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Au General Lafayette

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Opera / Bourse
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52 rue la Fayette, 75009 Paris, France
+33 1 47 70 59 08
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10:00 - 04:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 04:00
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I ate here my first night in Paris. It's directly across the street from the Best Western Première Opera Faubourg. I don't remember my main course, however my appetizer, Tuna Tartare, was so good. It was layered with thin, crispy sheets of Parmesan cheese.

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Thank Erikka 4
Helsinki, Finland
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Was close to our hotel and went here for a late night dinner. The food was basic bistrofood, nothing exceptional or great, but wasn't terrible either. The service was old-school Parisian, stiff but professional. The surroundings were charming with a art nouveau elegance.

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Thank Marcus M
Kiskunhalas, Hungary
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35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

We stopped by to grab some food. This is place where I first ate Escargots de Bourgogne (snails baked in their shells with parsley butter). It was very delicious, unfortunately just was not enough.

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Thank Szabina T
Prestatyn, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Didn't eat here but called in for a few drinks late on a Saturday. Lively and friendly with excellent choice of wines and beers. Staff were all really friendly as was the owner.

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Thank ericsplastercast
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Interesting place, with average French food, open late, which make this dress quite useful. Food is ok,

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Thank johannesvanspitz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Came here for a meal after a day round Paris. Got sat down straight away and the waiter was very attentive. Got the set menu and the food was incredible! Brilliant snails and the best risotto I've ever had. The steak was cooked to perfection. Great friendly place will definitely be visiting again!! Would recommend...bon appetite

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Thank Matt M
West New York, New Jersey
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Near the Opera and Galeries Lafayette this charming restaurant offers an essential experience Paris. It was the best thing was just around our hotel, and open late. The interior is classic Belle Epoque atmosphere. The waiters are professionals and experts. (Sophia) This place has been rated one of the 50 best places in the world to drink a beer and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Set off quite late from our hotel, turned the corner and quite literally, settled for the first place we came across. Chose from the 34€ menu, which included an aperitif (we had kir) and a carafe of very good house wine. I had the snails in parsley butter, sirloin steak and creme brûlée. My partner had the same except for... More 

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Thank Gary C
Chicago
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61 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

Wonderful waiters -- loved chatting with them. Food was excellent and well priced. Salads, omelettes, desserts were all great.

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Thank Lally3
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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107 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We had asked for directions earlier in the day and as the gentlemen were very helpful, it looked good and wasn't far from our hotel we went back for dinner - appreciating that they were open late (on a Saturday). Traditional brasserie decor, friendly service (even with my English-speaking friend ;) and good food at decent prices. We had steaks... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 31 - US$ 47
Cuisine
French, Bar, European, Pub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 04:00
Monday
10:00 - 04:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 04:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 04:00
Thursday
10:00 - 04:00
Friday
10:00 - 04:00
Saturday
10:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 52 rue la Fayette, 75009 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 70 59 08

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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 Opera / Bourse

Neighbourhood Profile
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 another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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