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Le Petit Prince de Paris

#677 of 14,001 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Quartier Latin
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12 rue de Lanneau | 12,rue de Lanneau, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 77 26
19:00 - 00:30
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Mon - Thu 19:00 - 23:45
Fri - Sun 19:00 - 00:30
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London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended by our hotel here because the restaurant's we had chosen for dinner were closed. It is clearly French, a tad quirky in the decor and frankly a tad amateur. It's the sort of place that some nationals love because it feels really French. It's set in a time warp. That being said, the food is not bad... More 

Thank Howard S
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I have eaten here many times over the years and have enjoyed our meals every time. The decor is romantic, the waiters engaged, and the prices very reasonable. The only negative is that these glowing reviews mean the restaurant is usually filled with Americans and Brits, some of whom think it is cool to regale the dining... More 

Thank PhineusFogg
Paris, France
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2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is ok cause being touristic but the service is much better than any regular French non touristic place

Thank GattadiLana
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Been here for with my wife for my birthday. The service was great, the food was amazing, the restaurant is nice and cosy. Great evening, thank you guys!

Thank Ionut M
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Firstly I should stress that we didn't stay to eat the food, so in all honesty I cannot judge it on anything other than selection and sight of other plates. That said, we left because we didn't want to eat what we could see around us or what the menu offered. Perhaps if you have never been to a French... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Felt trapped in a tourist ripoff, they seem to live off past glories, any true chef should be ashamed, even to foreigners in Paris, to serve the low quality food they have, however it is friendly and cosy.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

This is my second time eating at Le Petit Prince, but it was my first time as a vegan. The staff was extremely helpful with my diet, and the chef even modified a dish for me. The food was great, the staff was amazing, and the neighborhood is lively.

Thank JasonG4
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Went here for the first time having seen it on website for hidden gems in Paris. Beautiful little establishment in a very old quarter of Paris, delightful location and interior. The personal service of the owner and his manager was superb. The starters were excellent. I had rack of lamb and my friend had braised lamb - cannot recall the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

First went over 20 years ago and still excellent. Romantic French interior, good fixed price menus, and outstanding service. The duck and fish entrees were well prepared, and the scalloped potatoes were the best I've ever had. If n Parir, book a reservation online and enjoy!

Thank Snowmanpez
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Le petit prince de Paris is located quiet and climate street. good food and nice service. a small selection of dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$43
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 23:45
19:00 - 23:45
19:00 - 23:45
19:00 - 23:45
19:00 - 00:30
19:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue de Lanneau | 12,rue de Lanneau, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 77 26
Located in the historic "Quartier Latin", close to the Pantheon and the location of the ancient Gallo-Roman baths, "Le Petit Prince de Paris" was an old tavern in 1450 Transformed into mansion, it will become in 1976 the signature restaurant of all Paris. Since then, Le Petit Prince de Paris did not fail in its reputation for firm favorite and has the motto gourmet edited by Bernard Saw "There is no love more sincere than that of good food." This traditional Parisian restaurant open every evening from 19 pm until midnight 30 invites you to discover in a cosi and warm decor, fine and family card ready to seduce the palate of all, a great value for money. Its menu, prepared using only fresh products, offering a subtle blend of traditional French cuisine and the flavors of the world. Privatized every noon of the week and the weekend for receptions from 40 people, Le Petit Prince de Paris rivals creativity to make your event an exceptional moment! Here is an invitation to discover or rediscover this address to the typical style of old Paris and the warm authenticity.

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Staying in Quartier Latin

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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 the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighbourhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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