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La Maison de Verlaine

39 rue Descartes, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 26 39 15
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“duck” (48 reviews)
“steak” (45 reviews)
“scallops” (27 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
39 rue Descartes, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

_ Very pretty cosy french resto with traditional food there are two menu you can go for them both are good the food is made with fresh vegetables and good quality meat indeed if you are alone no problem there is an excellent choice for...More

Thank Miri B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We chose this restaurant because both Hemingway and Verlaine had lived in the building. We arrived without a reservation on a Saturday night but we were early enough to be accommodated. We both had the duck breast which had been sliced into narrow strips and...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I always return, as the food is excellent and is the best value for money in Paris! If your looking for a restaurant with French food, French atmosphere and with friendly service, this is it!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this restaurant based on reviews on trip advisor and google and wasn't dissapointed. Food was great and the place was really cozy and relaxing. We were welcomed like friends and the service was excellent. It was so good we returned the next night and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having read the reviews we decided to book and were happy we did so. The food, menu and service was spot on. Everything was just to our needs and the atmosphere was very relaxing. Played great music too.

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I ate here with my mother and father. The food was a very solid good, and the service was great. Excellent foie with fig and onion jam, delicious chocolate mousse and several good entree choices, including seafood, beef, chicken and lamb. There were also a...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I came upon this restaurant by chance to get out of the rain and it turned out to be the best culinary experience of the entire trip! The food was fantastic, great selection of wine and very reasonably priced all round. But the highlight was...More

Thank DHGC88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We looked for a place to eat on the Place de la Contrescarpe but were disappointed with the choices. We wandered up the street and found this place. Traditional french food was delicious and the service friendly and professional. Pate was wonderful. So was warm...More

Thank traveler60321
Reviewed 13 September 2017

During our time in Paris we lived across from the Maison de Verlaine and ate there more than once. We found it a friendly place, with waitstaff willing to indulge my feeble attempts at speaking French while speaking excellent English to my husband. He is...More

Thank pammnPennsylvania
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We get to Paris annually or biannually, if unlucky. Over the years, there has been a large internationalization of the food scene. There has been a reason over the years that Paris is a foodie center...French cuisine. Remember why you came because it was for...More

Thank js778811
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 rue Descartes, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 26 39 15
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