Le Victory, Paris a Low-Key Brasserie in an Upscale Area

dessert victoryOne of the more difficult tasks when strolling along Avenue Champs Élysées is to find a low-key restaurant with decent food at reasonable prices. Le Victory, Paris is a local brasserie and bar just off the famous retail mecca. While a far reach from Michelin-star cuisine, Le Victory serves comfort food in a traditional French atmosphere.

salmon victoryIn the cold weather a hot grilled steak or roasted duck breast will suffice and in the balmy summer a simple filet of salmon with tagliatelle and a lemon butter sauce on the side hits the spot.


wine victory parisPair your meal with a bottle of Bordeaux from the Saint Emilion region. Pick from any of the dozens of choices on their robust wine menu or indulge in a frosty cold beer pulled from the taps at the bar to make the occasion a festive one.

dessert victoryThe dessert menu was a bit limited, but delightful. We savored the cinnamon apple tart which was not too sugary and a delicious caramelized creme brûlée.

When the bill arrived we were thrilled our impromptu meal for four cost about 25€ per person including the wine. So, the next time you find yourself underwhelmed by the tacky cafés along Paris’ infamous avenue, pop into Le Victory for a bit of cheer and some French comfort food.

33 Avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 75008 Paris, France

  • donoghuemc
    Posted at 10:48h, 24 February Reply

    Sounds like a great place, thanks for highlighting it! caramelized creme brûlée sounds delicious :D!

    • Weekend In Paris
      Posted at 15:58h, 26 February Reply

      HI there Megan Claire,

      It’s a great spot with a good price point. Hard to find in Paris and especially near the CE.

      Glad you liked it. Thanks for taking the time to chime in.

      Keep reading and sharing with friends,

  • michelledunner
    Posted at 21:01h, 23 February Reply

    This would be an oasis. I’ve often struggled to find somewhere I want to eat near the Champs-Elysees (that doesn’t require a second mortgage). Thanks for the tip.

    • Weekend In Paris
      Posted at 21:56h, 23 February Reply

      Hi Michelle,

      Glad you appreciate the tip. I know that it’s difficult to find places near there that are decent.

      Thank you for taking the time to write in and to read the post. Keep coming back!


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