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15, rue des Petits Champs Send to Phone
01 42 97 53 85
Métro: Bourse/Pyramides
A bright and spacious contemporary French bistro near the Paris stock exchange serving well-prepared dishes at moderate prices.

Closed Sat. lunch, Sun. Open until 11pm

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Maceo Restaurant Review

: While the bright lighting here may be somewhat harsh, diners especially love the well-spaced tables and semi-private library alcove, the perfect setting for a small group. Thierry Bourbonnais' quality, contemporary French cooking is speedily served by a well-intentioned waitstaff. Standout appetizers include a duck foie gras, grilled bread tartines with sangria caramel or prawns sautéed with quinoa, lemon confit, and ginger. Some featured main courses: John Dory glazed Noirmoutier potatoes and a double-breasted duck with fresh greens and spicy pineapple. Desserts are standard but manage to still prove sinful---chocolate cake with bergamote ice cream is a must. Lovely bar and a private room for parties or corporate events. The unconventional wine list also merits a mention since Macéo is affiliated with the nearby Willi's Wine Bar.


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