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Bouillon Racine

8.8/10
2,249 reviews

Average price €35

Set Menu 17.50€

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Restaurant menu

Chef Alexandre Belthoise
  • Average price €35 Special request
Main course of the day
€19
Fillet of sturgeon from Aquitaine, purée of artichoke
€22
Duck leg confit, organic haricot beans
€19.5
Daily menu
€17.5

This set menu includes:Starter + Main Course or Main Course + Dessert

Dietary options

Vegetarian dishes
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Magret de canard
Canard confit
Œuf parfait
Paleron de bœuf et sa délicieuse purée maison
Île flottante
Carpaccio de Tomates.
Carpaccio de tomates et ventreche de thon

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Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous

8.8/10
based on 2249 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a reservation on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.8/10
Service :8.4/10
Setting :9.3/10
  1. Robin P.
    Robin P.
    • 4 reviews
    9.5/10

    Very pleasant "Belle epoque" restaurant. The interior is absolutely fabulous. Food is very well prepared and good portioning. We got the 30% discount from thefork which made it a very good deal.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Robin, Thank you for the time you took to share your feedback ! We look forward to receive you again soon, Best regards Bouillon Racine

  2. K H.
    K H.
    • one review
    9/10

    Great restaurant. Also, quite the bargain when 1 appetizer, 2 entrees, 2 desserts, 2 glasses of wine and one of cognac cost only 108 euros. Visit, you will not be disappointed.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear K, We thank you for the time you took to share your comments about your dinner at Bouillon Racine. We are really glad to read that you enjoyed it and your recommandation! Best regards Bouillon Racine

  3. Lesly E.
    Lesly E.
    • 17 reviews
    10/10

    Nice surprise! Art nouveau ambient and service is good

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Lesly, Thank you for your great feedback about your lunch at Bouillon Racine ! We look forward to receive you again soon, Best regards Bouillon Racine

  4. Valerie M.
    Valerie M.
    • 17 reviews
    10/10

    A bit more expensive but a good bit more refined cuisine in a lovely art nouveau setting. wonderful service.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Valerie, Thankl you for the time you took to share your feedback and for your really nice comment. We hope to welcome you again in the future, Best regards Bouillon Racine

  5. Antonios K.
    Antonios K.
    • 3 reviews
    7.5/10

    Food was good, the waitress was nice. But we were placed very badly. The most of the tables were free, even after we finished. It feels like not every customer is treated equal.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Antonios, Thank you for the time you took to share your feedback about your experience at Bouillon Racine. First of all, I confirm you that every custormers are treated equally at Bouillon Racine. The table you were seated is one of our most beautiful in the restaurant (a table in a quiet place on the first floor). If you come back, do not hesitate to ask us to find another table if you dislike it. Best regards Bouillon Racine

  6. Anna T.
    Anna T.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Gorgeous decor and wonder food.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Anna, Thank you for your excellent feedback! Best regards Bouillon Racine

  7. Vladimira V.
    Vladimira V.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Except for a few bones in a fish fillet, was food realy delicious!!

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Valdimira, Thank you for the time you took to share your feedback about your recent dinner at Bouillon Racine. Sorry for the fish bounds found in your fillet, fishes are prepared manually which can cause some oversight. Best regards Bouillon Racine

  8. Emily H.
    Emily H.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    The best part was the Art Deco decoration. Really added to the mood and ambiance. Cocktails were good too! Innovative selection of vegetarian dishes. Would return again.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Emily, We are glad to read your comment ! We look forward to receive you again, Best regards Bouillon Racine

  9. Matt C.
    Matt C.
    • 7 reviews
    8/10

    This restaurant was amazing. The food was divine - flavourful and well priced. I have had to rate it lower due to the rude waitress we had. We thought it a one off until everything was plonked down on the table with an, almost, disdain for our existence. Without her, it would have been five stars all the way. Don’t let this experience turn you off, even if you get her, just ignore her and enjoy the amazing French food.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Matt, Thank you for the time you took to share your feedback about your dinner at Bouillon Racine. We are sorry to read that your didin't like the service provided by our waitress. We will take measures to not have again this kind of comment. We hope to receive you again among our guests, Best regards Bouillon Racine

  10. Amy S.
    Amy S.
    • 12 reviews
    10/10

    I took my boyfriend here for a birthday dinner and it was a perfect meal and beautiful setting. Thankyou

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Amy, Thank you for such a good comment about your dinner at Bouillon Racine ! We really look forward to receive you again soon, Best regards Bouillon Racine

  11. Patricia M.
    Patricia M.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Fantastic food and service in a lovely restaurant. Everything was top notch.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Patricia, Thnak you for your very nice feedback about your experience at Bouillon Racine ! Best regards Bouillon Racine

  12. Gary D.
    Gary D.
    • one review
    4.5/10

    All in all disappointing. Decor is lovely and deserves better. Starters were mediocre with over-cooked tuna and flavorless tomatoes. Mains were the real disappointment. Spare ribs were bland and filled with grease. Maigret had flavor but was so tough it could hardly be cut. Dessert was ok, but to write home about. Wine though was good and fairly priced. Service, unfortunately, was almost nonexistent.The place is packed though so the owners and staff must know something that we don’t know.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Gary, WXe thank you for your feedback even if your dinner didn't live up to your expectations. We are sorry to read that you didn't enjoy dishes served, and your remarks will be transmitted to our chef. We hope to welcome you again at Bouillon Racine to prove you that experience was an exception, Regards Bouillon Racine

  13. Lee C.
    Lee C.
    • one review
    2/10

    Terrible service, staff couldn't cope with number of diners;(restaurant was only half full). Waited 25 minutes for menus, after 50 minutes still no drinks/ water brought out to table, our party of 4 simply left after bringing how bad the service was to the managers attention (he blamed the waitress although he did nothing to help). Can't comment on the food as we didn't get the opportunity to eat it!

