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Le Petit Vatel

5,rue Lobineau, 75006 Paris, France (Luxembourg)
01 43 54 28 49
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Ranked #565 of 13,448 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: French
Neighborhood:
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

tiny little St Germain restaurant - old tables squashed in with blackboard daily changing menu and good value 16 euro for 2 courses at lunch. Fishcake and beef stew perfect, as was the crumble. Wine by the glass was amazing too. Lovely waitress Amelie served us all no probs - will go again every time I'm in Paris.

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Montreal, Canada
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

-delicious food - menu of avaliable plates written on chalk board with a definite amount of dishes(good sign of fresh food) - good service (sweet waitress, running the entire restaurant and telephone) she spoke little to no english but very respective and understood basic french and body language excellently - if the pork shoulder is available, do yourself and order... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 via mobile

A very small restaurant with a diverse interesting menu, excellent food and helpful, friendly service. Prices were reasonable.

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Nowhere, Oklahoma, United States
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We read a review about this small restaurant, and it is worth a visit. The menu is written every day on a small blackboard by the owner. The food is really good and the wine is good too! Try the apple and ginger juice, freshly prepared for you.

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hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We found this restaurant walking around the St. Germain des Pres area since it was nearby our hotel. Looked quaint from the outside and was pretty empty and we walked about looking at other places as well. Decided the menu looked best here, and by the time we came back the small place was nearly full with only a table... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
164 helpful votes 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Francois Vatel was a chef in the 17th century. Le Petit Vatel is clearly named after him. The rustic food served up at this little restaurant is very good but not especially outstanding. What is an unmissable experience is the restaurant itself. It is the smallest most tightly crammed place I have ever eaten at and quite simple and basic... More 

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Malaysia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I am so glad that we found this little gem, based on the recommendation in trip advisor offline city guide. Perhaps we were there during off-peak period (2.30pm) and was lucky to have found a seat inside the tiny restaurant. We were the only non French speaking guests there. The menu was entirely in French, and the lovely waitstaff did... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We chose this place after reading TA review and also made reservation via TA app. A little place packed with local people. Very lovely staff. Menu is in full french so you need some help while deciding what you eat. I ate steak and my wife had the lamb. Both were delicious. Highly recommended.

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Los Angeles, California, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This was definitely the best restaurant we visited on our entire Paris trip! I loved this charming little eatery... It's just what you would expect from a French restaurant! We enjoyed a super affordable 3 course meal in a corner table. As soon as we were seated, the waitress handed us chalkboard menus written in French. The waitress didn't seem... More 

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Ashtead, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It's like eating in someone's tiny kitchen, but the food is great, and the waitress was very friendly. Three courses with wine for 37 Euros. I would definitely go back again.

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Additional Information about Le Petit Vatel

Address: 5,rue Lobineau, 75006 Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 43 54 28 49
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Luxembourg
Open Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: French

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