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Le Grand Colbert

2, rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France (Opéra)
01 42 86 87 88
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Ranked #1,566 of 13,460 Restaurants in Paris
Hours:
Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Neighborhood:
Opera / Bourse
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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Pacific NW
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2010

I loved this restaurant for the amazing, attentive staff and the can't-be-beat atmosphere. By far, this was my favorite in Paris for atmosphere. It was exactly what I imagined a Parisian brasserie / bistro to be. Having read a lot of negative reviews on TA regarding the food, I didn't expect it to be outstanding, and it wasn't. Diane Keaton... More 

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New England
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2010

We came to Le Grand Colbert on the recommendation of my husband's colleague, who had visited in the early 90s. We were sorely disappointed. His colleague spoke highly of the wonderful authentic French cuisine and we found it to be horribly bland. The one bright spot was the dessert--INCREDIBLE profiteroles. Service was HORRIFIC. We did not have a reservation and... More 

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London
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131 reviews 131 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2010

I allowed a few hours between my train's arrival in Paris from Eastern France and my departure on Eurostar to London so I could visit Le Grand Colbert. I had heard so much about this restaurant which has one of those wonderful turn of the century interiors like a scene from Gigi. I was on my own but I was... More 

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Devon
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1,241 reviews 1,241 reviews
739 restaurant reviews
5,479 helpful votes 5,479 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2010

Two very good and one less good evening. It very definitely ticks the boxes for how you'd describe a central Parisian Edwardian bistro restaurant but once you've caught that and had a couple of formula experiences, you begin to wonder. Paying vastly too much for good wine that would be a fifth the price in most other places begins to... More 

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Bradford
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2010

Recommended by the Concierge at the hotel. Famous bistro style restaurant, booking essential. Impressive decor, good service, unpretentious "Traditional French" food. Got the impression this was aimed at the tourist and could press for a quick turnover but we were unhurried and what looked like "locals". Informal and fun.

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LONDON
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2010

I am not sure why this is so often recommended.I'm not intentionally being mean but it wasn't any better than a surburban theme bistro.It was, i'm sure a grand room but they've stuck theatre posters all ove the wall mirrors and stuffed it full of plastic palms.The restaruant appeared in a film you know this because they show it on... More 

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Minneapolis, MN
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2009

This was our favorite in Paris--the food was incredible. The Grand Colbert salad and French Onion soup were a great way to start. We shared the shellfish platter and then shard the sole As good as the food was, the setting and more importantly quality of service was outstanding A must see and eat in Paris...

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New York
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79 reviews 79 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2009

Normally I would steer clear of a restaurant that's famous because it was in a movie -- especially a movie I didn't like! -- but Parisian friends of ours took my husband here, and he liked it so much that he took me the next night (I got to Paris after he did). We had a delicious dinner and the... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2009

The movie "Somethings Gotta Give" entered the American scene in 2003 as a fun romantic comedy starring Jack Nicholson and Diane Keaton. What the title lacked in creativity, the film seemed to make up for in star power and character development. At one point in the film Diane Keaton goes to Paris for her birthday and has dinner at a... More 

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Denmark
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2009

We spent 4 nigths in Paris, and had booked a table some weeks in advance at Le Grand Colbert. We booked by email and we were given a great corner-table (no.30) on Friday Oct. 16.th. We overlooked most of the restaurant which were fully booked. We ordered the chartebriard and creme bruellee and som cacke. Everything was perfect, great service,... More 

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Additional Information about Le Grand Colbert

Address: 2, rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 42 86 87 88
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opéra
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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