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Le Comptoir du Relais

#615 of 13,826 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Odeon / Saint-Michel
French, Gastropub
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9 Carrefour de l Odeon | Relais St. Germain Hotel, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 44 27 07 97
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended to us by the concierge at our hotel. You can't book so expect to queue. I think if they did take bookings you'd never get in! Food was exceptional, take some time to study the menu before making your choice... we spent our entire time asking "what's that" as we saw other people's food coming out.

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Thank Martin B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were staying just down the road at Hotel Baume, so we were lucky enough to eat at this bistro on a number of occasions. The seasonal menu is well thought out and the food is sublime. It's always packed, but the staff are efficient, helpful and coped with my bumbling French. Get there before 12 for lunch or be... More 

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Reading, PA
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In 2013 I swore I would not return to this restaurant based on the terrible dining experience we had then. However, we walked by and there was plenty of seating both inside and outside at lunch time so we decided to peruse the menu. As we were looking at the menu which was outside on a table - where no... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place near the hotel I stay at is always packed and now I know why. Simply delicious food and good coffee too.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was there with friend who already written review but I would just like to add few things. The best chefs make simple everyday food exquisite. And that is what I call art. Yves - you are artist. It was orgasmic, juicy, delicious experience.

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Viv de vivre is the final conclusion following chat with our next table neighbour (10 cm away) in (his very)broken English and our nonexistent French, a grey bearded artist who was enjoying lunch with his friends at the time we arrived at the restaurant. Yes, menu is in French - fortunately, dishes on the table next to us were looking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came across this place and absolutely loved the food and wine on offer. Sat outside under the heaters was perfect for watching the world go by.

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Thank Craig S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is small, small tables, no room between the tables. Avoid peak hours (no reservation on Sundays). Very good and fresh food, with some good specials written on the mirror. If you do not get a table you can try one of the two "avant comptoir" next door (stand up counter food of top quality at bargain price). A... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

So we ended up here when looking for Lavant Comptoir, which is apparently the tapas version of the restaurant next door. Oh well! The food was good none the less! There was a line when we walked up as it had apparently just opened for lunch, so we grabbed one of the last tables outside. It was the perfect spot... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Don't get bored of making the line because you'll gonna experience the food at the best bistro in Paris. Simple cuisine with a mixture of flavors, in perfect portions and quantity. Also very good and french wine options. For dessert, please try les pruneaux aux vins....ohh la la!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, Gastropub
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Carrefour de l Odeon | Relais St. Germain Hotel, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighborhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 27 07 97

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighborhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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