69, rue de Seine (6)
A somewhat thrown together wine bar/café into a restaurant. Kitchen upstairs. Food arrives by dumbwaiter. That the food is so good for the price is the surprise. Unusual wines. Dishes executed and plated with care. Many Americans. Great value.
Mostly fish. Interesting wine list (the owners run a nearby wine shop). The value and finesse of the cooking, sauces and presentation surprise. “Finesse” is not how one would describe the atmosphere.
Casual, but professional.
Lunch 25€ – a bargain. Dinner higher.