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Bistrot Vivienne

4, rue des Petits Champs Send to Phone
01 49 27 00 50
Métro: Bourse
This traditional bistro frames the entrance of the glass-domed Galerie Vivienne.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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Bistrot Vivienne, Paris, france

Bistrot Vivienne Restaurant Review

: This traditional bistro frames the entrance of the glass-domed Galerie Vivienne, a nineteenth-century shopping arcade built as a passageway between the Bibliothèque Nationale and the Place des Victoires. Outfitted with red banquettes, mirrors and a discreet upstairs salon, the interior provides a welcome respite from the surrounding shops, while the outdoor tables lend warmth to the arcade’s solemn neo-classical aesthetic. Thanks to the attentive stewardship of owner Regis Merlin and the well-executed cuisine of chef Philippe Le Guen, Bistrot Vivienne stands out from the neighborhood eateries. Simple, flavorful options range from a fine mackerel tart to tartare of Charolais beef with fries. Andalusian gazpacho and Iberian Pluma ham lend an unexpected Spanish touch to the menu. Noted wine shop La Maison Legrand - conveniently located across the street - keeps the cellar stocked with a good selection of wines. Save room for the excellent baba (made with Venezuelan rum).


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