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La Petite Chaise

36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 42 22 13 35
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (43 reviews)
“escargot” (51 reviews)
“duck” (42 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I had a wonderful dinner at La Petite Chaise. THIS IS THE OLDEST RESTAURANT IN PARIS. I ate veal tenderloin and it melted in my mouth. The service was excellent and the wine was exceptional. I would recommend this restaurant to any person, couple or...More

Thank Joe T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate there twice. The menu was perfectly french and delicious. I finally got to eat Quenelles again after many years.

Thank Stephen Marshal... J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had chosen this restaurant to celebrate my birthday and my husband made the reservation. What a wonderful evening! Service was top notch- we were well taken care of but had our privacy. We started with two glasses of champagne. Later we ordered a bottle...More

Thank TakeMeAway44
Laurent B, Responsable commercial at La Petite Chaise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your nice comment and be sure it was a real pleasure for us all to celebrate your birthday dinner.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was the site for our final group dinner on a Gate1 tour. The food was wonderful and the setting was memorable. I ordered classic Duck a l'Orange and it was wonderful, along with the other courses. The staff provided very efficient service throughout...More

Thank TomHustad
Laurent B, Responsable commercial at La Petite Chaise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much and see you next time you come to Paris

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was that hard to please, solo-dining, old male customer from a country with a slightly different dining culture. To make matters worse, when not actually eating, and I confess at times while actually eating, I read a novel on my Kindle (Pierre Lemaitre's excellent...More

6  Thank ndettmann
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, that's what La Petite Chaise claims, and it's not hard to believe when you go inside. This is like a charming little old Paris home turned into a restaurant. We loved the atmosphere and our humourous and efficient waiter. We came upon the restaurant...More

Thank Zuretha
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our hotel recommended this restaurant. We loved it! A lovely little French classic neighborhood restaurant. We loved the cool professional waiters and the food was delicious! The crab avocado appetizer and the goat cheese salad were amazing! We also enjoyed the salmon cod dish and...More

1  Thank bellarosa1
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I went here as part of a tour group. They were warm and welcoming to us. We had three choices for every part of our dinner. The portion size was generous and the food was cooked to perfection! They were also very generous with the...More

2  Thank travellinggypsy_7
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

I could not recommend this restaurant more! Triple threat: 1. Amazing, accommodating and friendly (rare for Paris) service 2. Delicious traditional French cuisine 3. Reasonably priced Was expecting a tourist trap for the oldest restaurant in Paris but this exceeded my expectations! Loved the onion...More

1  Thank Muirna H
Laurent B, Responsable relations clients at La Petite Chaise, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

Thank you very much for your kind comment!!

Reviewed 5 April 2018

Nice location, inviting storefront. Regular service, mediocre and somewhat overpriced food. I had the duck, my wife had a steak. The meat quality was OK, sauces were bland, potato side was dry, as well as the mushy broccoli option that came with the steak.

Thank Umberto T
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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
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18 January 2015|
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Response from johan_christel | Reviewed this property |
You have to call for reservation. They speak English There is a French website called La Fourchette. Register and become member, book online and they will make the reservation for you and confirm it. Good luck and bon... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Prés
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Prés
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 22 13 35
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