105 rue du faubourg du Temple Paris 10
Well the red circle is on the spot
Goncourt or Belleville
La Java is at the end of an arcade, there is a big sign out front and on the north corner of the arcade two sports-shoe shops.
You go down to the end of the arcade and then down the stairs and you are in another world.
That of a genuine 1920's dance hall where once upon a time Jean Gabin would trip the light fantastic with Edith Piaf. The man behind the bar is Mani or Noel maybe even Marco or Christine - it all depends.
If you are coming by taxi from the south side of Republique get the taxi to drop you off on the corner of rue St. Maur and Faubourg du Temple, it will save you going all the way 'round the block and some money as well.