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#1,323 of 15,715 Restaurants in Paris


French, Cafe, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Faubourg Saint-Germain
0.5 km from Seine River
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All reviews duck confit salad tartine potatoes creme brulee burger prices are reasonable great lunch neighborhood louvre
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very weird experience. I booked a few days ago. However, when we arrived, they said it's not possible because they only do bookings until 12.30. We finally got a table. Ordering 1 min after my two friends, my dish arrived 40 min after theirs! And...it was the dish of the day! Overall, only two waiters for the full floor are not enough. I saw lots of people waiting a long time even before getting the Menu. Affordable meal compared to Paris standard. But quality is average and food is simple.More

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had another pleasant lunch here. It filled up quickly, packing them in cheek to jowl, and their team was very busy. We like their food and the local resto ambiance, and their prices are reasonable. We were going to order aperitifs, but it took awhile...for our server to take our order (the group beside us arrived after we did and were served drinks and food before our order was even taken). So, in the interest of time, we decided to skip the aperitifs. We enjoyed a tartine savoyarde, a cuisse de canard, fish and chips, and a burger. For dessert their gateau au chocolat was delicious, as was their creme brûlée. We’re always amazed that so few staff can manage to get so many fed in an hour and a half. We highly recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place, good service and food for a very affordable price. We eat meat and pasta. Meat (chicken and beef) was good but the pasta was a little bit overcooked. Creme brulee was great. Waiter was very helpful.

Date of visit: November 2021
Reviewed 8 October 2021

Very friendly staff and prompt service. For this neighborhood the prices are very reasonable. The duck confit as well as the pate are superb. Champagne by the glass and as well being able to sit at an outside table made the day…..plus great weather!

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed 20 August 2021

We eat here every time we come to Paris. The best duck confit ever (amazing potatos as side dish), portions are generous, the prices are more than reasonable for Paris. Make sure to come here no later than noon for lunch as place fills up...quickly. Biggest ever serving of crème brûlée in my life.More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 17 August 2021

Only two blocks from our hotel this gem was simply amazing in every way. Staff was incredibly accommodating to our party of 5. Best onion soup all week and dinner options were plentiful. Duck, steak, chicken and salad every meal was truly delicious. Chocolate dessert...was of course, fabulous! Thank you for making our last night in Paris memorable. Until next time!!More

Date of visit: August 2021
Reviewed 26 July 2021 via mobile

Consistency of great attention, superb cooking, great atmosphere and top it off with very good coffee. The best in the neighborhood.

Date of visit: June 2021
Reviewed 4 July 2020 via mobile

We came here by walking around and found this nice little restaurant. We liked it very much. The daily offer has a choice of three at 10,90€. In the end we had three courses at 22€ and it was delicious. Staff and atmosphere are very...nice. To be recommended of you are near Louvre.More

Date of visit: July 2020
Reviewed 4 February 2020

We found this restaurant while looking for a place that was open for food and drinks before 7PM. This is a typical French restaurant with a limited but delicious menu. There were several families with young children. The salads were fresh and delicious. Prices are...reasonable. Service is friendly.More

Date of visit: January 2020
Reviewed 7 December 2019 via mobile

We love it so much that we go there every time we come to Paris. I always have the confit de canard which is amazing and the crème brûlée as desert that we share because it's quite big. There's nothing much to say other than...it is great food at a very reasonable price for Paris a stone throw away from the Louvre and the musée d'Orsay. We recommend it!!!More

Date of visit: December 2019
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4