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Chez Germaine

#1,781 of 13,813 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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30 rue Pierre Leroux, 75007 Paris, France
+33 9 80 84 38 12
Today
11:55 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Hours:
Mon 11:55 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 11:55 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but nice place with fresh French cuisine decently priced! Fred the young owner does not cheat and is very nice.

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Thank Christophe L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decided for a traditional night out in Paris with my wife. The owner was just opening for the evening when we arrived and noted it would be a half an hour. We went and had cafe and returned. Amazing place, colorful decor! The owner and waiter was friendly and amazing. I speak French, but he speaks good English as well.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Amazing little restaurant that kept a typical french spirit. The food is simple, typical dishes, cooked perfectly and products are so fresh. The service is amazing, the waiter which is also the owner welcomes you warmly, he is available for you at all time, gives very nice suggestions. Highly recommended if you are looking for an amazing little french atmosphere.

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Thank Victor P
Turku, Finland
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016

We felt very welcomed by the owner and he recommended us the best food! Quality food at a decent price, we highly recommend to try out this place!

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Thank ladyuna123
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

We tried many places during our time in Paris, and nothing compared to this place. The food was INCREDIBLE, and the gentleman who waited on us (I think he might possibly be the owner?) was very friendly and helpful. From the minute we walked in and he figured we didn't speak much French, he switched straight to English. He helped... More 

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Thank Sophia V
Portland, Oregon
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30 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

.. that, regrettably, has been discovered by foreigners like me. Thanks Tripadvisor! But you can ignore 'm, because the place has a very Parisian feel and even naturally loud Americans (I am one myself) feel compelled to talk at this wondrously low volume that Parisians have made into an art form. What helps is the location: a not-so-fashionable neighborhood with... More 

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Thank JPHvS
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Those movie scenes of Paris where a family gets to sit around and eat while conversing with the restaurant owner? Well, this was the experience that we got! It was absolutely amazing! Our food was excellent, there were five of us and we had the veal, the calamari, the chicken, and the duck. For dessert we had the fondu and... More 

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Thank Melody D
Paris, France
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

We have eaten here several times over the years; the departure of the old owners and arrival of the new is good news, as the food is better now than it was. This is a pleasant bistro just off the rue de Sevres, where there are few bargains to be had. The kitchen turns out good fish and beef: the... More 

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

A small and friendly restaurant close to Vaneau metro station - here you will find a simple yet tasty menu, delicious French cooking and a warm and friendly welcome. All courses and wine were delicious and would definitely recommend to family and friends.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015

Lovely family-run restaurant. The menu is limited, but every dish I tried was fantastic and that was the general consensus amongst my friends too! The staff are friendly and very kind. On our last visit, the young waiter who has been serving us disappeared for ten minutes and someone else brought out our desserts. We discovered that this was because... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$37
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
11:55 - 14:30
Tuesday
11:55 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:55 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
11:55 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
11:55 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:55 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 rue Pierre Leroux, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 9 80 84 38 12

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon, the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and politicians brush shoulders with the tourists who come to see this postcard-perfect area for themselves.
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