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Au vieux comptoir

17 rue des Lavandieres | Sainte Opportune, 75001 Paris, France (Louvre / Place Vendôme)
01 45 08 53 08
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Ranked #329 of 13,586 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $37 - $74
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Indianapolis, Indiana
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235 reviews 235 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I had dinner here one night and the food was fantastic! The service was good too as the waitress spoke some English. Very nice selection of wines, great atmosphere, small place, big taste! I had foie gras (15E), pork chop (23E), gourmand cafe (8E). I found the foie gras to be quite good. The pork chop was very thick and... More 

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Bangkok, Thaïlande
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155 reviews 155 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
127 helpful votes 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Recommended by friends we ended up in this restaurant with a group of friends on our arrival and only dinner in Paris , what a great surprise , ok the restaurant is full but dont get me wrong , customers are regular , not a touristic trap like you have in Paris in this area. The menu is simple but... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This very popular restaurant has not many airs and graces. Small tables and usually full. It seems a local's haunt. Deliously food and reasonable priced wine. Only open Tuesday to Saturday.

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Badalona, Spain
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91 reviews 91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I was on a business trip in Paris last week and after arriving late (for french timing) and leaving my bags in the hotel I found this small restaurant. My first impression was good as it has a very nice atmosphere in general, well decorated and smells good (yeah I said that,,, you can not imagine what places sometimes smells).... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

This spot makes you feel like you have wandered into the local neighborhood secret dining place. Milk jugs for wine coolers and the most delicious filet 'Wellington' made for a delightful evening. The razor clam starter with fresh cherry tomatoes and herbs was also delicious. Only regret was not having room for dessert.

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North Yorkshire
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35 reviews 35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

This restaurant was recommended to me as a “French” experience. I was with a party of 6, friends, colleagues and the ubiquitous daughter who is studying in Paris. A truly Gallic experience. Lovely ambiance, super service and great food. I ate the razor clams to begin followed by calf’s kidney. Very filling yet delightful. I will seek this bistro out... More 

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Megeve, France
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56 reviews 56 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 via mobile

I discover this restaurant through TA reviews. It is very very good. The main dish "rognon de veau" were excellent. The first dish "terrine" was very good, the desert "baba au rhum" was very good. The wine list is too large for my taste and it is difficul to choose. So it deserves a 4.5 rating with a little place... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

We had been looking at the reviews for this restaurant before our trip to Paris as it was very close to our hotel and had wonderful reports. Don't like saying it, but we both found it a bit under whelmng. Don't get me wrong, there was nothing wrong with the food - it was nice but it just did not... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We love the place as it is friendly and traditional. We have been a few times now and always loved the food. The starters were excellent, we both had a pate, with plenty of bread and very tasty pickles. My main was excellent, steak was cooked really well and the mashed potato was lovely. My husband had scallops in saffron... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I can without any doubt recommend this bistro i the heart of Paris: friendly staff, superb food and a great variety of fine wines!

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Additional Information about Au vieux comptoir

Address: 17 rue des Lavandieres | Sainte Opportune, 75001 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 45 08 53 08
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Place Vendôme
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 37 - 74
Cuisine: French

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