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“A Wonderful Intro to Turkish Cuisine”
Review of Le Janissaire

Le Janissaire
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Ranked #846 of 18,333 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Bercy / Nation
Reviewed 2 August 2016

This is the first place I ate at after arriving in Paris and it was great! I arrived in a dad hat and felt a little out of place after receiving some odd looks but I had just been traveling so I didn't care.

The menu was in french so I was going to choose something that read visually appealing haha. I figured I couldn't go wrong with a set meal so that's what I went with.

I was first given a sort of potato ball to start. That was very flavorful. The sampler plate consisted of smoked tomato puree, light cucumber flavored yogurt, onion puree, banana leaf with sticky rice, cream cheese egg roll, tomato salsa, and fish spread (consistency of whipped butter). I think my main dish was chicken. I recall that being enjoyable as well. I had a dessert sampler as well but did not enjoy it as much as the rest of my meal.

I would definitely come back. The atmosphere was nice and intimate.

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Thank kalikoizumi
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Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

I reserved it on line from the restaurant web sight, it worked fine.
The restaurant is placed by the promenade plantae walking path.
The place is clean, nice decorated, with swift service.
Food was very good, I recommend starter assiette de meze.
Prices are reasonable.

Thank Vekiv
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Reviewed 3 July 2015

If you like the Turkish gastronomy, "Le Janissaire" is the restaurant you want to go to.
The restaurant is located in a very quiet street in Paris 12eme, we had our lunch on the terrace.
Among all the mezze we tried, the boreks were absolutely delicious, the best I have ever had. The eggplant caviar was fantastic, as well as the yogurtly Tavuk, which is chicken filet served in a very subtile yogourt and garlic sauce.
Last but not least, the team is really kind and very attentive, the price very reasonnable and the place is super neat
Do not hesitate!

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Thank Marie L
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Reviewed 13 September 2011

We discovered this restaurant by accident as we we're walking the "promenade plantée", a long, green and beautiful path on an old railway between Bastille and the Porte de Vincennes. It's far from the centre and also from the restaurants where tourists use to go.
It's easy to reach by metro (metrostation Daumesnil or Montgallet) and it's worth the trip. In a very quiet surrounding they serve the best of Turkish cuisine at very reasonable prices. We went there twice and , sitting outside, we had the menu of € 25 and € 28. Very good meat and fish and more then we could eat. Good Turkish wines at €15 - € 20 a bottle. Practically no tourists, but loved by the Parisians, so it's best to make a reservation.

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