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Bistrot Paul Chene

123 rue Lauriston, 75116 Paris, France
+33 1 43 59 45 47
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (44 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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123 rue Lauriston, 75116 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a great lunch at this Parisian classic. Service was terrific. Food was delicious. New team is very cordial and professional. Hadn’t been there in over 25 years. For The next visit I will definitely not be waiting that long.

Thank roaminggourmetthx
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easy to contact simply by email. I received a swift confirmation reply. Our party of three: English, Dutch and French, received a warm welcome and enjoyed absolutely delicious food and wine in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere. I would highly recommend this bistro and advise...More

Thank Ruth S
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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Absolutely no complaints... The staff were wonderful, the perfect atmosphere and the food was delicious! Highly recommend to anyone looking for traditional French cuisine in a “non-typical” tourist restaurant. We were very very happy with our experience.

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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This is a small family owned bistro. Wonderful people, very warm and welcoming. The food is fantastic! I had the best liver, almost like a filet, that I’ve ever had. The gratin potatoes were great. And the deserts were phenomenal. Sorry no pictures. We go...More

Thank Jdccfi
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The best duck I’ve ever had, scallops that equaled the best my wife ever had, an excellent glass of house wine coupled with efficient and friendly service, equaled a memorable lunch. This charming little place on a side street in the Trocadero area is well...More

Thank Herb S
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Better than average Bistro food with helpful and friendly staff and good atmosphere. Wine was reasonably priced for the area which is in a fairly up market though not overun with tourists. Enjoyed the scallops and from the buzz around this is a popular local...More

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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We had a very good dinner at Paul Chene. The people working there were very attentiv and nice. They gave us good advice about what to eat and drink. The only problem was that they gave us a table between two groups of people that...More

Thank UllaNorrk
seb180286, Propriétaire at Bistrot Paul Chene, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Hello i am so sorry for That we were expecting two tables of 4 that did not show up. I apologies for that. Bistrot Paul Chene

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Don't miss this great bistro if you want excellent French cooking with good service and a friendly atmosphere. A great find. We had lovely food and a good bottle of wine. Really lovely.

Thank hoteluser_8
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great food, great wine selection, and desserts - combined with friendly service, and you have a winner! Highly recommended if you're in the vicinity!

Thank KimDino
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A group of friends happened upon this really wonderful bistro. The food was delicious and the owner took wonderful care of us. Delicious duck, steak, veal, salmon as well as a huge eclair for desert.

Thank John Marc S
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famous tower. Snuggled in between the grand buildings
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Response from Phinneas2016 | Reviewed this property |
I was there March 1 2017, they seem to be doing well.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$74
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
7:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 123 rue Lauriston, 75116 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Trocadero
  • Neighbourhood: Trocadero
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 59 45 47
  • E-mail
Description
The kitchen staff remains under the direction of Philippe Mercier who has been in the position for Established in 1959 by Paul Chene chef cuisinier by training, and located in the heart of the Trocadero district of Paris, the restaurant 'Paul Chene' is recognized as an institute of traditional French cuisine. The high standards set by Paul Chene as a celebration of regional products and exceptional quality of service is perpetuated by its owner Harold Audouin.
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