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Au Pied de Fouet

3 rue Saint Benoit, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 42 96 59 10
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“duck confit” (15 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 rue Saint Benoit, 75006 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The staff was friendly, but maybe because i arrived early when there was no one else in the restaurant. I had the duck confit and mash and it was tasty and the skin was crisp. U find the meat a bit dry and could do...More

Thank Tikbal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyable meal of duck and mash, the upside down apple pie was delicious, They Serve lavatzza coffee, with long life milk (i will never get used to long life milk though!) why is it in france they dont serve fresh milk?

Thank Joannadoerr
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We were very fortunate to have stumbled on this gem. Traditional country French cooking -- no prevention. Family style seating, great service and absolutely fabulous food -- huge flavour. The Duck Confit was melt in your mouth gorgeous! Prices are very reasonable. A must!

1  Thank debrajpthomas
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Last night we ate here from 19h00 - 21h00, when we were rudely kicked out. I have never experienced such rudeness in a restaurant in France. We were told they needed the table and we had to go even though we weren't done visiting with...More

Thank dreck2017
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A tiny, very French, neighborhood bistro. Or is it a cafe? Who cares - the food is delicious and very reasonable. And so is the wine. Sit with strangers and soak in the atmosphere while you make friends.

1  Thank b0b202
Reviewed 16 April 2017

You might have to wait a little bit here but not long and it is worth the wait. The food is delicious and the service is excellent. It's a bit of a tight squeeze but there is a great atmosphere here. Very pleasant overall.

Thank Kirsty D
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

We had a great meal for a very reasonable cost here! The waitstaff was attentive! The desserts were fantastic! The steak was tender and flavorful! The fish was flaky and very nicely flavored! The onion soup was good and the carrot soup was amazing! The...More

Thank Loistheartist
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a very home-style cooking place. They do not attempt to do fancy cooking; their dishes are great in taste and priced fairly. It is quite a cute place to go as a couple or as a family. Amazing meat!

Thank FuserGC
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Found this small and lovely place after the place we wanted to go originally was closed. I stopped because of the many stickers on the door that said its recommended, and boy, they were right. At a hectic lunch time we were sat upstairs and...More

Thank Guy-sh1
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This place isn't posh. And it's not expensive. But the food is good. Locals eat here and you get a warm welcome. We shared a table with other guests and ate from the table d'hote. I enjoyed my goose pate and duck confit. The mash...More

Thank Louisa W
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
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Peter H
20 July 2016|
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Response from cooperman64 | Reviewed this property |
Just go there on the night They turn over the tables very quickly
Eric L
30 December 2014|
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Response from joeriv | Reviewed this property |
Best to call and get there early.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$27 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue Saint Benoit, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 96 59 10
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