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Il Farniente

1 rue Paul Fort, 75014 Paris, France (Montparnasse)
+33 1 45 42 03 26
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Ranked #164 of 13,368 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $37
Cuisines: Italian
Neighborhood:
Montparnasse
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Takeout, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
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131 reviews 131 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

We were looking for a decent Italian place not far from where we were staying in Port d’Orleans, and this came up as a well regarded place in TripAdvisor. The place itself is unassuming and homely, and the decor and layout is quite informal. The wine list isn’t big, but it has enough to choose from and all at a... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Recommended! Great food and great hospitality. Very generous and tasty dishes. Would come back for surr

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64 reviews 64 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

... i've ever had in an restaurant ! Every € was a good Investition ... Friendly stuff and great pasta !! We loved it and will come back again :)

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England
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We visited last Wednesday with our two boys, 8 and 11. The place was very busy, with just one guy running the show. Not sure how he did it and still be friendly and funny. Simple menu, pasta dishes served in a metal bowl. But the dishes were excellent. Thanks to the reviewer below I had the beef pasta with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I can't rave how much I enjoyed the food at this restaurant. I have gone twice already within one week, and during both instances, the food was both dairy and filling! The waitress and owner were both very kind and welcoming making the experience much more enjoyable. I recommend trying the tortellini with chicken and marscapone cream sauce! Would definitely... More 

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

We were looking for a change from French food for a night, and Il Faniente did not disappoint. Warm delicious bread, generous portions, reasonable prices. We went back again before we left. Tortellini in a gorgonzola sauce with meatballs? Nothing wrong with that! Excellent service as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

You should try this little Italian restaurant if you stay around the Port d' Orleans metro station area. The food is excellent with large portions. Highly recommend !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

Great place. Food is excellent and good value. Pasta is served in cast iron pots and the service is generous. Highly recommended.

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Steenokkerzeel, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I stayed 4 nights in Paris and after the 1st dinner on the 2nd night I went back a 2nd time on the 4th evening. Isn't that the best proof that near the Porte d'Orleans there's probably no better choice than this one. You will for sure love all his pastas presented in marmites. The 1st evening I had "Filet... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

Very nice and comfortable place! You'll feel like at home! The meal is very tasty! The owner is a nice Italian who speeches French, Italian, Deutsch and is funny! Just check in!

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Additional Information about Il Farniente

Address: 1 rue Paul Fort, 75014 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 45 42 03 26
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
Average Prices: USD 19 - 37
Cuisine: Italian

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