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La Petite Chaise

36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 42 22 13 35
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 31 May 2010

My wife and I were very happy with this restaurant, the 'oldest in Paris'. The menu tends toward the conservative and traditional, but without going into a lengthy blow-by-blow of everything we ate, I can say that everything was certainly very good and we enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2010

Walked around the corner from the hotel to this restaurant for two dinners that we all enjoyed. Whatever you think of Parisians attitudes toward tourists could not have been more wrong at this intimate bistro. The couple next to us kept giving us samples of...More

Thank shereed
Reviewed 30 April 2010

Stumbled into La Petite Chaise by chance after a long, busy day, did not have a reservation. Restaurant was full but we were greeted warmly, seated at the bar and served delicious chablis while we waited for our table. Our table was upstairs - the...More

Thank dgbh
Reviewed 20 April 2010

Supposedly the oldest restaurant in Paris, the interior and ambience would not suggest this as the interior was contemporary. Tables were close to each other (on the first floor, we did not see the second floor) and the restaurant had a cramped feeling. Although the...More

Thank ArthurJMD
Reviewed 6 April 2010

Our party of 5 ranging in age from 18 to 82 years ate in this restaurant on Easter Sunday and had a truly memorable evening The food was fantastic , the atmosphere delightful and the service just right!!

1  Thank MagsieDublin
Reviewed 16 March 2010

Do not believe what you hear about the rudeness of the French people. Learning a little bit of French such as bonjour, bonsoir, merci, si vou plait, and au voir goes a long way. I emailed this lovely restaurant for a reservation and help getting...More

1  Thank FoodieRobyn
Reviewed 16 February 2010

We could not make a reservation at number of other restaurants (it was a pretty short notice) so decided to try this one out based on a recommendation from our hotel. It was a mistake. Restaurant itself is nicely located and the setting is traditional....More

1  Thank anutaNY
Reviewed 26 December 2009

This restaurant was not what my daughter and I were expecting, but it turned out to be great all the same. We expected something more elegant, but the food was very good, and the staff was absolutely fantastic.

1  Thank jenesaispascolorado
Reviewed 21 December 2009

We went to this restaurant on the basis of the excellent reviews on here. The restaurant decor is traditional French (well more like someones front room!). Starter was ok but my main dish was fish which was only cooked on the edges and raw and...More

2  Thank anon149
Reviewed 22 November 2009

Attended La Petite on a sturday night in November. Not as busy as we would have expected. Sat upstairs - we were a party of seven. Waiters were very helpful explaining the menu. Food was fantastic - we were all please with our choices. Unlike...More

2  Thank Speedydotc
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 neighbourhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
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19 January 2015|
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Response from johan_christel | Reviewed this property |
You have to call for reservation. They speak English There is a French website called La Fourchette. Register and become member, book online and they will make the reservation for you and confirm it. Good luck and bon... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 rue de Grenelle | 75007, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Prés
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Prés
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 22 13 35
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