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Le Select Montparnasse

#2,050 of 14,812 Restaurants in Paris}
$$ - $$$French, , European
99 boulevard du Montparnasse, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 45 48 38 24
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“boudin” (2 reviews)
“brie” (2 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (2 reviews)
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French, Bar, European
$$ - $$$
99 boulevard du Montparnasse, 75006 Paris, France
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Reviewed August 21, 2015

LE SELECT (Metro VAVIN) is one of our regular eateries in Paris. It was popular with many American writers (Hemingway and some members of his “crowd”) BEFORE they became well-known and moved on to fancier places. It is the only one of the favorites of...More

1  Thank Murciana
Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I came here on the first night of our honeymoon, on the recommendation of our hoteliers. The atmosphere was lovely, sitting outside watching people go by is always a great thing to do in Paris! We had a bottle of the house...More

Thank Steph1910
Reviewed August 14, 2015 via mobile

We visited Le Select on our last night in Paris as it was near our hotel and had good reviews. We arrived around 8 and it was beginning to get busy but was seated without a wait. The waiter was pleasant and spoke excellent English....More

Thank GlenSJ
Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

I come here often for lunch and late dinner - today's omelette is the best I have ever eaten ! After a bad patch some years ago Le Select is consistently good - last night my Brie was perfect - not straight out of the...More

Thank TrevorNW6
Reviewed July 13, 2015

We ate here due to convenience to our hotel. My husband had the last serving left of lamb and was happy. I ordered the chicken -- it was dry and tasteless so a disappointment. Servive was fine.

Thank Roberts08
Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

I know many great writers and artists have been here. And why you come?for the tourist I think the main reason is the place is the place they had ever come. So , it is all about the feelings, you sit here and have some...More

1  Thank Chris Y
Reviewed July 12, 2015

This was Hemingway's favorite restaurant when he lived in Paris, and I can see why. I had the sea bass and my friend had the foie gras and calf liver, all excellent.The service was quick and friendly.

Thank Keithgbernard
Reviewed July 5, 2015

I didn't eat here, but food looked ok. We drank here, and it's history is very cool. So many famous people have been here. Just ask your waiter.

1  Thank Echristine81
Reviewed June 25, 2015

While walking in Montparnasse we came across Hemingway's favorite restaurant in Paris and of course, knowing that the man liked his food we decided to eat our dinner there. Well, either time has not been kind to the staff or Hemingway was not the connaisseur...More

2  Thank Krist_n_HReykjavik
Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stopped in Le Select as we were walking around on our last day in Paris. We ordered the club sandwich and what a good choice! It may have been the best sandwich I've ever had.....I wish I had a list of the ingredients so...More

1  Thank Sheila B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
7:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 boulevard du Montparnasse, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 48 38 24
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