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Restaurant Jean

#3,931 of 14,328 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Opera / Bourse
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8 rue Saint Lazare | Trinite, 75009 Paris, France
+33 1 48 78 62 73
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We felt immediately welcomed by the owner and the waiter. The food is carefully and tastefully prepared. This is a great dinner choice and is away from the busier parts of the city.

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Thank jeffreyg201432
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We found this restaurant in a blog I get online. It happened to be a few blocks from our hotel. Before any food was selected, the owner engaged us in English and impressed me because he knew a Toronto chef I happen to like, Jamie Kennedy. Had it not been for a new addition to his family he might have... More 

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Thank Brian S
Market Weighton, England, United Kingdom
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254 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

Our waiter was lovely and helpful, happily helped us English folk that don't speak a word of French. Very accommodating of a vegetarian too. Food was well presented but minuscule portions - my colleagues were all hungry when we left. Wine was lovely - especially the Chablis - decor is cozy and traditional Bit overpriced in my view

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1 Thank Drumaqueen_MW
Prestwick, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Had dinner on a Friday evening, nice waiter but manager showed a complete lack of interest even for a French proprietor. Food extremely expensive for very average fare and wine list extensive but very overpriced. Will not return as much better restaurants close by.

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2 Thank paul186575
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70 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The food was indeed interesting during this lunch but while being there it would have been good to meet a waiter attentionate enough to show me a wine list... instead of imposing a glass of cow's urine from Pays du Gard... was it Chardonnay, as stated, or Semillon or Viognier no one would tell. I tried to warm it up... More 

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2 Thank Oliv R
Stockholm
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We left Jean with a feeling of ambivalence. Their ambitions are high, the food partly excellent, but our opinion was that they didn’t quite reach the Michelin star levels that they are obviously aiming for. The problem with Michelin style fine dining is that if you fail even by an inch you risk being left with nothing. Jean didn’t leave... More 

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2 Thank Q354nemo
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76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I was in bad mood when we went to Jean. Had a fight on a complex issue. Whose who married know what I meant. But the dinner took me in a better mood. It is not big but cozy. The owner Jean helped me with menu in French and very good recommendation of wine. He shared his experience and the... More 

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1 Thank Jiajia G
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2016

Thank you to all at Restaurant Jean for making us so welcome for New Years Eve. Beautiful food, attentive service. The perfect evening. Thank you.

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Thank sue_8459
Florida
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

Saw that jean was selected in the guide Michelin and arrived there, it was empty and the only server asked me if I had a reservation... Acted like it was full, then they selected bad wine and food over priced and ver my simple, champagne selection was wrong and very expensive.. I understand why that restaurant was empty.. I do... More 

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3 Thank chulys
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Reviewed 4 November 2015 via mobile

I can sum the evening up in one word - superb! We wanted to end our honeymoon with a night to remember and it could not have been better. We found this restaurant on trip advisor and it was close to the hotel we were staying in. Booked a table online the day before and promptly received a confirmation email.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Saint Lazare | Trinite, 75009 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 48 78 62 73

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

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Neighbourhood Profile
Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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