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Le Machon d'Henri

#2,196 of 14,216 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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8 rue Guisarde, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 43 29 08 70
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12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This place was amazing and we stumbled across it by accident. We had to nip round the corner for a pint while we waited on a table but we were in no rush and it turne out to definitely be worth the wait! The atmosphere was lovely nice and relaxed and felt familiar. The host was brilliant great interaction without... More 

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Thank Eoghan M
Tokyo, Japan
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This place is tiny, so you should either make reservations or arrive early. This is place is so good and offers such great cost performance that after going alone earlier in the week, I brought guests there later that same week! After the two visits, we had pretty much sampled half the menu and everything was excellent. Everybody agreed that... More 

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Thank OhEd
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33 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food I had the lamb outstanding starters we had the marrow bones and the liver terrine plus the snails.. the snails were just ok the rest amazing prices are fantastic off the tourist track for sure defin a place to come back to it's really small limited seating jam packed at 11 pm well well worth a visit !!!

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Thank Rob L
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best part is how incredibly accommodating they were. We first tried to get in sister rest around corner, and they couldn't fit us so the owner. Walked us over to machon and offer to make us lamb chops from other rest and bring them to us. Fantastic. All around. Ravilois, duck was amazing and service great. Loved it

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Thank rubifu
Frederick, Maryland
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked in, a party of 6, without a reservation and got a table in a alcove. The service was great and the food was excellent. They really seemed to care about us having an enjoyable evening. We did! I had the beef bourguignon, it was divine. The carafe wine was delightful. All 6 of us had a very good... More 

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Thank Ashley B
Tel Aviv, Israel
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

The food was the best, everything we ordered was perfect, the staff very friendly and the atmosphere was great

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Thank yaron s
Seattle, Washington
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130 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The staff at this cute little spot were very nice and helpful. It is a really small restaurant so reserve a table or get there very early. We didn't make a reservation but were lucky to get a table before the place got full. The Entrecote was very very good (according to my husband) and the Duck breast was literally... More 

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Thank nemagem
San Bruno, California
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38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Relatives had recommended 'Bistrol d'Henri' but they were so PACKED on Saturday night, so the owner asked if we want to go over to their sister restaurant 'Machon d'Henri'. We said 'oui' so he walked us around the corner to his other place and boy, we're glad we followed. As a American who has claustrophobic issues, dining in this small... More 

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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We stayed at a hotel near by and decided to give this restaurant a try based on the reviews. We were welcomed into this quaint restaurant. Make sure to get there early or make a reservation in advance as there are only a few restaurants. This was one of the best restaurants we ate at while in Paris. Food was... More 

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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Small and on the best area in St.Germain for local restaurants. 7 hour Lamb was excellent and the Duck really good Staff was very helpful and friendly Will go back

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 rue Guisarde, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 29 08 70

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighbourhood Profile
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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 musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighbourhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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