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La Petite Chaise

) #696 of 14,516 Restaurants in Paris $$ - $$$ French, European
36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 42 22 13 35
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“onion soup” (43 reviews)
“escargot” (46 reviews)
“duck” (38 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:00All hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 361 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was one of the most disappointing meals we've had in our two weeks in France. My duck was chewy, and my wife and daughters all had the sea bream but said their tongues felt odd. Overall it was just a blase experience. The service...More

Thank ESBehh
Reviewed 1 week ago

We dined here our last night in Paris. If we had dined there our first night, I'm afraid we would have returned every night. The service was excellent and the food was exceptional. This is a lovely little restaurant with a superb menu and staff...More

Thank liveoak33
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was recommended by a friend who goes to Paris frequently and we are glad we didn't miss it because in addition to wonderful food the proprietor got us a taxi

Thank Patience T
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Pick any other corner café and you would be better off! Quite the disappointment and considering the cost - quite the shame. Service was slow and the only positive was the onion soup. Certainly not worth it.

Thank LadyofNewOrleans
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We took our daughter for her bithday and had a wonderful meal. All the dishes were delicious and the deserts were amazing. They even put a happy birthday chocolate on my daughter's cake. The waiter was friendly and efficient. Highly recommended.

Thank Danika H
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I sought out this restaurant because I read that it was the oldest restaurant in Paris, and I was not disappointed! It was easy to find and not far from some lively Left Bank shopping areas. They serve classic French food in a quaint, cute...More

Thank Lulu A
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful service and delicious food. Reasonable price for dinner and cheaper at lunch. Wine fairly priced. I understand they "invented" French onion soup, and their's is certainly excellent.

Thank Abonskohkyia
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We spent 2 days in Paris as part of our tour package. This was the restaurant where we had our farewell dinner. The place was elegantly decorated. The food was absolutely delicious, not to mention the desserts. The staff members were very friendly and accommodating....More

3  Thank Mari S
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I have wanted to go here for a few years because it is one of the oldest restaurants in Paris. The restaurant looks lovely from the outside, and the dining room is classic, simple French design. I got there at 8 for my reservation and...More

Thank alembr
Reviewed 25 February 2017

On my first night in Paris, I walked to this historical restaurant (reputed as the most antique of Paris), a typical bistro, had soup à l'oignon, magret de canard, and mango and citron vert sorbet for dessert. Everything served perfectly, at a reasonable price (around...More

Thank Marcos H
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
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18 January 2015|
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Response from johan_christel | Reviewed this property |
You have to call for reservation. They speak English There is a French website called La Fourchette. Register and become member, book online and they will make the reservation for you and confirm it. Good luck and bon... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 22 13 35
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