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Chez Francoise

Aerogare des Invalides, Paris, France (Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon)
+33 1 47 05 49 03
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Ranked #1,579 of 13,193 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $33 - $68
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood: Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Chez Françoise is a French fine dining restaurant, created in 1949, located in central Paris, near les Invalides and the Eiffel tower. Chez Françoise is an ideal place to discover French gastronomy, with several rooms decorated in traditional French style and an affordable menu.
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60 reviews 60 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Recommended by our hotel, language was an issue but wait staff overcame it. Very attentive service and food was excellent. Would caution that this is a white tablecloth experience and not inexpensive but worth a visit if that is what you are looking for. we asked for ice and they kept bringing us more, not common in France! Delightful!

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Very pleased with the meal quality & service. Everything was very tasty & well presented. The staff was discrete but attentive.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Firstly, i would like to make it clear that the staff here are good, particularly one woman who served our table. The food however, is shocking. We had the set menu and the starter (some sort of crab dish that tasted like fish guts) made us wretch; way too overpowering. One also had aubergine stuffed with ricotta, which was completely... More

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223 reviews 223 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
216 helpful votes 216 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

I understand that this is the restaurant where French deputies (members of Parliament) and the political class like to lunch. I can't understand why, since the French elite like good food, rather than this terribly pedestrian fare. Nothing particularly good to say about it, pudding was dreadful, service barely adequate, a coach of Japanese tourists were also in. This place... More

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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Well. Thanks to Groupon that we found it. The place is so well hidden it's not even funny. I loved everything about this restaurant, the staff was helpful which means a lot in Paris. The food was good enough, didn't care for appetizer, loved my fish and enjoyed desert - it was oh so pretty. Wine was good, especially montbasiliac... More

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Southern Finland, Finland
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Interior of the restaurant was nice snd that was it. Food was average - nothing special. Waiters were the worst: they didn't know how to serve. Wine was poured to wrong glasses, wrong dishes were served, wine was poured on table. No smiling, no apologies - service like in former USSR - arrogant unskilled waiters. Even they couldn't speak other... More

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

Had great lunch with my family. That day weather in Paris was dreadful with strong winds and rain, but the food and atmosphere of the restaurant really lifted up our moods. Highly recommend visitors to Paris to enjoy meal here.

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Sunny Isles Beach, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Unfortunately had dinner here the food was very bad from the salmon tartar to the salad to the fish etc etc. Wine tasted like it came from a gas station. Only thing i would say is its a beautiful view of the Eiffel Tower. I enjoy good food and this is far from good!

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Located under the Air France Terminal at Invalides, it was not that easy to find when exiting the metro station and I needed twice to ask directions. However I finally found it by going down stairs inside from the ground floor. Smart interior. Nice welcome though I thought the maitre d' a bit stuffy thereafter. Perhaps wearing only a shirt... More

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LaGrange, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

My wife and I were directed to this restaurant for lunch by our tour guide. We were seated without a reservation even though the restaurant was obviously very busy. The waiter could not have been more helpful in translating menu items and making suggestions and he recommended an excellent wine choice. Our meal was excellent and at what we considered... More

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Additional Information about Chez Francoise

Address: Aerogare des Invalides, Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 47 05 49 03
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon
Average Prices: USD 33 - 68
Cuisine: French

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