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“Wonderful evening!”

Restaurant L'INITIAL
Ranked #38 of 19,275 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$55 - US$112
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Neighbourhood: Odéon / Saint-Michel
Description: Opening Times Lunch | Wednesday to Saturday 12.00pm to 1.00pm Dinner | Tuesday to Saturday 7.15pm to 9.00pm
Reviewed 14 October 2018

A very special restaurant. A lovely Tasting Menu, with each course beautifully prepared and wonderfully flavorful. Intimate surroundings, and superb service. A real treat!

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Reviewed 12 October 2018

Me and my friend found this restaurant on TripAdvisor before we traveled to Paris. What a fantastic find.
The meal was exquisite and really good value for money. It was 54 Euros per person for a 7 course meal. Have a look at the photos to see how amazing it was.
The service was great. (could've done with a bit of background music as it was very quiet) but it was still amazing all the same.
Will visit again, when next in Paris.

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Thank Sophia B
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

We live in Burgundy but have dinner there whenever we travel to Paris.Food is about taste and perfect cooking.The wine list is short but excellent.Service is effective and courteous.Prices are kept reasonable.Congratulations to the team!

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Reviewed 22 September 2018

My husband and l were in Paris with another couple, friends of ours, who were also celebrating their 25th Anniversary. I booked this restaurant before we arrived for a special meal. We were not disappointed. As others have said - the decor and the service are understated. There is no rush, and nothing is a problem. The courses just kept on arriving - all small as it was a tasting menu - but each exquisite in its own way. We all enjoyed everything about this restaurant, and it definitely met our expectations. Eating at L'Initial was a gastronomic experience to remember.

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Thank Julie6468
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

What an absolute pleasure to be able to dine here. The restaurant is very stylish, the service is outstanding, and the food is exquisite. The 54 euro degustation menu is worth it for the incredible food which is presented like pieces of artwork. So much effort has gone into the presentation of the food, and the balance of flavours is outstanding. Each course effortlessly matches the next. Truly wonderful evening. The chef even comes to bid you farewell at the end. Highly recommended as a special night in Paris.

Thank EddiOZ
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