The decor with its wrought-iron, a beautiful mosaic and velvet
sofas has a very relaxed atmosphere and you may very well be tempted on to the dance
floor, even if you were only thinking about just having a drink like a tequila at one of
the cocktail bars or perhaps sampling some of their snack food which ranges from
hamburgers to guacamole, through to tapas and spicy dishes to liven up the evening!
This really trendy establishment occupies a space that was originally designed by Gustav
Eiffel in the 19th century, who was the designer of the Eiffel
Tower and the Barrio Latino has a very mixed type of clientele from students through
to businessmen, plus the restaurant transforms into a salsa dance floor every Sunday
afternoon from 3pm to 7.30pm.
The Barrio Latino is situated in the 11th Arrondissement of Paris and is a very popular place, so the queues are
often long especially at the weekend where there can be quite a wait to get in, but it is
definitely worth it.
This restaurant in Paris specialises in
food that the French, and other nationalities find refreshing, such as Argentine steaks or
Restaurant Guide Key Points
The restaurant is open from noon to 3pm and from 7.30pm to 12.30am every day of the week,
except for a Sunday when it closes at midnight.
The bar is open from 11am through to 2am every day of the week, except on a Sunday, when
again this also closes at midnight.
Smart casual dress is what you will find most people wearing, but no shorts or trainers
To get to the Barrio Latino you would need the metro stop Bastille. Once you exit the metro
station you would walk around to the left and past the golden statue and it is down the
street on the right hand side.
There is also an admission fee to enter and this varies in price depending upon the time
and day that you wish to go, so it may be an idea to check first, but the food and drinks
are of average cost for Paris and many comment that it is well worth every penny.
Address & Contact Details:
46 - 48, Rue du Faubourg
Telephone: 1 55 78 84 75