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12 Rue de l'Hotel Colbert, 75005 Paris, France
01 43 29 59 04
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Ranked #167 of 13,613 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: French, Japanese
Neighborhood:
Odeon / Saint-Michel
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Cabrils, Catalonia, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We had the lunch menu and it was superb! One of the dishes was mainly composed of vegetables, but it was flavourful nonetheless; it's amazing how good these people are at making the best of every ingredient. And on top of that the setting is unbeatable. Can't wait to go back to Paris and try the long menu!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Sola offers a sensual experience of complex yet simple flavors, layering both direct and delicate combinations as one moves through a series of offerings in their prix fixe menu. It is very elevated French cuisine, woven with Japanese tastes, stimulating with boldness in one moment, and seducing with ethereal lightness in the next. Food from the sea is most central,... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Great food, great cosy atmosphere at the beginning ... until our noisy neighbours arrived, took off shoes and socks, imposed their rude conversation to the whole room ... I am sorry the personnel did not dare to ask these people not to be in bare feet, and to be less noisy... At the end we had a nighmare dinning experience.

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Paris, France
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48 reviews 48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Finding the perfect balance between ambiance, cuisine and service is the holy grail in the restaurant business, and Sola is very clearly in the zone. Sola offers more traditional Japanese style seating downstairs, and Western style on the street level. The space is small, in what seems to be 16th or 17th century structure, tucked away in the small streets... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

A very memorable meal. I'd recommend this place anytime. The staffs are all very friendly and attentive.

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Senior Reviewer
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8 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I was sceptical about eating in a "Japanese" restaurant in Paris but this was brilliant, French influences, attention to detail and beautiful presentation all from an alleyway restaurant, the kitchen that they produce all this fantastic food out of is the size of a shoebox, very impressive, the service is attentive without being overwhelming. 9 course tasting menu. Looking forward... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Recommend to ask for the dowstairs seating. Very good experience, subtle flavors, very well balanced. Good service, relaxed dinning.

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I am posting this a little late, but better late than never, especially when it comes to reviewing Sola. I visited Sola in June 2013 (had to put December to post this) after my classes ended. It was an amazing experience. The dishes were beautifully plated, and the waiter was attentive, but not burdensome. One plate was missing caviar, but... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Myself and my husband went here whilst on our honeymoon in Paris. We have both said since it was the stand out meal whilst we were there and we would go back in an instant (hopefully for our anniversary)! We went at lunch time as we had booked places before we went and needed to fit everything in. The day... More 

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

We were a party of three at Sola last week and were amazed by the meal served. There was no menu or carte presented, we were just asked if there were any foods we didn't like or had allergies to. With great attention to timing, the tasting menu was laid before us, no rush. There were a few amuse bouches,... More 

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Additional Information about Sola

Address: 12 Rue de l'Hotel Colbert, 75005 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 43 29 59 04
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm  7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: French, Japanese

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