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Chez Jenny

39,boulevard du Temple, 75003 Paris, France (République)
01 44 54 39 00
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Cuisines: French, Seafood, Brasserie, Gastropub
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: République
Description: This 1930s-style brasserie, symbol of the Place de la Republique, has honoured Alsace and its gastronomic specialities for the past 80 years, serving sauerkraut prepared according to a host of recipes, as well as other delicious regional specialities, including flammenkuche tarts, apple strudel, Vosges meringue and kougof cake. Charles Spindler designed its famous marquetry, which contributes to its being one of the most beautiful brasseries in Paris--This 1930s-style brasserie, symbol of the Place de la Republique, has honoured Alsace and its gastronomic specialities for the past 80 years, serving sauerkraut prepared according to a host of recipes, as well as other delicious regional specialities, including flammenkuche tarts, apple strudel, Vosges meringue and kougof cake. Charles Spindler designed its famous marquetry, which contributes to its being one of the most beautiful brasseries in Paris
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bel air, md
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Our tour guide recommended this place. A little more upscale that your usual cafe/restaurant in Paris. Food was excellent & wine was delicious. They do have menus with english & the waiter spoke english as well.

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Chez Jenny, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing your review about Chez Jenny! We're glad you had a great meal among us! Kind regards, Chloé P. Customer Relations Manager More

New York City, New York
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

My date and I had a mot incredible meal at Chez Jenny, the cocktails to the desert were of the best we had in France that year.

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Chez Jenny, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It's a pleasure to read you had a great time among us! We hope to welcome you again soon Chez Jenny. Kind regards, Chloé P. Customer Relations Manager More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We've been to Chez Jenny about 2 weeks ago. We had an online reservation, even though it wasn't needed. We had dinner there. We ordered a Knuckle of Pork caramelized with honey, a salad and half a liter of white wine. First of all the waiter was offended because when he came we told him that we were not ready... More

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Chez Jenny, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Many thanks for sharing your review about Chez Jenny. If we're glad to read you enjoyed our cookery and our wine, the lack of service you encountered is far from our house standards. We're truly surprised by your description especially as our team are acknowledged for their kindness and profesionnalism. As a matter of fact, our Director would... More

San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Finding good food for the traveler on a budget in Paris can be tricky, but we had a wonderful light meal consisting of a mixed fromage and charcuterie plate with some excellent wine by the glass here.

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Ireland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

My family - 2 adults and 2 teenagers - and I called in for a late lunch after seeing how popular the restaurant was on a previous evenings walk. The waiting staff were very attentive and had a lovely table ready for us in a couple of minutes - gold stars all around. The menu was varied and although it... More

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Chez Jenny, responded to this review

Dear Guest, many thanks for sharing your review about Chez Jenny. We're glad you enjoyed our Alsacian brasserie atmosphere with your family. Glad also you found our service very attentive. As for the chips, we're very surprised by your coment. We can assure you that they are daily home made. We're sorry you didn't appreciate them much. We hope to... More

Prague, Czech Republic
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

A women from our hotel recommend us this place, because we wanted to try out some sea food near to place de la Republique. The look of the restaurant is very nice. You can choose from many sea food possibilities, but it is kind of expensive and the fishs and sea food what we got was normal.

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Chez Jenny, responded to this review

Dear Madeleine, many thanks for sharing your review about Chez Jenny. We're glad you enjoyed our brasserie atmosphere. As for the sea food, we can assure you that they are top-quality, but we're sorry you didn't enjoy them much. We hope to welcome you someday, Kind regards, Chloé P. Customer Relations Manager More

Porto
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278 reviews 278 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

When I’m in Paris I use to dome to this Brasserie to eat Choucroute. It is one of the best I ever had. Very near Place Republique this old restaurant keep high level of service for many years and always with great smile. There are many options also very good like the seafood platter or meat brochette.

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Chez Jenny, responded to this review

Dear Jose, many thanks for sharing your enthusiastic and warm review about Chez Jenny ! We hope to welcome you again very soon. Kind regards, Chloé P. Customer Relations Manager More

Burke, Virginia
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Service was banquet style in large banquet hall. Chicken was good, wish there had been more sauce. Ubiquitous potatoes. The appetizer was tomatoes with a lovely pesto of which there was too little. Dessert a forgettable creme brulee. The regular menu looked intriguing but we were on a group tour and did not get to select our meal. It was... More

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Chez Jenny, responded to this review

Dear Guest, many thanks for sharing your review about Chez Jenny. We're glad to read you enjoyed your recent group meal at Chez Jenny. We hope to welcome you again someday so that you can try different traditionnal course of our menu. Kind regards, Chloé P. Customer Relations Manager More

Brisbane, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

On Sunday 25 May 2014, we chose to dine at Chez Jenny on the recommendation of our Paris tour director. We paid 73.50 Euros ($112.21) for an average meal served by the rudest waiter we have ever met at any restaurant in the world! We decided not to let this rudeness and arrogance spoil our evening , but, given our... More

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Chez Jenny, responded to this review

Dear Grace, Many thanks for sharing your review on Tripadvisor especially as we didn’t receive your email. We’re then sorry to be late to answer you. Please be assured that the description you made of your dinner and the service are very far from our house standards. Our maîtres d’hôtel and waiters are dedicated to have our clients spent a... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Bad food, seats are awful, service is terrible and people who work there are very rude. Really horrible experience. Totally avoid.

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Chez Jenny, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we're truly appalled by your review about Chez Jenny. Your description of the food and service is far from our restaurant standards. On the contrary people enjoy coming here for our traditionnal cooking and waiter kindness. Our Director would like to discuss this recent meal with you and better understand what happened. Would you be so kind to... More

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