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Au Pied de Cochon

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Les Halles
French, European, Soups, Gastropub
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6 rue Coquilliere, 75001 Paris, France
33140137700
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12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've been to this restaurant many times in the past, but it has been worse each time. We go back hoping to recapture the pleasure of past meals. Except for the oysters, which can be found in most good restaurants in Paris, the meal was in the bottom decile. The service was worse than the food. Fortunately for them, a... More 

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant had been recommended to us because of the soup, and let me tell you, if you like French Onion Soup then this must not be missed; best I have ever tasted. We also ordered the Sea Bass, a Ham dish, and the Chicken; all were very good. The atmosphere is very 1920's,the staff friendly and professional, and the... More 

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Summerville, South Carolina, United States
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53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

While this restaurant specializes in pork, and that is what my husband had and enjoyed, their seafood is also very good. I have always wanted a seafood tower all to myself but often they include oysters which I am not a fan of. This tower was perfect - lobster, crab, prawns, shrimp and langoustines. I had this as my entrée... More 

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New York
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very frindly and attentive service. Oysters were excellent, filet of bar very good as well as the big roasted pig foot! Desserts are very (too) generous, baba au rhum excellent and the crêpes flambées perfect!

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Thank Sophie G
Toronto, Canada
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149 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Met some good friends for dinner our first night in Paris. The service was a little spotty as they seemed to be overwhelmed during the dinner rush. It was hard to get the attention of the waiters to take our drink and dinner order. Took a long time to get drinks. The food was good but not spectacular. Instead of... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place, unsurprisingly, specialized in hamhocks and other delicious pig bits, but we decided to eat here after passing their gorgeous seafood counter on the street. I was particularly drawn to their huge langoustines. In the US, langoustines are usually just really big shrimp, but in Europe, and in reality, they are more like a very small lobster. They have... More 

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Thank highermath
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was excellent: food, wine, atmosphere. Try their "Au Pied de Cochon. There is also a kids menu at an affordable price.

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Dillon, Colorado
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are interested in a very nice meal with excellent service, lovely street side oysters.. Not a discount eatery but well worth the price. Really, try the pig shaped desert, so yummy.

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Thank MountainBikeColorado
Vergennes, Vermont
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They say that Julia Child went here for onion soup! That is what they are using to attract tourists! But I am certain she would NOT enjoy this onion soup! It was an insipid broth, filled with bread and not much cheese. The rest of the meal was mediocre and way over-priced for the quality! The restaurant was full but... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about this place is wonderful - the location, service, food, etc. It's a bit far from the underground Les Halles, but you should try it ! The menu was varied and the wine list perfect, the ambience should be even more impressive, if that is possible!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Soups, Gastropub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Monday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Tuesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Wednesday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Thursday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Friday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Saturday
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue Coquilliere, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighborhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: 33140137700
Description
The ovens at Au Pied de Cochon were fired up in 1946 and they have never been turned off since. Au Pied de Cochon is a Paris institution, very near the Centre Pompidou, on your way from shopping the first arrondissement to the sightseeing the Marais. It is decorated with a profusion of Art Nouveau stylistic touches, like mirrors, fantastic chandeliers, paintings of lovely ladies. There is also an enticing terrace, and, as it's open 24/7, you can come in anytime for a meal and to watch the world go by. Menu is French. Try starter of oysters of several types and sizes, house special main course of pig's trotter stuffed with duck liver and pudding of babas au rhum.

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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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