Paris Restaurants

Le Bouillon Racine

  • 3 rue Racine Map It
  • St-Germain-des-Prés
  • French

Fodor's Review

Originally a bouillon—one of the Parisian soup restaurants popular at the turn of the 20th century—this two-story restaurant is now a lushly renovated Belle Époque haven with a casual setting downstairs and a lavish room upstairs. The menu changes seasonally: lamb knuckle with licorice, wild boar parmentier (like shepherd's pie, with mashed potatoes on top and meat underneath), and roast suckling pig are warming winter dishes. For dessert, dig into crème brûlée with maple syrup or the café liégeois (coffee-flavored custard topped with whipped cream), which comes in a jug. If you're on a budget, try the set menus ranging from €30.90 to €41.90. This is a good place to keep in mind for a late lunch or an early dinner, since it serves nonstop from noon until 11 pm. You can also drop in for a Belgian waffle and hot chocolate in the afternoon.

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3 rue Racine, 6e, Paris, 75006, France

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