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Aux Pres

#401 of 13,819 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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27 rue du Dragon, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 45 48 29 68
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friend recommended Aux Pres, and we went because it was just around the corner from our hotel. We had eaten at a highly rated spot the night before, and would be again the next night, so we were looking for something more modest. Aux Pres was full, but there was space at the bar, six seats in fact. We... More 

Thank UsaMatt
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I dined here for dinner while on vacation in Paris. It was a fantastic experience for us. The customer service was outstanding - wait staff was so friendly and spoke English beautifully. While I speak some French, it often is easier to communicate regarding specifics in English. We felt welcome right away. I started with an Asian... More 

Thank RoseZamp
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

My wife, adult daughter and I dined here on our last night in Paris this trip (10/15/16) at the suggestion of our hotel. We were the only non French folks there which was a good omen. All I can say is wow. The crispy prawn starter was outstanding but the best was the black cod in miso. Omg. Melted in... More 

Thank jgeffner
Paris, France
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

What seems to be the most standard French bistro from the outside turns out to be a fancy French cuisine laboratory at the first dish. From the false mirrors to the foie gras, classic brasserie's standards are reused, transformed and played with in this elegant dark colored bistro. Very good filet de boeuf, excellent wine list, cocktails seem nice too.... More 

Thank keynesparis6
Dublin, Ireland
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I chose this restaurant as I wanted to eat French as i was in Paris. The menu is however dominated by fusion dishes, at least the main courses were. Although there was nothing wrong with my dish (filled of beef), the quality of the ingredients was good and it was prepared as I wanted it, it was just not to... More 

Thank vanturnhout
San Francisco, California
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177 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

This is another of the restaurants of Cyril Lignac, chef of the famed Le Chardenoux restaurant in the 11th arrondisment. We were delighted to be able to go there, when another party staying at our hotel cancelled, and the concierge moved us into their spot (always ask your concierge for help like this, they can work wonders!). The restaurant was... More 

Thank casaros
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56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

I had lunch here for my birthday recently and it was a great experience. I speak a bit of French and really liked that the waiter gave me the French menu and not the English one like he did my non-French speaking family - sounds small I know but was a nice touch I appreciated. But the star was without... More 

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San Francisco, California
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Many options for seating: small table outside, at the lively bar, or table inside. Dark wood motif. Larger room less noisy. Food is terrific if you like small plate or just a light eater. Attentive service.

Thank diane m m
Sao Paulo, SP
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69 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were looking for laid back, but trendy parisian bistrots and our concierge at La Reserve Hotel suggested we try Aux Près. Tiny restaurant, young atmosphere, AMAZING food and drinks. We´d already been traveling through France for 2 weeks, going to Michelin starred restaurants and it was probably the best meal we had in the whole trip. Small portions will... More 

Thank kikinielander
Ontario's Highlands, Canada
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133 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Too crowded. Too many patrons. Too little wait staff. Too slow. Too much waiting for service, bread, drinks, food, the bill. Food is very good. But there are just too many tables and not enough staff to go around. Too bad. Could have been a #1.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 rue du Dragon, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 48 29 68

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighbourhood Profile
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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