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Chez Marcel

#118 of 14,216 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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7 rue Stanislas, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 45 48 29 94
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Today
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Menton
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This very small and intimate place is what you want to find in Paris. The kitchen is resolutely French and the atmosphere welcoming. What could be better? Well, the food really, in general it was well cooked but a bit blend and the price level higher than it should be for what is after all a hole in the wall,... More 

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Thank Lars L
Salvador, BA
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Authentic French food in this friendly place. A bit tight but well worth the visit with friendly staff and excellent cuisine

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Thank bromo40
Sunnyvale, California
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105 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

From the moment you walk in, you feel like you have been coming here for years. It is simply delicious and quaint. The restaurant has the feel of a local small Parisian restaurant. It's interior has that warm and good feeling. We were greeted with humor and kindness -- a rare and special thing anywhere in the world. The special's... More 

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Thank MichaelH6811GY
Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 November 2016

My husband and I had dinner here at our hotel's recommendation (we were staying across the street at Le Six--also C'est Magnifique!) and it was truly magical. We felt like we were dining in a friend's home--a friend who was an excellent chef!-- since we were treated like family by Pierre and his 2 colleagues. My husband had the duck... More 

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Thank Retirement2018
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

If you want a typical French restaurant - this it. Food, ambience and service are first class. Small and personal. Book early. You won't be disappointed.

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Thank Richard R
Singapore, Singapore
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I came across this restaurant while researching for places to dine in paris. And it was an unforgettable experience. The food were impeccable and simply delicious. Service was faultless and the waiter was attentive to our needs. Ordered escargots for starters, pork chop for main course and the mille-feuille for desserts. The pork chop was outstanding and simply magical. I... More 

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Thank jeffreyt627
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This restaurant was great. The people working here are so nice and the atmosphere, as the food, is top! You can go here anytime.

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Thank Erik W
Denver, Colorado
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79 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here on our first evening in Paris. The food and service was outstanding! The restaurant was recommended by our hotel as well as the Trip Advisor reviews were five stars. The owner Pierre was incredibly friendly and witty. We had the duck and lamb and both were excellent. Pierre helped us with a wine selection - that worked... More 

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Thank LucyLeo50
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 November 2016

This restaurant was across the street from our hotel so we went there for lunch. The server was so welcoming and friendly. It was a real local gem, not full of tourists. The menu very typically french. My friend is a chef and she adored her meal immensely. Would recommend this tiny gem to everyone.

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Thank louisawsm
Charleston, West Virginia, USA
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160 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We had a very good meal here. Wife had chèvre salads and then cow au vin. I had pleurottes (mushrooms) as a starter and then cod with a champagne neuter blanc sauce. Everything was excellent. The place is lively and the tables abut each other but all works. Cannot recommend this bistros more strongly. Will definitely return

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Thank Kenneth K

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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
USD 5 - USD 25
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue Stanislas, 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 94

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Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighbourhood Profile
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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