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Chez jean

#112 of 1,946 Restaurants in Bordeaux
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1 Place du Parlement | 1 Place du Parlement, 33000, Bordeaux, France
+33 5 56 44 44 43
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
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19:30 - 23:00
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Barbizon, France
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here after a day in Bordeaux with our family. We opted to sit on the patio overlooking the square. Upon arrival there were maybe 2-3 tables of people on the patio so we requested a table away from other patrons only to be told they were reserved and were seated uncomfortably close to existing pstrons. The entire time... More 

Thank Jkal2014
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Very nice ambiance and view of the square. I had one of the best pastas in my life, with goat cheese, dried tomatoes and arugula. The menus cost 28 euro and it is worth it.

Thank Neža S
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent start with delicious seafood but the dish of the day was just so-so. Nice place on a very cute square though.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

We were travelling through Bordeax on the day of our 41 wedding anniversary. A search of possible restaurants for a celebration came up, amongst others, with Chez Jean. We went there to book 2 days before the planned dinner, and while booking, not only met one of the waitreses but also the chef. As my wife is vegetarian (and the... More 

Thank Andrew K
Wolfville, Canada
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657 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We got an outside table (and it was a night for heaters, so we appreciated that they had them, and that they were turned on). We enjoyed our meal - the service was good, the food well prepared and tasty. I really liked the Rigatoni with Goat Cheese, Sun Dried Tomato, Pine Nuts and Cream. The only issue, because the... More 

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Cornwall, England
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52 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were heading for a TripAdvisor recommendation in the Parlement area - but it was closed. So we spotted where the locals ate, and we were not disappointed. Excellent lunch and good value for money.

Thank Farnsfield
Shaldon, United Kingdom
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647 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 254 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Nice staff, good service. Hungry and looking for somewhere to eat on a busy Saturday night. Filled the bill adequately. Biggest and most delicious cream puff in the square. Nicely presented food. Nice table in bar area. Hit the spot nicely.

Thank shish57
New York City
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Restaurants are on 3 of 4 sides of this square, and Chez, Jean is the one with the "reputation." If you prefer to eat inside to avoid the noise and smokers on the plaza, you will find a small, simple room with 3 tables close to the door and several more up a few steps further inside. The food was... More 

Thank Lindag787
Toronto, Canada
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581 reviews
476 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 253 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

A very busy Sunday night...the upstairs was booked by a HUGE noisy group. Luckily, we were seated downstairs and for most of our dinner, almost by ourselves, very quiet, like a private dining room. Same waiter as last year. This guy definitely deserves an award for best waiter ever. We were well taken care of and he noticed every little... More 

Thank busyeater
Dublin, Ireland
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

The meal at Chez Jean was disappointing at best. We were given a nice table just outside the door. While deciding on dinner we ordered a glass of champagne which comes in a lovely looking, if not slightly odd glass which would be very nice except it was only half full for a €9 glass. Not sure if this was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Place du Parlement | 1 Place du Parlement, 33000, Bordeaux, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Nouvelle-Aquitaine  >  Gironde  >  Bordeaux
  • Phone Number: +33 5 56 44 44 43

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