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Au Petit Sud Ouest

#67 of 13,813 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Neighbourhood:
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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46 avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 55 59 59
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
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Richmond, VA
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We always make a reservation to have at least one meal at this restaurant when in Paris. Chantal, her husband, and staff provide attentive service and a lovely wine selection to pair with delicious duck and goose dishes. My two favorites ...the fois gras complete with a toaster at the table to toast the bread and the apple tart dessert.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is run by a husband-wife team and specializes in products from the South West of France - primarily fois gras and confit de canard. And it's excellent. Don't count the calories though.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a delightful place, located on a quiet street a short walk from the Eiffel Tower. They specialize in duck and goose products, like foie gras and pate, which you can buy fresh or canned in the little shop at the front. Keeping in mind the specialization of the cuisine, step inside for a meal to get the full experience.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came across this restaurant after reading several highly rated reviews. From the moment we walked in, the service was impeccable. We were seated at the best table in the house, a cozy table with a window view. Unbeknownst to us, the owner, Chantal, seated and welcomed us, and later made outstanding recommendations. Per her recommendation, we ended up sharing... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place to eat duck any way you like it, very close to the Tour Eiffel... We came without prior reservation, and got a table within 5 minutes. A meal perfectly prepared, duck was juicy, yet crispy on the outside. Dessert was top notch. Service was brisk and kind. Price is very reasonable, considering the high quality, and the... More 

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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136 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant and epicerie specialises, as it name suggests, with food from the South West of France which means primarily duck and goose. It is set in the expensive residential area around Champs de Mars. Entry to the restaurant is through the shop which sells Foie Gras and other delicacies. Two things are remarkable about APSO, one the prices are... More 

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Lewes
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65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was last here 4 years ago on business and returned here with my wife for her birthday, which shows what an impression it made. I was immediately struck by the fact that it had doubled in size and was still packed out, a tribute to the consistent quality of food and service over the years. Despite the success, monsieur... More 

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New York City, New York
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this charming restaurant that specialized in duck confit. There were electric toasters on every table so one could slather their duck pate appetizer onto freshly heated bread. The highlight, of course, was the duck confit which had a delightfully crisp skin while the flesh was savory, juicy and succulent. Just go there.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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259 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went and had lunch here while I was wandering around Paris doing my last minute errands before heading home (which means shopping for wine and chocolate of course). It was chilly so I desperately needed some cassoulet and this place came well recommended -- and they also specialize in all things "Southwest" France -- which also means pates and foie... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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79 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow, the restaurant has really changed its look in 4 years. The look and ambiance now match their great meals. The duck pate is still the best and the duck breast was absolutely fabulously. The staff and owners are absolutely terrific. This is once place we must visit on each of our trips to Paris

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$48 - US$64
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:45 - 14:15
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 55 59 59
Description
Au Petit Sud Ouest is specialized on Duck and duck / goose liver (Foie gras). You have to like duck !!
Open for lunch from 12 to 2:30 pm (last order at 2:30 pm) and dinner from 6 pm to 10 pm (last order at 10 pm).
Better to make a booking.
We are closed on Sunday and Monday and August.
We have a shop too... Open from 9 am to midnight. Take away lots of differents "Foie gras" (duck or goose liver fresh or by tins)

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With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon, the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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