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Le Petit Zinc

11 Rue St Benoit, Paris, France (Luxembourg)
01 42 86 61 00
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Ranked #3,527 of 13,460 Restaurants in Paris
Price range: $61 - $79
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: This St-Germain des Pres landmark continues to thrive as it has done since the turn of the last century. The classic Art Nouveau brasserie style is still elegant, with ivy arches, swooping iron banisters to the mezzanine, ironwork facade, and beautifully lit glass ceiling fanlights. You'll feel as if you're having a real Parisian experience and you are, you are. The menu is classic French. Try starter of wonderful fruits de mer, main course of calves liver meuniere with caramelised salsify and broccoli, and pudding of fantastic 'Saint Germain' ice cream sundae.
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Sydney, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

A great place for a cosy, relaxed dinner. We were concerned about some reviews about slow service since we went on a Saturday night but didn't find that to be the case (we did have to ask to order wine after sitting for some time but it then came quickly). Staff were all very friendly and helpful. The food was... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We landed by accident in this restaurant in St Germain des Prés. Since we were early it was almost empty, but very soon it became filled with people enjoying dinner. Very cosy, very nice food and friendly staff.

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Southlake, Texas
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108 reviews 108 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is the kind of restaurant you want when you have a group of folks to take to a nice place, and enjoy a relaxed no-hurry meal. The surroundings are very cool art deco, and invite you to stay a while and enjoy yourself. But the problem was we sort of had to stay a while, given the wait time... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The best part of this restaurant are the incredible art nouveau interiors. However the food is quite average for the price and the service is really quite slow.

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Paris
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Not far from the busy & lively streets of Saint Germain, off on a side street near the Chapel of Saint Germain - du -prés you'll find this little art deco jewel restaurant.Interiors are warm with lots of wooden art deco panels, the ambiance is enchanting & the warm & friendly welcome from the moment you push those old fashion... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We wanted to go to a stylish restaurant with good seafood offer. So far so good, the decors are nice and the seafood offer tempting. However, the service was slow, the waiter apologizing for "being busy tonight". We had the feeling that a priority was given to local guests rather than to tourists unlikely to come often again. The worst... More 

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Breakfast service was slow and not very motivated. Price € 7,90 for french breakfast was average. Maybe Dinner service (all Brasserie standards served) is better...

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Le Petit Zinc, responded to this review

Dear Alexander, Thank you for taking time in sharing your comments. We are motivated from the morning to the night, also your comment has been transmitted to our director. Kind Regards, Céline M. Customer Relations Manager More 

Santa Barbara, Calif
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131 reviews 131 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The Petit Zinc has a more charming interior dining room and nice tables on the sidewalk if the weather is good. We have eaten here many times, often drawn by the Fish Soup. This most recent visit was for a lunch, the special prix fixe on a weekday and it was very well prepared and presented. The service was kind... More 

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Le Petit Zinc, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thanks you for your comments. We are glad to read that you have enjoyed our restaurant. We hope to see you soon, Best, Céline M. Customer Relations Manager More 

Rome, Italy
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Very elegant restaurant, with beautiful liberty style furniture, exellent service, owner and staff very kind and careful (very appreciable is the spanish waiter, whom name I can't remember), great variety of very good oisters, prices not expensive. We found out this restaurant several years ago and we book for a dinner at Petit Zinc every time we go to Paris... More 

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Le Petit Zinc, responded to this review

Dear Joe, It's a real pleasure to read your comments. Thanks a lot ! Best, Céline M. Customer Relations Manager More 

Cambridge, UK
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185 reviews 185 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Wonderful location, rather unusual decor (huge dining room, tables well spaced, very good for a large group that is trying to have a conversation). Service is pretty good, but of course the food is the key. Our group had a selection of fishy and meaty mains (lamb for 2, salmon, sea bass - my fillet steak was IMHO the best... More 

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Clients S, Responsable relations clients at Le Petit Zinc, responded to this review

Dear customer, Thank you for your comment, we're happy to see that you enjoyed a lot our brasserie and our generous cuisine. Kind Regards, Céline M. Customer Relations Manager More 

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Additional Information about Le Petit Zinc

Address: 11 Rue St Benoit, Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 42 86 61 00
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Luxembourg
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 - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 61 - 79
Cuisine: French

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