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Chez Toinette

#39 of 14,090 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Montmartre
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20 rue Germain Pilon | 20, Rue Germain Pilon Paris Montmartre, 75018, Paris, Ile-de-France, 75018 Paris, France
+33 1 42 54 44 36
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7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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York, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Valentines meal with partner. Having read so much about this restaurant and tried tirelessly to book it from the UK by telephone and Facebook to no gain, I was so pleased that we were able to knock on the door, speak to the head waiter and book in for Valentines night. I/we had such high expectations and could not wait... More 

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Thank Chris D
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had an excellent meal - mostly local Parisians dining here when we went only about 10 tables. Small menu but tasty, I had kidneys with mustard sauce very good, wife had duck breast and the creme brûlée was to die for!

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Thank James E
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this little place, we stumbled upon it late one night about 7 years ago when we were looking for somewhere to eat really late on in the evening, it didn't disappoint! It is now our go-to restaurant and I always call to book a table about a month before I go as I would be devastated if I... More 

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Thank Wez C
Leek, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This little, family run restaurant is only 80 or so metres off the Main Street but, well worth the visit. Reception was excellent and they spoke English without asking, service was good and we didn't have to wait too long for the succulent, renowned lamb shank. Perhaps a little pricey but then, so is all Paris.

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Thank pearsonjb
Erlangen, Germany
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my food a lot. Snails and some beef for dinner, ending with desert. Was just perfect. I would go there every time again. Price is higher, but its worth it.

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Thank Maximilian K
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hidden down a little side street, Chez Toinette is instantly warm and welcoming. The staff are charming, and the food is outstanding. I would recommend booking, as it was full at 9pm when we found it. However, we went for a drink, returning in 30 minutes to be seated. Fois gras and snails were divine, as was the duck. I... More 

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Paris, France
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Still THE best restaurant in Paris in our opinion, if you're looking for traditional French dishes, prepared with love and to perfection. just off the beaten track yet 2 minutes' walk from the iconic Moulin Rouge. The welcome is always friendly yet professional, the service is attentive, and the food outstanding. A typical Parisian restaurant, which makes for a perfect... More 

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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172 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambiance and staff welcome on entering the square one room restaurant was instantly warming and inviting. The menu is presented on a single sheet and many offerings were attractive. Service was prompt and unobtrusive but if prompted the server was very willing to have a relaxed conversation. The overall experience was so good that instead of visiting another restaurant... More 

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Thank Tony1784
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After searching TA for a suitable restaurant in the area, we settled on Chez Toinette hoping they could fit us in right at opening (1900). We were able to get a table and our server was friendly and attentive. The escargot were tasty, no removing from shell necessary. My friend had the duck which was kind of bland, and I... More 

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Thank Megan N
London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

Have walked past this restaurant on previous trips to paris and stared in the window with jealous eyes at everyone sat in the beautiful red dining room. Finally got to visit on this trip. From reading the other reviews on TA i don't think the menu has changed much over the years and that is a good thing when everything... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $42
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue Germain Pilon | 20, Rue Germain Pilon Paris Montmartre, 75018, Paris, Ile-de-France, 75018 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montmartre
  • Neighborhood: Montmartre
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 54 44 36

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Montmartre

Neighborhood Profile
Montmartre
Montmartre is a bustling mix of cultures, colors, and styles which changes from one street to another. Ride the funicular (or, for a real workout, climb the steps) to the sublime Sacré-Coeur (Basilica of the Sacred Heart) with its inspiring view of the city. The church is surrounded by provincial streets and piano bars where tourists, artists, and street entertainers thrive. At the foot of the hill, Boulevard de Clichy features shops not intended for young audiences, while residences are scattered to the north and east. The diverse population includes a large part from the Arab-speaking world, Africa, and Turkey. It’s a corner of Paris full of life and dynamism with charms that can’t be found anywhere else.
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