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L'Ami Jean

) #364 of 14,519 Restaurants in Paris $$$$ French, European,
27 rue Malar, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 47 05 86 89
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“rice pudding” (170 reviews)
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French, European, Gastropub
27 rue Malar, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a little rough and ready. Small and busy but serious about the food as they show and tell it. Take a lead and let them do what they do as It is a great experience. I will go back and will eat as...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went here for lunch. We were seated near the kitchen where you can see the chef prepare your food. Presentation is perfect and the food is delicious. I had a wonderful pork chop. Juicy and well seasoned. I started with a...More

Thank Marguerite M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I consider myself a foodie and i have tried numerous restaurants in Paris; L'ami Jean remains my favorite place so far. This bistronomy food is amazing and the rice pudding desert is to crave for.

Thank Marie Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Where do I start... Wow. We visited l'ami jean while on our first holiday together as a couple. First of all, what such an amazing city Paris turned out to be. A city where you turn the corner and the next minute you are dwarfed...More

Thank Luke M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for the 6 course menu, which came with the stated 6 courses plus two desserts, and every bite was fantastic. The restaurant doesn't look very fancy, and we almost changed our mind about eating there, but i'm glad we did not. The chef...More

Thank Cat K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food here was delicious, but the ambiance was lacking. It happened to be a 90 degree day in Paris and there's no AC in the restaurant. The seating is so tight that they have to pull out the table to allow each pair of...More

Thank Michelle N
Reviewed 16 June 2017

I don't know why this place is so popular, as it is mediocre compared to many others. The best thing was the excellent service. However, seating is so tight that one is almost sitting on their neighbor's lap. The chef seems to be relying on...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were so lucky to get a last minute reservation at this renown restaurant. The food was among the most wonderful I've ever had. We dined at a long table across from each other and shared the space with interesting others. My spouse and I...More

Thank joangosewisch
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We were a bit intimidated at the beginning of the meal. The waitstaff is intense, the chef is intense (lets of yelling), and it's quite boisterous and loud (and tight quarters). But we got into the groove and really enjoyed the atmosphere and the excellent...More

Thank Christine P
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorite restaurants. I love the combination of haute cuisine but with the bistro flair - Come as you are... We went for the carte blanche - so each course is a surprise and I can confirm the more we proceeded...More

Thank koboldmunich
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
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11 March 2017|
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Response from Chuck D | Reviewed this property |
The staff is great as is the chef . They will be happy to help you and make something special . They are very accommodating and make sure there is no dairy .
Daniel D
5 June 2016|
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Response from raymond p | Reviewed this property |
Probably the most absurd question directed to me.
2 December 2015|
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Response from magnamosa | Reviewed this property |
we didn't have any issues with our reservation but French speaking friends called and made it for us. like others I would just recommend that you call them as they did speak enough English to confirm for you. enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
French, European, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 rue Malar, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 05 86 89
L'Ami Jean is a Parisian restaurant. Chef Stephane Jego, born in Britain, wanted to keep some of the BASQ identity ue of the restaurant when he resumed teaching in 2002, and made ​​it one of the jewels of the trend of the gastro-bistro capital. Trained by Yves Camdeborde to Regalade in the 90s, Stephan started to stand on its own feet ten years later to provide insider unique culinary experiences, sincere and renewed. Because the constant questioning is his credo. Around a cohesive team, it offers exceptional products through recipes (re) invented daily, always claiming a special relationship with many producers. The restaurant is open from Tuesday to Saturday.
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