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“Great atmosphere and food”
Review of Le Petit Vendome

Le Petit Vendome
Ranked #771 of 17,161 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$22 - US$44
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
Perth, Australia
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere and food”
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

We chanced upon this place walking toward Rue de Rivoli. There was a big queue of locals snaking out of the door for their lunch baguette, and inside it was very lively with local Parisiens. Can't go wrong in a place like this, and before long we were getting both excited and mildly worried about food envy. All doubts were put to rest when our escargot came, piping hot and smothered in garlic butter, with fresh bread to soak all the garlic goodness up. Perfect! Then followed by black Angus steak, homemade French fries and blue cheese sauce, which put us firmly in foodie heaven. We noticed as well that they had a proper coffee barista (i.e. not Nespresso which many French restaurants seem unashamed to be serving) so ordered a cafe noisette (like a macchiato). Quite light and not bad. Already planning when we can return.

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Love this place! ”
Reviewed 12 March 2014 via mobile

The escargots were very special and most of the food looked brilliant. Think local pub food but Parisian standards. Good grub, cheap prices and friendly service. Will be coming here again for sure!

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Business Lunch with a Local Parisian”
Reviewed 12 February 2014

Two of my favourite foods are proper escargot and entrecôte w/ bearnaise. I had a lunch of both accompanied by the house red from their private vineyard. It was amazing. I was brought by my business host,a local, who said that his was one of his favourite restaurant. And it has a great atmosphere,very authentic. The waitstaff has a lot of personality, very fun place.

And the escargot was served without the shells, in a tray with individual spaces for each snail w/ sauce. You could see the sauce boiling when it arrived on the table. Best of all there were 12 served with fresh bread. If you are not hungry than it would be enough for a light meal, and the steak was hung with a pile of fresh french fries. It is one of hte best meals I have had in a while.

  • Visited February 2014
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Taichung, Taiwan
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great place”
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Great food and prices with excellent service. The owner is very friendly and makes it her business to make sure you are having a great experience.

Visited February 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Cosy, family run, fabulous food”
Reviewed 11 December 2013

My husband and I just happened upon this place as we were staying around the corner at the Place Vendome. This is a real local place. It is very small and you are crammed in next to your neighbour. However, if this does not bother you then, order the duck confit-it was tone of the best things I ate on my trip! The wine was great and reasonable. service ok.

Visited November 2013
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