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La Maison de Verlaine

#120 of 13,815 Restaurants 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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Today
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Thu - Tue 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Tue 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Good for:
Romance

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  • 401
    Excellent
  • 159
    Very good
  • 44
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 9
    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
Most recent review
Just amazing

My wife and I went here on the recommendations on trip advisor. I was looking for a romantic restaurant that had great food and would not be too pricey. What we got was one of the best meals and nights out we have ever had.The restaurant is beautiful, the staff are just amazing and the food and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
Eamonn K
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County Cork, Ireland
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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County Cork, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My wife and I went here on the recommendations on trip advisor. I was looking for a romantic restaurant that had great food and would not be too pricey. What we got was one of the best meals and nights out we have ever had.The restaurant is beautiful, the staff are just amazing and the food and wine delicious. It's... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

So here's a paradox. This ISN'T a fine dining establishment, the menu contains traditional favourites such as Duck and Steak, it's tucked away behind the Pantheon and it's not a large restaurant. BUT it's always busy (reservation recommended although the team will do what they can to squeeze you in), the food is extremely well presented, the waiting team are... More 

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We chose La Maison De Verlaine as part of our long weekend in Paris to celebrate my 50th birthday and what a great choice it proved to be - a very warm welcome from the attentive staff, charming atmosphere and decor combined with great food & drink all made for an excellent evening. The owner was kind enough to allow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Hi, I am Sanjana Samel, from India and had gone to Paris over the weekend. While in Paris I was in search of an authentic Parisian food experience which I found at La Maison de Verlaine. I had a three course meal which consisted of deliciously authentic Frence seafood dishes. Price wise an absolute steal! Very freshly prepared and to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

My partner and I saw this place on trip advisor and thought to give it a chance. Little we knew that it would be the best place we had dinner in Paris on our trip. We turned up late and we were lucky to be seated! The atmosphere was great, the service was very warm and friendly and most important... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

I went to this restaurant for Valentine's day with my boyfriend after doing an intensive restaurant search and it definitely lived up to standards. On arrival you are greeted by the lovely waiters who are incredibly friendly and just love to smile. The restaurant itself has a lovely rustic and romantic ambiance, thus is the perfect setting for couples. As... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015 via mobile

We ate here for our Valentine's Day evening meal and it was the best experience of our trip. The restaurant is beautiful, small and very cosy with candles and authentic French decor. The waiters spoke English and were very welcoming. We had booked ahead in case it was busy and were glad we did! They had a set menu for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015 via mobile

We visited this lovely little restaurant in March last year, and because we had such a wonderful evening it has bothered me since that I haven't gotten round to reviewing it. We got the set menu of 3 courses for around £21 - absolute bargain. It was the best place we visited in terms of value for money and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Myself and my fiance spent two nights in Paris and on our first day decided to make no plan and just take a stroll and eat somewhere that took our fancy. We were the first people that selected this restaurant that day as all on the street were empty as we were early. We are so glad we chose this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

I was invited by a friend and so happy for that! What a wonderful ambiance and right away a feeling of being welcomed. The food was very fresh and tasty. I had the salmon carpaccio to start and the scallops as my main dish. Interesting though that the scallops were served with mashed potatoes which were very delicious by the... 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: Romance
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?

Things to do Nearby

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.