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Dave

#10,943 of 14,216 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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12 rue de Richelieu, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 61 49 48
Today
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:15
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 23:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:15
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Florence, Italy
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Is all about a time that was unfortunately seems that everything has been stopped at a memory. the place is very romantic and the owner is a fundamental part of this place. The food itslef nothing special, absolutely standard and it's not worth it.

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Thank manike83
Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Must Go .... The owner is amazing - No Menu card - No Wine card , he just come over to your table (if you are lucky to get one) and ask "you like everything" ?? Just say YES ..... Enjoy - the food is not crazy good - but Its still a "must go" place if you are in... More 

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Thank Nicolai06
London
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This restaurant hides itself from view - you need to know you are going to eat here otherwise you simply won't find it! Dave is a fantastic Chinese restaurant, everything we ate was delicious, there is no menu, the owner/host comes to the table with a short hand written menu, which he reads out but we decided to take his... More 

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Parma, Italy
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Very unfriendly and rude service and food not good , frozen cheap dumplings , everything came cold or definitely not warm enough , and due to very unfriendly staff it was not easy to complain about anything , white plain rice with butter which doesn't sound Vietnamese at all, indeed more French . 3 cheap and poor dishes for 44€... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

Dave has hosted some famous and interesting guests to his personal presentation of fresh cuisine. Being a not so famous average American family didn't seem to matter to Dave, who treated us as his special guests. Food was worth finding, but we left feeling we made a friend in Dave.

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Thank Tim G
Port Angeles, Washington, United States
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

We had just spent a few hours at the Louvre and we're looking for some good food and cocktails. It was a Friday night near 9:00pm and most places were packed with long waiting lines. We just happened upon Dave and even though it looked dark from the street we tried the door and were greeted by Dave immediately! The... More 

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Thank Cynthia W
Paris, France
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122 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

This place has a story, maybe a thousand behind it, which makes it an entertaining place to be. With hospitality beyond amazing, delicious food and a sumptuous setting, not forgetting the fact that we didn't even have to bother looking at a menu. Davé has created his own paradise and I couldn't recommend visiting this place enough. Book ahead but... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

3.5 for the food, 5.0 for the atmosphere! Dave is straight out of the Studio 54 era - if he likes you, you're friends forever. If he doesn't, too bad for you! Which explains why most customers are regulars with the occasional newbie. The atmosphere of this little gem is half speak-easy, half opium den. The food is good -... More 

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Thank HJF013
Paris, France
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124 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Dark empty restaurant , not a single other customer during our Friday lunch. Warm greeting from the owner, he goes back to his computer on the regular table Dirty hand-scribbled menu , very few dishes on display. Service is quick. Dumplings are good but not gourmet . Nems oh very greasy, so are the noodles, The duck is served so... More 

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Thank eisette
Los Angeles, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 October 2015

This review is meant primarily for individuals who suffer from severe food allergies, and need to communicate their constraints in English. The owner was extremely helpful, and willing to prepare simple dishes ensured not to contain multiple allergens. There is no menu, which is actually very helpful, because the owner expects to hear detailed personal requests. And I believe that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:30
Monday
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:15
Tuesday
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:15
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:15
Thursday
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:15
Friday
19:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:15
Saturday
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue de Richelieu, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 61 49 48

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Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theatres compete for your applause. It's a neighbourhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.
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