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Jill Aug 12th, 2001 09:14 AM

Favorite Restaurant in Paris
I'll be in Paris this Oct. and I'd love to read your comments on your favorite or best restaurants in Paris. <BR> <BR>Thanks Jill

John Bermont Aug 12th, 2001 09:52 AM

Jill, <BR> <BR>My favorite is Le Bistrot de la Gare, Metro Montparnasse, 6th Arrondisement. It's a mirrored beauty with great service, good food, conversational fellow clients, and reasonable prices. <BR> <BR>Take a look at my data sheet for France at for "elementary" info on France. <BR> <BR>Bon appetite. <BR>John Bermont <BR>

James Aug 12th, 2001 12:45 PM

Leaving in 3 weeks for Paris. Need some help for good food, atmospheric restaurants in the 6th and 7th. Have tried the "search" function many times and it never seems to be working. I'm aware there are lots of posts on restaurants, I just can't seem to access them. <BR> <BR>Thanks for your help!

kimbuys Aug 12th, 2001 04:01 PM

Chez Clement, L'Ecluse, La Fermette Marbeuf, Maison d'Alsace and upstairs at Hediard for dinners. Angelina's for lucnh or dessert. L'Aduree for lunch. Hope this helps! Also - go on Gourmet Magazine's website and search there for your own! Bon appetit!

ohp Aug 12th, 2001 05:21 PM

try this website It isn't a commercial site per se.

Angela Aug 12th, 2001 06:21 PM

Just returned from Paris and I loved the following: Brasserie Lipp- located in the 6th Arr., Aux Charpentier on Rue Marbouf in the 6th Arr., Rotisserie d'en Face in the Latin Quarter, and Au Chien de Fumar ( the Smoking Dog) which is in near Halles in the 2nd Arr.

Marie Aug 12th, 2001 07:23 PM is a commercial site "per se", it's a business whose sole purpose is to raise money for its owner

ldsant Aug 12th, 2001 10:31 PM

Two of my favorites: <BR> <BR>LaTable Ronde (Sentier metro) <BR>L'Aubergine (L'ecole Militaire district)

AGM/Cape Cod Aug 13th, 2001 05:09 AM

Jill- <BR> We had a great meal at Fish La Boissonnerie on rue de Seine in the 6th. It wasn't fancy but the food was fabulous. Have a great trip.

Jen Aug 13th, 2001 05:19 AM

Le Bastide Odeon in the 6th is excellent!

elaine Aug 13th, 2001 05:30 AM

Hi, I haven't been to this restaurant for a couple of years, but <BR>I have always loved Chez Julien <BR>(not the same place as "Julien"), which is in the 4th, on the corner of <BR>1 rue Ponte Louis Philippe and 62 rue Hotel de Ville, phone 01 42 78 31 64. <BR>The restaurant had a brief appearance in the film The Accidental Tourist. Closed Sun. Pretty traditional decor, traditional food, moderately priced a la carte (about $60 pp last time, with wine) but a <BR>less-expensive prix-fixe menu is also available. <BR>There have been previous threads on Paris restaurants--try doing a Search here.

