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La Maison de Verlaine

#156 of 12,951 Restaurants in Paris
#166 of 13,531 Places to Eat in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Neighborhood:
Quartier Latin
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39 rue Descartes, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 26 39 15
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7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Tue 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 429
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  • 175
    Very good
  • 48
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 10
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Friendly Waiters/ Wonderful Food/Amazing Atmosphere

We ordered the fixed price 3 course meal. Three of us sat outside. The service was friendly and fun. All of our food was delicious.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Jmerri
Good for:
  • Romantic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We ordered the fixed price 3 course meal. Three of us sat outside. The service was friendly and fun. All of our food was delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This was so good. I had the special menu. So worth it. The people were Nice and it's so lovely in here. You won't regret going here. I promise.

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Washington DC
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267 reviews 267 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I must have gone to La Maison de Verlaine on a bad night given all the great reviews posted below. My friend and I both ordered from the three course menu. The onion soup was so bland and barely had any onion in it. The steak was hard and dry. The crème brûlée was the only decent part of the... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Excellent restaurant with outstanding value. We had the fixed price dinner and it was really really good. We had been in Paris for a few days and were trying different restaurants and I was so happy that we were able to enjoy this restaurant on our last night in Paris. It does have terrace dining and also a dining room.... More 

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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Great wine and nice atmosphere. Superb service. The food was not quite what we expected and maybe it was just ours. My wife ordered scallops and shrimp on white asparagus. There was one piece of asparagus, one medium sized prawn and 3 scallops. The scallops had been cooked just a little long since they were rubbery. The rest was OK... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

We are visiting Paris for our 30th anniversary. Friends living here suggested and made reservations for us at La Maison de Verlaine and thank goodness they did. We were greeted by owner Nikos and his wonderful wife like we were royalty! But then we noticed they greeted everyone warmly, as if they were family. The decor is amazing. Rough wood... More 

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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I spend two months in Paris each year and always return here! Food is consistently good and the service couldn't be better. Besides being the best value in town, it's the friendliest place in town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Excellent food, excellent service and a fantastic atmosphere. This was my best mean during my visit in Paris. Perry and chandni from Newcastle.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I first came to this restaurant when I was 10 years old, and every time I've come back to Paris, Verlaine is on my list of places I must go back to. This time, I came back with my girlfriend, and we found this location as amazing as ever. First, the food is absolutely incredible, and is very reasonably priced.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We found this place through glowing recommendations on trip advisor. It didnt disappoint - the staff were very friendly and service excellent. The food was excellent french bistro fare just as you'd expect - and it was very reasonably priced. I highly recommend the onion soup and steak. Only downside was their was no tarte tatin, and the tarte normand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 39 rue Descartes, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighborhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 26 39 15

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 39
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Monday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Quartier Latin

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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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