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L'Ami Jean

#327 of 13,826 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
French, European, Gastropub
As featured in Best Food in Paris
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27 rue Malar, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 47 05 86 89
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been in Paris eating at many restaurants and in general most have been very good . We are used to tight tables which first made me uncomfortable but they actually end up being a positive because of the interaction with locals even with our poor French and their much better English . We were unable to read the... More 

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Thank Chuck D
South Wales
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Delicious quality cuisine, exceptional flavours and outstanding rice pudding - not to be missed but reserve ahead!

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Thank Lloyd4
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

just had a business lunch and it far exceeded expectations. We each had a 4 course meal for about 35 euros each. The waitress asked if we had any allergies and away we went. They chose the dishes and all was a complete surprise. When we asked what the dessert was, they wouldn't say and you only knew once it... More 

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2 Thank Rassy36
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were traveling from the US and only had a few nights in Paris. I made a reservation online for my husband and myself at L'Ami Jean for Saturday night. The restaurant sent me emails several times, including earlier that day, to confirm. When we arrived, however, the restaurant was closed. We were left on an empty street with nowhere... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

L'Ami Jean is a small restaurant with wooden and mismatched tables, (very) mismatched lamps, very little space, no tablecloth or sets, all this done on purpose to give the restaurant a character, I suppose. Makes for a good ambiance, though. The staff was very nice but I was disappointed by the dinner, probably due to my making the wrong choices.... More 

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Gold Coast Hinterland, Australia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Got the tasting lunch - 5 courses for €42. Was our best meal in France. Every course was a knockout with the Parmesan soup, mushroom risotto and rice pudding worth a special mention. Definitely get the rice pudding if you go here - I wasn't a fan until I tried their version but it is a must do

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful dinner in l'ami Jean! The place was quaint and very personal. You can even see the chef preparing your meal from his kitchen. Even if the place was packed the orders came in fast. We the most interesting and delicious Parmesan soup and of course we had their famous rice pudding. Was just very pricey. Overall a good meal... More 

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Milltown, New Jersey
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

We went for lunch on a weekday. Jam packed with not an inch between the tables, an over worked staff and average food. Too bad, we won't be back.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Great meal. Great staff. Try the set lunch. Food at its best. Crowded, lively, good wine, Helpful staff.

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Chicago
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

It's not just a meal you go for, it's an amazing experience! If you haven't tried mussels, this is the place that sets the standard. Try the mushrooms, savor the sweetbreads, enjoy the wide range of menu items you've probably never heard of before. And save room for the rice pudding - decadent beyond description! The staff is friendly and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$11 - $32
Cuisine
French, European, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 rue Malar, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighborhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 05 86 89
Description
L'Ami Jean is a Parisian restaurant. Chef Stephane Jego, born in Britain, wanted to keep some of the BASQ identity ue of the restaurant when he resumed teaching in 2002, and made ​​it one of the jewels of the trend of the gastro-bistro capital. Trained by Yves Camdeborde to Regalade in the 90s, Stephan started to stand on its own feet ten years later to provide insider unique culinary experiences, sincere and renewed. Because the constant questioning is his credo. Around a cohesive team, it offers exceptional products through recipes (re) invented daily, always claiming a special relationship with many producers. The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Saturday.

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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon, the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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