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Le Comptoir du Relais

#588 of 14,891 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$French, European,
9 Carrefour de l Odeon | Relais St. Germain Hotel, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 44 27 07 97
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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French, European, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
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9 Carrefour de l Odeon | Relais St. Germain Hotel, 75006 Paris, France
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Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

I know it is a bistro and such a French experience. But the food was ok and the service was rush rush and not good. Elbow to elbow but at least if the food was a wow. Not really. Will not got back

1  Thank Maroc_NYC
Reviewed September 1, 2014

The last time we were in Paris, my oldest child was 5 months old. Now he's a pretty adventurous eater for a 13 year old along with his younger sister. This was our first meal in Paris. We got there early on a Friday so...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

We were amazed at how truly wonderful this restaurant was. By far the best quality and value of any restaurant I have been to in the whole of Europe. We arrived at 6pm and there were plenty of tables available so we were seated immediately....More

Thank nomza
Reviewed August 26, 2014

There were groups of 3-6 ahead of us so we lucked out as the second couple with only a 10 min wait. The last time the wait was closer to an hour. Have an idea of the menu before hand as no English translations. The...More

1  Thank Leeds1013
Reviewed August 26, 2014

On recommendation, we made it to this restaurant and were immediately told to wait in a queue until a table became free. We were aware reservations weren't taken in August so a perfectly acceptable request. However, after a couple strolled in without reservation and were...More

3  Thank hannahrose44
Reviewed August 23, 2014

Ah, Comptoir de Relais. How can I speak of you? I came to you a few years ago on a recommendation of a friend, and like then, I find your meals a perfect example of a French bistro. The food tastes authentic and tasty, not...More

4  Thank Quanster
Reviewed August 22, 2014

Arrived around 6pm without reservations, which is not a faux pas as the restaurant does not take reservations in August. The restaurant was already fairly crowded with French natives and foreign tourists alike. Was told by the maitre d' to be patient on the sidewalk...More

3  Thank James S
Reviewed August 22, 2014

We came here twice in a week. The highlight was roasted lamb which can only get better if you travel to the farthest reaches of Patagonia for lamb on a spit at a sheep ranch. Nicoise and gourmet salad with haricots verts were odes to...More

1  Thank kandb63
Reviewed August 20, 2014

Executive Summary: Pros - Fantastic food, lovely ambience, fairly priced Cons - Very busy all the time This is an excellent bistro, as the food is consistent. Staff helped translate the menu so can't complain. Top tip - Go early or late to avoid the...More

1  Thank JonoMichaelL
Reviewed August 17, 2014

The ideal French bistro. Delicious versions of specialties from the Auvergne, good, reasonably priced wines and a great atmosphere. The efficient, entertaining staff deals expertly with the influx of tourists, particularly Japanese. Always a real pleasure to have a meal here. N.B. Not the place...More

Thank Matt S
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
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September 2, 2017|
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Response from Marie N | Reviewed this property |
No. Only if you are a guest of the hotel. Relais de Comptoir. Otherwise you queue up unde the umbrella
June 28, 2017|
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Response from Pauline B | Property representative |
Hello, During summer holidays in France we do not take reservation. We will serve non stop from noon to 11pm everyday. Best regards.
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May 31, 2017|
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Response from Isismcbank | Reviewed this property |
They have snails in the brasserie menu, always have.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Carrefour de l Odeon | Relais St. Germain Hotel, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 44 27 07 97
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