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#72 of 1,644 Italian in Paris
#584 of 15,446 Restaurants in Paris
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Italian, European, Mediterranean
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Montparnasse
0.2 miles from Quartier Montparnasse
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Reviewed March 2, 2020

Tiny place but authenticItalian cuisine. Very tasty and good size of portion, it is worth to pay a visit to this place. The service is good. As the place is known for its good food, make sure you reserve for a table, it can be...rowdyMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed June 7, 2019 via mobile

If you want a relief from the abundance of bad food that can be found in Paris restaurants (as in many big cities) you will get it here. Francesco and Antonio have a created an Italian oasis in Paris. This is a casual Italian place...- pizza and pasta are in focus. We went two nights and would have gone more if we only knew. The burrata and Parma/melon appetizers were great. The pasta with lardo was a must. The pasta Bolognese was tip-top. Do not pass up the panna cotta. Thank you gentlemen for the nicest meals and atmosphere we had in Paris. For early eaters, they open at 7 pm which is not usual in Paris.More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

The first time we went we had antipasto, gnocchi and a pasta dish. INCREDIBLE. We can back for a light dinner. We split a small antipasto and a pizza. Once again it was INCREDIBLE. Real Italian food made by real Italians! Not the pseudo pizza...that has invaded ParisMore

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

The place is very cosy and the food is delicious. The owner is very friendly and will give you many information about the plates or the history behind it. Meals of the day are delicious and everything is homemade, even the bread!

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 26, 2019 via mobile

This little gem is the most authentic Italian restaurant you can find. The wine selection is on point, the pizzas are to die for and as another reviewer wrote the pasta did remind me of my nonna too! Also the tiramisù is the yummiest I've...had in my life! And the wonderful service makes the whole experience 100% ItalianMore

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

After trying an Italian on our first night in Paris, which was a MAJOR let down! We came across Croccante.....Holiday saved!! Tiny on space but MASSIVE on authenticity. From the minute we arrived(without a reservation) we were made to feel so welcome. My son wanted...something not on the menu, not a problem. Food was tasty & portions more than expected. It is a very small restuarant, so tables are extreemly close. For some reason this works well, so don't let it put you off. My son who isn't a fan of busy/noisy was quite happy. Infact it was so good we booked for the following night! When we arrived, we were greeted like old friends, the owner(?) Was so friendly but not "in your face" Again it was busy, but for some reason you don't mind sitting elbow to elbow with the people at the next table. Price was amazing, €85 for 1 starter(we shared btwn 3 as huge!) 4 mains, 2 desserts, water, a glass of wine & 1 beer. Overall if you are looking for a traditional Italian meal STOP looking and come here. Thank you Croccante for saving our holiday(2 nights of below average food, ment Paris was shaping up to be a let down in the dinner department!) HIGHLY RECCOMEND The Agnew family from Edinburgh 😍More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

Great service and great food what more could you ask for. It’s only small but I liked that about the place.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful friendly welcome followed by 3 courses of tasty food. As a vegetarian I was impressed by the penne pasta with beautifully cooked vegetables. The Sicilian wine was excellent followed by cafe gourmand. 10/10

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed February 4, 2018 via mobile

A tiny Italian Restaurant with unbelievable pizzas and great service. Loved the cozy atmosphere and the great food. Definitely my favorite pizza place in the 15eme.

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed January 18, 2018 via mobile

Super nice and friendly people with a great vibe and excellent Italian food. We will be back 100% when in Paris again. Thank you for lovely evening your Australian friends

Date of visit: January 2018
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