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Jin xin lou paris

#4,635 of 14,215 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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78 rue de l Amiral Mouchez, 75675 Paris, France
+33 1 53 80 27 89
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30 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is very unique in many ways. It is a "hole in the wall" type of place: unassuming but serving very good food at reasonable fares. During the day, it functions as a Chinese restaurant (operated by the father). At night it transforms into a restaurant serving traditional French cuisine (with the son as the chef). This review pertains... More 

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Thank 41vanl
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69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2016

The french dining menu is amazing. The chef is in training for mitchelin stars and his family are supporting him with his training. The three courses are well worth it.

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1 Thank Heather H
Adelaide, Australia
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed October 18, 2015

Our host at La Villa Paris suggested this little place to us and we were not disappointed. From the outside it looks like a lovely clean Chinese take-away restaurant. On closer inspection you can see tables and chairs inside for dining. What came after we walked inside was most unexpected. We were greeted by a beautiful man with a great... More 

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Thank Stokes5
boulder, co
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2015

Truly unforgettable. A memorable meal in the most unassuming Chinese restaurant, definitely the best French dinner I’ve had in 6 trips to Paris and France. Delicious, inventive, creative, and beautifully presented by staff and chef obviously committed to excellence. My shrimp appetizer was wonderful, my main course of veal superb and my husband’s fish exquisite-tasty delicate-cooked just to be done... More 

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38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

This is hidden away in a 'take away' Chinese Shop. Set menu with 3 options & 3courses. I haven't ever had a more beautiful & balanced meal. Chef should be congratulated. This restaurant is out of Paris in the 13th arr but is more than worth the train ride to get there. Not to be missed!!

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Thank Jenny C
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed May 23, 2015

My wife and I are foodies. We've shared numerous great meals, but most are easily forgettable over time. Jin Xin Lou will never be forgotten. The experience was the highlight of our trip to Paris. Chef Wang Gilly learned to cook from super-chef and 3-star Michelin-rated Pierre Gagnaire. After his time studying, he brought his skills back to his parent's... More 

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Thank Danny W
Dallas
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2015

My father and I were staying at a nearby B&B in the 13th arrondissement. I am an avid trip advisor reader, and I noticed that this restaurant was well reviewed and very conveniently located. I was looking in particular for French food. In October, there weren't many reviews, so I elected to perform a google search and learned that the... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed April 13, 2015 via mobile

Recommended by our B&B Villa Paris, this was very, very nice. Wait staff could not have been friendlier. I had veal, wife had fish. Both came with excellent sauces. Appetizer of shrimp atop small squares of pate fried in spring roll wrapper was wonderful. Dessert terrific: mango chunks on tapioca pearls (I think) topped with the best passion sorbet I've... More 

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Thank gerrysherman
Paris, France
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366 reviews
284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2015

Ever felt like eating Chinese food but someone else in your dinner party feels like eating French? Well, then, head on over to this wonderful restaurant run by Mr. and Mrs. Wang. Their talented son Gilly Wang trained with Pierre Gagnaire. From the outside it looks like your typical Chinese take-out or eat-in restaurant with a dsplay case in the... More 

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Thank nouglytourist
Paris, France
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110 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
Reviewed December 12, 2014

A take-out Chinese restaurant with a superstar French chef in the kitchen. What a concept! We traipsed all the way to the 13th arrondissement in Paris to try out this Chinese/French restaurant. We did a bit of a double-take when we entered. This tiny hole-in-the-wall take-out has an acclaimed French chef? When we arrived at 7:00 p.m. the place was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 rue de l Amiral Mouchez, 75675 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 53 80 27 89

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?