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Chez Karl and Erick

#2,299 of 13,337 Restaurants in Paris
#2,474 of 13,940 Places to Eat in Paris
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French, International
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20 Rue de Tocqueville, Paris, France
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Our 3rd Time & Great Again

Very small, dinner only restaurant in the 16em Service and cuisine run by two brothers must have the rabbit terrine and the dessert amuse.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 2, 2014
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  • French first
  • Italian first
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English first
Helsinki, Finland
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30 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

A great place to go for dinner. Lots of locals seem to be eating here. The atmospere is nice and cozy and the food is great, as well as the service. French but with a modern twist to it. The menu is short but varied,and includes many daily specials too. An excellent wine list with many good value wines in... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The food, THE food is remarkable. We always go and it's become a tradition for us. The service is very good. Small restaurante. Twins: one cooks the other runs the front. Petit et tres jolie! Highly recommended!!!

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New York
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Very small, dinner only restaurant in the 16em Service and cuisine run by two brothers must have the rabbit terrine and the dessert amuse.

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Paris, France
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57 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

What more could you ask for? We went with friends and had a wonderful meal with a super wine chosen from a great wine menu with varying prices (something for every budget). Very good, personalized service. They speak enough English to help you if your French isn't the best. It's a real plus for the 17th arrondissement and we look... More 

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unite kingdom
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129 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

This is a small restaurant with outstanding cooking. Nothing pretentious in the room or the service - just quality in the things that count. From start to finish, tip-top food, all perfectly cooked and finely-balanced. Great atmosphere: a truly memorable evening. One could easily be charged three times the amount for this sort of food within a kilometre. Don't miss... More 

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Tasteful decor , great menu i would definatley go back . The food was excellent , bar guy very frosty but the front of house guy i assume was either erik or karl ... Was very nice and helped fill in the gaps with our poor french ... Really great find.

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

My wife and I ate at this restaurant at the recommendation of the staff at our hotel. It was described as a good, typical French restaurant. Karl and Erick are twins with Erick taking care of the tables and Karl handling the chef duties. Both were reasonably friendly and we thought the service was fine, in fact, Karl actually brought... More 

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20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

This restaurant served incredible food. I had the foie gras starter, and the lamb main course. They were both delicious, which I was extremely pleased about. However, the lamb did come a bit too pink, but they will cook it a bit more for you as long as you ask.

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Italy
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012

I went there with some friends from Paris. It is their favorite local restaurant and now I know why. Food is excellent, service is good and prices are in the Parisian average (high but not overpriced). I had scallop carpaccio (awesome!) and scallops with Asian noodles as main course (not that I like scallops at all!). Everything was superb, fresh... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

I found Karl & Erick by chance and am glad I did - the food and ambiance were excellent. I had sweetbreads with fava beans and citrus and it was outstanding. Amuses-bouches were brought to start, including a delicious mint foam. Very reasonably priced for the quality.

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Address: 20 Rue de Tocqueville, Paris, France
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
Cuisine: French, International

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  • Address: 20 Rue de Tocqueville, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, International

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