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Chez Paul

Bastille / Oberkampf
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13 rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 47 00 34 57
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Don't let the busy street nor the proximity to the Bastille lead you away, this has amazing authentic French food. We had the fillet mignonette prepared in the butter and cognac sauce, served with au gratin potatoes, and also the duck confit with thick potatoe slices fried in duck fat and seasoned with garlic- both dishes simply the best we've... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Host to my "50th" - and 33 guests. Anyone that's ever organised an event knows it's stressful and a little chaotic - the hosts went far beyond the norm to make things work. Not in a "stuffy British way" - but more a typical Parisienne "c'est la vie" manner". Ambience perfect. Food wonderful. Wine delicious. Price superb. Just so so... More 

Thank Paul C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent food and wine in a vary relaxed and rustic atmosphere. Particularly recommend the rabbit and the Tarte Tatin. Garlic potatoes are compulsory.

Thank Bruce D
Bowral, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chez Paul came recommended by a chef so we sought it out and it did not disappoint. Cosy friendly atmosphere. Excellent service from the waitress. Our main course meat dishes were very good indeed, particularly the pepper steak. The wine list was quite extensive and allowed for a great food match. Both our desserts - tarte tatin and profitteroles -... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I ate here about 5 years ago and the food was sublime and very memorable. The signature lamb shoulder for two was slow cooked and so tender you could indeed 'eat it with a spoon' as the waiter told us. I have fantasised about that meal many times since. However, I never could remember the name or location of the... More 

Thank Janesinshanghai
Skive, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The atmosphere was cozy and friendly, and it was allround a fantastic experience! The restaurant offers a variety of good rustic french food, and lovely steaks thats cooked perfectly!

Thank Noor J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife used to eat here 25 years ago when she lived in Paris, we ate here 15 years ago on our honeymoon... And we just ate here again, and it's as great as ever. Comforting traditional Parisian food, a quirky decor in a charming neighborhood, wonderful welcoming servers. We had a great 2 hour meal, steak au poivre and... More 

Thank Sean C
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

our hotel was right across the street, and they recommended chez paul, so we thought we'd give it a try. the place was practically empty as it was just going to be 7 pm. we walked in, said bon jour in french in a very friendly manner, and all we got from the man there, Paul? perhaps.........50ish in age was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favourite restaurant in paris. Good food, cozy athmosphere. I went there many times..............also for year end.

Thank GIPSY762014
San Juan, Puerto Rico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for a place where the french their french food eat on a casual and daily basis, this is it! The place is very casual; suited for families, friends, children, etc. The onion soup must have had like an entire cup of gruyere cheese. Simply honest food! Not expensive either!

Thank docoliver

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $44
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 rue de Charonne, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighborhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 00 34 57

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Staying in Bastille / Oberkampf

Neighborhood Profile
Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s at night this area really comes to life. Students and young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait for coveted tickets during the day. Towards Republique, skateboarders practice their tricks while others chill out at the square. If you’re looking for late-night revelry, this is your neighborhood.
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