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Le Taxi Jaune

#3,920 of 14,090 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Le Marais
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13, rue Chapon, Arts et Metiers, Paris, France
+33 1 42 76 00 40
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Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 22:00
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22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

The setting is intimate and not touristy and the food was excellent. However, the waiter appeared to be the owner and chef, as well. This meant that the service was very slow. It took 30 minutes just to deliver our wine and we were at the table for nearly 3 hours by the time dessert was served.The horsemeat dish, once... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

I have been going here for 10 years ,the lunches are very good about 15 euro for 3 courses,but in the evening it's exceptional,great food and wine,great variety and the service is always very good.Otis the proprietor and chef is friendly and helpfull with suggestions.Its not in a fashionable part of Paris,it's not open at weekends,but it's worth finding.Its my... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is a small restaurant, full of retro atmosphere, serving carefully , meticulously presented and delicious food. The central attractions are the horse meat dishes, but don't be put off, the other meats are delicious as well. The wine list is extremely well selected and nothing is over priced. The owner/chef/waiter is helpful and friendly. Don't miss it.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed an incredible combination of very good rosé wine from Corsica, and very tasty and light home made tarama with toasted baguette. My friend followed up with good meat and chocolate cake and I had some fresh asparagus very well cooked. The ambiance in the restaurant was also very nice and we had great discussions with our neighbours -... More 

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I gave it four stars because I only tried the horse meat. I specifically went to this place to try it and it was incredibly good. I still can't believe how tender it was. It had a wonderful texture and was not gamey at all. Really a carnivorous dream. The place didn't strike me as a tourist -oriented place and... More 

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Oakland, CA
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We really wanted to like Le Taxi Jaune - the small restaurant was very cool, the bartender/waiter was very friendly, attentive, and helpful, and we our apartment was only a few minutes away. The reviews that noted it was for the adventuresome diners were certainly correct. I had eggs and a sauce served in three sea urchin tests (see photo)... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2016

Very nice business dinner with the restaurant special dish: Horse meat. The horse charcuterie was delicious and the main dish of horse meat was tender, perfectly cooked and delicious. Service is very firefly and professional.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

We went here last night and it was superb, Proper French resturant, might serve things you don't want to hear or see like horse... However plenty of other choice. Creative, fresh, quality and top service. Great location and old style resturant. Good value for money too, you cannot ask for much more. Highly recommend!

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Thank Sedger33
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2015

We visited Taxi Jaune to celebrate my husband's birthday in September. The moment we walked into the restaurant I knew it was going to be a great evening. Otis is a superb host with a delightfully dry sense of humour, impeccable taste in wine, and a skill in designing a unique daily menu and in creating a warm and leisurely... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

A little put off at first.but it turned into a very unique experience.I at the Horse meat dinner which was a bit dry but A cross between Venison and beef And very tasty Was given full attention by staff .They were not over bearing or hovering but there if you needed them.I finally felt like I was at a real... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
08:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
08:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:30 - 22:00
Thursday
08:30 - 22:00
Friday
08:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13, rue Chapon, Arts et Metiers, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 76 00 40

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