Despite its location on the tourist-heavy Île de la Cité, Restaurant Paul is a haven of home-style Parisian bistro fare. Get a table outside on a warm evening and enjoy watching people stroll through peaceful Place Dauphine. Start your meal with a deceptively simple dish of oeufs mayonnaise, then enjoy one of the hearty beef or veal offerings—the foie de veau (calf’s liver) is a knockout, and the steak tartare never disappoints. Paul’s prices are slightly higher than at the average Parisian brasserie, but the food and lively atmosphere fits the bill. If you're on a budget, the lunch special is a great deal.
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