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“Clearly Very Good”
Review of Le Cristal

Le Cristal
Ranked #11,899 of 17,611 Restaurants in Paris
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast
Neighbourhood: Champs-Elysees
Reviewed 6 June 2012

We discovered Le Cristal on the second night of our 4 day/ 3 night long weekend in Paris, and returned for dinner on our last night, having enjoyed it so much the first time. 
Our waiter was either impressed with, or amused by, my 35 year old schoolboy French, and provided us with excellent service. 
The Pave steaks were superb although, typically for France, you have to tell them to cook your steak Well Done to get it passably Medium. 
Having high expectations of wine, in France, can often, I find, be repaid with disappointment, however, I have to say that the wine here was excellent and thoroughly enjoyable. 
If you like cheese, then make sure you leave room for the exquisite cheese board and really finish your meal in style. Being in the middle of Paris, it's never going to be cheap, however, we thought that €50 pp for 3 courses and wine was acceptable, given the quality, service and location. 
Location is perfect, right next to the Arc de Triomphe, and a short walk from our Hotel the Acacias Etoile (see separate review). If you're on the Metro/RER then get off at Charles De Gaulle Étoile. If you need a break from your shopping at Cartier on the Champs Élysées then just walk through the Arc subway and it's in front of you, on the right. 
Bon Appetite. 

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Reviewed 23 May 2012

You pay a premium for it being near the Arc De Triomph but the food was good and staff were fairly friendly. If you wan't food to fuel you through the afternoon but don't want to travel too far its worth a visit.

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Reviewed 28 April 2012

If you are in the mood for a snack after a visit to the Arc de Triumph stop by Le Crital. It is just past the entrance to the Metro on the far side (away from the Louve). Food was ok but the service was excellent and the staff helpful. Not the best prices but considering location, good enough. Visited April 28, 2012.

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Thank Ken and Karen C
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Reviewed 17 April 2012

I was waiting to meet friends, it was freezing outside, so I rushed into this little cafe. It was buzzing with foreign visitors. Everyone was chatting to everyone. I ordered the daily brunch.....croissant with butter and jam, orange juice, a lovely omelette with bread and a hot chocolate - all for EU10.20. The view towards the majestic Arch was amazing. It was just perfect.

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Thank Bokdrol88
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Reviewed 9 April 2012

So so food, but convenient location and great staff.

Thank Ashok K
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