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“First rate dining experience”
Review of Le Petit Commines

Le Petit Commines
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Ranked #864 of 17,611 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Le Marais
Reviewed July 12, 2013

I joined a friend at Le Petit Commines this week for dinner. I had not eaten there previously, and I walked in concerned about the décor and the menu. I assumed that it was yet another restaurant in Paris that had adopted a "nouvelle cuisine" approach to servings. As a result I was concerned that I would leave hungry. I was pleasantly surprised in that the food was plentiful, the quality outstanding, the plate attractive and the service quite attentive. The fact that it took some time for each course to come out of the kitchen, in spite of a light crowd in the restaurant, told me that the preparation of each items was completely fresh.

My plat of Magret de canard was attractive with delicious stewed pears and apples. Unfortunately the duck was so tough that it was a challenge to cut it with a normal knife. The dessert course was stellar and called La Delice Petit - a delicious combination of mascarpone cheese, strawberries, crackling crispy interior decorated with fresh mint.

Although there was a mix-up with the reservation through La Fourchette, and we did not receive the discount we thought we had reserved, I enjoyed the experience at this restaurant. The manager was quite attentive in handling our concerns and even offered us a glass of champagne as a gesture. That's rarely done in France.

The prices were a bit high for the 3rd arrondissement, but it was a nice splurge.

Enjoy!

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Reviewed May 29, 2013

I just had the most amazing dinner at Le Petit Commines! The waitress was so kind and explained the menu in English as best she could and I must admit I had a hard time choosing from all the great options. I went for the escargot, rabbit with fois gras, and the chocolate bomb with their own salted butter caramel sauce. It was all to die for and although my bill came to just under 60 Euros with 2 glasses of wine and a coffee, I felt it was excellent value. If you are in the Marais make sure you go!

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Reviewed April 22, 2013

I'd like to recommend Le Petit Commines for lunch and dinner. Very cute and nice atmosphere, friendly staff, good choice of wines and very very delicious food. Excelent place to taste different traditional French cuisine. We had a group of 20 people and everyone liked this place.

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Reviewed April 20, 2013 via mobile

We enjoyed our finest repast thus far after almost two weeks in Paris. Le Petit Commines treated us to a full fare of traditional French cuisine. The wait staff were very courteous and helpful. Explaining the selections and wine pairings. We had for entrees the foie gras which was buttery and tasty plus the escargot which were were baked in tiny pastries to perfection. For mains we delighted in flavorful, moist and succulent Saint Jacques with risotto and tender, cooked just right medallions of veal.
We topped it off with mi cuit chocolate accompanied by warm caramel and delicious ice cream. 5+ stars.

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