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22 rue Saint Benoit, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 45 44 11 18
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
22 rue Saint Benoit, 75006 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The best soba in Europe with a "soba masta" who prepares everyday the soba. Courses super well balance. Urshin over the top. And soba, cold or warm, simple or sophisticated in a soup, are amazing. Very Japanese real clients, because very Japanese real experience! A...More

Thank pojack55
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Nice minimalist decor. Fresh noodles everyday made by the chef in a small room inside the restaurant. Makes a change from the majority of the sushi and brochettes Japanese restaurants in Paris. Cooking is light and maybe a bit too light. Recommended: fried oysters, octopus...More

Thank Linghu-hao
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I find this lpace simply incredible. The food, the food, the food. It's not about decor - which is nice enough. Or the service - which is fair enough. It's just about amazing authentic Japanese food. I find it incredible that in the middle of...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed 11 February 2017

I had dinner last night at the Yen, not the first time, went there many times in the last few years. It was an wonderful experience as usual. The quality of the dishes was excellent, the service very nice, friendly, and feeling like being in...More

Thank GillesIDF75
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had lunch on a Saturday afternoon. The restaurant was full and it is safest to make a reservation to get a table. Food - Tempuras and noodle are exceptional. If you arrive at the right time, you can even see the chef prepare the...More

Thank sipivu
Reviewed 3 January 2017

From basic soba noodles to experimentation in new dishes, Yen blends traditional ingredients with a twist of nouvelle cuisine and presents an interesting array that pleases all palates. They may be tiring from their success as some dishes are no longer as good as they...More

Thank ChrisBiz1
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Staff is very attentive and pay attention to details. I had sushi mackerel that was good even though too much rice. The cold noodle were not as nice as i remembered. The cooked salmon was excellent and the sancerre well chilled. 105 euros for two...More

Thank Nadgret
Reviewed 15 October 2016

A cosy atmosphere and a highly refined japanese cuisine. Small dishes but delicious. Good quality of products but missing a bit of quantity in the plates, especially the black cod. Service is unequal, from amazingly generous and nice waiters to more contemptuous ones... to improve.

Thank Boywithabeard
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Very nice place and great soba! The service was a little slow but the food is delicious so worth a try!

Thank Aranyeso
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

I have at Yen couple of years ago. This time I was so surprised and disappointed by the mediocrity. Even the plates! Needs complete renovation from walls until the kitchen

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In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic
and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is
dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops,
ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants.
Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine
art school and small museums hide in unassuming
squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the
oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 147
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
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12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 rue Saint Benoit, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 44 11 18
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