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Le Griffonnier

#1,908 of 16,236 Restaurants in Paris
€€ - €€€French
8 rue des Saussaies, 75008 Paris, France
+33 1 42 65 17 17
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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8 rue des Saussaies, 75008 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 July 2018

The food here was excellent from start to finish. This is a place for locals, but we felt very well cared for, service was excellent as well. It's worth the search down a side street for this authentic French fare. Bone marrow - need I...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Luv2Go6
Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

We booked a table for a birthday celebration. It seems the restaurant is only open on Thursday evening, so the place was packed, mainly with locals. The menu was quite simple, but all the dishes were excellent. The wine list was impressive, but not cheap....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 867benn
Reviewed 23 January 2018

Busy at lunchtime so may need to book. Very good classic French dishes. The Confit de Canard is superb for example and often a very good plat du jour.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Dale H
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

A very nice dinner of friends at this delicious bistro near the Élysée palace. Only open for dinner on Thursdays. A good Selection of nice classic dishes with a great choice of wines. Not a place for fish lovers though as I only saw some...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank christopheschroeder
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Traveling for business and dining alone, I walked until I found this restaurant. As I often do when in Paris, I was searching for a typically French, small privately run bistro or brasserie and avoiding the tourist traps that abound in the 8th. Oh did...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank PuttersLondon
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Not cheap, but you get what you pay for in life. Le Griffonnier is just better than most of the bistro's in Paris.

Date of visit: July 2016
1  Thank SLH123456789
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Le Griffonier is a well known place next to the Fg. St. Honoré and the Elysée palace. Most of the customers are "habitués". The wine list is impressive and the food is simply delicious with generous portions. great cheeses and a daily dish. great place...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Verneuil13
Reviewed 24 January 2017

You have to include lunch or dinner at Le Griffonier. Watch out, it is often full. They serve excellent French food, with a typical small café ambiance. The restaurant is one block from Elysee Palace. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Damien772
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Restaurant recommended by my hotel. Traditional French bistrot type of food but well made Just a stone throw away from the Élysée Palace and the Interior Ministry Apparently it opens for lunch everyday and for dinner once a week. I went for dinner and had...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank Olivier F
Reviewed 5 January 2017

You enter and think you are just in a neighborhood Parisian bar but once upstairs you are in the most cozy little bistro of Paris. The traditional food : AMAZING, the wine list : OUTSTANDING . I think I had the best Confit de Canard...More

Date of visit: April 2016
1  Thank TMK901
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2 April 2018|
Response from 867benn | Reviewed this property |
Yes, that’s a Thursday. Give them a call on 00 33 1 42 65 17 17. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
12:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue des Saussaies, 75008 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Faubourg Saint-Honore
  • Neighbourhood: Faubourg Saint-Honore
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 65 17 17
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