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Au Rocher de Cancale

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Neighbourhood:
Opera / Bourse
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78 rue Montorgueil, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 42 33 50 29
Today
12:00 - 16:15
19:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 16:15
19:00 - 23:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went with a family of 5, kids 12,9 and 7 and no french at all. We somewhat put off by many french reviews criticising, but our server was lovely, and enjoyed my sons attempts at French. Food was good 'farmhouse' fare, seafood platter was great. We would come back.

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Thank Ivan B
Prague, Czech Republic
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

It is a good place to sit down and have a coffee but if you are looking for a large selection of meals for brunch you might want to try another place. The prices are average and it gets a bit cramped when the place is full

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Thank Chiheb K
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72 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Nice restaurant serving very good quality food. Sud Oeust, Foi Gras and duck all very good. Service was okay and nice people. Lots of locals. Rose especially good.

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1 Thank HigginsTony
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Very nice welcoming. Nice guys and well located. Typically Paris in the pedestrian street of "Rue Montorgueil".

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Launceston, Australia
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159 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 557 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

'Ah,to find Paris again.Do you know what that means dear Parisians?It is to find the cuisine of Au Rocher de Cancale' So wrote Honore de Balzac in his novel,Honorine Balzac loved food and wine and I have often wondered which was the dish or dishes that drew him to the Cancale.Possible the oysters which he adored and consumed in very... More 

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2 Thank Donald B
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404 reviews
343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Au Rocher de Canale is situated on Rue Montorgueil which is lined with many restaurants. I'd dinner there because of its fame and history. The restaurant was very lively and popular with locals. The food was absolutely decent. But the problem was the slow service. After finishing my foie gras entrée, I waited for almost half an hour before my... More 

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Thank Egon70
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

I had a rather interesting experience dining here as an asian, I was staying around Sentier, popped out for a quick lunch here with friends. I ordered a entrecôte and asked for medium rare, however, when it arrived, it is rare and almost un-cook, so me and my friend politely ask the waiter to take it back and cook more... More 

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Thank JH Z
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel, which was convenient and close by in the les marais. The happy hour wine was very tasty, so was the rest of the wine that evening. It is a very casual place, but full of charm. The staff were attentive, while busy, but showed genuine helpfulness with the menu. We came back our... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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231 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

A lovely cafe/restaurant on one of our favourite streets of Paris. Very tasty and generous portion salads. Delicious burgers. Very patient and friendly service.

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Thank Cameron S
Lake Macquarie
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76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Our group of 12 visited this restaurant to celebrate a friends 60th birthday in mid July. We were seated upstairs, in pleasant surroundings. The staff was attentive to our needs on a busy evening. Some of our group had entrees, each of which was very good, with the escargot being a hit. The most popularly chosen main meal was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
Cuisine
French
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:15
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 16:15
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:15
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:15
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:15
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:15
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 16:15
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 rue Montorgueil, 75002 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 33 50 29

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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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