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Cafe Universel

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 1:00 AM
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small jazz cafe

GREAT small spot. not expensive..gerat music...and new jazz entertainers as well as know... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Paris, France
Excellent French & Portuguese food - jazzclub at night

Cafe Universel is now open for lunch and serve delicious home made meals. I had lunch twice and... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Paris, France
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2 weeks ago
“small jazz cafe”
Oct 12, 2018
“Excellent French & Portuguese food - jazzclub at night”
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267 rue St-Jacques | 5th, Paris, France
+33 1 43 25 74 20
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

GREAT small spot. not expensive..gerat music...and new jazz entertainers as well as know performers..no reservation..small food menu..great service and LOTS of fun..would recommend you check site to see what is happening

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Cafe Universel is now open for lunch and serve delicious home made meals. I had lunch twice and loved it. It is a simple home made cuisine with very good and all fresh ingredients. Cafe Universel is also a jazz club at night. If you...More

Thank Pete99fr
Reviewed 19 August 2018

I was attending the Paris American Academy of Creative Writing and found this nearby cafe with the best hospitality and food. Edwardo is the Best!!

Thank kjmaier
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Had great time listening to some good Jazz. Cozy. Really good atmosphere and very friendly service and servant....

Thank Mahtab S
Reviewed 13 February 2018

Very friendly staff (for Paris, this is fairly unique), intimate venue, Outstanding Live Jazz Music, mixed demographic

1  Thank Ronan M
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We wanted to go to a jazz pub in Paris , I was disappointed with the songs, but otherwise the service was wonderful.

1  Thank joujou_9
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to visit in the Latin Quarter of Paris. No cover charge, reasonable prices, casual atmosphere and an ideal place to unwind and listen to Jazz in an unpretentious and approachable venue. Thin on food. But you go there for the music. I'd arrive...More

Thank Carpe_Diem2Travel
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We went on a Friday evening and thoroughly enjoyed visiting. Really good jazz music and a nice atmosphere. Drinks aren't cheap but compared to other jazz places in Paris that charge large entry fees, it's not a problem.

Thank Matt L
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Got a kid studying in Paris for the year, over by the Pantheon, and he suggested we stop in a few Jazz clubs. It was a Wednesday(17 nov) evening and one female singer (Natalie - love to get a link to more of her singing...More

Thank CarlFahy
Reviewed 4 October 2016

We wanted to find some live jazz on a saturday night in Paris. So we googled intensively and through some twenty options, this seemed to fit our wallet and mood. It was a blessing sitting there. I had some nice local beer and I shall...More

Thank beramram
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