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La Cordonnerie

20, rue St-Roch | 276 Rue St Honore, 75001 Paris, France (Louvre / Place Vendôme)
01 42 60 17 42
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Ranked #87 of 12,557 restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $25 - $32
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Louvre / Place Vendôme
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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

One should definitely try this restaurant. It has been 200 years ( the owner says ). A history itself. A cozy atmosphere and tasty food. Delightful.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

My wife and I ate here 5 years ago to celebrate out 25th wedding anniversary. We came back for our 30th and were not disappointed. I was afraid my expectation may have been too high as we prepared to come back but instead they were exceeded. This has to be the best kept secret in Paris.

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Warwick, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

When I go to Paris with my sister she always makes sure we have a meal here ~ it is a great experience with the chef right next to you (if you sit in the front room :) Like another reviewer said steak not as tender as in the U.S. ~ but everything fresh & beautiful & the best sorbets... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

This was our 3rd time in Paris and 3rd time in La Cordonnerie. And once again what an experience! One of the best in Paris. We stayed 5 days in Paris this time and went to La Cordonnerie 3 times. Every single time was such a great experience.

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Hobart, Australia
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24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

There is nothing flash about this place other than the food which is from the heart cooked in front of you if you are lucky as we were. YOu can talk to the chef as he cooks and watch him in action. Excellent food, not in a fussy or gourmet style. We enjoyed wonderful scallops, guinea fowl and an an... More

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Florida
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25 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

Tonight ends our 2 week vacation in Europe, and we chose to eat dinner here. It was an excellent choice. The veal and steak were not as tender as you would expect in the U.S., but the sauces made up for this. The cucumber salad was very tasty and custard dessert excellent. Restaurant is very small and reservations recommended. Go... More

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Miami Lakes, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

We walked from Hotel de Louvre to La Cordonnerie. The staff was very friendly and attentive, the chef visited our table to show us the daily specials then we watched him cooked our meals. This restaurant is charming but has limited seating so make a reservation and Enjoy a wonderful meal.

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Small, intimate, and with exceptional food & wine this was just the reprieve we needed from tourist traps in Paris. Get a reservation and get there on time because they deserve to have every table full (and getting in was a challenge so plan ahead!).

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San Francisco, California
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79 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

La Cordonnerie was just a short couple blocks from the Louvre but across the Seine. Our group had the beef bourguignon, the fois gras, onion soup and salads. The menu choices were all excellent and the staff is welcoming and attentive. We felt blessed to have walked in on a whim and found a splendid restaurant. The wine list was... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

We booked La Cordonnerie after researching restaurants in the area of our Hotel and found it to be a delightful experience. The specials of the day were Fois Gras and Scallops, and both were fantastic. We noticed that there was only the Scallops as a seafood option, but there were 5 diners on the 2 tables next to us and... More

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