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This restaurant, which faces the Odéon theater, serves a seafood inspired fare. Decorative lamps that throw just the right amount of light on the fresco adorned walls, add a soft glow to the dining section. Interesting creations are listed on the menu, like the succulent Cream of Lentilles to Crawfish and the Blue Fin Tartar of Tuna. There is also a good collection of wines to choose from. This venue is frequented by celebrities as well as locals, who come to refresh their taste buds with the smooth flavors of the Mediterranean in Paris.
Le Train Bleu is located in the Gare de Lyon Station and was built simultaneously with the Grand Palais, Pont Alexandre III and Petit Palais for the World Exhibtion of 1900. This dining room is ornate and gorgeously decorated with exquisite wall frescoes, gilded beams, rich wooden booths with blue motifs. The service is spot on and the cuisine is prepared in French Escoffier style. Must-haves include, Escargots in Chablis sauce, Loin of Lamb Provençal and Veal Kidneys in Mustard. In addition, the Big Ben Bar serves drinks in a jiffy.