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Frenchie

5 rue du Nil, 75002 Paris, France (Opéra)
0140399619
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Ranked #756 of 12,529 restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $50
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Opéra
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English first
Wrightington, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

We ate at the above which we believe is a smaller version of Frenchie. The only downside is due to the weather it was extremely hot and uncomfortable. In between dabbing sweat off my forehead, the mouthfuls of food were delicious. The service was good if a little hectic as it was very busy and popular. Would certainly return as... More

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Paris, France
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27 reviews 27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

Two ways to get in--make a reservation 30 days in advance or stand in line (location across the alley). We did the reservation and I was pleased with the E45 fix price menu. By Paris standards this belongs in the upper tier of Paris restaurants in the $$$ group. It gets over hyped--but go with a neutral mind and let... More

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

I have to say that Frenchie's wine bar has been discovered by everyone and and I mean EVERYONE. The spot is stunning, the wine list is great, but you will be jammed in cheek by jowl with camera toting visitors if you come in on a Friday during tourist season. I suggest a visit on a dreary rainy night in... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Our friends made a reservation for this restaurant weeks in advance. We arrived for the first seating and they had an issue with the reservation. At first blush, it seemed that there was an error in the way our friend's name was entered into the system because there was a very similar name on the list. We were seated and... More

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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Frenchie was our first stop once we got to Paris from London, and our trip couldn't have started off with a better meal. The meals here are set and change daily, so in the words of Forrest Gump, "you never know what you're gonna get".  We selected a bottle of red to kick off the night and ordered the quail... More

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Los Angeles, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I made a reservation here about a month ahead of time. I called a day before and left a message on their machine confirming this reservation. When we arrived to the restaurant the hostess did not see our name on the list and thought perhaps the person who took the reservation took our name down incorrectly (there was a name... More

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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We ate here three years ago for our honeymoon and had to come back for our 3rd anniversary. We were so glad we did, since it was the best dinner we had on our trip. Their vegetables were fresh and unusual. Some of them we didn't even know their name. The meat and fish were artistically prepared. Everything was so... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is an intimate and well hidden spot. Neighborhood was charming, staff attentIve, and food exceptional. It is small, so have the Concierge reserve a spot before arriving.

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Nairobi
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This has to be one of Paris's coolest spots. It's nothing like the typically Parisian places, but it's just perfect! Completely casual, cool interiors, wines are carefully selected, food is exceptionally good yet simple, and the waiters are very friendly - doesn't sound like Paris does it, but it is! A must go :)

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San Francisco, California
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86 reviews 86 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We were delighted to get a reservation at this tony restaurant, even though nearly everyone else at the "first dinner seating" was American. Perhaps the staff tires of tourists, but it's a fact that tourism drives their business. While the food was delicious, the service was not what one expects of an upscale restaurant. We had to remind our waitress... More

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