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#2,271 of 13,470 Restaurants in Paris
Quartier Latin
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40 rue de la Montagne Ste Genevieve, 75005 Paris, France
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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94 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cute little place offers some really authentic French foods. We had a lovely time eating snails and frog legs. The mains however could use more decorations. Good flavours overall. And the music band is a highlight.

Thank Gink Y
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went as a member of a Coach Party on a weekend in France. This is the second time I have been to this restaurant, and I was not disappointed! The food was "Par Excellence" with a great Menu with several Starter, Mains ,Sweets choices, Wine flowed as fast as you could drink it (Beer as well), soon as a... More 

Thank Christopher B B
Regina, Canada
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were there as part of a group and we all had a fantastic evening. The four course meal was delicious, but it was more than just the food. The atmosphere of the cellar room was perfect and beautiful; the waiters were personable and helpful. But the musicians were the highlight and we all had a lot of fun. Just... More 

Thank Emilie K
Gold Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This was an optional extra, the farewell dinner. What a fabulous night, great food, great entertainment, free flowing wine and beer, always helps. Superb location and venue, if you get a chance this is well worth a visit.

Thank Davedinosaur
Worthing, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

We visited this restaurant with an English tour group. It was a great evening with friendly staff, a limited menu, but characteristically French. There was a choice of 5 starters, 5 mains & 5 desserts and unlimited wine.. Musicians sang and played the guitar and accordian, which made it feel really French, but they played songs from around the world.... More 

Thank H4094IMjanetb
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

L'Escarmouche is a great place to dine. The restaurant staff was warm and welcoming. The underground dining area had an invitingly warm and cozy ambience, and as we were seated, the wait staff went to work and were soon taking our orders. Soon after the appetizers came out, our orders followed. The food and wine was excellent and was complemented... More 

Thank Jewnee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

Not only the place was mind-blowing as if you enter the underground pub scene in Inglourious Basterds (2009), the entertainment was exceptionally entertaining. I have not laughed so much for so long that I literally cried while still laughing. One older gentleman with a guitar rocked the place entertaining over 30 people, this makes me wonder if people come to... More 

Thank Juliana H
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016

A fun filled evening with delicious food, entertainment, and a wonderful wait staff. Our tour members especially enjoyed the musicians and the festive French atmosphere set in a cave like setting. As the wine flowed the food kept coming and the musicians made us feel welcome and content. It was a memorable evening with our Tour members.

Thank PTO09
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77 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

Our tour group gathered at this venue for a planned dinner. It was, by far, the best meal we had on our trip to France. Started with french onion soup, then roasted duck confit and for dessert, profiteroles. Everything was delicious. The venue had a guitar player and accordianist who entertained us during our meal The ambiance was great and... More 

Thank Sam N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

Entering the restaurants doors, we were led down a flight a stairs and seated in an underground dining room. The construction of this restaurant was fascinating and only over shadowed by the delicious meals we were presented. A great way to finish up a fantastic tour of Paris

Thank Buzzdog

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 rue de la Montagne Ste Genevieve, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighborhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: 0146333046

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • 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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