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Paris Restaurants

La Bourse ou La Vie

  • 12 rue Vivienne Map It
  • Louvre/Tuileries
  • French

Fodor's Review

If you've been dreaming of the perfect steak frites in Paris, head for this eccentric little place run by a former architect in partnership with two loyal clients. The chairs in this cheery yellow-and-red dining room appear to have been salvaged from a theater, but they pair nicely with founder Patrice Tatard's theatrical streak. There's no questioning the threesome's enthusiasm for their new vocation when you taste the beef in its trademark creamy, peppercorn-studded sauce, accompanied by hand-cut french fries cooked to crisp perfection. Aside from a whole veal kidney with mustard sauce, there's little else on the menu.

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12 rue Vivienne, 2e, Paris, 75002, France

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  • Closed weekends and Aug.


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