Ate here almost a week ago while in Paris with my girlfriend and her associate as we strolled the "Champ". Anyways, we decided to stop here and eat since it was a gorgeous day and I wanted to eat outside. Off rip, our waitress didn't even want to bother with us. Her attitude was the worst! My girlfriends associate is French so she did most of the corresponding for us since we don't speak much French. Even with this being the case, the waitress was even being a bird towards her as well. If I knew her name I would post it, but luckily for her, I don't. Anyway, when she came back with our drink orders, my glass still had lipstick from the previous user "Ilk"! When I attempted to show the waitress, she just snatched the glass off the table, spilling wine on the table in disguise. She ended up asking one of her co-workers to take over for her who I actually felt kinda bad for since our French associate was already pissed and he ended up bearing the grunt of it even though it wasn't really his fault.
This place is an obvious tourist trap due to location and I could tell the staff is just fed up with dealing with us (tourist) for a multitude of reason. With that being said, if your in the service business, tourist come with the territory. I honestly don't think some people realize (or care for that matter) how they can influence a person perception of place with both a horrible attitude and/or service. In conclusion, some of the staff at this place needs some serious customer service training.
Now to the food, Shockingly, I enjoyed my meal. I had a steak with frites and even though I ate at a ton of nice restaurants during my stay in Paris, I can honestly say that their steak was the best steak that I had on my trip (Beating Le Roland Garros & Les Ambassades in Montmartre where I also had steak and both of which are better establishments). Nevertheless, even though the steak was good, the poor service left a sour taste in my mouth. Granted it was crowded on a nice saturday afternoon, if your understaffed, then hire more people! I would honestly never eat here again unless it was maybe for takeout.
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