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Paradox French Restaurant and Wine Bar

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No.711 Shiquan Street, Suzhou, China (Formerly La Casa Vostra)
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+86 512 6572 5632
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SF, USA
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18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

I'm happy to say that this place has really good food and it's very close to my hotel. The area near this restaurant is phenomenal—lots of history and the best garden (Master of Nets "Wang Shi Yuan"). When I left Soochow in 2014, I felt like the quality had gone downhill. I'm so happy to say it's right back up... More 

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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252 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

The food is very good - I had the beef tenderloin. I'm not sure it's a French restaurant though. The menu has burgers, quesadillas, pizza, and calzones.

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4 Thank Paul G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2015

I chose to have dinner at this restaurant following the good reviews and it didn´t disappoint. Decor is nice and elegant, the service is good and friendly and the food is just divine. Very good selection of french cuisine and a very decent wine list, although the price is quite high. Be prepared for a high bill but its totally... More 

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1 Thank Paul D
Shanghai, China
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

We had a great dinner is this cozy place where we found prices were very cheap for the quantity!!! I recommend their home made pizza!

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2 Thank Charles C
Suzhou, China
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69 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2014

Service was very good,atmosphere was good but food is just okay. The price doesn't match with the taste. I was really expecting more but it didn't deliver..:( Hope they'll improve...:)

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Rotorua, New Zealand
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2014

We had lunch at Bistronomy and it was exceptional. The service by chinese standards was great and the food even better. They had a really good wine list. The ambience of this place completes a great eating out experience in China. Will def return.

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1 Thank Cindy J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014

Went there based on all the good reviews, but was disappointed. Decor and service is good, but food quality (particularly for the price) is quite disappointing. I would recommend Mai Tian -- in the same food category.

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Thank Uttiya C
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2014 via mobile

Service is above standard in China, food was excellent. Well-prepared steak, lovely sauce and veggies. Good wine selection. Prices acceptable. French manager works hard for guests. Will return when back in Suzhou.

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Thank Odila S
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

After seeing the high ratings on Trip Advisor my husband (who is French) and I were compelled to try Bistronomy. First of all - we followed the map on Trip Advisor, which brought us to the wrong end of the street (make sure you remove the "No." in front of the address, and are watching the direction of the numbers).... More 

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Suzhou, China
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014 via mobile

My friend in Shanghai invite me to have aunch there. I like the environment, very clean and stylish. I ordered a salad that is good, fresh and good taste. For the main organic chicken is very juice and love the taste Sure I will come again with my friends and relatives.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Fusion
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.711 Shiquan Street, Suzhou, China (Formerly La Casa Vostra)
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Jiangsu  >  Suzhou
  • Phone Number: +86 512 6572 5632

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?