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“Tourist Trap” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Le Tambour D'arcole

Le Tambour D'arcole
Ranked #10,054 of 16,717 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: French, Bar, European, Pub
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Ile de la Cite / Ile Saint-Louis
Fort Lauderdale
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119 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Tourist Trap”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 21, 2012

It was next to notre dame and the soups were ok but the food was really bad. We spend $200 on lunch but we had wine my brother had the worst lunch of his life the ham and cheese had 1 tiny slice of ham. Wouldn't recommend to my enemy.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Main Beach, Australia
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91 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
“As bad as it gets”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2011

We have been to Paris 6 times in the last 7 years so thought we had sorted out how to identify the quaint side street resturants from the tourist traps with poor service and poor food. We were wrong! Looked good, with a few tables on the terrace in this tiny street on Ile de la Cite close to Notre Dame. However the waiter was brusque and his body odour almost unbearable. The warm goats' cheese salad was sticky and nauseating. The chicken was dry and tasted of tinned tomatoes. The real low point, however, was hearing the waiter mocking us and laughing at our French accent to the chef as we left. We were polite throughout our meal despite the below average food and service and did not deserve such shabby treatment.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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