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Chez l'Ami Louis

32 rue du Vertbois, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 48 87 77 48
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible19%
Travellers talk about
“escargot” (44 reviews)
“fries” (30 reviews)
“roast chicken” (12 reviews)
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French, European
32 rue du Vertbois, 75003 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was stumped as to what rating to give. It's really a 2.5 but I will round up. The food is not good but it is a place you must go to once for the experience. You go because it's an institution and it’s also...More

3  Thank Pipworld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a fervent traditionalist I relished the idea that this restaurant had first opened its doors approaching 100 years ago and has apparently remained unchanged, presumably intentionally. Consistent with this I was unphased and indeed almost encouraged first to find the establishment located in a...More

7  Thank markjos424
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

No idea how this place made up its reputation. Certainly not from the food they serve and even less from the price they charge. Never again.

2  Thank Jean L
Reviewed 16 April 2018

I can understand why some people gripe about this place, and I wasn't sure what to expect. My wife and I went there the last night of our recent trip and we were ready for just a pure and simple Paris experience and boy did...More

2  Thank bigdaddy65
Reviewed 16 April 2018

He went here because of the hype. We had an 8:00 reservation. Restaurant wasn't 1/2 full. But people did stream in later. There was 6 of us. Bill was over $800. We ordered steak for two and chicken for 2. and two salads. They show...More

2  Thank griffpat
Reviewed 14 April 2018

I heard about this restaurant for years and finally had the opportunity to dine here. It is a French institution. The restaurant is insanely expensive and the food is insanely good. I enjoyed the escargot as an appetizer and the scallops as a main dish.

1  Thank seiichi2018
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Went to this restaurant for the supposedly the "best roast chicken in the world". At entering we just felt a not too friendly nor welcoming ambiance. Even though the roast chicken (for 2) was priced at 96 Euros we decided to order it any way...More

1  Thank ARotman
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Coffee is 9euros, Bottle of Water is 12euros... These are prices you find in very exclusive hotels and restaurants...

2  Thank mahme
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Was recommended from a friend who lives in Paris. Great restaurant, good services ,friendly Stuff.Good food, bit pricey though.

Thank Pink-123321
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

One of the best traditional French cuisine . A bit heavy food but tasty . Escargot , fois gras , canard ....

1  Thank Ricco M
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Questions & Answers
1 September 2017|
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Response from Rıza I | Reviewed this property |
They should be,give them a call anyhow to make sure.
12 April 2017|
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Response from anjanj | Reviewed this property |
I believe we made the reservation through our hotel concierge.
30 March 2016|
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Response from nycitygal_10002 | Reviewed this property |
I always have my hotel concierge make the reservation for me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 rue du Vertbois, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Notre Dame / Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Notre Dame / Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 48 87 77 48
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