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#534 of 14,161 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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8 rue de l Echelle | 8 rue de l'Echelle Paris, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 61 31 99
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 19:00 - 22:30
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Sat - Sun 12:00 - 15:00
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this is my first time eating Japanese in Paris and I definitely recommend it. The place is authentic, the waiters are very nice, good mood, food is really good.

Thank Tatiana-bassil
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

starter to desert was so delicious ... salmon teryaki and tempura veg was very good . but my best is cheese desert . so worth the sin

Thank Anna A
Boston, Massachusetts
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the best sushi place in Paris. Clean, fresh food. Presented beautifully. Courteous staff. Reasonable prices. Everyone one could want. The 20 euro tasting menu for lunch is worth every penny.

Thank traveller2981
London, England, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Was in the mood for some nice Sushi, so found this place on TripAdvisor and went there. Very well prepared Sushi, and very fresh fish. Service is also polite, quick and efficient. Had the "Royal Sushi sampler" which set me back €38. This was 12 pieces of sushi and Misu soup. They have both tables and a sushi bar you... More 

Thank Eric_Lemon
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Had a quick lunch here. A strong local presence, which is always a good sign. The food here was good, though not extraordinary. Open on Sundays, which is sometimes a challenge in Paris.

Thank jbos10
London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

By day 3 we'd had enough red meat, cream and butter so off to look for something Asian. I was a bit suspect about this place - too close to the Louvre and therefore potentially tourist rip-off central. But it was good. All the usual suspects. Some nice pork (for a change) gyoza, edamame beans, tofu frit, poulet frit, oshinko... More 

Thank Richard W
Paris, France
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75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Everything is good and honestly priced. Around for more than 10 years, always creating new dishes, the food is authentic, well prepared and delicious. Staff turnover is negligible ensuring excellent service and continuity. Daily specials are unique and creative. Their sashimi/sushi menu is an excellent representation of all that is right and good. Reserve your table, very busy place and... More 

Thank ChrisBiz1
Paris, France
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

If you are fed up with pseudo japanese restaurants managed by non-japanese, then read on. All dishes are prepared fresh with authentic ingredients, managed and run by japanese. Daily specials change often, adding freshness to their menu. Authentic, original, excellent and reasonably priced. They have little staff turnover, a sign of respect. I have eaten there many times, never disappointed.... More 

Thank Chris B
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124 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Got a ramen with breaded pork and a crab and avocado sushi roll, both were great. The ramen was amazing and the portion sizes were very big. I also got a gmc sencha which was good but was a tea bag and not loose leaf tea. But it was still quite good. Would definitely go back again.

Thank Galway86
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19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Nice place walking distance from metro 1 tuilerie. I had great diner. I believe it is expensive but i was invited therefore i can only recommend the quality of food

Thank Sébastien R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue de l Echelle | 8 rue de l'Echelle Paris, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 61 31 99

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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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