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Loulou Friendly Diner

#3,647 of 13,343 Restaurants in Paris
#3,909 of 13,946 Places to Eat in Paris
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Odeon / Saint-Michel
French, American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Bistro
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90 Bd Saint-Germain, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 46 34 86 64
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Description: WELCOME TO LE LOULOU' FRIENDLY DINER Located in the 5th arrondissement of...
WELCOME TO LE LOULOU' FRIENDLY DINER Located in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, this is the ideal place for international friends to gather and meet! Not only is the Loulou' all about making meaningful friendships from all over the world, but it is also a great restaurant based in the middle of Boulevard St Germain, that serves both American dishes and Parisian brasserie's specials like nowhere else in Paris! Indulge yourself by nestling into one of our comfortable leather sofas on a bright terrace. Discover our hidden bar and its lovely decoration. Enjoy a nice selection of tasty burgers and BLT Club sandwiches, a mouth-watering brunch and a unique fresh cup of coffee. Our friendly staff will be delighted to prepare them for you while getting to know you: In France, we call our loved ones "Loulou", please become one of ours!
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Tasty food and good drinks with improvable service

We, a young German couple, decided to take a dinner at LouLou Friendly Diner after we have read the good reviews at tripadvisor, and we weren't dissappointed. LouLou is located in St. Michel, a quarter with MANY bars and restaurants who all have good prices for a lower budget (~20€ per meal or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

My wife and I while on our honeymoon had the pleasure of eating at this little tucked away diner, our French friends Yannick and Fabienne found this little café and highly recommended eating there. Not only is it a good place to eat but the atmosphere is pleasant. Not only do tourists eat there but so do the locals. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

loulou is a great little find on saint germain...you can get cooffee and fresh juices to go along with gorgeous burgers and fries...very american friendly with an english speaking staff

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We, a young German couple, decided to take a dinner at LouLou Friendly Diner after we have read the good reviews at tripadvisor, and we weren't dissappointed. LouLou is located in St. Michel, a quarter with MANY bars and restaurants who all have good prices for a lower budget (~20€ per meal or for a complete menu). As LouLou is... More 

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Newburgh, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We stopped at lou Lou for a late lunch and were pleasantly surprised. They had Brooklyn brewery on tap and Jurassic 5 playing on the radio. The outdoor seating was shady & cool. Service was good and they spoke some english, which helped. My husband got a burger which ended up being duck. He was surprised but it was great!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Lovely little cafe across from Musee de Cluny on St Germain blvd. we liked the English spoken, the chocolate milkshakes and the awesome burgers and chips. I even got a gluten free bun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

One of the best place to eat something tasty and delicious in Paris. 5 minute walking from Notre Dame. Beautiful Place and excellent food.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Tired and hungry midday on a Sunday after early museums visits, we were delighted to sit down in this welcoming outdoor cafe (with an amusing name) in the Latin Quarter, and read the menu of American style eggs and burgers. But all the other diners were French! An amusing combination of French university students, couples, and families. Great Eggs Benedict... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

They serve a really good eggs benedict and coffee. Very friendly and helpful staff who speak very good English.

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Edouard M, Directeur général at Loulou Friendly Diner, responded to this review

Hello Anmarie ! Thank you for your comment ! We are very happy that the breakfast pleased you. We try to answer at best our foreign customers ! See you again soon in our beautiful city and restaurant ;-) More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We ordered the club sandwich and the basque burger with beef pattie and chorizo. They both came with hand cut chips, unfortunately they were nothing special. Service and atmosphere were both great though!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

I ordered Kale Salad because I really wanted to eat kale! But was not told that kale was not in season. The dish came and it was just plain old rocket salad - which objectively wasn't even good. The waitress was nice enough to give me some avocado on the side but it really doesn't excuse the fact that I... More 

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Additional Information about Loulou Friendly Diner

Address: 90 Bd Saint-Germain, 75005 Paris, France
Phone Number: +33 1 46 34 86 64
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 21
Cuisine: French, American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 90 Bd Saint-Germain, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighborhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 46 34 86 64

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 21
  • Cuisine: French, American, Fish & Chips, Seafood, Bistro

Description

WELCOME TO LE LOULOU' FRIENDLY DINER Located in the 5th arrondissement of Paris, this is the ideal place for international friends to gather and meet! Not only is the Loulou' all about making meaningful friendships from all over the world, but it is also a great restaurant based in the middle of Boulevard St Germain, that serves both American dishes and Parisian brasserie's specials like nowhere else in Paris! Indulge yourself by nestling into one of our comfortable leather sofas on a bright terrace. Discover our hidden bar and its lovely decoration. Enjoy a nice selection of tasty burgers and BLT Club sandwiches, a mouth-watering brunch and a unique fresh cup of coffee. Our friendly staff will be delighted to prepare them for you while getting to know you: In France, we call our loved ones "Loulou", please become one of ours!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighborhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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