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La Sourdiere

#1,906 of 13,822 Restaurants in Paris
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Neighborhood:
Louvre / Palais-Royal
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4 rue de la Sourdiere, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 60 12 87
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Bar scene
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great athmosphere

Went for dinner with my wife. The onionsoup was fantastic, the steak was very good but my wife hade a burger which wasnt more than middle. Staff was very friendly but the best part was the entertainment. One man on the piano and a young girl signing old french songs from the 50/60s. Perfect and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
Robert R
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Kristiansand, Norway
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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145 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Kristiansand, Norway
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Went for dinner with my wife. The onionsoup was fantastic, the steak was very good but my wife hade a burger which wasnt more than middle. Staff was very friendly but the best part was the entertainment. One man on the piano and a young girl signing old french songs from the 50/60s. Perfect and romantic entertainment on a Thursday... More 

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Hayward, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Came here by recommendation from our hotel concierge. Seated immediately without a reservation. Service was excellent, dinner was excellent......would come back. I had fish, my husband had the duck and we shared an apple tartine for desert.

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Belgium
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I ate at La Sourdiere multiple times during previous stays in Paris, and made sure to once again schedule a meal here during my most recent visit to the city. The interior had been renovated since my previous passing, and has been giving a more spatious, modern look with red tints. Eating there was a pleasure - the staff was... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Quiet street with hidden gem of a place. our service was great, escargot was a nice starter and mains of steak and seafood pasta were delicious. Highly recommend.

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Geelong, Australia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Found this restaurant while walking past. Located at 4 Rue de la Sourdiere. Dropped in and were welcomed warmly. The food was excellent and service warm and friendly even though we have very limited french. Would recommend to anyone. Unfortunately we were not in Paris on a Friday as they have Jazz in the evenings.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We came here based on Tripadvisor reviews. My steak was tougher than chewing on the leather of my own belt, it had the distinction of being the worst steak that I have every had. The atmosphere is decent but a little casual, and service was ok for Paris. Yes the service in the Paris where tips are automatically included in... More 

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Kennebunk, Maine
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167 reviews 167 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We had planned to have lunch after the Louvre at a café nearby with superior TA rating only to find it closed for vacation. In August that happens. A gentlemen was working in the restaurant and we asked for a local recommendation and he suggested La Sourdiere one street away. A great find and highly recommended. This is on a... More 

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Bruxelles
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

After years of visiting, before and after the redecoration of the place, I have to say: near Vendôme and St Honoré this is a place to have a good lunch, in a relaxed setting where real, normal Parisians come to eat. We had a variety of meals and were never disappointed. Service is swift, accurate and friendly, cuisine is classical... More 

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Toronto, Canada
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We weren't overly impressed with our mains but this place is definitely worth visiting if you love cheese! The platter was HUGE and only 15 euro. They also had a great happy hour special.

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London
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We ate here on a Friday night. I had booked by email, but there was no need to have done. The food was delicious, and beautifully cooked. The staff were young and friendly and efficient. The restaurant lacked atmosphere, the furniture is modern and rather functional. There was some live music later, which livened it up! When we passed the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4 rue de la Sourdiere, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighborhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 60 12 87

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Questions & Answers

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Things to do Nearby

Neighborhood Profile
Louvre / Palais-Royal
From the majestic Louvre to the regal Palais-Royal, this neighborhood oozes luxury. The grand arches along Rue de Rivoli are shadowed by mosaics in front of decorated vitrines and hotels. Place Vendôme is lined with the world’s best jewelers and their glittering window displays. Every other establishment has someone to open the door for you or park your car. You can spend hours gazing at its haute couture shops or lingering over a meal at any of its chic eateries. After all that indulgence, the Tuileries gardens provide stately respite, while theaters compete for your applause. It's a neighborhood that draws admirers from around the world, all attracted to the luxe life in Paris.