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2, rue Christine Send to Phone
01 43 26 40 98
Métro: Saint-Michel/Odéon
Parisians hungry for classic food are drawn to this eclectic rotisserie.

Closed Sat. lunch, Sun. Open until 11pm

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Rotisserie d'en Face, Paris, france

THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED La Rotisserie d'en Face Restaurant Review

: Created by Jacques Cagna (now retired), this smart, reassuring restaurant is more eclectic than a pure rotisserie. It attracts Parisians hungry for classic food such as an appetizer of poultry liver terrine, then the rare Curnonsky omelet topped with lobster and crayfish, skewered free-range Landes chicken, or a larded chunk of beef braised in Cahors wine accompanied by melting potatoes and carrots aromatized with cumin. Also present is the very classic quenelle of pike with crayfish or the brain meunière with capers. Daily specials offer market-fresh products and, once in a while, fried eggs topped by seared foie gras. For dessert, consider the rich Paris-Brest, a sort of donut with puff pastry and praline cream. Wines are well-adapted to the cooking; a few are by the glass, for example the Château Pierrail for €7. The solid list proposes some affordable bottles, too, such as the Gamay of Touraine Marionnet for €18. Service is relaxed and friendly. Lunch menus at €28 and €37.


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