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Brasserie Lipp

#5,904 of 12,963 Restaurants in Paris
#6,259 of 13,546 Places to Eat in Paris
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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
French, Pizza, Noodle
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151,boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, France
01 45 48 53 91
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8:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great service, good food, crowded, expensive

Lunch at Brasserie Lipp Paris very expensive but good food and good service. It's an institution. . Pastis Ricard for me, Kir Royal for Cathie . Roast chicken breast with a chicken jus reduction for Cathie; filet of beef with bernaise sauce for me. Sides of frites for both of us. . Bottle of... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 12, 2015
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Lakeside, Michigan, United States
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Lakeside, Michigan, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Lunch at Brasserie Lipp Paris very expensive but good food and good service. It's an institution. . Pastis Ricard for me, Kir Royal for Cathie . Roast chicken breast with a chicken jus reduction for Cathie; filet of beef with bernaise sauce for me. Sides of frites for both of us. . Bottle of Sancerre red wine and a large... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

After an afternoon of walking to and from the Eiffel Tower (and walking the 670 steps to its second level), we were pretty tired and hungry at 10pm. I'd wanted to visit Lipp because of its history and so we dropped in. The host genially found us a wonderful table in the back, and the waiter immediately took our drink... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

Very popular restaurant. Have to book a table there. The food was not worth the price. Especially the dessert. Profituroles with ice, tasted nothing. I told the waiter. He roled his eyes. Nice to have been there, but not sure if we come back.....

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Shipley, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We decided to celebrate our thirtieth wedding anniversary here as the Lonely Planet Guide suggested that this was somewhere special. We had our hotel make a reservation and we arrived at the appointed hour. We were seated at a satisfactory table location and ordered our meal. The waiters were busy and, though not rude were rather officious (FYI waiting table... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I eat my meal touching shoulders with the woman on the next table! The space between tables was zero.............The meal was ridiculously expensive for what it was! I had fish soup to start which at best was average compared to soups I have enjoyed in the past, followed by mash potatoes and fish in a dish, not a fish pie... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We had ate here on a couple of time's last year,2014 and really enjoyed the experience so decided to pop the metro down here and revisit this superb brasserie. We managed to get a table ordered a couple of beer's and wait for what to me is the best steak and pomme frites in Paris and served in one of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Braserie Lipp offers the best food of the three main cafes in this area of St Germain des Pres; the place has been there for a long time and there’s plenty of knowledgeable waiters, food is delicious (mostly from the Alsace region), served quickly and elegantly. I had one of the best roasted chicken in a long time, accompanied with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

Yes, "traditional" French waiters and few concessions to an international clientele, but none the worse for that. We joined many of the local "rich old couples" and small family gatherings, for lunch on Easter Sunday and had a great time being transported back to the 1960s - not in a terribly bad way, or in a terribly good way, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

So it appears they have a policy of locals getting to eat in the front of the restaurant and visitors being pushed to the rear of the restaurant and packed in like sardines. Once you get over the fact they literally have to slide or pick your table up so that you can sit down things start to get better.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I was a child when my father took me in this typical and popular brasserie. After 35 years it seems nothing has been changed...it looks like at that time and that was my expectation. Food is average, but the raw materials are genuine and french style presented. The place is amazing full of mirrors with beautiful boiserie and an astonishing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 151,boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: 01 45 48 53 91

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Pizza, Noodle
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighborhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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