Fodor's Expert Review Gaya Rive Gauche

$$$$ St-Germain-des-Pres French

If you can't fathom paying upward of €200 per person to taste the cooking of Pierre Gagnaire (the city's most avant-garde chef) at his eponymous restaurant, book a table at his fashionable fish restaurant. At Gaya Rive Gauche, Gagnaire uses seafood as a palette for his creative impulses. Expect small portions of artfully presented food, as in a seafood gelée encircled by white beans and draped with Spanish ham, or cod "petals" in a martini glass with soba noodles, mango, and grapefruit.

French Modern French Sophisticated Prix-Fixe Lunch Dinner $$$$

Quick Facts

44 rue du Bac
Paris, Île-de-France  75007, France

-01–45–44–73–73

www.pierre-gagnaire.com

Known For:
  • Intimate, cozy atmosphere
  • Fresh, artfully presented seafood
  • Lobster poached in verveine, with fregula pasta and apricot
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. and Mon.

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