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Le Grand Colbert

#481 of 13,493 Restaurants in Paris
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Neighborhood:
Opera / Bourse
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2, rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
01 42 86 87 88
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
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London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We returned to Le Grand Colbert after a few years gap with a party of 6 recently. It was as good as remembered! first of all they were able to accommodate a last minute delay/change in our reservation on a Friday evening which was most appreciated. While limited, we all enjoyed the multiple-course....my oysters on the half-shell as a starter... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were a table of twelve celebrating life, big birthdays and the chance to travel together. Service was spot on, the onion soup was the best but would not touch the seafood platter for two - ever again... Beautiful experience and grateful to have shared this evening with those I love most. A truly Parisian brassiere - go for the... More 

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San Diego, California
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our party of 8 (5 adults, 3 children aged 4 1/2 to 10) arrived on a misty evening in June 2016. We were a little early--children were hungry. The setting is lovely. The food was wonderful. the 10 y/o and 8y/o tried escargot for the first time. It was a hit. One of the waiters entertained our 4 1/2 y/o... More 

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Chevy Chase, MD
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56 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've written rave reviews of Le Grand Colbert - my wife and I have been there several times over the last few years and we always went away completely satisfied - until tonight. And wouldn't you know it, we bring family along to share our great find and the restaurant comes up short - really, really short. The service, which... More 

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Melbourne
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a fabulous restaurant! The decor is gorgeous, the waiters were superb and the food was absolutely delicious. Such a wonderful treat! We shared the Chateuabriand which was excellent and the roast chicken was the best we've ever had. Our three kids loved it!

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Thank CindyandBubbles
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exactly what you think of when you think of a Parisian brasserie. Very good food and service. Mostly tourists, but aren't we all?

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Thank Stephanie S
Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great service, excellent food, very beautiful restaurant. When in Paris, it is a must! We had the seafood platter, which was a lot to eat, we couldn't finish. Great wine selection. Extremely attentive service.

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Thank Timothy J
Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved the movie and loved the Le Grand Colbert. We feared that the restaurant might be a disappointment given its notoriety but were so wrong. The food was divine and the ambience was special. There was a mix of locals and tourists dining when we visited and everyone seemed to enjoy the experience. Have just returned from Paris and watched... More 

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Thank Marg D
Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was a dream come true. We love the movie its complicated but the service and food was amazing. One of our best dinning experiences in France.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife really wanted to eat here because of it's role in the movie, Something's Gotta Give, so I made a reservation. I had no idea what to expect. We were both pleasantly surprised! The staff was perfect, even having someone at the door to help us out of our taxi and into the restaurant. That was a nice touch.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
French, European, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2, rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighborhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: 01 42 86 87 88

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Staying in Opera / Bourse

Neighborhood Profile
Opera / Bourse
The neighborhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theaters, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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