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7th recommendations for food and nightlife

Washington, DC
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7th recommendations for food and nightlife

Hello Everyone,

I'm going to Paris next week for four days with my partner and another couple. We're staying at the Derby Eiffel Hotel in the 7th. Does anyone have any suggestions for food and nightlife??

We are fairly adventurous, but aren't looking to spend a fortune on dinners (preferably $40 or less for the whole thing). Any suggestions?

Furthermore, what are some suggestions to do after dinner? We like to go to bars and some clubs here in dc, but are open to anything...

Thanks!

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1. Re: 7th recommendations for food and nightlife

For good food and service, La Terrasse du 7e on rue La Motte-Piquet, just beside the exit from Métro École Militaire. You can have a nice dinner for 2 for 50-60 euros depending on your choice of wine

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2. Re: 7th recommendations for food and nightlife

Don't forget that for most Parisians, going out to dinner is the whole evening taken up - you will arrive at 7.30, and not have to leave until the restaurant closes. Most evenings at a restaurant a French person will spend 2 - 3 hours over a couple of courses - itisn't arrive, and you're bundled out just as you swallow the last mouthful.

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3. Re: 7th recommendations for food and nightlife

If I were staying where you are, I would try Les Cocottes, Chez l'Ami Jean (LOVED that place. Get some pork, get the rice pudding for dessert), Bon Acccueil. In the 6th, I would try Fish, which I always love for my first night in Paris when I'm brain dead and can barely speak/understand french. Everyone speaks english there. Other good places in the 6th are Le Comptoir, Horses Tavern (both of these places are at the Carrefour de l'Odeon), and Le Timbre.

I wish I was visiting this year! Have a wonderful time!

Washington, DC
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4. Re: 7th recommendations for food and nightlife

Any suggestions for a 'night on the town'? I'm used to DC prices (no cover, $6 for a beer etc.) is that completely unreasonable for Paris?

Half of the group (myself and my partner) are gay and wouldn't mind one night of going out to the gay bars. We aren't exactly gucci wearing adonises, any suggestions for that too?

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5. Re: 7th recommendations for food and nightlife

Try Auberge Bressane at 16 Ave La Motte Piquet. Make a reservation at 01 47 05 98 37. Do try the Grosse Bouchéee. It's a wowser!

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