Fodor's Expert Review D'Chez Eux

$$$ Invalides French

The red-checked tablecloths and jovial maître d'hôtel at this authentic southwestern French bistro near the Invalides might seem like a tourist trap until you realize that it's just as popular with food-loving locals and top French politicians as it is with foreigners. Everything one the menu is hearty and delicious, if not especially refined—don't miss the gooey help-yourself chocolate mousse. The best way to start a meal here is with the "chariot" of starters, everything from lentil salad to ratatouille; just point to the ones you want. Classics among the main courses are duck confit with sautéed garlic potatoes, cassoulet, and game dishes in winter. Best value is the weekday lunch tradition gourmande set menu for €34, which brings you the hors d'oeuvres spread, a main course, and three desserts (you can try them all).

French Lively Prix-Fixe Lunch Dinner Brunch Bistro $$$

Quick Facts

2 av. de Lowendal
Paris, Île-de-France  75007, France


Known For:
  • Spacious sidewalk terrace
  • Famous "house-made" charcuterie
  • Extremely generous portions
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Aug.

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