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La Billebaude

29 Rue Exposition, 75007 Paris, France (Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon)
0145552096
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Ranked #121 of 12,477 restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 NEW

Checked on tripadvisor as a good place to go. After frustration of long lines at tour eiffel we decided to go for lunch. Small place, only two tables with people... took the risk. The result was amazing. Great waiter, very correct and polite. Food amazing: mushrooms' ice cream with rabbit...uhmmmm. then a good fish and irish entrecot...desserts better visit them... More

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los angeles
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62 reviews 62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

For our first night in Paris and jet lagged from West Coast, i wanted the ability to read the menu and to have reservations near Eiffel Tower. It was raining so we canceled the Tower and kept the dinner reservations. We were eating on the early side and the second table in there. The owner had us well taken care... More

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Chatham, New Jersey
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54 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

The food was good and the owner and staff were nice. This is a 21/2 hour dining experience and that's this Bistros pace. So come and enjoy a leisurely dinner.

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Roswell, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

After some great and not so geat meals in Paris, we tried Billebaude our last night. What a pleasant surprise. Reminds you of being at a small county inn.The food was excellent, the service well paced, and a 2010 bordeaux was outstanding. My wife is a french cook and felt they excelled in all three courses we had that evening.... More

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Concord NH
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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We used our Rick Steeves book to find this lovely small restaurant near the Eiffel Tower 2 weeks ago and it was one of the most memorable meals of our trip! Beautiful space, great service, wonderful food. I would love to be able re-create the asparagus soup - fabulous! The duck was outstanding, as was the veal. Try to go... More

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126 reviews 126 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

A colleague and I were both staying in hotels in the rue Cler area and wanted to have dinner together. This is a few paces away from the touristic delights of rue Cler and all the better for that. The menu is written in French outside and on the blackboard; we were kindly offered an English menu with rather quirky... More

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Montreal, Canada
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

3 days into our Paris visits is this was by far our best meal...this little gem near the Eiffel tour has a 34 euro set menu with starter, entree & desert. The place is a quint 20 seater restaurant with just 1 waiter. I had the asparagus as a starter and it was omg...I followed with the guinea fowl and... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

At least it’s not raining today, but I have managed to get some kind of cold and we decide to go to an early lunch. The place we had chosen is full(le P'tit Tronquet, see separate reivew) and we try the one across the street (lunch in French restaurants is 12-2PM). We finally have some luck today: the bistro we... More

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Abergele, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

A walk across the park behind the Eiffel Tower brings you to an area with a variety of restaurants and if you want a beautifully cooked and presented meal at a good price you will be hard pressed to find a small, atmospheric restaurant that will better La Billebaude. We spent a thoroughly enjoyable evening thanks to the excellent service... More

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Hong Kong, China
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

After our horrible experience at Mollard, we were actually able to get a table at La Billebaude, located in a nice quiet neighborhood near the Eiffel Tower. It was certainly beyond expectation, especially with such a reasonable price range. We had the white asparagus and the asparagus soup to start and then the duck and grilled fish as mains. Entire... More

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