Le Comptoir: Cozy Terrace for a Drink in Odéon

lunch at le comptoir Paris

Restaurant: Le Comptoir du Relais
Area: 6ème arrondissement
Come for: A twist on traditional French
Specialties: Salads; grilled meats (chicken, salmon, steak); cheese
Best for: Business lunch or drinks
Price: $$$ // 20 euros per main; small portions
Service: Prompt and businesslike
What we ate: “Gourmande” salad with green beans, artichokes and foie gras; seared tuna with roasted veggies (beets, squash); yogurt with a fresh cherry “jam”

seared tuna and veggies at le comptoir paris yogurt at le comptoir restaurant paris foie gras salad at le comptoir
A little taste: As far as food goes, Le Comptoir’s was average and on the pricier side. That said, the restaurant–part of a four-star hotel in the heart of Odéon–has a heated terrace…a great spot to grab a drink with friends in spring/summer and people watch (there was a guy on the curb in a neon green hat and backpack with a sparkly silver glove on his left hand doing the moonwalk while we ate…couldn’t. peel. my. eyes. away.).

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