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181 rue de Charenton, 75012 Paris, France
+33 1 43 47 10 38
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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7:30 pm - 10:30 pmAll hours
French, European
$$ - $$$
181 rue de Charenton, 75012 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

L’Alchimiste is located rue de Charenton in Montgallet area. It’s a safe bet for foodies and wine lovers. Servers are friendly and effiicient, the boss is enthusiastic. There’s a bistro atmosphere in the small cozy room. You can see the menu written in chalk in...More

Thank Christophe M
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Wow! I don't even know where to start. I came last thursday to see some friends in Paris. I work in luxury hotel and am extremely picky about my experiences, but we had the best here! Particularly Jean Michel (Bar manager). He was extremely professional,...More

Thank William F
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

It's a small place with 10 tables and quite hidden but nice staff(or maybe owner) and helped us wth understanding the menu as we don't speak French. Food was tasty and really well flavoured - big portions so a 2 course meal is more than...More

Thank kat54kat
Reviewed 31 July 2017

very friendly atmosphere with delicious bites and plates and one of a kind shisha, in the heart of Paris ,, very convenient and remarkable by its friendly staff... Go try

Thank abeerzzz
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We loved this little restaurant with very few seats in it and great staff. The dishes we had were delicious and the portions were pretty big. We had a great dinner overall, reservation are recommended, the place was packed and there are not many tables.

Thank medcoco1
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We visited L'Alchimiste two days ago and were incredibly impressed with the flavor of the dishes, friendliness of the staff, and the portion sizes of their plates. They have a set price for a two or three course meal, which is ten Euros less if...More

Thank Camille M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

A group of us went there and it was delightful evening, the menu choice is broad with a selection of traditional style dishes, simply presented but copious. As far from nouvelle cuisine as you can imagine, but enjoyable. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Went there with a friend. There is an overuse of pesto which usually indicates a rather poor talent. It was the case . eat there with no expectations of a fooding experience. Wines are average. Friendly people tough . But I won't return nor recommend...More

Thank OliverSkier
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We were staying at a hotel nearby and were meeting up with some family. My cousin saw the comments and thought, let's give it a try. Definitely not disappointed, even worth a detour. Very tasty, real homemade French cooking.

Thank SunnyNice
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This small and very interesting little bistrot is the perfect place for a quite dinner. The food is impeccable, the service excellent, and the decor casual and welcoming. I observed guests who had limited French, but the waiting staff were happy to help. They offer...More

Thank ParisPossum
Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise
lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and
impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small
parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy
Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois
de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on
its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to
this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 25
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 181 rue de Charenton, 75012 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bercy / Nation
  • Neighbourhood: Bercy / Nation
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 47 10 38
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