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Au Sauvignon

#3,621 of 13,442 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
French, Wine Bar, European
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Saint Germain 80 rue des Saints Peres, 75007 Paris, France
01 45 48 49 02
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Huntington Beach, California
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I believe it was 1969 when I first visited Au Sauvignon and have been stopping by every few years since as it is just around the corner from our apartment on the Rue du Cherche-Midi. It seems to be very much the same as it was on my first visit, exactly how I had pictured Paris. The menu includes an... More 

Thank lakejacquot
Emilie R, Gérant at Au Sauvignon, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review! All the staff at "Au Sauvignon" will be happy to welcome you again. More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really like this terrace for a light lunch and une verre when shopping at Bon Marche (about a block away). Great service, good selection of wine and the tartines to eat -which are essentially a varying option of fresh ingredients on fabulous French toasted country bread. A bit pricier but very good. Also not as touristy which for me... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Looked for this bar on a recommendation and very glad I had. Spent a very rainy afternoon in here with my girlfriend sampling the great wines they have to offer. The service was great and had some very funny banter with the staff even though neither of our French is great. When we left they even gave us an umbrella... More 

1 Thank treading82
Washington, DC
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113 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Tight quarters in this traditional bistro. Service was quick and accommodating. Perfect pit stop while shopping!!! While it was very crowded inside, we really enjoyed the experience. My tartin was quite good!

Thank PandMinDC
Montpelier, Vermont
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We stopped here on our way home from a long day for a drink and dessert. It was just great. Lots of people going by, a delicious chocolate and pear tart and kir.

Thank MLTapper
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3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Come here if you enjoy the attentions of a bored Putin-lookalike bully whose goal is to make your meal as miserable as possible. I came here and was welcomed by a friendly female waitress at first, and I was excited to have my lunch. When the male server came by to take my order (goat cheese salad, turned out pretty... More 

Thank Nicole L
Emilie R, Gérant at Au Sauvignon, responded to this review

Dear Madam, I am very sorry to read about your bad experience in my place. The thing is we do our best to have friendly waiters, and really the team we have now has been here for a long time. I perfectly see who is the waiter you are talking about, and I am surprised because this guy has been... More 

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192 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

We ordered a plat of three cheeses and we were charge 26 Euro, this seems high with no real reason. (In other places letter we paid less than 10 euro)

Thank YM2000
Ottawa, Canada
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

To be honest we went because it was advertised in Lonely Planet as a wine bar with interesting wines. We didn't find there was a huge selection and the server didn't seem to be interested in pairing the wine to what we had ordered, steak tartare. However , the wine recommended was fine. The steak tartare on the other hand... More 

Thank Leslie H
Paris, France
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

I used to go at least 6 times per year, but when I went back to Au Sauvignon I was very disappointed. The owner has changed, actually it is the daughter of the previous one. The servings are a bit smaller, and the way the food is served has changed. A new wine list, with less artisanal more expensive wines... More 

Thank Ricardo d
Emilie R, Gérant at Au Sauvignon, responded to this review

Dear Sir, Thank you for taking the time to give your opinion. We actually did some changes, but please let me precise a few things: - My mother is still the owner of this place. - The quantities are not smaller than before; there are new suggestions on the menu, but the typical "casse-croutes" are absolutely the same. - We... More 

Leeds, United Kingdom
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250 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016 via mobile

Lovely local bar with great wine and nice atmosphere inside a little dated but perfect for a wine and watch the world go round!

Thank abbymorgan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
French, Wine Bar, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Saint Germain 80 rue des Saints Peres, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: 01 45 48 49 02

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighborhood Profile
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighborhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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