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Le Mouffetard

#6,472 of 13,527 Restaurants in Paris
#6,850 of 14,118 Places to Eat in Paris
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Quartier Latin
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116 Rue de Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France
01 43 31 42 50
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A gem on the south bank.

In our previous to Paris three years ago, we stayed in an apartment near Le Mouffetard. When we stayed at the same, apartment, we returned to this restaurant where we enjoyed our meals again. We sampled the beef Bourgogne, salmon, and duck dishes. All were tasted and served by a very attentive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 19, 2015
Myles C
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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Hillsboro, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

In our previous to Paris three years ago, we stayed in an apartment near Le Mouffetard. When we stayed at the same, apartment, we returned to this restaurant where we enjoyed our meals again. We sampled the beef Bourgogne, salmon, and duck dishes. All were tasted and served by a very attentive staff. The wine list was of medium quantity... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I've had a perfect brunch there! I sat outside and still the service was very caring. I'm vegetarian so I went for a toast with melted cheese and fried tomatoes on top (~10€). The herbs made it taste super good and I would definitely recommend it. In addition, I took the day's specialty - lemon tart - for a dessert.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Terrible experience already outside the restaurant. It is a very cozy, typical french bistro, and the interiour itself made us want to sit down. But when we met the staff, it was like we didn't even exist, so we just sat down on the table anyway. Our waiter was not happy with us speaking english, and his handgestures said: so... More 

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Toronto Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We liked the quaint look and went in for lunch. Their specials that day were a hamburger and trout with almonds so we had those. We noticed most everyone was having the burger and had to - it was SO good..cooked it medium rare as per requested, great bun and sauce... just deelish. The trout was also fantastic. cooked perfectly... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

After having enjoyed the market on Rue Mouffetard, one of Paris most traditional open air market with very good food, we visited the Le Mouffetard to warm up. Very friendly welcome. We had a big bowl of Onion soup, Salat with Goat Cheese and a mixed sausage and cheese platter. All was fresh and tasty. Typical French Bistro style. Attentive... More 

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Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

I am here by myself in Paris and was hunting about to find a nice quiet restaurant to eat authentic french food. Came across this place which was about 30% full and decided to try the fare. Being a non french speaker I went for what I knew, Boeuf Bourgignon which came with boiled potatoes and carrots in a rich... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for a Sunday breakfast on a very cold winter day. They are great. There are lots of places to eat on this street. But this one stands out.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

The first thing you need to be aware of with any of the restaurants in this area is that it is a student area, so the food quality may be lower than you'd expect, but it is very good value for money. Some other reviews have said it wasn't as good as they expected, but keep your expectations realistic to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

What we liked in this restaurant was the fact that it did not surprise us. The entrecote was perfectly prepared as medium rare. The real gem was the delicious mushroom sauce. It was sort of rustic in a very positive way and really made all the difference for the whole serving. Recommended at least when ever the sauce is on... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My wife and I had a late lunch here today. I ordered a steak with salad and fried potatoes. Got off to a bad start by giving me a knife that was not washed (maybe just barely). I asked for a clean one which came no apology. The salad was the highlight of the meal and it was sub-par, just... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 116 Rue de Mouffetard, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighborhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: 01 43 31 42 50

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

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Staying in Quartier Latin

Neighborhood Profile
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendor 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 neighborhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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