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AU VIEUX COMPTOIR

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Les Halles
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17 rue Lavandieres Ste Opportune, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 45 08 53 08
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19:00 - 22:45
12:15 - 15:00
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Tue - Sun 19:00 - 22:45
Tue - Sat 12:15 - 15:00
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here this weekend by chance having checked out the menus in a number of restaurants in the area and oh how happy were we with our choice. The food was delicious, the wine perfect and the service warm and inviting. We will definitely return the next time we're in Paris and have already recommended the restaurant to friends... More 

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Thank Christine D
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a nice restaurant that after discovering it the first night of our stay we went back on our second and third as well!

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British Columbia, Canada
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60 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunch Saturday, the resto full of parisiens. All happy. That's a great sign, because when local residents patronize a place, you know they think it's both good and good value. Staff smiling and welcoming, the food excellent. Bisque d'homard, very tasty, then boudin noir, tres Bon. Good food, Good wine, good service, reasonable prices, all within a stones through of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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186 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a busy place that is very much alive! The staff were friendly and cheerful , providing great service. The food was terrific! My wife had the best Beef Bourguignon ever and my Canard was tender and juicy. Wine selection was not overly extensive but good never-the -less.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We booked for dinner for the 6 of us (4 adults / 2 kids) to celebrate a birthday and we went through an awful experience. The only spot free was at 22:00 but we took it... knowing we'd be 10 minutes late we called the restaurant to let them know... we called for 20 minutes during our commute. No one... More 

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New York City, New York
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344 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 222 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

I am in love. Outdoor dining on a lovely fall day. We were a bit late in being hungry for lunch and were thrilled when they said, "Pas de probleme." Tables indoor and out, all very close with lots of activity from dates to business meetings to us tourists. A coupe de champagne and some local treats....then my Beef Bourguignon... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

We actually came back to this establishment while we were in Paris last week to have their Burgundy Beef. As a starter, we tried their razor Clams. This has to be one of the best cooked razor Clams I have tasted. It is simply marvelous ! For a long time, I thought I would never find a clam dish better... More 

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
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8 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Average but fresh French food with interesting little price wines; good for a quick professional lunch

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Raleigh,NC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

What a wonderful evening!! We walked into the restaurant at 7:00 on a Friday evening without a reservation, but the owner was gracious to give us a little table by the window. Very soon, Anne, the owner's wife, came over with a very cheery "Bonsoir"!! Our waiter, Nicholas, was excellent, and he was very happy to take pictures and give... More 

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Moscow, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Our Parisian friends recommended that we meet them here for dinner when we were visiting recently. It was an excellent recommendation. Food, service and atmosphere were all that you could ask for in the heart of Paris. You would not expect such a find in this touristy area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 40 - USD 80
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 22:45
Tuesday
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:45
Wednesday
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:45
Thursday
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:45
Friday
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:45
Saturday
12:15 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 rue Lavandieres Ste Opportune, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 08 53 08

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Staying in Les Halles

Neighbourhood Profile
Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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