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Izakaya Isse

45 rue de Richelieu, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 96 26 60
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“sashimi” (6 reviews)
“clams” (2 reviews)
“bento” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
45 rue de Richelieu, 75001 Paris, France
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

Best bento in Paris! Cannot miss my Saturday bento in this charming REAL Japanese restaurant, right in the middle of the Paris Japanese district. Yummy!

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We wanted a brief change from French cuisine and wine, but this was a mistake. The restaurant was mostly empty at 730 on a Friday and stayed at least half empty. The menu is limited (no option for a la carte sushi/sashimi). We had a...More

Thank wilson17
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent restaurant: cozy interior and very friendly and efficient service; the food was very authentic and tasty; presentation was great as well; we had some sashimi (very fresh, great cuts, great fish), unagi and chicken teriyaki (rich in flavor, perfect texture); portions are not huge,...More

Thank luxbrain
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for dinner and have to say the food was amazing. Tapa sizes and with the 2 of us 5 dishes was plenty. We had the tonkatsu, tako salad, croquettes, tempura and eel. The sesame flan was fantastic. Will definitely return.

Thank Eliz_N80
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Unexpected fantastic experience of great japanees and fusion food. The place is small, tables are minimalistic but comfortable. The food in one word is amazing!!! Fresh well tasted well prepared. Aubergine from heaven, cod prepared as of sitting at the beach from a fresh roast...More

Thank Edgar P
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Had lunch, lovely, staff super, very helpful, food delicious, the price was very good for the quality, a very Japanese experience, sake was good, sashimi, donburi, bento, highly recommend. Will be back.

Thank Isismcbank
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We went with friends who had been to Japan and they truly enjoyed the dinner. We had reservations for the tatami room in the sous-sol , but unfortunately, they got a request for a large party and needed to accommodate them (we were notified ahead...More

Reviewed 4 December 2016

Yes this a kind of tapas Japanese restaurant, (this is the meaning of izakaya) : a bistro with small courses to share... or not! The food is really authentic, fresh, tasty, good! I feel here like at home. I come so often that I have...More

Thank pojack55
Reviewed 29 July 2016

such a geat place (tiny so reservation is better), service was just perfect! the staff so nice and advising us very well. We chose tapas formula with high quality Sake tasting (3 sakes). I highly recommend Taro with camembert (awesome). I did love Yuzu sorbet...More

Thank catherine S
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Delicious and very fine quality food. I recommend to go for lunch because it's cheaper and you can choose between a few meals (I believe they're always the same) that are delicious.

Thank mfromparis2016
Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal,
this neighbourhood oozes luxury. The grand arches
along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front
of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is
lined with the world’s best jewelers and their
glittering window displays. Every other establishment
has someone to open the door for you or park your car.
You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$52 - US$78
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 rue de Richelieu, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 96 26 60
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Izakaya Isse serves authentic but modern fine japanese tapas and a huge list of fine sake. For lunch, you can order different type of donburi (bowl of rice covered with salmon or bee) or if you feel hungry : the bento of the day for 25€. Midi : Service assez rapide, formule de domburi au choix et bento très copieux, quelques tapas sont disponibles en plus sur demande. Soir: Plein de tapas à la japonaise et une grande liste de sakés pour vous faire plaisir !
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