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Best soupe de poisson in Paris?

Deenso Nov 11, 2008 05:37 AM

We'll be in Paris late in November and, among other things, I'm looking forward to sitting down to a really great bowl of soupe de poisson. What's your favorite spot?

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    dorsati May 9, 2009 04:13 AM

    Le Dome in Montparnasse is one of the best. Le Congres in Porte Maillot is also excellent

    1. tupac17616 Nov 21, 2008 10:12 PM

      I thought the soupe de poisson at Chez Michel was quite good

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      1. re: tupac17616
        Laidback Nov 22, 2008 09:48 AM

        I second the soupe de poisson, à la Chez Michel. It comes in a large ceramic pitcher and is as good as I remember anywhere.

      2. Cookingthebooks Nov 13, 2008 05:12 AM

        I had excellent soupe de poisson at the fish restaurant, Bistrot de Marius. In fact, they do a number of classics very well, though some gripe it's a little boring (and the location is a little dull, and there are always a fair number of anglophones). Chalkboard menu changes daily; they usually have the soupe but best to call ahead to make sure. 6 avenue George V, 01 40 70 11 76

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          Oakglen Nov 12, 2008 09:30 AM

          You might want to check out Le Petit Nicois, 10 rue Amelie, in the 7th. Haven't tried it recently, and they get mixed reviews. Some say it has improved; at least worth a look at their web site.

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            Jenny Sheridan Nov 12, 2008 04:38 AM

            I had an excellent one at the Brasserie du Nord, opposite the Gare du Nord. Very good rouille, too.

            1. Delucacheesemonger Nov 11, 2008 05:58 PM

              Le Bon Marche sells about 10-15 of them in jars, cans ,whatever that have proved to be quite good surprisingly enough, not all but most. Get a bunch and compare, see what you like

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              1. re: Delucacheesemonger
                Deenso Nov 12, 2008 06:43 AM

                Thanks for that recommendation, Delucacheesemonger, but we'll be staying in a hotel with no cooking facilities available. And I'm an immediate-gratification kind of a person!

              2. Stew Nov 11, 2008 01:08 PM

                Had a very good one at Le Dome on Blvd. Montparnesse.

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