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Le Bistrot 30

#12,954 of 14,151 Restaurants in Paris
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Odeon / Saint-Michel
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30 rue Saint Severin, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 29 31 31
Today
14:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 23:00
Mon 14:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tue 12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wed 19:00 - 22:00
Thu 00:00 - 23:59
Fri 15:00 - 00:00
Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horrible. Service was the worst experienced..not only rude but slamming dishes, plates and yelling across restaurant only made the poor quality food worse. Wifes steak was only half edible due to fat and gristle...pepper sauce was ok.

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Thank joanne I
Toronto, Canada
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for an entertaining dinner experience a la Fawlty Towers, then look no further. Hapless staff, clueless patron, disgruntled guests and a clearly indisposed chef to top it all. The food is whatever,as expected, typical prix fixe gravel. Great location though.

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Thank vasgeza
London, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Unfortunately both food and service were terrible. The steak was too tough and chewy and pasta tasted like it was cooked long time ago. Very disappointed.

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

We sat down and ordered our food. The waiter was terribly impatient and after hesitating mid-sentence while ordering, he quickly said "I'll come back in a few minutes." After ordering, I looked over at the shelves in front of me and noticed it was covered with small, black droppings. I couldn't believe it. I asked my partner to move over... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant as it looks authentic and we're attracted by the 10 euro menu. The main waiter a French man wearing a beret is probably the rudest most unhelpful waiter I have ever come across. He communicates by grunting, refuses even the most reasonable requests such as butter for the stale table bread. And has a personal hygiene... More 

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Paris, France
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Terrible place to eat. They say you get what you pay for, here it's true. Beef Bourgogne was like Dinty Moore canned stew with pasta. Steak and rest of meal were lukewarm at best. Salad was lettuce and corn, no dressing. Wait staff didn't care. Watched a tour group of about 25 go into the upper dining room, clearly the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Fantastic service and food! Was unsure due to the price (very cheap ) but genuinely couldn't fault it!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

We went here on our last day in Paris for lunch. We went for the very reasonable 3 courses for 16 euros deal, so we weren't expecting anything special. The food was average and the service was a little slow. I wouldn't be inclined to return, however if you want a quick traditional French lunch on the cheap it's not... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had a feeling it was going to be bad... French onion soup was like beef stock with bread like sandwich load bread and mozzarella cheese.yuk..Duck la Orange store bought cold veggies were 2-3 days old Dessert Tartaine cold old from freezer Husband's meal just as bad ..

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Food just okay. Service poor at best. Felt rushed to order. Fruit flies galore made dining uncomfortable. Strange, but felt we were seated in back because we are Americans.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 23:00
Monday
14:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
00:00 - 23:59
Friday
15:00 - 00:00
Saturday
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue Saint Severin, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 29 31 31

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighbourhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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