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Bouillon Racine

3, rue Racine, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 44 32 15 60
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Ranked #2,908 of 12,911 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $32 - $64
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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Ft. Lauderdale, FL
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60 reviews 60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a beautiful restaurant. My wife and I ate here on Sept. 2. We sat at a table near the bar. There was only one server for all the tables. He was very busy and only said a few words to us. Other people complained about the service, but no one from the restaurant provided any help. I had... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Typically French and art deco this restaurant does not fail to deliver. The wine is excellent and you will be spoilt for choice if you are a fan of French cuisine. The food is fairly priced considering this is a short walk outside the very centre of Paris. The desserts are far superior to anything else we have had in... More

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Stavanger, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We enjoyed a later afternoon meal as a family of five with young children. They served excellent food in a short time frame, which was enjoyed by all. The staff were professional and helpful.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This restaurant is simply lovely with it's art deco style. The food is good. It is not the best meal that I had in Paris but very flavorful and comforting. Suckling Pig, Pork & Saurkraut & Beef Stew were all prepared nicely and enjoyed by the table. The cheese course provided a great selection of different cheeses and the chocolate... More

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Tokushima, Japan
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We ate here for lunch, we ordered the set for only 15 euros for an amazing and beautiful meal. I had the eel. The soup of the day (I think it was pumpkin soup) was sooo delicious (as expected, I suppose, from a soup kitchen). The interior of the restaurant is also gorgeous, and the service is excellent as well.... More

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Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews 77 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

“Originally a bouilllon, one of the Parisian soup restaurants popular at the turn of the 20th Century”, the Le Bouillon Racine Restaurant has been beautifully renovated in the Belle Époque style (1870 - 1910). The restaurant is two floors, casual dining downstairs and a more formal setting upstairs. The menu is seasonal and there are set menus available. The meal... More

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We enjoyed our dinner here while visiting family in Paris. Bouillon Racine is a historic building, with Art Nouveau decor, an eye-candy setting for dining. The brasserie serves very good French food. The avocado spinach soup (cold) appetizer was good. We had a variety of main courses including steak, duck confit, duck meat (breast I think) in cherry sauce, lamb,... More

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Paris, Île-de-France, France
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you really want to eat delicious food and have an amazing classic french ambiance, come to the Bouillon Racine! It will amaze you! I'm a huge fan of Art nouveau/Belle epoque décor and this one is definatly on my top list! :) Also their menu is traditional french dishes with a modern twist, and it's very refreshing and delicious!... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

This restaurant is a classy restaurant...so dress up before you go! We had spent the day exploring and did not feel we were wearing proper attire. That being said, the staff greeted us just like anyone else, regardless. They were very welcoming and pleasant. Our waitress however did not speak a word of english. This doesn't bother me as i'm... More

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Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Our last night in Paris, we decided to walk the streets near our hotel and see what we could find. While getting hungry, it started to rain and we ran into the first eatery we could get to. Lucky for us, even though they were not open yet they invited us to sit at a table and have a glass... More

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