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Le Chardenoux

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Bercy / Nation
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1 rue Jules Valles, 75011 Paris, France
01 43 71 49 52
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Today
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine

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  • 134
    Excellent
  • 144
    Very good
  • 83
    Average
  • 58
    Poor
  • 28
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Delicious

We (party of 4) happened upon this restaurant by chance as we were mistakenly dropped by taxi on Rue Paul Bert rather than Rue Paul Albert. It was to our benefit, however, as our late lunch here was just delicious. We arrived a little before 2pm when other restaurants in the area were finished... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
KMullCT
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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Ridgefield, Connecticut
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

We (party of 4) happened upon this restaurant by chance as we were mistakenly dropped by taxi on Rue Paul Bert rather than Rue Paul Albert. It was to our benefit, however, as our late lunch here was just delicious. We arrived a little before 2pm when other restaurants in the area were finished serving. We were able to get... More 

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Carmichael, California
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79 reviews 79 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 via mobile

We loved this bistro! The authentic feel of Le Chardenoux makes you feel like you've stepped back in time, but the food represents all that is good with a modern interpretation of classic French cuisine. Service was courteous and efficient, wine list was expansive enough for a bistro, menu offered enough choices for all types of patrons (except vegetarians). Wonderful... More 

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paris
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Authentic parisian bistrot by chef Cyril LIGNAC. Food is delicious, staff friendly and efficient. Take time to drop by if you are in Paris!!You won't regret it!!

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Toronto, Canada
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86 reviews 86 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This is the real deal in Paris and I can tell you that after a dozen visits to this city and many many restaurants, this one shines! Make a reservation as it fills up quick and enjoy the ambiance, warm and attentive service and the food -- ahhhh the food! Layers of flavors and superb attention to detail make this... More 

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Boston
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

For five years + this has been my go-to romantic splurge restaurant. I think this was my last visit for a while. The space is still lovely, but the food, while still good, seems a bit stingy, and the service is WAY off. No one was rude, but we were pressed to order quickly. Starters and entrees arrived so quickly... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

I wanted a decently priced (meaning it would be expensive, but not INSANE - this is Paris after all) restaurant with old Parisian charm - the atmosphere was important to me, and I feel like I got it - old world charm in the decor, and locals seemingly everywhere. Had a friend fluent in French make my reservation, which I... More 

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San Diego
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109 reviews 109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

My wife and I had a very good French dinner in this beautiful restaurant next to one of the famous bistrot streets in Paris. We shared a terrific Terrine de Foie Gras. My wife had a squid dish with a Parma ham sauce that was somewhat stingy with the ham, but was, nevertheless very good. I had a pork chop... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I have Been eating at Chardenoux for 6 years. C'est mon restaurant du coin. I love it of course! I cannot fault the kitchen,fresh,dynamique,creative and classique. The old style bistrot is at ones intimate and charming. However,lately the new chef de salle as Been ruining my expérience. In short i'm not made to feel welcome. As we would say in... More 

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Melbourne, Victoria
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62 reviews 62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Just had the most delightful and delicious meal at Le Chardenoux having been recommended by our wonderful host at the Grand Hotel Français. The food was terrific, the service very good under difficult circumstances - it was extremely busy. This is a fabulous French bistro in the 11th arrondissement. It is well located, comfortably furnished - sitting outside is particularly... More 

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Njurunda, Sweden
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stumbled upon this place without knowing its ties to Chef Lignac or its historical value, and was blown away just by the quality of the food for the relatively cheap price. Our lunch menu, a three-course meal, was a mere 22euro each, and included a rather hefty sized bowl of gorgeous mussles. We loved the area and resturant so much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 rue Jules Valles, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bercy / Nation
  • Neighborhood: Bercy / Nation
  • Phone Number: 01 43 71 49 52

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 28 - 111
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighborhood where real Parisians make their homes.