Monica Aug 13th, 2001 05:42 AM

Some of my favorites: <BR> <BR>L'EPI DUPIN <BR>11, rue Dupin, 75006 Paris <BR>Phone: 01 42 22 64 56 <BR>This is near the metro Severes Babylone, then a 1 block walk to rue Dupin. We met friends of mine for dinner and this is my second favorite restaurant in Paris. Judy and I had a delicious calamari appetizer, which had roasted red peppers, onions, and sauteed in a sweet sauce. Next we had a shreaded veal sausage in the shape of a burger and pasta with a cream sauce. For dessert, I had their cholocate cake with pistachios and chocolate sauce. Definitely for the chocolate lovers. My friends bought the wine. Total for Judy and me $48. <BR> <BR>CREMERIE RESTAURANT POLIDOR <BR>41, rue Monsieur-Le-Prince <BR>75006 Paris <BR>Phone: 01 43 26 95 34 <BR>I had their delicious homemade pate with bread; a tender pork dish in a curry sauce and rice; lemon tart for dessert and their local red wine. $38. This is a lively place filled with locals. Prepare yourself for a home-cooked style meal in a hectic atmosphere with waitreses who are too busy to care about good customer service. If you keep this in mind when you go to this restaurant, you'll have a great evening. <BR> <BR>CHEZ MAITRE PAUL <BR>12, rue Monsieur-Le-Prince <BR>Phone: 01 43 54 74 59 <BR>This restaurant is around the corner from our hotel (Grand Hotel des Balcons). Make sure you have reservations for this place. I enjoyed their puff pastry filled with juliened vegetables and shrimp with a lobster sauce; baked chicken and mushrooms in a cream and cheese sauce; wild rice; and creme brulee for dessert. $51. <BR> <BR>LE BISTROT DE BRETEUIL <BR>3, Place de Breteuil, Paris <BR>Phone: 01-45-67-07-27 <BR>This was my favorite restaurant in Paris again! We met some friends for dinner on 17 October 2000 and had a great dinner. Like last year, we started with a Kir. I had their delicious escargot, followed by their rack lamb with scalloped potatoes. For dessert, I had their creme brulee. Delicious! We also had white wine with our meal. Total bill $36.34. This was an excellent meal at an excellent price. . <BR> <BR>NOS ANCETRES LES GAULOIS <BR>39, rue Saint Louis en I'Isle <BR>Phone: 01 46 33 66 07 <BR> <BR>As I wrote in my journal, this is a fun place to visit. You make your own salad from a large basket of lovely vegetables that is placed on your table; help yourself to the vegetable and cold meat board and to the house red wine, which is in a wooden barrel (all you can drink!). I had their beef kabobs, which Judy had a steak (better than my kabobs); a cheese platter and creme caramel for dessert. $51. The waiters were very attentive. <BR> <BR>I have some other favorites, which you can read about at: <BR> <BR>

Phil Aug 13th, 2001 05:51 AM

If price isn't an issue, you can't do much better than Taillevent in the 8th Arr. It feels like you are dining in a private club without that feeling of "stuffiness." <BR> <BR>The service is incredible and the staff does everything but cut your food for you. <BR> <BR>It is not cheap, however. Lunch, with a great bottle of wine can run about $300 for 2. <BR> <BR>We have had 2 great meals, and 1 ok meal, at Relais Louis XII in the 6th Arr. <BR> <BR>

s.fowler Aug 13th, 2001 05:54 AM

My favorite for a very French meal is La Fontaine de Mars in the 7eme near the Eiffel Tower-- it has been reviewed positively on this forum by several people.

Lori Aug 13th, 2001 05:59 AM

La Trufferie, off of Rue Mouffetard in the 5th. <BR>Brasserie Bofinger, near the Bastille in the 4th. <BR>La Marme Verte and Chez Toutone, Rue Pontouse in the 5th,right next door to each other. <BR>

Russell Wayne Aug 13th, 2001 09:53 AM

FWIW, an indispensable choice among Paris restaurants if L'Ami Louis on Rue de Vertbois. It's the bistrot of bistros, serving superb roast chicken, leg of lamb, steaks, and accompaniments that will assure a perpetually high cholesterol level. The decor hasn't changed in decades, but is very appropriate. The service is fine and the overall experience is terrific. Yes, it is costly. Easily $100 per head. I've been to more than a dozen three stars, but L'Ami Louis was the most fun and memorable.

Capo Aug 13th, 2001 10:30 AM

If I have one favorite restaurant in Paris, it would be the one I always return to: the Restaurant des Beaux Arts, near the Ecole des Beaux Arts in the 6th. Certainly not the <I>best</I> restaurant in Paris, but atmospheric, fun, and it has good food & wine at reasonable prices.

Jane Aug 13th, 2001 10:38 AM

I don't know if you want to est greek food in Paris, but if you do check out rue de Saint Severin in the Latin Quarter. There's a place called Paros which is some of the best greek food I've ever eaten. The owner stands outside and breaks cheap clay plates to attract the tourists. Don't let a little cheezy behavior deter you! Try the platter for two and make sure you arrive hungry. Cost of the platter is about $35, pp that's $17.50 each. Very good food at modest prices.

Iloveparis Aug 23rd, 2001 12:44 AM

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