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Bouillon Racine

3, rue Racine, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 44 32 15 60
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Ranked #2,796 of 13,368 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $31 - $62
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Bistro, Gastropub, Winery
Odeon / Saint-Michel
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Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The famous Bouillon Racine is in the district of the celebrated Parisian university of the Sorbonne. This splendid brasserie was created in the art nouveau style by the Chartier brothers in 1906. The building itself is a listed building and the interior has been painstakingly renovated to its former splendour. The menu is a mixture of modern and traditional French with specialities such as stuffed milk pig, the original Café Liégeois or the crème brûlée flavoured with maple syrup. The Bouillon Racine takes you on a wonderful journey through time back to the Paris of the 1900s.
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Uzes, France
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I've had a very nice dinner with friends. Service is friendly and take their time listening and having a conversation. Nice tasty food, good wines and such a really " Parisien" atmosphere. To be recommended if you are in Paris, not to be missed. Certainly not a tourist trap at all, locals have their meals. The neighbourhood ( the 6th)... More 

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Saint-Ismier, France
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51 reviews 51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 NEW

This place as well as its "sister" restaurant next door (called the Bouillon des Colonies) has excellent food at reasonable prices and is in a lovely art-déco kind of setting. The soups are always exquisite and there is a two-dish lunch menu for 15 euros, great value for money. Do not miss this place!

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Houston, Texas
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250 reviews 250 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
131 helpful votes 131 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We went here on the recommendation of a Parisian friend. Lovely Art Nouveau decor. When I looked at my journal I didn't see anything negative (food was all fine) and they had very good wines reasonably priced. I think my problem was that it just seemed "jangly", maybe noisy, and it just didn't have a friendly vibe. My memory is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel receptionist and first impressions of the atmosphere and decor suggested this meal would be a highlight of our trip to Paris. The experience went rapidly down hill from then on. Our table was booked for 9.30 pm but we did not sit down at the table until 10.00 pm. It then took ages... More 

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Aix-en-Provence, France
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Beautiful art nouveau décor and a restaurant we have revisited several times over the last ten years. We were so looking forward to it as it was the first time our whole family of six could be there together. The staff were great but unfortunately the food was average and not up to the standard we expected based on past... More 

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46 reviews 46 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

This is a beautiful restaurant with impeccable service and food to match. My husband and I were charmed by the decor and ambiance. The sparkle of beveled mirrors and glass and the cool pale green felt like being under the sea. We had the superb pumpkin soup to start. I had a rolled pork dish with an incredible sauce and... More 

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Brewton, Alabama
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a gorgeous art deco restaurant that is worth it just to walk inside and see. We went for lunch and got the plat du jour which was very reasonable. I had pumpkin soup for a starter and veal with potatoes for the main course. It was under 20 euros and very tasty. The place was not filled with... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We were invited here for a evening dinner, and the place has been done to reflect the early 1900s classic french theme. The art decor takes you back in time, and the place certainly attracts the crowd as we could see it was really busy. Being a veggie, the 'chef's special' was better then what I had at other places... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We loved the duck with cherries and the dinner of 3 kinds of pork. The service was a little slow, but very friendly. We arrived early without reservation which wasn't an issue. Good food, good value.

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Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It was my first time in this place, so, I was curious what to expect in that famous Parisian restaurant. We went there on day to have a lunch. Insofar the atmosphere and the nice classical interior did not disappoint, the food was no more than average. First, the portions (especially the main plate) were rather small. Second, the quality... More 

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Additional Information about Bouillon Racine

Address: 3, rue Racine, 75006 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 44 32 15 60
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 31 - 62
Cuisine: French, Bistro, Gastropub, Winery

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