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Bouillon Racine

3, rue Racine, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 44 32 15 60
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Ranked #2,767 of 12,990 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $32 - $63
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Bistro, Gastropub, Winery
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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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Melbourne, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 NEW

Devine, luxurious,classic French restaurant that catered for our large family visit (9 of us) with two vegetarians and 3 children with kindness, professionalism and excellent service. The food was outstanding beaten only by the distraction of our surroundings. You do need to book ..we sat upstairs which was quieter than down stairs.

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Toronto
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78 reviews 78 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

This is a lovely deco restaurant that is jammed with diners. The food is really quite good, not the best in Paris, but very tasty. My husband said it was the best gazpacho he's ever had. It was the best crème brulee we've ever had for sure!

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

booked at short notice. wonderful food. good service. beautiful interior. will return again and again

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Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

My family of six dined there in June after reading about it in Rick Steves' book. The decoration is very elegant though not really my taste. The food however was excellent. Start-to-finish this was the best meal I had in Paris and the best meal of my two week trip to Europe. I had the duck foie gras, the suckling... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were visiting Paris for the weekend and pre booked for Saturday night dinner. We were late due to traffic but the staff were most understanding and we were shown to our table. The restaurant is quite beautiful. The staff were friendly and helpful, attentive but not overly so. The food was lovely - we were a party of four... More

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Boston
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40 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Had eaten here a long time ago when it had a Belgian theme. Went in for a Belgian beer (they still have good ones) and ended up eating there. Now completely French. Food was excellent, ambiance pleasant. Upstairs is less crowded and you can have a good conversation! Great wine list, wide range of menu choices (two of us had... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is a pretty place with original Art Nouveau windows and a large space especially upstairs. But the food is really nothing to write home about! Also it is way overpriced. You can do much better at other touristy places (this one was also full of foreigners who don't seem to read the TripAdvisor reviews).

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Perth, Australia
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The Art nouveau interior painted in Marie Antoinette green, although very beautiful May not be to your taste. However the food is good! We had the sea bass and the duck fillet nothing to complain about and the price was reasonable, we paid much more in other eating venues for very average food. I would highly recommend if you are... More

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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56 reviews 56 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014 via mobile

this place is decorated BElla Epoque style, perhaps since that time. Local people make the most clients what recommends well a Parisian restaurant for good food. Good wine choices, has a well rated tartar beef as a prime choice. However it seems the sea bass we ate was not aware of the good reputation with the small bones which kept... More

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This bustling restaurant, with two large rooms on the first two floors, each equally characterful in the belle epoque style, seems to attract as many Parisians as visitors from abroad. That also tells you something about the food which is pleasant and well-presented but straightforward - something for when the locals cannot be bothered to cook at home, rather than... More

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