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February 8, 2011

Expats in Paris, all over Paris

I had in the past several of you asked me for pubs, bars the regular hangout of locals and expats alike. Well, the expats are well and kicking all over Paris, never a dull moment, and even thus French myself as not born considered myself an expat as well from America the Beautiful ::)

I will give you a sample and note my favorites that I go the most,; hopefully it will keep you company if feeling home sick while in Paris Lol! These are

O’Sullivans Pubs several all over like by Clichy and rue des Lombards, however my favorite is the one at the Grands Boulevards, 1 blvd Montmartre, metro grands boulevards lines 8 and 9. sports tv all over, even some music, best second floor up to your left in front of bar counter. webpage

Players Bar, 161 Rue Montmartre, 75002 ,big screens live sporting events actually about 30 screens all the time ESPN Classic channel too. Near same area on metro grands boulevard line 8 or 9; webpage,6,299,135.html

Cottage Elysée, 14 rue Lincoln, 75008 , metro George V line 1. tel +33 01 42 25 07 20. All sports live the Irish pub with live music on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays. webpage

The Lions, 120 Rue Montmartre, 75002;tel +33 01 42 36 88 65. Metro Bourse line 3 or Grands boulevards line 8 and 9. The English Pub,  showing football/soccer with pints of 5€,webpage

Millers, 3 Rue des Haudriettes, 75003 tel +33 01 42 77 69 80.metro Rambuteau line 11. no web, but does show sports live telecasts with drink specials.

McBrides Irish Pub, 54 rue St Denis, 75001. tel +33 01 40 26 46 70 . metro Chatelet line 4. All sports bar, downstairs Johnnies nightclub every Friday at 23h. live bands Fridays, Saturdays,and Sundays.webpage

Corcoran’s Irish pubs several in Paris, but my favorite is at Bastille; live music Fridays ,Saturdays, Sundays, Karaoke on Thursdays,and Students night on Thursdays too. Great ambiance for the younger crowds. 53 Faubourg St Antoine, 75011. Tel +33 01 49 28 92 10: Metro Bastille lines 1,5 and 8. webpage

The Pure Malt, the Scottish in Paris, 4 rue Caron,75003 Tel +33 01 42 76 03 77.Metro  ST Paul ,line 1. Fridays and Saturdays cocktails nights.  Also American football, Rugby,and Football/soccer.  webpage

The Thistle Pub, follow the Scots, 112 rue St Denis, 75002, Tel +33 01 40 26 33 20.Metro Etienne Marcel line 4 and Chatelet line 4. webpage

The Auld Alliance, 80 Rue François-Miron, 75004. Tel +33 01 48 04 30 40.Metro St Paul ,line 1. NFL Sundays are shown as well as football:Soccer and rugby. Thursday cocktail night ,and over 100 whiskies available. webpage

Café Oz, the Australians arrive!  Several location ,best is at Chatelet, 18 rue Saint Denis, TE +33 01 40 39 00 18. Metro Chatelet line 4. Sports bar par excellence, live rugby, football/soccer, and NFL on tap, great Aussie beers. webpage

Hall’s Beer Tavern, 68 rue Saint Denis, +33 01 42 36 92 72.Metro Chatelet line 4. All major sporting events covered, great ambiance, big screens TV, live music blues and rock, heated smokers terrace,happy hours from 17-19h, and pints from 4,50€. The works , i promise. Webpage for general sports bars in Paris showing Hall’s is at

Belushi’s Bar, The Americans in Paris, a chain with many in various cities in Europe. In Paris at 159 rue de Crimée, 75019. tel +33 01 40 34 34 40.Metro Crimée line 7 or Laumiére line 5. Five big screen TVs for all the action and great burgers, an American diner in Paris. webpage

The Galway, 13 Quai des Grand Augustins, 75006. Tel +33 01 43 29 64 50.Metro Chatelet Line 4 or  St Michel Notre Dame RER C .  Live music on Thursdays Fridays,Saturdays,and Sundays, the Irish once again in Paris !!) Webpage

Eden Park Pub , 10 Rue Princesse, 75006. Tel +33 01 43 26 02 96.Metro  Mabillon line 10, St Sulpice line 4, St Germain des Pres line 4. All sporting events in big screens. Happy hour from 18-20h. GReat rugby place but also football/Soccer. webpage

