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Le Chardenoux

) #467 of 14,517 Restaurants in Paris $$ - $$$ French
1 rue Jules Valles, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 43 71 49 52
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“foie gras” (6 reviews)
“profiteroles” (4 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 23:00All hours
$$ - $$$
1 rue Jules Valles, 75011 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 83 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

...to start with: if you expect xxl plates with a bowl of french fries and 5l glases of your favorite beverage - do not go there! The presented dishes are rsther small but every crump on the plate is full of flavour and sometimes surprises...More

Reviewed 17 June 2017

Our one night in Paris before our road trip to Normandy, the hotel recommended Le Chardnoux for dinner. We walked there, it was late, a sidewalk table was empty, we sat down. The waiter came and told us "No", there was a couple waiting. We...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017

We enjoyed Easter lunch at this restaurant earlier this month almost three years to the day we first visited. The quality of the service and food is as good now as it was then. The restaurant itself is a beautifully maintained Belle Epoch jewel that...More

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

We came late for our dinner as we were jet lagged, and were quite brusquely told to hurry up and order and eat, as the next seating was at 10.30-11 pm. I guess some Parisians eat very late. The food was hot, prompt and very...More

Reviewed 7 April 2017

Unfortunately we were sat in between the toilet and the kitchen. I know it's a small place but it's not what you expect when you book. It's a tiny place so it's somewhat understandable. The food in our opinion was ok, not wow, but very...More

Reviewed 5 November 2016

We managed to get a table for two on spec even though it was very busy. The bookings diary looked full for weeks so I think we were lucky . Food was excellent as you would expect from a small french restaurant . The only...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

We just had the pleasure of being treated to dinner at this wonderful restaurant - and it was amazing. For a fixed price of 39 euros apiece, we enjoyed an appetizer, a main course and a dessert, and each was flavorful and expertly prepared. I...More

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

A must try in Paris. The dishes are not too big but extremely flavorous. Also, the service is nice. Le chardenoux is a must do in your Paris list.

Reviewed 28 July 2016

Le Chardenoux is a well located authentic French Restaurant . The menu is extensive as is the wine list. The food is beautifully presented and delicious. The also offer English menus. Well worth a visit

Reviewed 23 July 2016

We chanced upon Le Chardenoux cutting through some minor streets on the way back to the hotel Boutet, saw how busy it was and the presentation of the food and immediately booked for the next evening (and even then could only get a table on...More

Bercy / Nation
Nestled between the Seine, Bastille, and Père Lachaise
lies a peaceful side of town where wide avenues and
impressive buildings accompany green spaces and small
parks. Landscaped havens are plentiful, from the Bercy
Park to La Coulée Verte and most impressively the Bois
de Vincennes, which even contains a medieval castle on
its doorstep. For an escape from the masses head to
this calming neighbourhood where real Parisians make
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$117
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 rue Jules Valles, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bercy / Nation
  • Neighbourhood: Bercy / Nation
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 71 49 52
  • E-mail
Founded in 1908 by the Chardenoux family from the Lozère region, this authentic Parisian bistrot - actually listed as an historic monument - has seen generations of workers and market gardeners, when the countryside was just outside Paris.

It is the old-style counter, a piece of their history and those little Bistrot dishes - so friendly, generous and heart-warming - that the Chef wanted to give back to Parisians when he took the place over in 2008.

Renovated and refurbished, the Chardenoux has been given a second lease of life, a room buzzing with lively conversation and the tinkling of glasses.

The food served features fine seasonal produce, convivial cooking that is always cheerful and lively with that little extra touch of soul and generosity dear to Cyril Lignac. Like at the Chardenoux des Près, the chef has put together a menu that gives pride of place to genuine Parisian bistrot specialities, not forgetting the finest products from French soils.

In a room that seems almost suspended in time, the ceiling has a painted sky, and there is also a terrace for 20 diners for lunch or dinner outside when spring rolls around.
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