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RetroBottega

#3,933 of 14,142 Restaurants in Paris
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Neighbourhood:
Bercy / Nation
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12 rue Saint Bernard, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 74 64 17 39
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12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The patron is nice, and I've read his explanations for the sky-high prices, but they don't add up. His overhead is virtually nil. So either he's the worst financial manager ever or he's ripping us off. Too bad, because it's quite good.

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Thank Cairns T
Perth, Australia
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2014

Owner is from Puglia in Italy, and is a pleasure to be around. He made a real effort with us in English to explain the menu. Food was brilliant. I had squid ink tagliollini with calamar for a main and it was very special. Italian cheeses were top notch. Desert was unusual but delicious - Very powerful gorgonzola with peanuts... More 

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Thank Philip C
Paris, France
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2014

Very nice cuisine, original recipes with fresh Italian poducts and excellent wines. The downside? The prices, really too high. The wine in particular is selected by the owner without giving any indication of the price (it turned out to be almost 40 euros a bottle ). Shame, because the place could really be perfect.

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Thank Sara131
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2014 via mobile

I absolutely loved this place. Everything was top notch, the food (original and delicious), the wine, the service, the decor. It's a bit pricey for Paris (22 euros for a pasta dish) but it's worth it if you can afford it

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Thank Rebeccus
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

Tiny restaurant - you're basically sitting in the kitchen. The chef/waiter/owner is great- talented, funny, takes his food seriously. The food itself is perfect. Always new. Always from ingredients he purchased that morning. Always something you've never had. He made a truffle oil cannoli that actually made me cry because it was so good. I always go there with friends... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2013

The place we had planned for lunch was closed so we ended up here by accident - and how lucky we were. A lovely, very friendly owner/chef, AMAZING food and lovely wine. Delicious salads as a starter, fabulous polenta/mushrooms/truffles/raclette and salami main course and an amazing deconstructed cheesecake for pudding. Perfect in every way: foodie heaven (and loads of vegetarian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue Saint Bernard, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bercy / Nation
  • Neighbourhood: Bercy / Nation
  • Phone Number: +33 1 74 64 17 39

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Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make their homes.
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