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Au Pied de Fouet

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Mon, 5/27
8:00 PM

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#1,385 of 16,203 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner

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$26 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
French, European
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

Au Pied de Fouet has been around for 160 years and is venerated for its food. We ordered the two famous dishes - Duck Confit (€13.50) and Beef Onglet = Steak (€14.50) and a bottle of Bordeaux (€27.50). Wish the wine glasses were more deserving...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

On recommendation from our hotel we visited this restaurant. By far our best meal in Paris. Waiter was lovely and helpful as we do not speak any French. When he found out we were Australian we had a great rapport with him as he had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank SHeeads
Reviewed March 30, 2019 via mobile

We booked a table for 8pm and arrived at 7 55. We were greeted by someone, who I presume was the owner, who asked in a very surly manner whether we had booked. I said yes and he asked “ How did you book? “...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Beattie
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

As usual the duck is excellent, I would recommend it to anyone. However, the service left a lot to be desired. Even for Paris. We we arrived we were asked to share a table with another couple, despite having a reservation. This was eventually resolved....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 829chrisr
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant serves traditional French cuisine. Small and intimate, come early because it fills up quickly. The food is delicious and presented beautifully. If i worked for Michelin I would give it 5 stars. A definite delightful secret of Paris.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pbrumlik
Reviewed November 14, 2018

We had fun talking with young French professionals who claimed this was among their favorite restaurants based on authenticity and affordability. Atmosphere of this tiny establishment was cramped but charming.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Kevin O
Reviewed November 13, 2018 via mobile

I really didn’t. But in France I’d found they do it differently than what I’d had in America. It’s a lighter broth and not so salty and greasy. So when I needed a snack, I tasted it at Au Pied de Fouet and fell in...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Allez_LaFrance
Reviewed October 29, 2018

The restaurant is small with lots of character. Food was excellent and the staff were helpful and friendly. True French cuisine in a vintage atmosphere and very delicious. Highly recommended!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LCplus
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

Super cute small restaurant. We had some sort of stew with an egg/mustard-like sauce which was really good. The puree was fantastic!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank krrssttnn
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

The service was good. We were served just about closing time. The food was delicious for a reasonable price.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Peter H
July 23, 2016|
Response from joakime69 | Reviewed this property |
just go there. if you have to wait a few minuters , its worth it. Lunch is often served around 13.
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July 19, 2016|
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Response from cooperman64 | Reviewed this property |
Just go there on the night They turn over the tables very quickly
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