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Le Petit Bordelais

22 Rue Surcouf, 75007 Paris, France
+33 145514693
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Ranked #289 of 12,958 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $60
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Le Petit Bordelais features regular in the restaurant columns of French newspapers and magazines. This chic fine dining restaurant is between les Invalides and the Eiffel Tower. The décor is sophisticated and the service warm and welcoming.There is a definate South West influence in the regularly changing menu, for example the side of beef in a Bordeaux sauce.
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

We read the trip advisor reviews of Le Petit Bordelaise and expected more than we found. The food was good but orders were served inverted so we spent time passing plates back and forth. All in all, it was a pleasant evening but not exceptional, especially for Paris. The menu was limited and none of us were hungry enough to... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

We happened to be in Paris at the same time as our good friends so I made reservations at this cute bistro. The good was excellent and fairly reasonable for Paris. The sea bass was perfectly cooked and others really enjoyed the lamb and veal. Similar to most restaurants in Paris the service was good but less attentive then we... More

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Houston, Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The Front Desk agent at our hotel had recommended we try this place for lunch. What a pleasant surprise! We had an amazing meal, for lunch my wife ordered the Turbot and I had the Veal. Both entrees were filled with wonderful flavor and the proteins literally melted in your mouth. Our server was excellent, unfortunately I know just enough... More

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Menlo Park, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We went to this restaurant six years ago for my husband's 60th birthday and loved it. Went again and thought it was OK. The food was very good, but not spectacular and not worth the price. Also, the waiters were cold and indifferent. The chef came out to deliver the food and was friendly but the waiter - while not... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Our first time in Paris for our wedding anniversary and this meal did not disappoint. Food was beautiful, owner/chef came and spoke to us several times, recommended wine and was very pleasant. A bit pricey, but you definitely get what you pay for. One of the best meals we've ever had. A perfect introduction to French cuisine.

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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014 via mobile

My family and I went here on our last night in Paris. We couldn't have picked a better place! Our sons and I picked the tasting menu (mine and the older two with wine pairing, while the teenager had his without wine). My husband ordered directly from the menu. We were greeted by the chef, who explained that the menu... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We was here in June 2010, I couldn't choose an older date with the app. The food here was delicious and the crew was so nice. I told them to tell the chef that the food was great after we finished and he came out and talked to us :) Even after 4 yrs I still remember my visit there.

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St. George, Utah
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99 reviews 99 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We loved le Petit Bordelaise so much during our last Paris vacation that we had to visit again. We were not disappointed. The chef is truly gifted and creates delicious innovative meals. The waiters are very professional and they take excellent care of the guests while remaining in the background. We had our teenage granddaughters with us and they loved... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014 via mobile

I brought my parents tot his restaurant for their 40th anniversary and it was every bit as special as I hoped. We ordered the 5 course degustation with matching wines - we actually received 7 plate including small appetiser of beef terrine and some tasty tiny cakes at the end. The service was impeccable and the chef came to talk... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

i loved this place. Smart without being stuffy. The meal was out of this world! The staff are very friendly, the owner is charming, all in all the perfect place to spend an evening in Paris! Top of my favourites list!

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