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L'Ecaille de la Fontaine

15 rue Gaillon, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 47 42 02 99
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
6 days ago
“Excellent Quality, High Price, Cool Service”
5 Apr 2017
“Very small, friendly, excellent "huitres"”
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CUISINES
French, Seafood
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
15 rue Gaillon, 75002 Paris, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The 20% discount was an attraction which is probably why it's being offered as the place was pretty empty for the peak lunch hour. Very formal business atmosphere..Quality of the grilled bass and poached cod were excellent with the veggie accompaniments were high quality, but...More

Thank Sweetwater
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I love the place. It is very small with excellent service. The guy responsible for the "huitres" is there since many years. The quality of the oysters is excellent, all very fresh and the best ones one can order. Reservation advised and best is to...More

Thank honeggm
François B, Responsable commercial at L'Ecaille de la Fontaine, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2017

Hi Thanks for your warm comment ! The guy (Nabil) is very strict about the quality and origin oysters. At L'Ecaille de la Fontaine, you can eat different kinds like organic Pousses en Claires, Tsarskaya and Yvon Madec ! Thanks also for the "excellent service"...More

Reviewed 10 October 2016

A very nice suprise in this tiny restaurant . The sea food was excellent as we would have been by the seaside. Service was swift and discrete . My son had meat , which was very good as well. A very good address in this...More

1  Thank Isabelle M
Reviewed 29 December 2015

We returned to this restaurant after a good dinner last year. We began with mixed oysters and Petit Friture de Calamars; then Steamed Cod with Hollandaise and vegs and Haddock with cabbage and cumin. The Oysters were very good, the squid good, the fish good,...More

Thank Chandolin
Reviewed 22 November 2015

I like this place. The seafood is very fresh and of good quality. We enjoyed some tasty, plump oysters that in hindsight we should have ordered more of. Also ordered fried calamari on the recommendation of the waiter. My mom was not super excited about...More

Thank melvrs
Reviewed 17 June 2015

We have eaten here many times in the last years, and we returned this time to have some fresh oysters. Unfortunately the oyster deliverer didn't make it today so we substituted some calamari and some smoked salmon as our appetizers (which is all we ate...More

1  Thank William P
Reviewed 25 May 2015

The kitchen was located in its sister restaurant across the street. It was amusing to see how food orders were placed and food was delivered by staff who who had to navigate the streets of Paris. Make no mistake about it, the food is superior....More

1  Thank Jay C
Reviewed 14 March 2015

I spent quite some time trying to find this place, having visited it about 5 years ago during my last trip to Paris. But, even after all this time, it was well the effort! The place had only changed in interior decoration of the entrance...More

1  Thank Shosh51
Reviewed 13 December 2014

This is a small restaurant across the street from and related to La Fontaine Gaillon, a rather posh restaurant in a 17C townhouse “supervised” by Gérard Depardieu. Our restaurant was tiny, and we ate upstairs, alone at first, then joined by others. We had six...More

1  Thank Chandolin
Reviewed 18 July 2014

Have had so many great seafood dinner here and never any disappointment. Short menu but all great dishes. Everything is fresh and always cooked to perfection. Small place and best table is upstairs next to window. Must try when you are in Paris!

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Nearby
Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle
époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades,
and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here,
modern day workers continue to take advantage of the
legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th
century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and
cinemas sit side by side with French bistros
predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in
...More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Visa
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Saturday
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 rue Gaillon, 75002 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 42 02 99
Description
Situated on 15th Gaillon road opposite to the fountain. This restaurant propose you the different varieties of seafood tasting to go or take away which include oysters, clams and shells . Also many selection of starters , main courses and desserts surrounding by the cosy decoration of Gerard Depardieu 's photos of his life journey.
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