Cafe De Flore, Paris, France: The Lowdown

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​If you want to go to a classic Parisian brasserie, check out Cafe De Flore at 172 Boulevard St. Germain des Pres on the Left Bank.

Cafe De Flor
It was known as a place where intellectuals and artists would go to converse, dine and people watch.  Among the brasserie’s most notable habitues: existentialists Jean Paul-Satre and Simone de Beauvoir.

This is what it looks like at mid-day on a Sunday where Parisians are enjoying their dejeuner (lunch). I actually ate a cheese omelette and a drank a coffee with milk (un cafe creme). 

Cafe De Flor Omelette

If you want to eat a dessert with your coffee,  Cafe De Flor offers a wide range of desserts (pictured here).

Cafe De Flor Desserts
At 2pm on a Sunday,  there is a line to get in. If you go for lunch on a Sunday, make sure to arrive before noon.

That’s the Lowdown!

If you want to check out a traditional Brasserie for a bite to eat, check out Brasserie Balzar. Click on the link below!

Brasserie Balzar, Paris, France: The Lowdown!

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