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Le Bistrot des Halles

#1,573 of 14,338 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Les Halles
French, Bar, Wine Bar, European
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15 rue des Halles, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 36 91 69
07:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Tue 07:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 07:00 - 02:00
Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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Ottawa, Canada
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146 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

This place is down to earth, noisy and very Parisian. It is in the heart of the city, and lots of fun. The food is fresh and tasty and the service is professional. Thumbs up.

Thank B B
Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

We were purchasing some glasses in Rue de Pont Neuf and asked the assistant for a recommendation for lunch - she instantly suggested Bistro des Halles and we are very glad she did. It was very busy when we arrived but the waiter had no trouble fitting us in. All around were Parisiennes so we felt the ambience to be... More 

Thank keyword2016
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

Stopped for quick lunch as walking past. Looked nice, menu in French but ordered one of their planches as recommended by the waiter, great mix of meats, pates and terrines with bread. Really tasty and more than enough for 2 for lunch. Great little spot.

Thank nikkinoo1510
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89 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

A traditional little french restaurant, of course very busy during lunchtime. The menu is written on a blackboard, in french only of course. The food is really excellent, traditional french cuisine.

Thank LarsVaaland
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2016

There were six of us for lunch, the restaurant was full of french customers so we thought this looks good, three of us decided to have steak tartare and guess what - very ill the next day with food poisoning, three of us ill in bed all day and night on the Saturday, we arrived in Paris on Thursday on... More 

Thank caroline w
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Born and raised in Paris this my absolute favourite place to have lunch for either a sitter lunch or a quick sandwich to take away always take the chips as they are the best I have ever had highly recommend !

Thank Carlottabanana
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2016

It was in the afternoon and we had not eaten all day because of a full morning of activity. We were in search of a spot for lunch. Usually we are not big eaters at noon. So we were looking for something simple. As we perused the menu a half-block away, one of the patrons quickly critiqued the local restaurants... More 

Thank drjpittsburgh
London, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2015

A true hidden gem, especially for the area. It's a bit more expensive than your average Parisian bistrot, but the quality is without comparison. It's a family affair too, with the landlady running the kitchen all by herself... Awesome, friendly atmosphere, truly a rarity these days in Paris. Sadly they are closing for good....:-(

Thank Marek197X
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015 via mobile

Came across this restaurant by chance and went in to explore, looking for a local Parisian restaurant. Had to make my way through the thriving bar to get to the black board to see the menu. Not a wide selection but authentic real Parisian food. The others in the restaurant we locals and the waiter went out of his way... More 

Thank loulouBrisbane
Paris, France
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2015

For those looking a restaurant in Central Paris (1st arrondissement): a very good option. Don't expect "grande cuisine" or a menu with 487 choices as in a Chinese restaurant. Only 6 or 7 traditional options (e.g. "andouillette"), plus 2 or 3 desserts. Also, a short list of wines, but qualityis there, and prices are quite reasonable. Local clients, many of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 24
French, Bar, Wine Bar, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 02:00
07:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 rue des Halles, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 36 91 69

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Les Halles

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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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