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Chez Julien

#8,342 of 13,829 Restaurants in Paris
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Neighbourhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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16 rue Mabillon | 6th arrondissement, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 56 08
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
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Hours:
Sun - Wed 19:30 - 23:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 19:30 - 23:30
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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204 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A local friend took us to this restaurant. It was a disappointment to all of us. The food was mediocre at best. Several of us had fish for a main course, which was bland and nondescript. I had a lentil and sausage starter that looked uninteresting. The server was fine and the environment was quiet and cozy, in large part... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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128 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

We went as a group of 5 - following personal recommendations. We had 4 different entrées and 5 different main courses, a cheese plate and one dessert, and all were fine. The red wine suggested by the hostess was excellent. Prices were moderate for the quality. The staff was very courteous and helpful. I've seen the negative reviews and can... More 

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Thank Fringe_Gatherer
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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8 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

We got this recommendation from Matt Barrett on Parisinfo.com - it was a great suggestion for a very nice meal in a local feeling restaurant, quiet and just off a street humming with tourist filled places. Food and service were excellent - we felt we had a good taste of some of the best of French local eating experience.

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Thank BryceWhitcher
Seattle
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

This restaurant had been recommended to me by numerous friends in Paris and I have seen it reviewed positively online in a bunch of places. My thoughts: On a lovely warm evening the terasse was great. Super cute spot. The food was fine. That's it. Nothing to rave about. Our waiter was super slow, would talk to other people (including... More 

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Thank dew192
Dublin, Ireland
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Friends and I came here for dinner while in Paris for a weekend. We read great reviews of Bistro Henri, which was full but they referred us here. The staff were lovely, and the food tasted great, prices decent for the area. Then, two of the group who ordered a fish tartare got food poisoning that evening! Clearly, the fish... More 

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Thank nelietis
Macomb, Michigan, United States
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115 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2015 via mobile

stopped here for first stop of a food tour. Had a great cheese and meat platter with 3 different types of great cheese some sausage and bread. Paired with a good Pinot wine was perfect start. Great hospitality

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Thank Tigerfan0_0_12
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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94 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

Great food, friendly and attentive service, and a great "left bank, Paris" experience. The kind of place we expect to return to often on future visits.

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Thank KCR119
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

Art nouveau interior Stepping back in time, murals light fittings, ambience through lighting, definitely feel like in Paris. Wine selection fine, Loire valley wines chosen. Service very friendly. Came recommended by Swiss friends who loved its atmosphere ...

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Thank DrPeterA1
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2015

Amazing food. Slow cooked Lamb & Prunes in a cinnamon & ginger gravy. It tasted like Christmas in a bowl. And then there was a delicious shredded duck with mashed potatoes topped by red onions, au gratined. It makes me happy just thinking about this place.

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Thank MFF1969
London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2015

Popped in here as it was serving a set lunch for 19 euros. We had bavette steak and salmon as mains followed by divine chocolate mousse with a bottle of the palest rose. Excellent service. We were the only tourists in there. The locals were all having black pudding so that must be good! would return as it's so typically... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 rue Mabillon | 6th arrondissement, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 56 08

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighbourhood Profile
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighbourhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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