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Balagan

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#1,232 of 16,206 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Israeli, Arabic, Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything my group ordered was delicious and impressive. The bread we ordered (brushed with garlic) came with two dipping sauces (tahini and creme fraiche with pesto). The bread and the sauces were worth the trip by themselves! The server was very friendly, spoke English, and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 95aimeef
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

by no means is this the cheapest place to eat but the food was worth every penny. The restaurant was fully booked when we tried to book so I emailed the venue and asked them to let me know if anyone cancelled. They offered me...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Bromilee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly wait staff, unusual carte with a wide variety of inventive dishes plus a continuous buzz of activity. Quite a good find in the 1st Arr. especially loved the Gamla Pinot noir and the assortment of creative bread selections with hummus concoctions. The sole...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank elliotf93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was great! Good fusion of French and Israeli cuisines. The staff were very congenial who explained the menu very clearly. We had a wonderful time with some lovely mix of Arabic and English music around. By the way we tried a bottle of Greek...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank divyakhanna123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved the Balagan — the staff was wonderful, and the food was delicious. The menu offers unique and different flavors, and we licked all of our plates clean. We went three times — we had dinner twice here, and lunch once. Would highly...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank makalaf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dined here while in Paris, and were not dissapointed. The food was beautifully presented and flavorful. The atmosphere is delightful, and the staff friendly and accommodating. I have a food allergy, and our waiter and the chef made sure that I...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank SunkissedSands
Reviewed April 16, 2019 via mobile

We were here for after work drinks and came directly back the next evening. The bar staff is super helpful and friendly and the wine is great - highly recommended!

Date of visit: April 2019
2  Thank EmmiK141
Reviewed April 15, 2019

Our meal was fantastic! The vibe is eclectic, energetic and fun. The location was perfect, as we went after our night tour of the Louvre (9pm). The place was packed, but the service was great!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank NorthStar7473
Reviewed April 5, 2019

This is really a nice place, but you have to go there with someone who knows, otherwise, you won't get a table. At the moemnt, this is the place where all the trendy people are going. The food is a classic international, fusion food with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank vincentx3333
Reviewed March 26, 2019

Creative and fun place with good food and service. Arabic, Jewish and Iranian fusion dishes with equally eclectic wine list. A bit loud for my taste but the name implied it and I happily survived the noise. Worth visiting.

Date of visit: March 2019
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