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Review of Le Jourdain

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Ranked #253 of 19 269 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$23 - US$45
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Gastropub
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Belleville / Père Lachaise
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

There are some moments in life that take your breath away and leave you delirously happy - this was one of them. A little out of the way eatery, serving “seafood tapas”. We had 8 dishes between two people, and most, if not all, were outstanding and inspired. Must try: seared scallops with a wonderful sauce that had a hint of - dare I say it - fermented shrimp paste. The ravioli with shrimp filling was also a highlight.

The waiter recommended what I think was their house white, a Pouilly Fume with lovely floral notes and nice minerality. Great accompanyment to the meal!

Oh, and the waiters speak English, they have an English menu, and reservations are highly recommended!

Thank 584nicholasp
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Jean-baptiste J, Gérant at Le Jourdain, responded to this reviewResponded 23 May 2018

Dear Nicholas,

thank you so much for you comment. It is very warmful to read your experience and to see that we managed to host you as we would like: making you feel at home and discover new dishes!
Chef Loic and I thank you very much for that nice post.

See you soon

Jb

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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

Original seafood tapas to share or enjoy for yourself. Very tasty combinations that are out of the common (delicate fish fritters with ananas sauce, panfried scallops with spinach and pistachios, spicy ceviche with persimmon...) Super nice service, less than 10 tables that make up the intimate atmosphere. You should really go if you're visiting this area. Booking necessary.

Thank Khoresh
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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Tapas prepared with good ingredients,service super gentle in a small resto.Great choice!Fresh oysters, saint jacques and seafood. Every dish is carefully prepared.Bravo!

Thank Gueirus
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Found by accident it was a really pleasant surprise. Seeing a place almost full of local people was already a good sign, and it proved to be a good choice. I opted for one of the daily menus which was delicious, good value for money and washed away with some nice chablis.
A place to return to at my next trip to Paris.

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Thank EspritVagabond
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Reviewed 30 October 2017

We booked in advance for a Thursday night early sitting. The place filled quickly and walk ins were having to be turned away.The place is deservedly popular, the plates are fairly priced but it wont work out as a cheap eat night because the small dishes are exceptionally tasty. Not really trad french food at all but intelligently combined textures colours and flavours beautifully presented and utilising generally less expensive fish in a way that elevates it beyond expectation. Pleasant and efficient service. Highly recommended.

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Thank Dalisllama
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