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le lac de l'ouest

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#4,105 of 14,109 Places to Eat in Paris
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Odeon / Saint-Michel
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7 rue de la harpe | Saint michel, Quartier Latin, 75005 Paris, France
06 85 43 44 43
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch

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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
An Asian Experience in Paris

Whilst wandering around Paris looking for an eaterie, we came across Lac De L'Ouest where despite the high temperature, there was the owner dressed for winter in a sweater and scarf, touting for business from the pavement. The main attraction was the price of 19 euros for a full 4 course meal from... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
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Ayr. Scotland
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Ayr. Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Whilst wandering around Paris looking for an eaterie, we came across Lac De L'Ouest where despite the high temperature, there was the owner dressed for winter in a sweater and scarf, touting for business from the pavement. The main attraction was the price of 19 euros for a full 4 course meal from a set menu with a choice of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Although the food was spicy and we had to wait in line for a dozen minutes, the food was simply amazing. It was warm, spicy and delicious. My favorite restaurant.

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Konigswinter, Germany
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were walking through the quartier latin and looking for some oriental food and decided to try the lac de l'ouest. On the good side of the dining experience was the food. We had: - cold spring rolls Vietnamese style and warm spring rolls Vietnamese style with shrimp. Both tasted well. Nothing to complain about. - pho: a large portion... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

After eating rich Parisian food for a couple of days, we started to crave Chinese, so we were happy to eat lunch. The food is decent and reasonably priced and the menu is very large, so I'm sure most people could find something to eat here.

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Belmont, MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

My wife, 17 year old daughter and I visited Paris this summer in July. My wife and I had been there before, but it was my daughter's first time. We had eaten at a variety of restaurants, cafe's and brasseries, and after a few nights we were looking for something different. By sheer good fortune, we were wandering around the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

After over indulging in French food and wine, I started craving for greasy Chinese food. Chinese restaurants or restaurants that offer Chinese food are hard to come by in Paris. This place is located in the lively neighborhood of Latin Quartier. We came here at around 11:30 pm and they close at midnight. We were their last customers and the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

An extensive menu, not overy priced for Paris, fast service and good tasting Asian cusine - not overly spiced and no added MSG. A really good find in this restaurant district. Happy to recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We visited this little restaurant after wandering round unsure what to eat. My husband is vegetarian so we always need to make sure we can cater to his needs. We were a little unsure when ordering what he would actually get but it turned out to be an excellent meal. We had vegetable spring rolls and egg foo yung to... More 

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Tours, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

The welcome is very warm and service very good. We had a Lac duck and a beef in ginger dish following some delicious crispy spring rolls. Wow,the flavours were superb and the freshness wonderful. We live in France and this is the best place by far. Wine and food is a sensible price. Very good value.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Aubergine was drench with oil. crispy noodle was like eating crackers too little gravy. Being an Asian I would have say it's a bit lacking Thai fried rice was so so but staff are friendly and very easy going

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 rue de la harpe | Saint michel, Quartier Latin, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighborhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: 06 85 43 44 43

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 34
  • Cuisine: Chinese, Thai, Vietnamese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighborhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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