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3, rue Racine, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 44 32 15 60
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Ranked #2,719 of 13,611 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $28 - $56
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

As others have mentioned, this restaurant has a beautiful interior. It was super-busy when we visited on Saturday night -- we were glad that we had a reservation and even more glad that they honoured it given that we were 35 minutes late. Risotto, seafood risotto, salads and dessert were all good, although I was disappointed not to have arrived... More 

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117 reviews 117 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We visited the restaurant with friends. We found it's ambience to be very attractive. Service was good and prices reasonable. All of us enjoyed the food but it was not a woo woo French food though tfo rthe price it was more than adequate.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We booked this restaurant following a recommendation from a friend who'd live in Paris for many years. It's wonderfully old-style French, great atmosphere and fantastic food. Would not hesitate to recommend to anyone wanting a lovely evening meal out in Paris. It has beautiful Art Décor interiors, very welcoming staff and a great varied menu. Hope to go back one... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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169 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We were recommended Bouillon Racine Restaurant through a local & friend. The décor of the restaurant is very special with beautiful Art Nouveau features of stained glass , marble mosaics, carved woodwork, glass mirrors, & delicate gold leaf panelling. We opted for a two course meal which consisted of Prawn & scallops for entrée & Duck leg confit , red... More 

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Chose this restaurant after a lot of soul searching and based on the numerous good reviews. This was the first Parisienne gastronomic experience of our four day visit and it was very disappointing. Our starters, French onion soup and beef broth with chicken and vegetables. Both looked very good, however on a blind taste you would be unable to call... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We stayed in an airbnb just across from Bouillon Racine and were tempted by the lovely outside decor to make a (19:00) reservation for NYE. They had 2 prix fixe menus (89Euros and 99Euros) that both started with a flute of champagne. My husband, parents, and I opted for the 1st menu. It was delicious and came out perfectly timed.... More 

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Malibu, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We chose this restaurant for its gorgeous ca. 1900 Belle Epoch interior, an Art Nouveau style adopted for its original function as a soup (bouillion) restaurant for working people. The careful restoration makes it look grand - probably better than when it was new. The food was very nice - and reasonably priced considering the ambiance. Highlight of our meals... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

New year'eve dinner: the dishes were delicious. Sadly, the table that we booked for 21h30 was delayed for 1h (the situation was the same for at least 40 other guests) Due to a lack of Waiters and a messy service, we couldn't attend the minight firework. Of course, there was no gift nor discount to compensation

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Paris, France
18 reviews 18 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed the Art Deco style, which has been kept in excellent condition. The menu of the day (pumkin soup and haddock brandade) was excellent. 3-course lunch menu at 30€ was good value for money. Also worth noting that the online reservation system worked flawlessly.

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Uzes, France
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

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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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 28 - 56
Cuisine: French, Bistro, Gastropub, Winery

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