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Lee, Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your remarks about your dinner at Bouillon Racine. We are saddened to read that your experience in our restaurant was disappointing. It's clearly not the image that we wish to give to our clients and you're pleased to accept our most sincere apologies. We had to face to staff absence the day of your welcome which caused some service difficulties. We hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you back in the future to prove that your experience was the exception rather than the rule. Best regards Bouillon Racine

  14. Cuma Y.
    Cuma Y.
    • 3 reviews
    4.5/10

    The setting was very stylish. Made you feel you you were about to have a special experience. Unfortunately we did in a bad way. The service was really bad (although the waitress was very kind and helpful) they were understaffed and the food was not in comparison to what we paid. With 2 adult and a 10 year old we paid 125€. We have had much better meals in Paris for almost half the price. We will not return here and I wouldn’t recommend anYbody to eat here.

  15. Matteo D.
    Matteo D.
    • one review
    9/10

    This restaurant was a pleasant surprise! The art noveau atmosphere is awesome, food is superb. We had escargots and tartare and they were excellent! Real French cuisine, definitely recommended!

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Matto, We thank you for the time you took to share your feedback about your dinner at Bouillon Racine : a pleasure to read it ! We look forward to receive you again very soon, Best regards Bouillon Racine

  16. Jungsoo L.
    Jungsoo L.
    • 20 reviews
    9.5/10

    Very good place for welcoming guests from abroad, biz lunch and romantic dinner. I tried pork ribs and it was one of the best ribs I tried. Really recommend the restaurant if you'd like to find a good French restaurant with a reasonable price.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Jugsoo, Thank you for the time you took to share your feedback about your dinner at Bouillon Racine. You're right : Bouillon Racine is perfect for all occasions ! Looking forward to receive you again soon, Best regards Bouillon Racine

  17. Anne Y.
    Anne Y.
    • one review
    9/10

    We really enjoyed the food quality. The only issue we had was that when we asked the waitress if gratitude was already included in the price, she said no so we added extra 10% as tips but later we found out it was indeed included in the price. This should be made clear to the patrons.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Anne, Thank you for your good comment about your dinner at Bouillon Racine ! Regarding your remark about the tips, this misunderstood is certainly due to a lack of comprehension. Moreover, our menu mentionned that service is already included on our prices. Best regards Bouillon Racine

  18. Phuong N.
    Phuong N.
    • 5 reviews
    5.5/10

    This is definitely a well known restaurant though seemingly older tourists-targeted. A reservation is a must. That said, the food is ok while the atmosphere is very classical French (mirrors, gold, white linen, etc.), which is probably most appealing to those coming to France on holiday. The restaurant is very busy and service is rushed and somewhat impersonal. At one point a wait staff leaned into the table to pour wine while getting his jacket flutter about touching my main course. I was not impressed. It is the same waiter who spilled a whole glass of newly poured wine all over the table. Not once did he offer to replace the glass of wine. We were with guests so did not want to make a scene in front of them. I was most unimpressed with the service of this wait staff who by the look was neither young nor inexperienced. Based on this service and the 'ok' food, I am not sure I would come back.

  19. Eugene S.
    Eugene S.
    • 4 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent cooking and very good service. Third time here and loved it still the same. Highly recommended! For dessert can recommend Belgian waffle.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Eugene, Thank you for your comment ! We are glad to read that you enjoyed your dinner at Bouillon Racine. Best regards Bouillon Racine

  20. Dennis v.
    Dennis v.
    • 8 reviews
    8.5/10

    Decor outstanding. Waiter was excellent. Timing of courses excellent.

    Bouillon Racine

    Dear Dennis, Thank you for the time you took to share your comment about your dinner at Bouillon Racine. To read your satisfaction is our best motivation! Best regards Bouillon Racine

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More information

Opening time

Service continu : de 12h à 23h (tous les jours)

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How to get to the restaurant

3 Rue Racine, 75006, Paris, France

Public transport

Métro - Cluny-La Sorbonne (M10) - Odéon (M6) - Saint Michel (M6)

Directions to get there

Rue des écoles

Paris 6th, , Saint-Germain-des-Prés

About the restaurant

Restaurant Bouillon Racine: over 100 years of history in the heart of Paris.

Welcome to the Bouillon Racine, famous "soup" (ancestor of Parisian brasseries) Art Nouveau created in 1906 by the brothers Chartier entreQuartier Latin, Odeon and St. Michel.

Now historical monument, the Bouillon Racine perpetuates the unique atmosphere of Paris of the 1900s in a beautiful setting made of fretted woodwork, beveled mirrors, opaline and glass noodles.

In the kitchens the chef Alexandre Belthoise offers flavors subtly playing cuisine Française between current and typical traditional dishes.

Features

Brasserie, Romantic, TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, Valentine's Day

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