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Le Grand Colbert

#515 of 13,581 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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 - 1:00 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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Macomb, Michigan
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here with 3 friends for dinner. Famous for its food and scene in "Somethings got to give". Service and food were great until I saw mice running across the floor. The server and maitre D were unaffected. Our server apologized and another table of locals thought it was funny. Another table of guests got up to leave upon seeing... More 

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New Jersey
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49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We celebrated our 25th wedding anniversary in Paris. That's where we had our honeymoon. We wanted to splurge on a special dinner and we picked this restaurant. I found out about this place when watching the movie "Something's Gotta Give" with Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson. I fell in love with the ambiance of the place and always said that... More 

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Thank pina71
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Most erything was amazing - service was EXCELLENT, atmosphere and presentation of food was beautiful, onion soup - the best! The server recommended the seafood platter, we cold barely eat, as it all was so "fishy". Even still, the experience itself was amazing. Highly recommended, just not the seafood platter ;)

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Thank steve g
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are vegetarian you have one choice on the menu: namely 'vegetarian dish: 15 euros'. The website shows pasta with grilled vegetables, which looked passable. On arriving I asked what the dish was and was told it was "vegetables". I enquired further and understood it was a "pile of vegetables". I asked if I could have something a little... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was on my list to visit during my short visit to Paris. I didn't make a reservation as I didn't want to commit to a set schedule. My husband and I walked by at about 3:00 pm just to take a picture and saw the restaurant wasn't busy. We went in and were seated in the "seat" from... More 

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

lovely French restaurant for our anniversary! delicious food, excellent service real fine dining, staff excellent at service , attention to detail and polite beyond words. Not cheap but it was worth, and got to sit where Diane Keaton sat in the film "somethings gotta give" with J ack Nicholson! fine table linen and cutlery / glasswear too.

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Paoli, Pennsylvania
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By American standards a great restaurant. By French, average. Food was good, service okay. Most of the guests were tourists (English speaking). Escargot was average, fish dish was not impressive in presentation or seasoning. They are open for Dinner all afternoon and earlier, so for people (tourists) who like to book an earlier dinner table this place is a great... More 

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Ontario
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101 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tables - at least where we started out where actually quite awkward. The bench seating an awkward level to the table. The greeting was fine, and from there I felt quite rushed. This was actually my husbands birthday (though we did not divulge he doesn't like a big deal)and we wanted a relaxed enjoyable last night in Paris, thus... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One colleague had been here before and had steak frites which were pleasant. He went off piste and ordered veal this time which didn't match the steak, apparently though the staff did recommend the steak. Tunisian waitress was friendly and helpful - we would go back for the pleasure of hearing her recommendations. Friends had the French onion soup which... More 

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Wilmette, Illinois
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was so excited to eat here. I had heard the roast chicken was amazing. Everything the waiter suggested was the most expensive thing on the menu. We had to wait 45 minutes for our French onion soup. The maitre D apologized twice and then had to reprimand our waiter to get it. We observed several people receive it before... 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, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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