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Au Trou Gascon

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40 rue Taine, 75012 Paris, France
01 43 44 34 26
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12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Palm Springs, California
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37 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Au Trou Gascon with the French Family I was staying with back in June of 1987. It was one of the very first times I had ever had Sauteed Foie Gras with White Asparagus tips..it was heaven on a plate. The restaurant was elegant and old French. The service was very good, and the food exquisite! 29... More 

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Beaver Creek, Colorado
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

I have been going to this restaurant for decades. It has always been one of my favorite in Paris. It has a reputation for delivering a high level of quality in both food and service while giving Parisians a source for the traditional cooking from the southwest of France. Over the years I have sampled fabulous examples of duck confit,... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I came here based on a review by Patricia Wells. This is a restaurant with 12 tables of varying sizes. Tonight, 4 were solo diners and many diners were French. The individual courses I had were well prepared and delicious. A few things I found odd - green olives served with the aperitif, the staff did not know where the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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189 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

Typical ambience of a fancy French Michelin star place, but it’s quite small by the way. We went there for a Christmas dinner. It was a ready menu set. So we could choose only our wine and drinks to accompany the food, everything else was previously decided by the Chef. Dinner started with a small amuse bouche. Then came out... More 

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Little Compton, Rhode Island
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Au Trou Gascon has been one of my favorite restaurants in the world for many years. My wife and I hosted a dinner there earlier this month that, unfortunately, has caused me to change my opinion. Both the food and service were not close to what we had experienced during many earlier visits. The servers seemed overwhelmed by a full... More 

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Paris, France
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2,025 reviews
360 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 840 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

This is a restaurant like they were in the past. - no fancy trendy design, but a simple and classical layout. - the food is sophisticated and traditional, with a large choice - the service is excellent and not intrusive. This is a restaurant where food, and not design, in the focus. It is a good opportunity to taste delicious... More 

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boston
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

We had a great meal at Au Trou Gascon. They offer a variety of entrees - ranging from traditional French to more eclectic dishes. I ordered the duck confit and had the best duck confit I have ever had (and I have had alot). I would highly recommend it if you go!

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Toronto, Canada
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14 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

Exquisite Food from south france, champagne with dinner. and all the works. we are english speaking and the servers are truly helpful.

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New York City, New York
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143 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I was in Paris for business and looked for a good place to eat on Monday (mission almost impossible). Found this great restaurant very close to the station. Service, atmosphere (at lunch very business wise) and the food. Lunch menu is also very affordable €42 for 3 course menu.

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Edmonds, Washington
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92 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

This place has earned its Michelin star honestly. Beginning with a tasty amuse bouche, it continued with an exciting pairing of two preparations of fois gras. I cannot identify the means of presentation, but I can certainly say I have never experienced the like. The main course was an incredible lamb, served with roquefort raviolis, a pairing I had never... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 rue Taine, 75012 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bercy / Nation
  • Neighborhood: Bercy / Nation
  • Phone Number: 01 43 44 34 26

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Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to this calming neighborhood where real Parisians make their homes.
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