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El Picador

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80 boulevard des Batignolles, 75017 Paris, France
+33 1 43 87 28 87
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10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 19:00 - 23:00
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Paris, France
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53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Un petit air d'Espagne en plein Paris. Service au top, serveur au petit soin et plat très goûteux If you are looking for a slice of Spain, here is the place to be with a very kind attitude from the waiters and the food is DAMN GOOD !!!

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Thank JHI76
Lebanon
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143 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place is nicely decoarted and cozy. The service is timely and the people are friendly; you feel it's family business. The food is good the portions are generous and the wine is simply amazing. The value for money is fair.

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Thank Elsa2288
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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226 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Located next to the Hebertot theatre, this is convenient for a quick meal. Limited selections bistro style spanish food. Fast service. Prices are reasonable. Decor very "busy " but pleasant. Limited wine selections of run of the mill wines including spans roses.

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Thank willy m
Paris, France
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015 via mobile

We took 2 menus El Picador with the promotion "tousaurestaurant". The chorizo entrée was great and the mussels too. Then we had paella for 2! So huge! Was difficult to finish and finally desert! Kind of creme brulee and ice cream. We came out happy and so full!

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Thank Apha C
london
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2014 via mobile

Ended up as we neglected to be organised and book a proper restaurant for out anniversary! Very rushed service, didn't feel very special! Although the regulars obviously have a close relationship with the owners, everyone else is left on the outside looking in. The food was good but wouldn't go back in a hurry!

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1 Thank sticky2308
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2013 via mobile

Very rude and not welcome stuff, cuisine is nothing about spanish, nothing about good quality food, everything we got there was with the taste of burned oil, which was in use already million of times, no one of us ate disgusting fish soup and the stuff didn't even ask why no one even touch the plate... The owners behavior is... More 

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Paris, France
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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013

Having very often been traveling to Spain we chosen this restaurant to have a convivial dinner with Friends. We had been more than dissappointed. We all did choose the Tapas Menue which was served on a plate - doen't Tapas mean small dished... the quality was poor, the ham died out, the Lomo was no Lomo but a fat saussage... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2012

Attention was close to rude. Dish, a paella, was greasy and rice uncooked. very expensive in Euros, not to mention dollars. Will not recomend. No a/c, a small fan in a corner, was hot inside.

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St-Germain-en-Laye, France
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2011

I've lived in Paris for several years, but had never been to this place. As my wife is Spanish, and thus a regular traveller to Spain, I decide to try it. What a mistake! The lunchtime formula offered a selection of 4 tapas or 11 pica-picas and a drink, which seemed reasonable. My wife went for the tapas and two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 80 boulevard des Batignolles, 75017 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 87 28 87

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