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Le Petit Chatelet

39 rue de la Bucherie, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 46 33 53 40
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“escargot” (90 reviews)
“lamb skewers” (19 reviews)
“steak” (101 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
39 rue de la Bucherie, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My husband and I ate their last week and really enjoyed the fais gras, escargot and mushrooms topped with a puffed pastry and the scallops. The waiter was very helpful and explained the items. Do yourself a favor and visit the bookstore next door.

Thank Janice D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered two lunch set menu there, and the price was only 40-50euro. However, this restaurant charge me 90 euro without any information about lunch menu guide line. I ordered medium rate steak, but they serve me this perfectly black welldone streak. Plus, snail was...More

Thank kay k
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to eat dinner here at the last minute one evening after checking out the famous Shakespeare Book store next door. Though small, it looks quaint and the menu is moderate for Paris, featuring traditional French cuisine, which is what we were seeking. After...More

Thank urlaub5167
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very quaint and old fashioned, located very close to the Notre damn. Very friendly staff and a wide range of dishes to choose from. We had starters of mozzarella and tomato salad which was very tasty and a goats cheese tart, both...More

Thank Katie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Exciting what we were looking for, old Paris with locals. Sure there were the tourists, but a number of locals as well. The grilled steak on an open flame was enough for 2, and I love steak so the portions were large. Orddered medium and...More

1  Thank Michael K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is in good location.near to river,notre dame.quality of food do good.personnel very polite.It was pleasant.

Thank roksanarod
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been here 3 times. It's now our tradition now to eat here on our last night in Paris. The view towards Notre Dame is magnificent. Outdoor tables are the best - the interior can get pretty jammed. But the food is terrific and service...More

1  Thank BronxSteve
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is good, but the atmosphere is even better. You can see the river and the famous Notre Dame if you eat el fresco. The escargot with mushroom and pastry is delicious as are the steaks. It may be advisable to get an advance...More

Thank AidaAinsworth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little bistro is located right near Notre Dame and the Seine and is next door to Shakespeare and Company bookstore.. It has really nice ambiance both inside and out, and the sidewalk seats afford great people watching. The food, however, is just average and...More

Thank IAP65
Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

On our last day in Paris, I was looking for a nice place to have lunch after visiting Notre-Dame. A quick look on tripadviser provided details of Le Petit Chatelet, which was a very good choice. My wife enjoyed the lamb skewers and I opted...More

Thank Jamus24
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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
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They have additional seating other than the small room at the entry. We did not have reservations but we're still seated. We ate there three times. Their steaks were quite good but more likely grass fed and not as tender as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Scenic view, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
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7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 rue de la Bucherie, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighborhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 46 33 53 40
Restaurant traditionnel et cuisine française ouvert tout les jours de 12h à 14h30 et de 19h à 22h50 situé en face de la cathédrale Notre Dame metro saint Michel
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