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Comptoir de la Gastronomie

#154 of 14,219 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Les Halles
As featured in Best Food in Paris
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34 rue Montmartre, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 33 31 32
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12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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stlphotogal
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47 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed mere steps from this gem on rue Montmartre and ate here twice during our three days in Paris. They specialize in foie gras, much to the delight of my husband, and their expertise was not unfounded. The french bread was being carted in by a local baker during our first visit and it was perfection - crunchy on... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very popular restaurant with all nationalities of tourists. We sat next to Swiss, American & Korean travellers during the evening. Foie Gras, in many forms, is a house speciality but sharing 6 snails was a popular choice - to try them out! We ate langoustine with delicious mint purée and smoked salmon with beetroot, both good. I... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurant in Paris. I could say that it is the best duck and Foir gras in town with favorable budget. The service is also good. Should not miss this place. I will visit here every time I visit Paris definitely.

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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is small but so busy. Food is delicious and service is not as quick as looks like short-handed.

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Thank pannolwenn
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I live in Paris and eat here often. My daughter and son-in-law and I decided that if it were our last meal on earth - this is where we'd eat. The foie gras and the ravioli....

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Seattle, Washington
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We stopped in after a long day of shopping for lunch and to share a bottle of wine on a friend's recommendation. The restaurant is cozy and unassuming. The staff was friendly and was patient and helpful while we did our best to order in French. I enjoyed a pork belly dish that melted in your mouth. I can't stop... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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221 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

We dropped in for lunch as the restaurant looks quite plush from outside so we had high expectations, however we were then seated in a passageway leading to the staff preparation area. The tables are packed in which isn't all that unusual in Paris, however the only way I could take my seat was to pull out the table as... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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18 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

We are more like budget travellers. We found this restaurant affordable with exceptional quality. I had pan seared foie gras with escargo and my husband had some kind of duck confit. We love that dinner and couldn't stopping talking about it until now. This restaurant is by far the best food we had in Paris. Side note: we are not... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

This is a place where I visit every time I am in Paris. Menu is always delightful at a very reasonable price. Friendly staff, superb service. Reservation is a must. Do stop by their gourmet shop next door for exceptionally well prepared foie gras / ham to take home.

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Fort Myers, Florida
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61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Located several blocks north of Les Halles, this tiny store/bistro is a reservation must. The value/quality ratio is remarkable. The atmosphere is informal and relaxed. Try the Parmentier de canard which is more like a duck shepard's pie. The salads and deserts were perfect and the house wines are an absolute steal. Truly worthy of a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$43
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 rue Montmartre, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 33 31 32
Description
The shop and the restaurant are closing for renovation works from 30th January to 3rd April 2017

Traditionnal french cuisine specialized in South Ouest products. Discover our " Classics " composed of different kind of foie gras: pan seared, terrine or carpaccio... homemade and our well known Duck breast, Cassoulet or Snails. For fish lovers, you can taste our Scottish smoked salmon or marinated salmon Gravlax. And you can also appreciate our seasonal menu made by our Chef with fresh products. For the " Gourmets" who wish to bring back home some foie gras, our shop is open from 9.00 am to 8.00 pm.

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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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