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Paris - online restaurant reservation site?

Deenso Jul 26, 2006 03:29 PM

I know I saw an online restaurant reservation site, similar to OpenTable.com, for Paris restaurants, but cannot remember the name now. Can anyone help me out, please?

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    mgovshteyn Aug 27, 2008 08:39 PM

    Paris restaurants operate in the Internet stone age, so you'll have to make most reservations by phone. None of the sites will let you see if a restaurant actually has availability, as you are used to with Open Table.

    I found TopTable was the most functional, but only used it twice while I was in Paris. Unlike most other sites in France that just forward your email to the restaurant, TopTable actually has people making the reservation calls and their response time is quite food.

    http://www.toptable.co.uk/location.cfm?ID=3305

    --
    Misha
    http://www.tasty-bits.com

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      forestqueen56 Sep 17, 2011 02:47 PM

      I know this questions was asked 5 years ago, but just in case someone is still searching for a website for online reservations in France, here is one I used.

      http://www.lafourchette.com/1_restaur...

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        Jake Dear Sep 18, 2011 09:41 AM

        We used la Fourchette three times in the past 2 weeks -- booked and dined. The web site has somewhat limited offerings but covers about 5000 places in France, I think. It worked well each time, and like Opentable, you get a follow up email asking for your quick review. --Jake

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          forestqueen56 Sep 18, 2011 12:28 PM

          I looked over all of the ones recommended here and did not find any of the Vietnamese nor Thai restaurants that I am interested in listed.

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          Betty May 11, 2012 04:05 PM

          This is great, thank you. True it doesn't have everything of course, but we will be driving around a couple of weeks + a week in Paris so I'm sure we will use it.

      2. souphie Aug 24, 2008 11:44 PM

        There's this one too, paired with a real guide, very comprehensive: http://www.bestgourmet.fr/index.php?o...

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          dcardoni Jul 27, 2006 05:47 PM

          I just tried this website, and it is CLOSED until August 31! How can a website close for the summer??? Brilliant!

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            zuriga1 Jul 27, 2006 07:31 PM

            Oh, no... that sounds so.... French! It really makes no sense.

          2. Deenso Jul 26, 2006 05:36 PM

            Thanks a lot. Just what I was looking for.

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              zuriga1 Jul 26, 2006 07:33 PM

              Glad to be of help. I was so glad to find I'd saved the website!

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                faijay Jul 27, 2006 11:32 AM

                I have not used this site to make reservations, but I like the photos and menu posting very much. It seems easy to use.

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                  zuriga1 Jul 27, 2006 01:18 PM

                  I used it for Rotisserie D'en Face and everything worked out perfectly. I'd certainly use it again..very handy.

            2. zuriga1 Jul 26, 2006 04:08 PM

              I used this one for a place last March. It worked very well!
              This page has the list of restaurants available.

              http://www.bestrestaurantsparis.com/l...

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                watarimono Aug 24, 2008 07:38 PM

                this one doesn't make reservations but has a good list of restaurants in Paris , some w/ user reviews: parisrestaurants.com

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