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Le Mini Palais

Grand Palais | 3, Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris, France (Champs-Élysées)
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Ranked #3,186 of 12,477 restaurants in Paris
Price range: $36 - $154
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Champs-Élysées
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London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

This was a really beautiful restaurant, in a perfect location in Paris. I sat on the outdoor terrace. Although I spoke English and could not speak a lot of French, the staff were only too happy to help and offer English-speaking waiters as well. Courtesy was top notch and food was delivered in good time, and all my courses were... More

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Once again in my 2nd day in Paris I chose Steak Tartar and was pleased. Very pleased in fact. Though not as exceptional as Le Bistro du 15eme, still very very good. You probably need to ask for added extra accouterments but the quality was exceptional. The service was slow but friendly and I think that I may have been... More

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London
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We all know the French are a little pretentious and the girls on reception were definitely that but once you walked into the restaurant you are surrounded by the opulence and grandeur of the restaurant and the pretence stops there. There is a wonderful terrace and you sit under the huge columns of this most magnificent and historic building. I... More

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Cabot, Arkansas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This was a nice place for a snack and a glass of wine. Enjoyed it! THe service was slow but we had no where to go so was fine.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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125 reviews 125 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

Both times I've eaten lunch here, I really enjoyed it. The food was very good, the service attentive and friendly, and the outside dining area is really delightful. I'll definitely return on my next visit to Paris.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

On our trip to Paris for the day to see the Rodin Museum we lucked out and found a restaurant, Mini Palais, that was convenient to our second stop at the Tuileries Garden. The restaurant can easily be overlooked in that it is housed in a official looking building without a name on it. There is a vertical stanchion outside... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

great place with parisian atmosfere .... very romantic , ask table for dining in the terrace , I ve made reservation and ask my table in the terrace , they gave us a place so nice that we didint want to finish dinner so we could enjoy more the place ... the food was delicious , the glass of rose... More

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Perth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Really enjoyed the food, and we had an accommodating and lovely waiter who was very patient with our lack of French culinary vocabulary. In particular, I enjoyed the Mackerel starter, which came with a horseradish foam that kind of blew my mind a bit. It was also nice to see some advanced culinary techniques at a reasonable price. Well worth... More

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Lumberton, New Jersey
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108 reviews 108 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We thoroughly enjoyed our first lunch in Paris in this nicely appointed restaurant. A friend who lives in Paris recommended it and they were right on the mark.

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Paris, France
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

The decor was beautiful. I sat outside. The service was excellent. I had foie gras, duck and a gateau. The food was scrumptous.

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