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Paris Restaurants

Rech

  • 62 av. des Ternes Map It
  • Champs-Élysées
  • Seafood
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Rech, Champs-Élysées

    (c)Marie Hennechart

  • Rech, Champs-Élysées

    (c)DANIEL MORDZINSKI

Updated 02/19/2014

Fodor's Review

Having restored the historic Paris bistros Aux Lyonnais and Benoît to their former glory, star chef Alain Ducasse turned his piercing attention to this seafood brasserie founded in 1925. His wisdom lies in knowing what not to change: the original Art Deco chairs in the main floor dining room; seafood shucker Malec, who has been a fixture on this chic stretch of sidewalk since 1982; and the XL éclair (it's supersize) that's drawn in locals for decades. Original owner

Auguste Rech believed in serving a limited selection of high-quality products—a principle that suits Ducasse perfectly—and legendary chef Jacques Maximin is now in the kitchen, turning out Med-inspired dishes such as tomato cream with crayfish and fresh almonds or Niçoise-style sea bass with thyme fritters. Save room for the whole farmer's Camembert, another Rech tradition. A great-value €36 menu is available at lunch; the dinner menu is €54.

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Restaurant Information

Address:

62 av. des Ternes, 17e, Paris, 75017, France

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Phone:

/01–45–72–29–47

Restaurant Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Closed Sun., Mon., late July–late Aug., and 1 wk at Christmas
  • Reservations essential

Updated 02/19/2014

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