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Au Petit Tonneau

20, rue Surcouf Send to Phone
01 47 05 09 01
An old-timey bistro near the Esplanade des Invalides.

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual dressy

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Au Petit Tonneau, Paris, france

Au Petit Tonneau Restaurant Review

: Georges Simenon, the renowned writer, used to dine in this bistro three decades ago, and a brass plate fixed on the wall pays tribute to him. Nowadays, it’s Arlette Iga who presides over this hallmark. The setting hasn’t changed in memory of the good old days --- there’s a bar, tile floor, banquettes and red and white checked tablecloths. Some of the hearty fare includes pan-fried chanterelle mushrooms, porterhouse steak with pepper sauce, and caramel cream. The kind staff and the well-stocked cellar add to the agreeable nature of the place.


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