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la mere lachaise

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Belleville / Pere Lachaise
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78 bd Menilmontant 75020 PARIS, Paris, France
09 86 57 95 10
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09:00 - 02:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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207 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We had a couple of burgers which were really nice. Speedy service. We don't speak French and the staff made an effort to speak a bit of English which we really appreciated. It's not a fancy place but we are finding the prices in Paris a bit expensive and this place was no exception. The smoke in the air was... More 

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Thank Nadine C
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food plentiful and very tasty. The staff is great in customer service. I have had the opportunity to catch some great jazz sounds. And, I've participated in the fun as well. This is a favorite spot to acquaint yourself to hearty food, drinks and social atmosphere.

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Thank Shugga D R
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Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Just don't eat here, anybody would do better than their cook. They obviously don't have one, but the prices are as high as any good place.

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Thank odje s
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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70 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

I went here couple of times this month. The food is good. Not so expensive. One time it was very cold so we sat inside and the other time it was quite sunny so we enjoyed the terrace. It is very close to metro Pere Lachaise.

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Thank adu87
Derby, United Kingdom
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520 reviews
336 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 239 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Called in here when walking from the Père Lachaise Cemetery for lunch on a Sunday. We were quickly shown to a table but it was clear that the staff were a little bit rushed. That said the food was OK and there was a decent range of snacks and main meals covering a wide food range. It was reasonably priced... More 

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Thank RealHoltyboy
Paris, France
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85 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2016

"Menilmontant" is the name of a famous song by Maurice Chevalier that sang the praises of his part of Paris. The modest bar-restaurant is just north of the world-famous cemetery where Edith Piaf and so many other great names are laid to rest and a short walk from the little-visited small apartment where Edith lived at the beginning of her... More 

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Thank Photeinos
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016

I'm usually wary of restaurants that are close to popular attractions and that have a pun based on that attraction for a name... But in this case, this was a pleasant surprise. "La mère lachaise" is just a few hundred meters away from the Père Lachaise cemetery. The menu is pretty original for a parisian bistrot, and the meals are... More 

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Thank Joris G
Houston
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2015

Staying with my cousin on this street in Pere Lachaise, too tired after a long day to walk more. Under new ownership (July 15) , we (3) decided to support local and try it. Empty at 6.00 pm, busy after 8pm. Mix of offerings from Burgers to French. 95% locals Cocktail hrs including Margaritas ( in Paris) ! go figure... More 

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Alzey, Germany
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2014

We were at Mère Lachaise on a late Sunday afternoon and took a salad with chicken accompanied by a glass of Champagne. The wine list was surprisingly good for the small brasserie as was the meal. The service was OK. We thought that the prices were very reasonable.

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Thank 123clem
Pensacola, Florida
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123 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2013

I went to this restaurant with a French friend. I wasn't sure of the menu but she suggested the Carbonara pasta. Wow! It was excellent. The sauce was thinner than you get in the states. It was creamy without being sticky. Very light. The Bayonne ham was generously sprinkled on top with extra cheese. I was unable to finish it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 02:00
Monday
09:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 02:00
Thursday
09:00 - 02:00
Friday
09:00 - 02:00
Saturday
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 bd Menilmontant 75020 PARIS, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Belleville / Pere Lachaise
  • Neighbourhood: Belleville / Pere Lachaise
  • Phone Number: 09 86 57 95 10

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Belleville / Pere Lachaise
At the eastern edge of Paris lies Belleville / Père Lachaise, an understated wonderland of local treasures. Alongside the world-famous cemetery, family-owned delicatessens and cafés nestle between local stores and establishments. The richness of the population here has created a little Chinatown of Asian restaurants, and the area comes to life at night by a funky underground scene. Façades change from one street to another as one passes from white walled provincial homes to tall blocks and reconverted homes. The whole area is an inspirational mix of people from all corners of the world frequented by artists, students, immigrants, and Parisian families. Once home to supporters of the Paris commune, its rebellious nature is now offset by its rural charms.
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