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did I get dissed with a 7:30 reservation?

josiahjosiah | Nov 23, 2012 07:17 AM

I just made a reservation for 2 at Taillevent in April 2013 to celebrate a birthday. We were offered a 7:30pm reservation on a Tuesday night. We are quite comfortable eating later and slip easily into late night dining when visiting our relatives in Spain. I've been reading here and elsewhere that 9pm is generally the most desirable hour to dine in Paris and we would actually prefer that but I didn't want to push my luck as we rarely eat out as upscale as Taillevent. So advice please: should I kindly request a later reservation now? Were we probably offered only 7:30 because it's roughly the equivalent of a 5pm dinner reservation in New York and we are obviously tourists visiting from the United States, or does Taillevent only offer one or two seatings for the evening? Thanks for any helpful guidance. We want to make this a wonderfully memorable cherished experience.

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