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Wadja

#1,963 of 13,487 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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10 Rue de la Grande, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 46 33 02 02
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is worth a visit. The 25-year old chef is original, creative, and talented. Our courses ranged from cod fish arranged to look like shrimp, delicious chicken stuffed with mushrooms, an amazing vegetable plat du jour, and deserts with fresh fruit. The menu is constantly changing to reflect what's available in season. The owners are very efficient and accommodating. Our... More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The most amazing taste experience I have EVER had. The beef and potatoes were to die for. The chilled beet soup, the courgettes, amazing. The wine, unbelievable. Highly recommended the charming restaurant , for anyone looking for an amazing food experience.

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Thank jan050201
Groningen, The Netherlands
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2016

Yes! This is a gem. Nice owner, beautiful simple atmosphere. Great Pouilly Fuisse, and the menu is very original with great ingredients. Enough choice also for vegetarians. never had pineapple sorbet, with hazelnuts, basil and olive oil... I can still taste it..

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Thank mevrouwdevries
Paris, France
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

It is small but charming, food is always delicious. Good lunch menu. A real Parisian Bistrot. Service is good & friendly.

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1 Thank Dora M
Paris, France
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85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

We have been coming to Wadja for years. We used to live in Paris and frequented it about twice a month. Now we make the effort to come back whenever visiting Paris and it hasn't changed. It used to have a fantastic value midday menu which I am not sure it stil has. We visited last week and the set... More 

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Thank Adelina99
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were actually looking for a different resturant and unable to find it we asked in the hotel across the road. When told the resturant we were looking for had closed the concierge recommended Wadja. We are really glad we took this recommendation as the food was truly excellent. The friendly waiter was kind enough to explain... More 

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1 Thank Joseph M
France
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106 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

This off-the-beaten-path restaurant is worth the effort to find it. It is small, but very comfortable and welcoming. Despite the diminutive kitchen, the chef manages to offer a lengthy, interesting menu of beautifully prepared meats and fish, almost all of which are served with a distinctive, personal culinary touch. And the prices won't put a dent in your wallet.

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Thank Bob F
Chevy Chase, MD
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120 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

While its 73 year origins are Polish, the restaurant Wadja off boulevard du Montparnasse is a timelessly authentic Parisian bistro. It occupies a maple-stained storefront down a dim narrow street a block off the boulevard. It has the customary three-stool bar on the left and an exuberant red, green and white mosaic-tile floor. Behind its twenty-some paper-covered tables along banquettes,... More 

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Thank Peter K
Kungsbacka, Sweden
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231 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

Interesting menu. Tried the Utah oysters in red wine broth as starter. Chicken as main. And a complete mandarins boiled in sugar water during a l0time and with its juice from the cooking. Interesting combinations and twists. The recommended accompanying wines per glass were nothing special. 72 Euro for one person including champagne aperitif and a coffee. Worth the money?... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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92 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Perhaps too much effort was put to surprise, indeed, the envelope was pushed to far. Out of three course meal one was decent, the rest was, how to say, difficult to explain. Go there and make up your own opinion, as I am not very fond of Michelin establishments. May be it was just an unlucky day. Whatever you do,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$21 - $43
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Rue de la Grande, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 46 33 02 02

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighborhood Profile
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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 musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighborhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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