The Moose, the Canadians arrive! 16 rue des Quatre Vents, 75006. TEl +33 01 46 33 77 00.Metro Odéon line 10. happy hour,buy a pitcher specials,all sports, good ambiance, webpage

Little  Temple Bar, 12 rue Princesse, +33 01 43 26 79 95.Metro Mabillon, Odeon, St Germain des Pres lines 4 or 10. Happy hour every day, classic place , names drop by often, live music, you will be delighted as I, webpage

WOS Bar, 184 rue St Jacques, 75005. tel +33 01 43 54 30 48. Metro best RER B luxembourg. Happy hour 16-21h! monday and tuesday is student nights so younger crowds. Lively place indeed. webpage

The Bombardier, 2 place du Panthéon, +33 01 43 54 79 22.Metro Maubert-Mutualité line 10 or RER B Luxembourg. Monday students night, Real Ale, English pub. webpage pending setup

The Fifth Bar, 62 rue Mouffetard, +33 01 43 37 09 09.Metro place monge line 5. popular bar, American but also rugby, live DJ Fridays, Saturdays nights. Happy hour 12-22h. no web. but very well known street for expats and visitors alike.

La Pomme d’Eve, a South African pub in Paris, 1 rue Laplace, +33 01 43 25 86 18.Metro Maubert-Mutualité line 10. all major sporting events shown on big screens. webpage

La Pinte, 13 Carrefour de l’Odéon,75006 tel +33 01 43 26 26 15. Metro Odeon line 10. all sports shown, happy hour 17-20h, live concerts in the cellar on thursdays, great ambiance, great place to be. great guinness/beamish red,and Calsberg. webpage,1,7966.html

The Harp, 118 Blvd Clichy,75018  tel +33 01 43 87 64 99. Metro Blanche  line 2 or place de Clichy line 13. GReat american hot dogs and bloody marys on Sunday, Mojitos on Mondays. home of the PAris Celtic supporters group . Webpage

The Highlander Scottish Pub, 8 rue de Nevers, 75006 tel +33 01 43 26 54 20.Metro Pont Neuf line 7 or Odéon line 10. happy hour weekdays from 17-20h. Caledonian pints for 5€, webpage

The Great Canadian Pub, 25 Quai des Grands Augustin, +33 01 46 33 54 20.Metro St Michel line 4. Great ambiance very popular with expats get togethers in Paris. webpage

The Long Hop, Rue Fréderic Sauton, Place Maubert-Mutualité;75005,  tel +33 01 43 29 40 54 metro Maubert-Mutualité line 10.  A great gathering of expats, great ambiance, lately a hot spot in Paris, webpage

Carr’s ,Irish pub ,of long standing and many nights lol! 1 Rue du Mont Thabor, 75001 tel +33 01 42 60 60 26. Metro Tuileries line 1. GReat cellar where expats groups gathered on many occasions, and great Irish music .Webpage

And of course if you need to catch some munchies those above have it too in addition to these great expats venues ,

Breakfast in America, original location the best at 17 rue des Ecoles, 75005 ,tel +33 01 43 54 50 28 Metro Cardinal Lemoine line 10 and Jussieu lines 7 and 10. you got the name right, webpage

Happy Days Diner, 25 rue Francisque Gay, 75006. Tel +33 01 43 29 67 07. Metro St Michel line 4. American burgers in a diner look 1950’s. two locations but the one above is lively for me webpage

Ellis Island Cafe, 5 rue Parronet, 75007 tel +33 01 40 49 08 08.Metro Sévres Babylone lines 10 and 12. Great tex mex burgers, an American oasis in Paris, Sunday brunch 21€ . No webpage .

Scoop Cafe, 154 rue Saint Honoré ,75001. Tel +33 01 42 60 31 84. Metro Palais Royal,Louvre Rivoli, lines 1. An American awarded as best ice cream parlor, with great soups as well. webpage

Bretzel Love, 15 rue Vavin, 75006. fairly new branch from La Defense now here great stuff if you love bretzel or pretzels, metro Vavin line 4. Webpage

Last but not least some webpages that will enhance your present in Paris, the all sports bar webpage to find it all at  as in hello game or hi match or allo match ::)

hope you have enjoy this trip, have fun ,drink in moderation ,but let it not stop you from enjoying Paris. Cheers

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