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Au Pied de Cochon

$$ - $$$
Les Halles
French, European, Soups, Gastropub
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6 rue Coquilliere, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 40 13 77 00
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 11:59 pm
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I enjoyed this restaurant. The formal feel with an old fashioned decor was fun. I had the French onion soup which was excellent. We shared an oyster sampler which was super fresh and tasted very "of the sea". My husband tried a fried pig's foot which was quite rich and tasty. For dessert we had the fantastic... More 

Thank joycesnorkel
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent atmosphere, excellent cuisine (pork leg, onion soup), good service. each time while visiting Paris to stop with friends. I warmly recommend.

Thank Jaroslav M
Madrid, Spain
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Is a goo choice near Paris Tattoo Convention. French onion soup and good meat. Somebody recomended crepes grand manier

Thank Hankxinaski
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First dined here 35 years ago when I was about 10 years old. It left such an impression that I remembered it and decided to take my family there 35 years later - it didn't disappoint! Great atmosphere excellent service matched by excellent food wife had the scallop dish and declared it the 2nd best meal she's ever had, the... More 

Thank James E
Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I continue to return to this restaurant on each visit to Paris, even though it's virtually impossible for me, as a vegetarian, to eat there. They are kind enough to prepare a vegetarian plate for me, but it's just plain rice and steamed vegetables, and the price is 18 Euros for that! But others in my parties have always enjoyed... More 

Thank A-Paris-visitor
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107 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great experience as ever, and well worth a visit. It is impossible to forget the history of this place. It remains special. My starter of black pudding ravioli was very enjoyable, but I must be honest and say that I struggled with my main of Tentation de Sainte-Antoine. Some of the pieces of meat were difficult to identify never... More 

Thank pete t
Casablanca, Morocco
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The charming atmosphere is of the 30's and its customers vary from business men, actors, inhabitants to tourists. Food is excellent as its quality: I ve eaten a medium rare veal liver which was a wonder (foie de veau persillé). Only for tourists who want to try pork cooking the French way but Do not hesitate! Staff is the real... More 

Thank David2015891
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved the onion soup - fabulously cheesy on top and the bread within nicely soaked up the soup. Delicious. The service was good and we had a pleasant meal. There is a "but", though. We have been going to Au Pied de Cochon for many years and always look forward to it on our trips to Paris, usually going... More 

Thank Mike N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful aesthetic-- very French. The cocktails are amazing, the kir royale is especially good. The sauce with the pork knuckles is a creamy hollandaise, couldn't recommend this restaurant enough

Thank MartaFranco
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is apparently an institution and the only 24 hour restaurant in Paris? I went since it was near my hotel and it was fine! Service as one would expect in Paris, however the manger was very kind and inspired me to give a review. I would so go if you're nearby for a typical French meal!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Soups, Gastropub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
12:00 am - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 rue Coquilliere, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighborhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 13 77 00
The ovens at Au Pied de Cochon were fired up in 1946 and they have never been turned off since. Au Pied de Cochon is a Paris institution, very near the Centre Pompidou, on your way from shopping the first arrondissement to the sightseeing the Marais. It is decorated with a profusion of Art Nouveau stylistic touches, like mirrors, fantastic chandeliers, paintings of lovely ladies. There is also an enticing terrace, and, as it's open 24/7, you can come in anytime for a meal and to watch the world go by. Menu is French. Try starter of oysters of several types and sizes, house special main course of pig's trotter stuffed with duck liver and pudding of babas au rhum.

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Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris, Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it houses the main shopping mall, which nestles underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and international restaurants coupled with beautiful churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and just parallel to that the Seine. The area bustles with faces from all continents and all ages at all times of the day. If enjoying high-street shopping with easy access to fast eateries and lively bars is on your agenda, this is the place to go.
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