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Le Piano Vache

#5,390 of 14,177 Restaurants in Paris
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Quartier Latin
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8 Rue Laplace, 75005 Paris, France
01 46 33 75 03
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Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Seating

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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Great, busy, funky, chilled bar .. Relaxed atmosphere, no dressing to impress here !! Cheap prices, like 10€ for a pint and a wine! Good music , live music some nights. Loved it

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 weeks ago
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torquay
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great, busy, funky, chilled bar .. Relaxed atmosphere, no dressing to impress here !! Cheap prices, like 10€ for a pint and a wine! Good music , live music some nights. Loved it

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Thank LovinBarbados
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great bar to visit on Mondays, the Jazz was superb. Can be quite initimidating, although it has no heirs and graces

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Saint Petersburg, Saint Petersburg City, Russia
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165 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I love the interior and atmosphere of this small bar at nice aria of Paris, also every wednesday they used to have good themed dj parties. They have beer and coctails, but no wine as i remember

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Denver
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246 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

If you go on a Monday Night you can be entertained by a wonderful jazz trio! if you are going for the music you want to get there before 9 PM otherwise you will left standing or be stuck at the front bar area.

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Sydney, Australia
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1,881 reviews
432 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,961 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Don't you just love a place that hangs on to its teen-rebel soul and rock attitude? Friends alerted us to appreciate its subdued lighting and shabby decor, old bricks covered in graffiti with cult film and underground concert posters.... we are transported straight back to an 'old school' atmosphere. We came with mates to knock back a pint or two... More 

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Thank shasha b
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Initially we wanted to come here as it featured in Woody Allen's 'midnight in Paris'. We got there quite early for Monday Jazz night. The drinks are cheap, but go up a bit after maybe 9pm? Don't come here if you're expecting it to look anything like somewhere Noel Coward would be tinkling away on a Steinway. It is however... More 

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Paris, France
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40 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went to Piano Vache on a Thursday night, and it was a really enjoyable experience. For starters, the crowed was predominately French as opposed to other pubs that I've been to in Paris which are packed with people from all over. I loved the atmosphere and the drinks were reasonably priced (although I switched to beer since the vodka cranberry... More 

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Thank Sam G
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Jazz guitar on Monday night was the highlight of my trip to Paris, would never have discovered unless my friend brought us there

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1 Thank James H
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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258 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Seems to be a nice place to enjoy some good live music, but it was so crowd that we left. Good bar ambient.

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Stanstead Abbotts, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I lived down the road from here for 18 months and for the first 17 I spent Monday nights doing my washing and ironing. If only I'd found this place sooner, I'd have paid the concierge to do it and hung out in here instead - Monday nights is live gypsy jazz and it is brilliant!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Rue Laplace, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighborhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: 01 46 33 75 03

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 11
  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Quartier Latin

Neighborhood Profile
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendor and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighborhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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