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Les Ministeres - CLOSED

30 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 42 61 22 37
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good29%
  • Average19%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible26%
Apr 23, 2014
Feb 19, 2014
“A happy happenstance”
Restaurant Hours Closed
30 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed August 25, 2013

We went on our hotels recommendation on our first night. Every dish was terrible, very expensive. Overlooked fish, escargots with shell and grit, tired dry steak, terrible fennel dauphenoise. Service fine. Bread was the best part of the meal, oh and leaving.......

2  Thank amber99
Reviewed August 16, 2013 via mobile

Mid August and many Parisian restaurants close for their annual holidays...if only this was true of Les Ministeres Okay the waiter was friendly but the food was appalling We both ordered the terrine for entree. It was tough! True...it was littered with lumps of seemingly...More

Thank NLK45
Reviewed August 6, 2013

Air conditioning! Quiet efficiency! Cloth napkins! Just what we needed on a broiling summer day after several hours at the Orsay. There was a lunch prix fixe menu featuring onglet de boeuf or €14.90 but we were looking for something more summer-friendly, so we had...More

2  Thank WomanofDiscernment
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Had I read several earlier TA reviews before visiting, we might not have stopped -- but I'm glad we did. My wife and I had lunch there in late May after a visit to Musee d'Orsay (not too far away), and we thoroughly enjoyed it....More

1  Thank OregonSlim
Reviewed May 13, 2013

My wife, daughter and I went in for lunch on May 6th. It was recommended by our hotel.(who we went back and informed of our experience) We were seated, and had a few questions that were answered by the maitre'd with a major attitude. His...More

Thank Jonas55
Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

I think this was the worst dining experience of my life. Honestly - it really was that bad! The food was more or less inedible. My partner and I both left large amounts of food on our plates because it was so bad. Badly prepared,...More

1  Thank Chris H
Reviewed April 25, 2013

We were ridiculed for our American accent to our faces. We were not being obnoxious. We were so surprised at this that we walked out before eating. The man got right in our faces and mocked us. It was what one hears about the French...More

1  Thank tiger g
Reviewed April 10, 2013

We walked by this restaurant several times, and decided to stop on our last night. I think the interior is quite lovely and has that look of an old paris restaurant. We were seated at one of the banquette's on the side, and I found...More

Thank LJW47
Reviewed March 29, 2013

My husband and I are in Paris for the next couple of days (we've been here for two days) and we decided to try Les Ministeres because of the okay reviews and its proximity to our hotel. That said, we walked into an empty restaurant...More

1  Thank beachsharon
Reviewed March 23, 2013

This is a very pleasant and comfortable restuarant, not too expensive for this area of the 7th arrondissement. The 29E evening menu of 3 courses plus 9E for a kir and quarter-litre of wine is good value. Some of the staff speak several languages, and...More

2  Thank Loughtonian1
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$37 - $62
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue du Bac, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 61 22 37
The Les Ministères restaurants is just a stone's throw from the Louvre and the Orsay museum. There has been a restaurant here since 1919 and the table layout with booths and banquettes dates from 1977. The food is always based on what is available in the markets: plates of oysters, fish and green bean tajine, steak tartar made to order... The chef changes the menu according to his mood and current fashions!
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