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L'Ecaille de la Fontaine

15, rue Gaillon, Paris, France (Opéra)
01 47 42 02 99
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Ranked #2,143 of 12,467 restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French, Seafood
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Opéra
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Opéra
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Zurich
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32 reviews 32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

Very small place, best you make a reservation. Nothing fancy, just excellent and fresh oysters and langoustines. I had lunch there and enjoyed my oysters so much :-)

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Holon, Israel
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014 via mobile

This restaurant has a short menue, but every item is amazingly fresh and superb! You will not disapoint. As the restaurant is small, I suggest you book a table in advance. However, the owner is polite and let us in although we didn't book.

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Although the outdoor table which we requested was "reserved" the owner/chef made it available to us and the waiters attentive service was a delight. Fresh crab, sardines done in a tart and lightly fried calamari all were delicious. A cosy neighborhood restaurant with a touch of class. Highly recommended.

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Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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88 reviews 88 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

L'ecaille de la Fontaine (La Perle) is located just a few blocks from the Opera. Reservations are a must! They only have seven or eight small tables upstairs and a few outside (weather permitting) with a couple of seats on the street level. The menu is only seafood, it changes every day, and consists of only four or five main... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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93 reviews 93 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Outstanding fresh fish with great accompaniments. Great food in Paris is often found in such little places, not just the " chi chi " ones. Not our first visit and not our last.

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Walldorf, Germany
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2011

The restaurant is very small - one tiny room upstairs with 6-8 small tables each for two persons. We made a reservation, however the room was almost empty (Wednesday). We ordered the seafood plate for two persons (82EUR) - fantastically decorated, excellent combination of various seafood (crabs, oysters, mussels, crawfish, shrimps, ...). As dessert we ordered Crème brûlée and Mille-feuille.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2007

For oysters time!!!

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