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Bistrot Instinct

9.7/10
1676
19 Rue de Picardie, 75003 Paris
French
Average price €46

Bistrot Instinct

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This pocket handkerchief contemporary bistro is in the hands of chef Maximilian Wollek and his enthusiastic youthful team. A market-fresh culinary ...

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Restaurant menu

Chef Maximilian Wollek
Dietary optionsGluten free, Lactose intolerance, Nut allergies, Peanut allergy, Vegan dishes, Vegetarian dishes
Filet de Turbot
€35
Poireaux, Epinards, Sauge, Citron, Pecorino
Filet de Bœuf Chateaubirand
€37
Jus de Viande, Oignons, Pommes de Terre « Paillasson », Persil, Estragon, Ail Noir, Croûtons
Quasi de Veau
€32
Jus de Viande, Haddock, Topinambours, Châtaignes, Salade Trévise

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Reviews

9.7/10
Excellent1676 reviews
9.8/10

Food

9.9/10

Service

9.5/10

Ambience

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What diners said about this restaurant:

Excellent value for money
Very short waiting time
Quiet
  • MICHAIL K.1 review

    February 9, 2024

    10/10

    Very nice experience. Everything was great

  • Jeff N.1 review

    December 21, 2023

    10/10

    Absolutely outstanding dining experience. The staff was incredible, the food was out of this world. We loved every minute of it. Thank you Bistrot Instinct for an incredible evening!

  • Jeremy S.1 review

    December 14, 2023

    9.5/10

    Amazing food and incredible service. The two members of the waitstaff happily explained everything in English, tolerated my remedial French and were courteous and attentive throughout. Would definitely return.

  • Laura B.1 review

    December 1, 2023

    10/10

    What can I say, this did not disappoint. From the moment we walked in we received a warm welcome, very attentive staff and delightful smells coming from the open kitchen. We ordered a couple of starters to share and the steak and Turbot for the main. Our waiter’s knowledge about the dishes was remarkable. The food was melt in your mouth amazing, paired with a lovely mild red wine. I wish I could have saved the taste of the food for a lot longer. Would highly recommend, hats off to the waiting staff, bar tender and brilliant chefs - remarkable!

  • Michelle B.2 reviews

    November 28, 2023

    9.5/10

    Delicious, creative food. We loved the sauces! The service was very attentive and friendly. This was particularly nice since servers in France typically leave you alone, and Americans love to chat:). I would highly recommend!!

  • Glenna R.16 reviews

    November 23, 2023

    10/10

    Excellent service and meal!

  • Murat S.4 reviews

    November 18, 2023

    10/10

    Very very nice restaurant serving high quality dishes. All food are made with well selected ingredients. The dishes are quite exquisite. Staff are very knowledgeable and very friendly. Very highly recommended.

  • Ben B.1 review

    November 18, 2023

    10/10

    Amazing food and great staff

  • Damien W.

    Damien W.2 reviews

    November 15, 2023

    10/10

    Great and friendly staff The food was Amazing! Explained the dishes very well (in English too)

  • 재학 송1 review

    November 15, 2023

    10/10

    1. 너무 맛있는 음식. 메인과 디저트가 너무나도 훌륭했다 2. 너무 전문적인 직원. 요리, 와인에 대한 설명도 완벽하며 친절하고 부족한게 없다. 그리고 안경눈나가 너무 이쁘다

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  • Emil A.1 review

    November 10, 2023

    9.5/10

    Great experience

  • Camille B.2 reviews

    November 7, 2023

    10/10

    What a wonderful experience. The food was excellent, and the staff was above and beyond great! So much detail in every dish, and it was delicious

  • Tess M.1 review

    November 3, 2023

    10/10

    Best dinner in the 3rd

  • Patricia T.1 review

    November 3, 2023

    10/10

    This was probably one of the best meals I had in Paris! Ambiance was fantastic, food was delicious, and the staff who spoke English were so kind and friendly. I will definitely come back on any future trips!

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  • Shereen S.5 reviews

    November 2, 2023

    10/10

    Bistrot Instinct masters the art of fresh, high quality food, technique and herbs for great flavors and presentation. Dress can be casual. ,Lunch is more affordable but has great options which include some of the dinner signature dishes. Staff is friendly and attentive.

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  • Frank S.19 reviews

    October 19, 2023

    10/10

    Delicious food and excellent service at a reasonable price…what more could one want.All of this was accompanied by an interesting wine list.

  • Gregory B.1 review

    October 18, 2023

    10/10

    We had been looking forward to Bistrot Instinct for some time. Prior reviews were so positive and the restaurant lived up to them. It was our last night of our vacation and it was a fitting ending to a great trip. One of the very few best restaurants where we have ever dined. Dishes were creative, well-balanced, and well-portioned. We had sea bream tartare and egg parfait for starters and turbot and chateaubriande for main courses. Didn’t leave enough room for desert, but we’re sure it would have been similarly excellent. Wait staff were very attentive and friendly. Great experience. Highly recommended.

  • Sebastian W.1 review

    October 14, 2023

    9/10

    Great authentic neighborhood Parisian bistro experience. Simply classy decor mostly visited by locals. Food is well prepared with classic recipes. Limited menu items but everything is executed perfectly. In short, simply traditional home-made French food in an unpretentious setting.

  • HAEUN IM1 review

    October 13, 2023

    10/10

    It was best restaurant on our trip in Paris.

  • Marcelo A.

    Marcelo A.1 review

    October 11, 2023

    9.5/10

    small restaurant, but with great cuisine, unique flavors.

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Opening time
Open today

Monday
Closed
Tuesday
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 02:00 PM
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 02:30 PM
07:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Sunday
Closed

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19 Rue de Picardie, 75003, Paris, France

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