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Nov 17, 2011 12:42 PM

Where to eat on first night in Paris?

We will be three people visiting Paris in mid-June and will undoubtedly be tired when we get to our apartment in Arrondissement #5. Any suggestions for tasty but simple dinner close to Quai de la Tournelle?

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  1. le Reminet. it can be reserved on with a 40% discount promo!
    I took my friends there the day they arrived from NYC, it was good enough for a first meal.

    5 Replies
    1. re: kerosundae

      Thanks for the input. WIll check our La Reminet.

      1. re: kerosundae

        <it was good enough for a first meal>

        imho, in Paris, "Good enough" is never good enough. There is too much GREAT food to be had.

        1. re: ChefJune

          Perhaps, but the OP asked for a "tasty but simple dinner" due to the circumstances. They may want to have "GREAT" food on another day.

          1. re: davidne1

            I agree -- one that crucial first day, when you're exhausted and jet-lagged, you just don't have the mental faculties to process "great" when you're worried about falling asleep with your nose in your puree.

            1. re: sunshine842

              The one may reconsider about Le Réminet. The wait can be long, and the last few times I went, the food ranged from ok to inconsistent.

      2. We had a great meal in a not too formal,not too expensive restaurant near the Meubert Mutualite metro stop - Sola. Very tasty..