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Aux Ministeres

#5,380 of 14,107 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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Avenue de Saxe, 75007 Paris, France
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Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015

Only had drinks and coffee's here but did so on a number of occasions. the staff are very friendly and always greet you with a big smile. it is in a great spot.

Thank Steve A
Levallois-Perret, France
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161 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2015

Not bad but nothing special but the view on the Eiffel tower which is amazing. Very typical parisian Brasserie

1 Thank CBO06880
Lincoln, Nebraska
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2014

This restaurant will hold a special place in my heart, as it was my first meal in Paris. It has been a lifelong dream to visit the city and it was fitting that the,meal we had was a sandwich fromage. We stopped in mid afternoon, between lunch and dinner, and the menu was limited to just sandwiches. I am sure... More 

4 Thank Jerolyn C
Rome, Italy
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2013

After a long day viewing Parisian monuments and sights, we decided to venture on the wild side and seek out this restaurant, Aux Ministeres, pretty far off the tourist beaten track. We sat down at an outside table but didn't even bother ordering. The stench and smell of cigarette smoke hanging over the restaurant was simply unbearable. We were a... More 

5 Thank WorldEuropeanTravel
Paris, France
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2013

Aux Ministeres, located far away from tourist trap restaurants, and serving an area very critical at lunch times (big organizations and public offices around), is a great bistro/brasserie for a good lunch. The menu is very diverse, and their daily meal has many options. Quality and price are good, and the service, for Paris standards, is superb. I recommend it... More 

3 Thank AGGlobalTraveler
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2013

We were starving and hoping for a real meal after our visit to the Musee Rodin, but by the time we got to Aux Ministres, they were closing (early, as Bastille Day was the next day). Nevertheless, the helpful waitress scrounged up a nice ham and cheese sandwich for us, and a glass of wine and one of beer.

3 Thank donegal1
Paris, France
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42 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013

Have been to this restaurant several times as it is just around the corner from our house. It is a place that caters to the numerous civil servants, as indicates its name, in the building across the road, so it has to deliver quality. This far from the tourist track, you cannot simply rip off people and wait for the... More 

9 Thank GadjParis
Mississauga, Canada
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105 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2012

Service was extraordinarily attentive and helpful to these two Canadians who were fresh off of an overnight flight from Toronto. The lamb stew and my wife's fish (with some sort of really great sauce) were true taste treats. The prices were very good and the ambiance was very comfortable. We went back for a second time, but the dining room... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2008

Good French gastronomic Brasserie. Very warm ambiance.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue de Saxe, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon, the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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