Creperies in Paris

Apr 7th, 2006, 09:46 AM
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Creperies in Paris

Does anyone have any recommendations for creperies with good food and charm in Paris?
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Apr 7th, 2006, 10:27 AM
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We ate at La Crepe Dentelle twice on a recent visit to Paris, both times for lunch. You can see it here: http://www.restoaparis.com/fiche-res...-dentelle.html

Both savory (buckwheat) and sweet crepes excellent, though I prefer the simpler types of savory ones. Family run place, with the husband whipping out crepes as fast as he can and his wife (I think it's his wife) serving them quickly and cheerfully.

It's located in the 2nd, just off the Rue Montorgueil market (so convenient if you need to get some marketing done).

Excellent value.
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Apr 7th, 2006, 10:59 AM
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There are several creperies on Rue Mouffetard. They were all good! (How can you go wrong with banana and nutella? )
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Apr 7th, 2006, 11:09 AM
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"How can you go wrong with banana and nutella?"

Very easily if you fail to sprinkle a little Grand Marnier on top of it!
 
Apr 7th, 2006, 12:53 PM
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And you might want to go ahead and set in on fire once you've sprinkled it with whatever. La Crepe Dentelle offers a lovely flambeed crepe. Banana inside? Can't recall now.

The other dessert crepe that I tried was frangipane. Fantastic.
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Apr 7th, 2006, 12:53 PM
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Thanks. We love the savory type of crepe, so we'll want to try several places during our stay. Does anyone know of any charming creperie's in the St. Germain or Ile St. Louis areas?

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Apr 7th, 2006, 01:22 PM
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St Germaine area - one I love is on rue de Cannettes which is a short one or two block street which ends at St Sulpice church. Unbelievably, I never took note of the name of the creperie since I found it when I stayed at a hotel across the street. I continue to go there even though I never used that hotel again.
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Apr 7th, 2006, 01:27 PM
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There are crêperies all around the city, but they seem to be particularly numerous in the pedestrian areas of the Latin Quarter and southeast of Montparnasse.

It's possible to buy good crêpes from window vendors in many restaurants (they have a little sort of “walk-by window” from which crêpes can be purchased to order).
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Apr 7th, 2006, 03:40 PM
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we have enjoyed Le Sarrasin et le Froment Creperie on several occasions. A variety of crepes in a small, informal setting--with an entertaining proprietress.

On the Ile St. Louis at 84-86, rue St. Louis en l'Isle. You won't be disappointed.

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Apr 7th, 2006, 04:14 PM
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Try the creperies on Rue de Odessa and Rue du Montparnasse in the 14th. The Edgar Quinet Metro stop is where the two meet.
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Apr 7th, 2006, 05:29 PM
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La Creperie des Canettes, at 10, rue des Canettes. This is the one mentioned by crepes a go go above.

La Creperie de Josselin, 67, rue du Montparnasse. This is on a street with several creperies, near Gare Montparnasse where trains go to Brittany and where many people from Brittany have settled and opened businesses.
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Apr 7th, 2006, 05:38 PM
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We've tried almost every creperie in the Montparnasse area, including all of them on rue de Montparnasse and like the original Creperie de Josselin the best.
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Apr 7th, 2006, 05:47 PM
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Le Bistro Du 7 eme
at the corner of rue Grenelle and Blvd La Tour Maubourg in the 7th. They have a lovely restaurant, we always sit in the window area and people watch, but they have a window where they sell crepes ..
I like the sound of Neopolitans but I generally have something with sugar or chocolate
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Apr 7th, 2006, 08:24 PM
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Thanks for posting the name of the place on rue des Cannettes, Nikki.

And how could I have left off the inspiration for my moniker, Crepes à Go Go in the 5th! It's not really a quaint little creperie, but we stumbled up on it, had a good meal and some good memories on my son's first trip abroad when he was 13. And as you can tell, we LOVED the name!
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Apr 8th, 2006, 08:38 AM
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Pom' Cannelle is a creperie/ice cream parlour on Ile St. Louis.
http://p.vtourist.com/1376629-Pom_Cannelle-Paris.jpg

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Apr 8th, 2006, 08:48 AM
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Another vote for Creperie Josselin on rue du Montparnasse. Definitely my favourite creperie in Paris.
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Apr 8th, 2006, 11:42 AM
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The majority of creperies in Paris are in Montparnasse, because that is where the Bretons settled -- as close to Gare Montparnasse as possible. jsmith is absolutely correct in his/her indications.
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Apr 8th, 2006, 12:31 PM
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crepes à go go, thanks for mentioning your eponymous Crepes à Go Go. We ended up having Thanksgiving dinner in '99 (because I insisted that we wouldn't need reservation on a slow Thursday evening at the restaurant that we planned to go to). It has good crepes and is a charming relic of the 1970s, when American pop culture was a selling point in Paris. Surprisingly, friends who were in Paris a year later ate there as well, without our having mentioned it.
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