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La Petite Chaise

#609 of 14,105 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 42 22 13 35
Today
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This appears to be a family owned restaurant and it is exceptional! I especially loved the Café Gourmand. My friend and colleague Jodie Hedrick wrote of it: I love food that makes me smile and nothing makes me smile more than dessert! What's better than one dessert? Three or four, voilà! My absolute favorite dessert in France is the Café... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were in Paris for the last few days of our honeymoon and we knew that La Petite Chaise had to be part of our culinary plans. It was just up the street from our hotel and my husband's boss said that if we ate anywhere in Paris, it had to be here. Of course, he was... More 

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East Hampton, New York, United States
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A small French bistro off the beaten path by just a few steps, excellent food and amazing service! It gets a WOW, how I wish we had food, service this good in the Hamptons, without the Hamptons prices!

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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We had escargots and goat cheese as a starter and cod and sea bass as a main course. This is typical French cuisine. Pure ingredients, no fuss, just good food. The panna cotta with sea salt caramel is delicious. Prices are reasonable and correct. The history of the house (to be found in the back of the menu) adds some... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Simply magnificent! Each course better than the rest. French Onion soup a definite must try! Excellent service.

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Khalkis, Greece
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111 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

A friend of mine, who studied in Paris, told me some years ago that La Petite Chaise has the best onion soup all over France. And IT HAS. Just ask the owner to explain to you how much time you need in order to make th perfect soup. I've been there some times and I was never disappointed. Even I've... More 

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Ontario, Canada
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104 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

We read about this restaurant on a David Lebovitz blog before coming to Paris and wanted to try it out. Per his recommendation we stopped by the restaurant to make a reservation for a meal while we were out sightseeing. We loved everything about the restaurant. The staff were attentive, the restaurant itself was bright and cheerful and the food... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The oldest restaurant in Paris. Very quaint and very Parisenne. The food and the service were excellent. I highly recommend this restaurant.

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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I happened upon this as I strolled the quartier! It is a lovely,quaint little restaurant where the father of the owner even dines twice daily! It is full of the locals..a good testament! It is open every day, even bank holidays, which is rare! The staff is friendly and accommodating and the food is substantial and even hearty in some... More 

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Cologne, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This place is kind of a wonder. It's nestled in between chic boutiques (the 6th is generally a stylish arrondissement). I walked by it and something about it told me to eat there that evening. So glad that I did. It was a memorable meal with a great menu variety. I had the snails and duck with a white chocolate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 22 13 35

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Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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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