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l'Ambassade d'Auvergne

#1,422 of 13,697 Restaurants in Paris
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Notre Dame / Marais
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22, rue du Grenier Saint-Lazare, 75003 Paris, France
01 42 72 31 22
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 192
    Excellent
  • 154
    Very good
  • 47
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice place, decent food

We'd been here a decade ago and enjoyed it, decided up return. Beamed ceiling with hanging hams and copper pot fixtures set the scene. Without reservations for lunch, we were seated at a communal table and ended up having delightful conversation with a couple from Prague. Unlike other reviewers, we... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
vinfan
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Napa Valley, CA
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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431 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Napa Valley, CA
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We'd been here a decade ago and enjoyed it, decided up return. Beamed ceiling with hanging hams and copper pot fixtures set the scene. Without reservations for lunch, we were seated at a communal table and ended up having delightful conversation with a couple from Prague. Unlike other reviewers, we found service very friendly and the owner's daughter ended up... More 

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New York, NY
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015 via mobile

we went on Friday night and sat for three hours, enjoying the terrine and lentils, sausage (with the amazing aligot - mashed potatoes in steroids), the fish special and the cheese plate. Wine was reasonably priced. We had about four staff helping us and each was lovely. The new owner stopped by to check in and tell us stories. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I had the special of 'dorade' (white fish) which was cooked superbly! My partner had the cassoulet which he also thought was very well constructed. Honestly the food was delicious, the service as mentioned by others can be a little brisk but overall this restaurant is a winner, will recommend to our friends

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34 reviews 34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

...think twice before ordering the lentils! We trusted our tourist guide again and had dinner in this cozy but pretty elegant restaurant. Inspired by the guide's suggestions and by a table of cheeses near the entrance, we decided our starters: mix of cheeses and lentils salad. Now, we have to say: we read great comments about this lentils salad so... More 

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Udine, Italy
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Wonderfull place, kindness and courtesy. Excellent food. I tried the Ham from Auvergne, Roast Duck Breast with aligot and Chocolate Mousse...what can I say? Every single dish was an incredible experience of taste and good feelings. Good price. Strictly recommended! Federico from Italy

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant is well within the Creme de la Creme of Paris. Beautiful Auvergne cooking complimentedby friendly if a tad brisk service. And you might want to ask your waitresse about portion size, as they do vary.

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Trieste, Italia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Auvergne must be a cold place considering the characteristics of its cuisine, but if you stroll around Paris in winter and feel like sitting in a cosy warm place, welcomed by very nice people and eating some very filling and delicious food...this is the place. I have often shown up, alone or with a partner, and always found a table... More 

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San Jose, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Some interesting dishes, like their pig trotters with parsley and garlic, sausages and agolit (cheesy mash potatoes). The staff there speak English, but are extremely reluctant to.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The food was good but the service was disappointing to say the least. The waiter was rude and arrogant, behaving as if we did not know how to dine out. He did not bring the champagne we ordered and insisted that it was we who had made a mistake. If he had presented the bottle at the table as is... More 

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Watford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This is a restaurant that makes country cooking the king. Their aligot, mash potato, is divine. Creamy and cheesy. The aligot is brought to the table in the copper pan and beaten and stretched to show it is right. The chocolate mousse is said by my wife to be the absolute best. This is beautiful simple cooking at it's best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 22, rue du Grenier Saint-Lazare, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Notre Dame / Marais
  • Neighborhood: Notre Dame / Marais
  • Phone Number: 01 42 72 31 22

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?