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Aux Charpentiers

) #3,477 of 14,446 Restaurants in Paris €€ - €€€ French
10 rue Mabillon, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 43 26 30 05
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good45%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
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“andouillette” (4 reviews)
“pepper steak” (2 reviews)
“snails” (4 reviews)
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10 rue Mabillon, 75006 Paris, France
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Reviewed 10 December 2016

With a heavy heart I must report that the great Aux Charpentiers, where we have been enjoying lunch for 20 or more years, has closed. This was perhaps the most characterful restaurant in Paris - a quirky, old-fashioned bistro with an irreplacable atmosphere, and terrific...More

1  Thank TieOnTheFeedbag
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

Aux Charpentiers it's a 40 yrs old fashioned bistro serving popular cuisine with some Correzian dishes. Don't expect creativity or subtility you get what you expect, invigorating classic home cooking. Onion soup, celery remoulade, andouillette Duval, black pudding, clafoutis, Côtes du Rhône. Decor is as...More

Thank Christophe M
Reviewed 31 October 2016

From Danish Television I was recommended the tatar, so I went there. Table reservation by phone went perfect, reception very fine, prompt and smiling service and food was excellent. I still prefer the Danish version of Tatar :-) Guest was frequent visitors and premises served...More

Thank Michael_Kruse
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We have recently moved to Paris from London and came to Aux Charpentiers for our first taste of snails and amazing perfectly cooked cote de boeuf! The restaurant started out quite empty but soon filled up and we were lucky we arrived when we did...More

Thank LSaunders91
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Cozy restaurant. Real French atmosphere. We got foie gras. Excellent Tartar. Best I have ever tried. Good homemade frites. Kids got burger. Not child friendly. Bit expensive but what isn't in Pairs :-) My biggest recommendation.

Thank Twinpap
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

A traditional Paris bistro near St Suplice, we have had lunch here on a number of occasions. We have settled on the boudin noir as it is so good. It is served just with roast apple. Very simple, very tasty.

Thank RedExile56
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Wonderful food great atmosphere reasonably priced and knowledgeable friendly staff - superb menu and very much "Paris"!!

Thank Ludolf G
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Eat twice here during our stay in Paris. Really good food served by friendly attentive staff. Can't recommend enough.

1  Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 1 August 2016

You are looking for a cool place, for simple, quality traditional french cuisine, that's the one. No surprises, years after years, the chef(s) prepare good food. The service is jovial though the waiters can be very busy.

Thank franckbart
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

This is NOT a 3 star Michelin restaurant. But it has soul and they know how to cook. Great pepper steak! Only French spoken - medium rare can get difficult. And excellent Crème Brûlée. The red wine could've been more characteristic.

Thank LouiseSHusted
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue Mabillon, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 26 30 05
  • E-mail
This historic bistro was originally opened in 1856 and is a real institution in Paris' Saint Germain des Pres district. The name 'Aux Charpentiers' means 'To Carpenters', and the restaurant has engravings, photos and furniture commemorating this noble trade. The menu is traditional French bistro fare with a certain amount of influence from the rural Correze region with its famous Limousine beef. The atmosphere is friendly with an eclectic mix of locals, tourists, politicians and journalists.
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