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Firmin le Barbier

20 rue de Monttessuy, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 51 21 55
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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French, Fusion, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20 rue de Monttessuy, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Raining and a mess outside. We got there 15 minutes early and would not sit us. Told us to come back at our reservation time. Reservation time was at opening but come on... We would have ordered an expensive bottle of wine. We ended up...More

Thank Bobby H
Alexandre V, Propriétaire at Firmin le Barbier, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Sir, we found ourselves dumbfounded when we read your review. It is quite unfair from someone who did not eat in our restaurant and showed nearly half an hour (6.38pm) before the opening to leave such a comment. We, indeed, remember you very well, your...More

Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Our concierge recommended this restaurant and it did not disappoint. The flavors were spectacular and each course was complementary. This chef is brilliant and the hostess Chi Chi is just delightful.

Thank Kelly S
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

Super nice food and a very open and friendly atmosphere. We have enjoyed a every single bit accompanied with really good wine. With the superb service we have had a an amazing evening. Perfect for couples who want a cozy atmosphere. A top moment in...More

Thank Michel B
Reviewed 23 November 2017

This little restaurant was our overall best foodie experience during our extended stay in Paris. Although we were fortunate to eat at more than one Michelin Star establishment during our vacation, which this was not, Firmin’s attention to detail, the welcoming spirit, the culmination of...More

Thank joy j
Reviewed 18 November 2017

When we travel we like to find outstanding locally owned restaurants. In Paris, there is the additional challenge of finding such a place without paying a small fortune for dinner. Firmin le Barbier is such a place. The menu is small, but the dishes we...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Nothing is true according the ad on line dishes medium quality the title is attractive but the food is mediocre and all prices are with supplement the menu is not around 37 euros but at the end around 60 euros wine and Champlain are very...More

Thank N6107VEchristinef
Reviewed 19 September 2017

This Restaurant is amazing. The husband and wife team run a fabulous, small Restaurant near the Eiffel Tower. Firmin le barbier has a wonderful relaxed atmosphere. The food is an absolute credit to Alex the Chef, the flavours he achieves from the chosen fresh ingredients...More

Thank Nanni323
Reviewed 18 September 2017

It's very close to Eiffel Tower so u can haveing dinner with the most beautiful tower. Chef and waitress very impressed they cook both authentic French plates and twist with Thai food so if you want to try something new please come

Thank Nubdao J
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Had dinner here on our last night in Paris. Wonderful restaurant! Great food, service, and ambiance. If you get chance, watch the chef cook the meal. He works ALONE throughout the night doing it all while the hostess (equally wonderful!) works the front. An extraordinary...More

Thank Jubbs27
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Intimate but delightful decor. Exceptional cuisine with extremely efficient service. Our host could not have done more to make our experience more pleasant. Very well worth every cent.

Thank rpkarim
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Kim P
15 August 2015|
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Response from Carolynvonm | Reviewed this property |
There were 2 children at the restaurant when we visited - about 6 or 8 years old - and they looked very happy! I agree with the previous post that there probably aren't high chairs or booster seats. The menu is fairly... More
David G
11 July 2015|
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Response from Carolynvonm | Reviewed this property |
Firmin le Barbier is what I would describe as "upscale casual." A jacket and tie is not required. I wore a simple summer dress and my husband wore khakis and a collared shirt. That seemed to be the norm there. Enjoy - it's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$48 - US$79
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue de Monttessuy, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 51 21 55
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