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L'Arpege

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Pierre Gagnaire

L'Arpege and Pierre Gagnaire are both rated very highly by expert reviewers. On balance, L'Arpege scores significantly better than Pierre Gagnaire. L'Arpege is ranked #2 in Paris with endorsements from 14 publications including Time Out, Fodor's and Zagat.

L'Arpege and Pierre Gagnaire are both rated very highly by expert reviewers. On balance, L'Arpege scores significantly better than Pierre Gagnaire. L'Arpege is ranked #2 in Paris with endorsements from 14 publications including Time Out, Fodor's and Zagat.

tripexpert score
97
#2 in Paris
location

84 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris

endorsements
  • 15 endorsements
  • 22

    BlackBook

    Bust out the AmEx Black for Alain Passard’s iconoclastic, musical creations.

  • 14

    Concierge

    Deceptively simple dishes, such as a rich, mustard-based gazpacho with ice cream and heirloom Haut-Maine chicken with cabbage, squash blossoms, and baby root vegetables, are breathtaking.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    His dishes elevate the humblest vegetables to sublime heights. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Chef Alain Passard made waves years ago when he decided to put vegetables, not meat, in the spotlight at his three-star restaurant L’Arpège. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    Precious woods and a Lalique inspired decor provide the backdrop for the dazzling vegetable inspired cuisine of this culinary genius. Full Review →

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#4 in Paris

6 rue Balzac, 75008 Paris

  • 11 endorsements
  • 22

    BlackBook

    Gagnaire... takes plenty of risks and produces stunning compositions that are both playful and cerebral.

  • 14

    Concierge

    Pierre Gagnaire is not only a wizard of contemporary French gastronomy but also one of the most original and artistic chefs working anywhere today.

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    If you want to venture to the frontier of contemporary luxe cooking—and if money is no object—dinner here is a must. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Of all the three-star chefs working in Paris today, Gagnaire is by far the most playful and experimental. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 55

    The restaurant's chic and restrained contemporary decor is in complete contrast to the renowned inventiveness of this famous chef. Full Review →

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