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Le Petit Pontoise

9,rue de Pontoise, 75005 Paris, France (Panthéon)
01 43 29 25 20
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Ranked #435 of 12,529 restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $49
Cuisines: French
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Panthéon
Description: Le Petit Pontoise...Aussi is found just steps from Notre Dame and serves food made from only the very freshest of produce. A good choice for gourmets and food lovers, here you can indulge in snails cooked in a creamy brie sauce, cheese fondant with honeyed almonds and walnuts or foie gras and apple chutney for starters followed by a fabulous fresh fish of the day or for meat lovers the delicious veal with ravigotte sauce; coq au vin or chateaubriand with pepper sauce. Dessert should not be missed either. Le Petit Pontoise...Aussi also has a terrace that is great for al fresco dining.
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85% Recommend
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English first
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

On Rue Pontoise right behind Notre Dame. Authentic bistro with HUGE delicious offerings and reasonable prices. Sidewalk seating on balmy summer evenings. Most recent visit delighted us with sautéed girolles (chanterelles) starter and an AMAZING cailles (quail) which was an extremely generous serving. Wines are listed on the blackboard with many choices. This is a regular stop in Paris for... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

Recently had dinner here with teen and we BOTH enjoyed it. The restaurant is cozy, the food is delicious, and the location is good (short walk to the Seine and Notre Dame). Price was very reasonable as well. A delightful evening.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

In this place one does not only find the nice setting that one would hope to find in Paris, but also food that is really of very high level. It is a place where you can savor exquisite food. We had, among other, an excellent foie gras, fantastic shrimps, an incredibile parmetier of duck and excellent lamb. A chocolate dessert... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW

We were staying in Melia Colbert and so had wandered round Latin Quarter to check out places to eat. Le Petit Pontoise was literally round the corner and so we tried it out. It was fabulous. At the end of the day it is on an average side street with nothing to make it stand out but the young man/waiter/maitre'd... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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73 reviews 73 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ Loved this place! We spent 10 days eating dinners in Paris and this was my favorite meal from start to finish. I had foie gras followed by more foie gras (parmentier with foie gras) ended with tarte tatin-delicious! My friend had the lamb which was superb and perfectly cooked as was my was sister's chicken with potatoes. I'm like... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I am french and I will try to be as objective as possible in the evaluation of the dinner we had recently in thsi restaurant, me and 2 friends of mine. The good things: the food is incredibly good. I have eaten in many good french restaurant but i have to admit that from starter to dessert, the chef really... More

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Paris, France
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146 reviews 146 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This is a classic French restaurant serving classic French cuisine with good quality. Prices ate also a bit above average but reasonable for what you get. Good location in the fifth arrondissement, near many interesting place. Open all year round.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Cosy small almost to the point of intimate! Great food, the sort of classic French cooking you hope to find but rarely do. Great ingredients cooked in a traditional style nothing fancy but fantastic. Surprisingly good wines available at reasonable prices. Would I go back? Definitely, but I would aim to go there later in the evening to miss the... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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57 reviews 57 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Small restaurant, very typical in its way of presenting things. But the food is delicious. And the personnel is very efficient (a bit too much ... the girl serving us was so efficient that she forgot to smile ... But you're in Paris, so nothing new under the sun ;o)) A very nice place to have good food, a good... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014 via mobile

Stayed in an apartment near this restaurant so finding it was a perfect moment of Parisian kismet. The food here was fantastic, the setting intimidate, and the staff welcoming.

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