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130 avenue Michelet | 130 Avenue Michelet, 93400 Saint Ouen, France
+33 1 40 10 12 14
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08:30 - 18:30
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Sebastopol, California
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278 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were drawn in from the flea market by the sound of someone singing who sounded a lot like Edith Piaf. What a fun place! Packed with people it was like stepping back in time. The food was not good but for once we didn't care because we so enjoyed the singing and the atmosphere. When the lady who channels... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

I stumbled on this bistrot while in the Flea Market and it is VERY CHARMING, the food was SURPRISNGLY GOOD and the atmosphere brought you back to the turn of the century when flea market workers would have eaten there BUT BE ADVISED! BRING SMALL BILLS. ADD UP YOUR CHECK BEFORE THEY DO. I had a E6.00 salad and a... More 

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Thank Penny A
The Hague, The Netherlands
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

What a fun to have lunch in this brasserie chantante! The staff is all troisième age or close. Head waitress carries two referee style whistles to manage the continuous flow of food traffic. Singers are good 60ies style. Get a seat in the gallery for the best view. Food is OK, but it is the experience for which you should... More 

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Thank 105timv
New Zealand
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63 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Tremendous fun for lunch, food's not bad but it's really the atmosphere you go for. Singing, piano accordion etc. my teenage kids loved it which is saying something. The street entrance is hard to find as it's buried among pop-up shoe and t-shirt stalls, but there is an entrance off the market which is a lot easier and more pleasant.

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Thank Bel-Ware
Leeds, United Kingdom
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114 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

On the edge of the antiques market this restaurant has to be the epitome of the times gone by French Restaurant. Accordian player, singers, non existent service, mediocre food, take it or leave it attitude, BUT tremendous atmosphere and FUN. I felt like I was taking part in a film whilst we were here having lunch. I doubt the champagne... More 

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Thank Charles W
san francisco
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Had a fabulous lunch here with family, with a classic French soundtrack! I had the rabbit, and we all split a bottle of Rose from Provence. Service was relaxed, but the music and atmosphere more than makes up for it.

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Reading, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

Unfortunately I can't comment on the food or drink at this restaurant as we didn't get that far! We arrived and were ignored for 10 minutes before eventually finding someone to seat us in the half empty restaurant. After receiving the menus we waiting a further 20 minutes for someone to come and take our order - the waitress continuously... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

My daughter and I visited the flea market while in Paris and this place was a wonderful find! We needed a break from the flea market (plus we were hungry!) and we really enjoyed the music and atmosphere of this restaurant. The food was fine, but go for the entertainment and atmosphere. It was a must do!

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Thank ONEALLK
Detroit
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Stopped for a quick beverage and stayed for lunch. Food was classic old school French. Not fancy, but very tasty. Atmosphere was what drew us in. The music and singing was a fun surprise. They were all very friendly. A must if a trip to the flea market is in your plans.

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Thank beachyDetroit
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a wonderful lunch in typical old style & fun, light hearted French setting. Everything was charming. The waitress, an impressive welcoming lady of age. The music was lots of fun with different singers taking turns at classic songs; and the food was really good - escalope, bœuf à la bourguignonne, tarte au pomme, everything absolutely enjoyable, all of it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$38
Cuisine
French
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 18:30
Monday
08:30 - 18:30
Saturday
08:30 - 18:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 avenue Michelet | 130 Avenue Michelet, 93400 Saint Ouen, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Seine-Saint-Denis  >  Saint Ouen
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 10 12 14

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?