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Bistro des Augustins

39 quai des Grands Augustins, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 04 41
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“gratinee” (51 reviews)
“potatoes” (23 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
39 quai des Grands Augustins, 75006 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Me and my friends went for a dinner. The place itself is small and cozy. The menu is not rich at all, but whatever we ate was delicious. The atmosphere was very friendly. It's a must visit place. Keep up the good work!

Thank nikolaesmerov
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Made reservation this morning for 8. Seated right away. Only 15 tables so 8 is good time otherwise with gratins taking 45 minutes to cook next seating closer to 9:30. Have a wine or beer. Had the Bistro and daughter the vegetarian. One of best...More

Thank karenb348
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny place run by two hard working young men. One cooks in a kitchen that is about 5 x 5 at most. The other does everything. My wife and we’re the only diners in a full house older than 30. Speaking of which, it was...More

Thank jgeffner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is great to stop for lunch when sightseeing around Notre Dame. We chose this place based on the good reviews and were not disappointed. Their speciality are the gratins, we ordered two different sorts and both were delicious. The aperitif (kir) was good,...More

Thank María V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is not a fast food place, it is a dining experience. Very small & crowded tables, recommend you get a seat outside if the weather allows. It will take about 40 minutes for your Gratin to be prepared, as they cook them to order....More

Thank OregonOpus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well, I booked this restaurant on the basis of reading glowing reviews on this website. I think the enthusiasm is overstated. The restaurant is the size of a matchbox - just one very cramped room featuring very cramped seating for about 20 customers. The restaurant...More

Thank tmg123Melbourne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a very small menu but the things on it are very delicous. The waiters are very friendly and they can speak english (a rarety in france) ;) All in all a great place where you feel welcome from the first moment.

Thank Nikolai H
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The potatoes gratin is the only way to go here. Fantastic and very inexpensive. I highly recommend this restaurant especially if you’re going to be close to Notre-Dame.

Thank Cioaman
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious, the place is very small, not well maintained but the food is good. Is also cheap, considering that you are in the Center of Paris, it’s also only one cooker, so took 50 minutes for our food to arrive, way to...More

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

The service is excellent and friendly . Loved the gratin with duck filet , just delicious ! I also recommend for the view on Notre Dame from the terasse

Thank Hélène B
Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the
residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon
never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional
cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets
surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide
eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just
next door and the prototypical terraced French
brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:30 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
10:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 quai des Grands Augustins, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighborhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 04 41
Located between the Louvre and Notre-Dame, the Bistro des Augustins sits right on the border of the Seine river, with a beautiful view onto the Ile de la Cité. For a late breakfast, a wine tasting, or one of its famous gratins that will satisfy the most famished, this authentic Parisian bistro welcomes regular customers, as well as tourists visiting the bouquinistes, in a cosy and laidback atmosphere
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