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Le Petit Zinc

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11 rue Saint Benoit, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 42 86 61 00
12:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Best location, you can see the church of St. Germain from the restaurant. The interior of the restaurant is a Beaux Arts masterpiece. The food isbetter than good, classic French dishes and excellent seafood.

Thank david h
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had very nice dinner at Le petit Zinc. We were there with big group for celebration. Actually all the restaurant was booked only for us. We had good meals and drinks. The service was good as well.

Thank Ondřej H
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very pleasant atmosphere, friendly staff and really good food. The interior is decorated Art Nouveau style and is very enjoyable. Wa had a business dinner there and it was really nice, with a very quick and unobtrusive service.

Thank MARC L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was really quirky with a good atmosphere. The service was good and we were pleased with our meals

Thank Nick W
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been here various times and have always had an enjoyable experience. Decor that's fabulous, great location, friendly staff, very good food...etc. you have to be a little careful in not "over ordering" because as with any good seafood restaurant it can get pricey. I love it for lunch when it's quieter and more relaxing...👍

Thank Vil V
Beirut, Lebanon
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47 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

i visited there last week, did not like the place...it was expensive and the food wasn't that good. we took the 3 course menu, the only item we like was the salmon salad.

1 Thank Mickelange
Melbourne, Australia
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Petit Zinc is a good introduction to French food if you don't want to go off the beaten track and you are looking for ambience over innovative food. It is a very pretty place if you don't look too hard and in a great location. The food is predictable and nothing to get too excited about except the delicious 'floating... More 

Thank michelle h
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We had an ok diner in the "Le petit zinc". The food is ok, but on the expensive side for what you get. For me the biggest problem was that they offered me a lobster, which was offered to me 30 min earlier as well as a mistake (they forgot my starter). Which is not a problem, but don't leave... More 

Thank Peter K
Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Located in the heart of saint germain district nearby saint germain square, the restaurant is a beautiful Art Deco place. It is basically a seafood place that will prepared on the spot amazing seafood tray with oysters, crab, shrimps, lobsters or any other shells you might dream about. Beside this option there is a rather extended menu of other options.... More 

Thank Maclepau
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

On an evening stroll around St Germain we stopped here on a whim for a glass of champagne and desert . The exterior is lovely the interior even more so. Charming maitre'd seated us quickly. Attentive waiter . We ordered the profiteroles. Excellent choice . Captivated we made a dinner reservation for the following evening. Extensive seafood menu but also... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$54 - US$70
French, Seafood, European, Soups
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 rue Saint Benoit, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 86 61 00
This St-Germain des Pres landmark continues to thrive as it has done since the turn of the last century. The classic Art Nouveau brasserie style is still elegant, with ivy arches, swooping iron banisters to the mezzanine, ironwork facade, and beautifully lit glass ceiling fanlights. You'll feel as if you're having a real Parisian experience and you are, you are. The menu is classic French. Try starter of wonderful fruits de mer, main course of calves liver meuniere with caramelised salsify and broccoli, and pudding of fantastic 'Saint Germain' ice cream sundae.

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Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

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In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighbourhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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