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Chez Rene

#1,234 of 14,636 Restaurants in Paris}
€€ - €€€French, European
14 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 30 23
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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14 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant has been around for over 50 years, and it is charmingly authentic. The food is classic, but only ordinary, and the menu probably hasn't changed in 50 years. But the decor and the atmosphere are great, and that's what makes it worth coming...More

Thank PrinceConsort
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In Paris, there is no lack of bad, or even worse, confit de canard (duck). At Chez Rene it is as it should be: crispy skin, moist meat, fatty, realmente canard. Or go for classics like sausage a la Lyon, oeufs mayonnaise (found that my...More

Thank TemaMagicFlute
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We had a good meal in this restaurant. Great french cooking and high quality. Good service and fairly priced. The rose wine was rather expensive.

Thank puertovallartafan
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The first thing I remember is that it was hot. The Paris heat wave. Still in the upper 30s (90s for us Americans). As with all but a very few, Chez Rene is "air conditioned" with a fan. Oh, well. But I digress.... Chez Rene...More

Thank mk02472
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Daniel's attentive service and recommendations were superb. Also, the maître d' was very helpful! Food is excellent!

Thank Lora V
Dominique P, Propriétaire at Chez Rene, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2017

Thank you Lora ;)

Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Just had a superb meal at Chez Rene - traditional French fare , with white linen but attentive service. Farm fresh melon to start, nicely done chicken, and fresh raspberries for dessert. Molly and I are not big eaters , so we asked to share...More

Thank roger k
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

When we told our friends we had one day in Paris, everyone said this is a must visit. Actually, of all the places in Paris, this was the only one which every one agreed upon. The restaurant is located just a short walk from Norte...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Very nice dinner at Chez Rene, located on an energetic and convenient corner in the Latin Quarter. Everyone seems to come for the beef bourginione, which the four of us ordered, and were very well pleased. Large portions, with extra gravy brought to the table...More

Reviewed 1 June 2017

A historic brasseri, with a slightly smaller menu card, but the food is deliscious. Often frequented by dining politicians.

Thank Cervinia74
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I had a superb dinner at this traditional restaurant in Paris. Besides of the french standards such as tartarre and fries you may enjoy a fantastic sausage a la Lyon and perhaps some liver. The wine selection is wide enough. Unfortunately only beajoulais is available...More

Thank Claudio D
Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the
residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon
never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional
cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets
surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide
eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just
next door and the prototypical terraced French
brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 30 23
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