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Le Recamier

4,rue Recamier, Paris, France (Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon)
01 42 22 51 75
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Ranked #2,705 of 12,018 restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Neighborhood: Eiffel Tower / Invalides / Palais-Bourbon
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68 reviews from our community

70% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
North Garden, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The food was sublime, the staff attentive, the cost very reasonable, the owner like an immediate old friend. Could not have ended our time in Paris with greater joy.

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Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2014

I am a big fan of Dita Von Teese, she highly spoke of Le Récamier in Paris, that's why I ended up there last night around 9:45 pm. There were tables available and the boss told me to wait 2 minutes before they clean the tables, when the waitress came back to lead me to the table, I told her... More

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Arlington, VIrginia
Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

Le Recamier doesn't rest on its laurels. It is an institution, but delivers on the food and ambience. Staff is friendly and helpful for non-Francophiles. Yes, the souffles are their hallmark, but don't pass on the chalkboard specials. I had the lamb cutlets which were juicy, well-seasoned and cooked to perfection (ask for "a point" if you want them medium... More

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013 via mobile

A very nice place with nice people. But the food was very mediocre. The onion soup was like onion water, the taste of boullion with a little onion, with a cheese coated piece of bread. The rest was a bit better, but I wouldn't eat there again or advise anyone else to either.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Le Recamier was highly recommended by a friend who spends a lot of time in Paris. The restaurant is wonderful. We were surrounded by locals including one who had her dog on her lap throughout the meal. You don't see that in the United States. The souffles were spectacular. We ordered one with duck, roquefort, figs and vanilla. It was... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

A boeuf a la ficelle that is just out of this world! Souffles for all taste and a menu catering for all tastes. The chef is probably one of the best in Paris. The atmosphere is friendly and refined, the service "impeccable" and whatever you eat is hard to fault. We were lucky to be able to have four meals... More

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New York City, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

You will never go wrong at this lovely old fashioned place, it is always reliable, the food impecable and the prices quite reasonable.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

You can definitely get your souffle fix here! Recommended for both main and desert! Fantastic spot in the heart of Paris.

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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Just the perfect place for lunch in Paris Surprisingly not eye-wateringly expensive, in fact, for the location and the perfect food, it was reasonably priced. Busy buzzy and set in a great location. ( not far from the best department store in Paris) Brilliant

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

A friend recommended this place last year and finally went!!! Delicious souffle and kidneys. service good. If looking for good souffle, definitely the place.

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