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les bouquinistes

#674 of 14,107 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
Odeon / Saint-Michel
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53 quai des Grands Augustins, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 43 25 45 94
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience! Not expensive for a restaurant introduced in Michelin guide. The Amuse bouche was light and flavor. The main dish with the fish of the day was correct (but too much quantity for me). The desert Ile flotante is absolutly must try one.

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Thank youngk341
Manchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the restaurant on a Saturday night for my birthday celebration.Even though we never notified them for the special occasion, the staff did their best to serve as in the best way. The food is amazing ,as well as the atmosphere. Definitely a great choice for a couple but big groups as well.

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Thank Kyriakos L
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located in a beautiful quarter of the city and is upmarket but the food is simply amazing(don't miss the desert). The waiting staff are really quick and friendly and the interior of the restaurant has beautiful art.

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Thank Bhavesh M
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

Long before we arrived in Paris last November, we were anticipating a return visit to les bouquinistes for lunch. This had always been our favorite place to dine......charming, friendly, and delicious cuisine. However, our experience this time left us bewildered and highly disappointed! The servers lacked warmth and enthusiasm.....only going through the motions. And I might also mention that they... More 

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Thank SouthernLady2013
Canada
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234 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Were there for dinner after booking through the Fork App. Pricey options if you prefer the Fork discount and the set menus (Entree + plat or Plat + desert) is quite dismal. The food is generally average, certainly better than your neighborhood run of the mill bistro but nothing that was at all memorable. The space is loud and tightly... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I first came here some 3 years back and never had the chance to return until this week. Unfortunately the charm that won me over first time completely vanished with this visit. For starters the service is lacking especially for a Guy Savoy establishment. One of the waiters dashed about dumping platters unceremoniously on tables with a curt mutter of... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

As eating in such a great restaurants in Paris, this one was more than average! Both food and service met only the standard and average level. We were quite confused what the restaurant tried to serve and what was the red line on the menu. The service was even worse than the food. I would not visit this restaurant anymore,... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

After our horrible experience at Ze Kitchen Gallerie, we found a table in this nice restaurant. The food was delicuous

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Thank SandyWang
Helsinki
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

The place looks kind of modest and is really easy to walk by without noticing. The simple but stylish interior proved to be very cozy and underlined the main treat: the food. The mushrooms and prawns ravioli was an excellent starter and it only got better with the tuna as the main. Selection of sorbets was just perfectly brisk ending.... More 

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Our local friends suggested this restaurant that they had not been to in some time. It is the "baby bistro" of Guy Savoy, one of the stalwart chefs of Paris. A very picturesque location, across the street from the Seine, on a quai. A rather modern environment with big windows to enjoy the outside. I think the cuisine got top... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$238
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 quai des Grands Augustins, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 25 45 94

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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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