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Nov 1, 2013 04:33 AM

Paris Lunch + Dinner for 13 on a very budget

we will be in Paris in the mid of november and looking for a good lunch and dinner place, preferably a prix fix menu, preferably 25-30€ max.
i have been to rino and loved it.
thought about septime but it seems almost impossible to get a reservation for a group this size.

are there any other maybe not so upscale recommendations for dinner?

thank you very much in advance!

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  1. 1. Rino, not Rhino, please !!
    2. Abri - lunch, not dinner, - fits your budget and is in that league. Don't be alarmed if the lovely waitress suggests to you the "menu supplices [torture]". Just say yes. She means Surprise.
    3. A very good dinner that would fit your budget would be Dans Les Landes.
    Please report back. We looooove to hear back from requesters. Wink.

    1. thanks a lot for the infos!
      will do so!
      and of course its rino, really hat that macintosh spelling correction!

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      1. re: philie

        Rhino + supplices, whoa !
        While you're in the correcting mood, you may also want to correct your post title: "very budget".

        1. re: Parigi

          Au bon coin in the 5 th. 3courses for €29 in a congenial atmosphere, with a super nice hostess/owner. Yet another JT pick-that says it all!

          1. re: pammi

            "Yet another JT pick"
            I'd like to take credit, yeah team, but it was actually Parnassian's idea Bless him wherever he is at 36,000 feet between P, London & NYC.

            1. re: John Talbott

              Well, high fives all round, and we really had a nice dinner at the right price-this just might be the place for philie +his friends.

      2. I have not updated my "reasonably priced restaurant list" in quite a while (but L'Express had a feature article yesterday for meals under 25 E but I'm too cheap to spend 5 E and it's not yet up on their website.) Anyway, in July 2012 my tops were:

        36, Rue Condorcet in the 9th (Metro: Anvers)
        Closed Sundays
        3 courses at lunch = 19 E

        31, rue Tiquetonne in the 2nd, (Metro: Etienne Marcel)
        Closed Sundays
        3 courses on the lunch formula = 26 E

        L'Auberge Flora
        44, blvd Richard Lenoir in the 11th, (Metro: Brequet-Sabin)
        Open 7/7
        3 courses a la carte = 30 E.

        I promise I'll update it now that today is a holiday and I don't have to report to the parole officer.

        1. Ok, here's a quick and dirty look at eight 2013 lunches, giving my rating 0-10 and the price for 3-courses (sorry for the lack of coordinates but twilight is upon us and they are searchable):
          7.9 Cantine de La Cigale 25-40 E a la carte
          7.5 Les Premices 24 menu
          6.7 Encore 30 menu
          6.6 Verre Moutarde 29.50 menu
          6.5 Gagnage 22 menu
          6.2 Jeanne B. 17 menu & Cuistance 27 menu
          6.1 Chameleon 19 menu

          1. Herding a group of 13 is a problem in itself so I'd focus on quartier/ neighbourhood. Where exactly are you/ they staying ? And what's the profile of the group ?... all adults ? all foodies ?

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            1. re: Parnassien

              I was missing the 13 part of the equation.
              Have you searched for private rooms or large groups here & elsewhere eg the Red Michelin pps 1211-1212; a quick glance shows a fine place, Tintilou in the 11th, formula 17, menu 25 at lunch.