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Taisho Ken - CLOSED

40 rue Sainte Anne, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 42 61 11 59
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  • Excellent17%
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  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
30 Nov 2014
“Dosanko Larmen Makes Me Smile on Cold Days”
17 Nov 2014
“Adequate Ramen”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Asian, Japanese
$$ - $$$
40 rue Sainte Anne, 75002 Paris, France
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Reviewed 30 November 2014

The first time I went I ordered the large standard white miso, which included bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, chives, ground pork, roasted pork, and a mellow rich broth. It was 10 Euros and HUGE. I ordered a large because 1) I am now used to...More

Thank elainetravels
Reviewed 17 November 2014 via mobile

Had a few goes at Ramen joints in the L'Opera area(where we were staying). This is definitely WAY better than Kintaro. However, compared on a global basis, the broths just lack depth. Seems the stock is not simmered long enough with sufficient ingredients. However, for...More

Thank 852benli
Reviewed 1 September 2014

Ii went here with my Friend. Always want to taste real Japanese Ramen, My friend recommended this restaurant. quick service and good noodles. 26 euro for 1 lunch meal, 1 standard noodles, and a small bottle of Sake. lovely lunch.

1  Thank viozaibu
Reviewed 8 July 2014

I rounded up. We came in at the end of the lunch session on a cool and rainy day in May. We sat at the counter and ordered ramen. Service was fast & courteous in spite of our late arrival. In fact, we came here...More

Thank MarcT555
Reviewed 29 May 2014

I don't understand why french make queue for this ramen shop, if this shop would exist in Japan , they have to close because of bad taste and no one would come. many Japanese think why Paris ramen restaurants are so horrible, this restaurant is...More

Thank なだ
Reviewed 5 May 2014

We had lunch after a visit at the Grand Palais exhibition. Best is to have a seat at the counter and watch the employees prepare your meal. There are some seats by the counter which are decent but avoid the back room which is quite...More

Thank shassi1
Reviewed 7 September 2013 via mobile

Fried chicken dumplings and a bowl of ramen (lamen they are called here). Fast yummy and not expensive. Highly recommended.

Thank Hayes13
Reviewed 26 January 2013

This restaurant, along with Naritake Ramen down the road used to be the only two authentic ramen stalls in this area. Naritake being great for their intense miso soup, while taishoken was the one with a lighter, sweeter more "natural" tasting soup base. However, after...More

1  Thank biome
Reviewed 3 November 2012

I stayed for 2 nights in the Saint Anne neighborhood a few months ago. I was dumbfounded to see all these Japanese and Korean restaurants in the area. Long lines outside some of the more authentic restaurants! I tried this hole in the wall Taisho...More

Thank Al S
Reviewed 16 September 2012

We were so enticed by the enormous vat of ramen broth cooking in the window with apples, seaweed, mushrooms, and bundles of leeks that we staved off our hunger until they opened for dinner. The "Japanese Raviolis" aka gyoza were better than any I've ever...More

Thank supersita
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
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 rue Sainte Anne, 75002 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opéra / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opéra / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 61 11 59
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