiest spots in Paris for sipping cafe au lait
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    Au Vide Gousset in Les Halles

    Decisions, decisions! White wine, red wine? By the bottle or by the glass?
    Paris Tourist Office - Photographe : David Lefranc
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    Le Relais Odéon on Boulevard Saint-Germain in Paris' Saint-Germain-des-Prés

    Mmm... beer, wine, liquor or pastries?
    Paris Tourist Office - David Lefranc
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    The literary history-rich Café Les Deux Magots on Boulevard Saint-Germain in Par

    Sure, it's touristy and overpriced. But what a location and history!
    Paris Tourist Office - David Lefranc
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    Les Petits Carreaux cafe in Les Halles in Paris

    This cafe is blessed with a central, first-arrondissement location
    Paris Tourist Office - David Lefranc
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    Au Pied de Cochon is a popular people-watching cafe in Paris' central Les Halles

    Parisians give the all-night restaurant a whole different flair
    Paris Tourist Office - David Lefranc
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    A unique cafe chair at Le Trésor in le Marais

    Even your seat is stylish in Paris
    Paris Tourist Office - David Lefranc
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    Café des Deux Moulins on Rue Lepic in Montmartre

    Fab food and fun atmosphere in Montmartre
    Paris Tourist Office - David Lefranc
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    Chez Julien cafe near Church Saint-Gervais on Rue des Barres in Paris

    Can you believe this lush terrace cafe is right in Paris?
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    A cafe at Place du Tertre near Sacré-Coeur Basilica

    Sipping coffee and nibbling tasty food in the shadow of Sacré-Coeur Basilica
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    Beer (biere) at Café Charbon on Rue Oberkampf in Paris

    Who says Paris is all about beer and coffee? Beer is another popular beverage.
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    A ham sandwich on crusty baguette at Café Charbon on Rue Oberkampf in Paris

    A simple, inexpensive but memorable Paris lunch
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    Café Charbon on Rue Oberkampf in Paris

    The brooding Parisian woman, a staple at the city's cafes
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    A cafe at Place des Vosges in Paris

    Spare chairs always come in handy if a cafe gets crowded
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    A pitcher of hot coffee at the famous Café Les Deux Magots

    You can almost taste the steamy coffee
    Paris Tourist Office - Amélie Dupont
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    Café Le Bistrot Marguerite at Place de l'Hôtel-de-Ville in Paris

    Splashes of yellow at a Paris cafe
    Paris Tourist Office - Fabian Charaffi
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    Paris cafe at Place du Tertre

    Cafe patrons stare at passersby, passersby stare at patrons. Thus is life at the Parisian cafe.
    Paris Tourist Office - David Lefranc
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    Child eating ice cream at a Paris cafe

    Feel like a kid again indulging in rich, delicious cafe ice cream
    Denise Hunter
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    Le Caveau du Palais Restaurant in Paris

    Plenty of bicycle parking is available
    Paris Tourist Office - David Lefranc