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La Coupole

$$ - $$$
French, European, Soups, Gastropub
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102 boulevard du Montparnasse | 102, Boulevard du Montparnasse, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 43 20 14 20
08:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Mon 08:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 08:30 - 00:00
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

No wonder the Group Flo is in trouble... long gone the heydays. awful service. School meal food (monkfish dish a Joke!) . Given the bill even so we were not finished and nobody was waiting for a table as the restaurant was almost empty ( no surprise there) Sort yourselve out as it will be a shame to see this... More 

Thank jb8369
London, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Came to La Coupole upon recommendation. Service a little lacklustre but as we were chatting away we didn't notice too much. Possibly the best steak I've had in recent memory and not bad value for what it is. However the best bit was the desert, we had profiteroles and the hazelnut millefueille. Both were absolutely amazing and worth coming back... More 

Thank Zara M
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158 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My first dinner at La Coupole some 10 years ago was memorable, The food, the service and the decor are all impeccable. We back again this month and found it ust as pleasing. They don't take reservations on the weekend so get there a little early to be sure to be seated without a long wait.

Thank ShiraNatanya
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a delicious lunch here, the history & the place is super cool!! They have a lovely manager, she is a Cuban ex-pat that could not have been nicer!!

Thank Mstravels703
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to eat at La Coupole for a business dinner - it was a good choice! The dining room can still transport its diners back to a bygone era. Our waiter was a real character, and he worked hard to deliver a consistent, slick, level of service throughout the evening. We ate from the Prix fix menu, the choice... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the quintessential Montparnasse brasserie—a bar and a restaurant. Along with the cafes The Deux Magots and Café de Fiore in Saint-Germain-des-Pres, La Coupole is not to be missed if you want to take with you some of the authentic flavor of Paris. The place of choice for famous philosophers and writers (Sartre, Camus, Aragon), painters (Chagall, Picasso), and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A bit north of Les Deux Magots. THE place for fish of all sorts. French dining at its best. Noisy yet local and homely. Speak a few words of French and you'll fit right in. Good prices as is the wine list. Go......

Thank 200Johnuk
Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional Parisian oyster and seafood resto, with fair prices. Very good lobster bisque, and definitely a seafood lover resto

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I found this place few years ago and every time I come back to Paris is always part of my trip. The fish is extremely fresh and you can breath an original French atmosphere from the late 60. Great spot. Great food. Probably the best when you travel with your lover.

Thank raffaele b
Conyers, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Like a lot of things in Paris, right? Unlike most visitors I had steak instead of anything from the sea. My steak was good and the service was good, although not great. Kinda pricey in my opinion even for Paris. Crepes were "over the top" good and it was truly a unique experience

1 Thank Tommy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$63
French, European, Soups, Gastropub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 boulevard du Montparnasse | 102, Boulevard du Montparnasse, 75014 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
  • Neighbourhood: Montparnasse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 20 14 20
A true Art Deco masterpiece, La Coupole is the most famous Parisian brasserie in the world. Today it is the quintessential symbol of Montparnasse's history, as well as a key component of the art of living and socialising in Paris, particularly in the 14th arrondissement.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Montparnasse

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The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas, brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and historical monuments and treasures. In between lie adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small gardens to match. Just a short metro ride away from the centre of Paris this neighbourhood has something for every hour of the day.
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