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tom246 Mar 14, 2012 10:04 AM

My wife and I will be in Paris for 5 nights starting this Saturday. We have been fortunate to visit several other cities in Europe but for whatever reason never made it to Paris.

We are going to do all the touristy things for sure, museums, Eiffel Tower, markets etc. Also in the process of trying to set reservations at L'Ami Jean and Les Papilles. Both have been recommended to us.
We are staying in the 2nd and will likely be beat that first day (this Saturday). Any recommendations for a low key, more casual meal in that area. For sure I will try to make a reservation as Saturday is only a few days away.

Also any other suggestions for lunch or dinner anywhere in Paris would be appreciated. After that first day we get anywhere for a good meal :). We like more casual type places, bistros with good food would be nice.

Thanks in advance and sorry for posting this so late.

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  1. mangeur RE: tom246 Mar 14, 2012 12:35 PM

    One casual first night concept might be L'Ambassade d'Auvergne in 3e. Auvergne specialties including aligot. http://www.ambassade-auvergne.com/int... I can't find their opening days, but they do allow you to reserve online.

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      tom246 RE: mangeur Mar 15, 2012 01:42 PM

      Thanks you for the suggestion, we are looking forward to touring (and eating!) our way around Paris.

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      annie RE: tom246 Mar 15, 2012 02:14 PM

      Have you tried booking online through the website the fork? Its useful in a pinch for restaurants in Paris and France. They run the gamut in terms of places - you could even use it for michelin starred places!

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