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Brasserie Lipp

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151 boulevard Saint Germain, 75006 Paris, France
01 45 48 53 91
8:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 1:00 am
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dragged here by wifey, who's Hemingway's fan, we had a beer and something to snack on. It was a lazy Sunday afternoon and very few were around, the place was almost empty but it did have a certain charme. As expensive as anywhere else in Paris

Thank Man A
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Despite its history and reputation this has been a let down. The staff was rude and the food came cold. This is unforgiveable considering the price one has to pay. Considering the vast choice of restaurants in Paris, I will avoid this restaurant even though it is lively authentic and has a good atmosphere.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I really enjoyed lunch at Brasserie Lipp. It's so old school. Multiple waiters per table, several Maitre Ds seeing to the service. The charcruit platter with ham and sausages was excellent. The lunch was more than a meal it was an experience.

Thank Thomas B
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The really cool thing about this place is that I mentioned Hemmingway's name to the waiter and he immediately told me to follow him (and then proceeded to go into the kitchen, which sort of baffled me) and the showed me where all of the famous people used to sit, which included Pablo Picasso, as well as Hemmingway (and I... More 

Thank MrDavetheSarks
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You cannot visit Paris without having at least one meal at the famous Brasserie Lipp. Lucky for me I had several. Arriving on the overnight, my travel partner and I were worse for wear. We had just checked in to the fabulous Hotel St. Germain across the street and were in dire need of a hot meal. Fate was on... More 

Thank Boatlady98
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Walk into Lipp and see what a real brasserie was, is and, will be! Do not take the arrogance of the waiters personally and enjoy the experience and the food. I recommend the oysters, the beats salad, or the salmon fume. For main course, the half a chicken or the beef. For desserts, do not forget the Angelina's pastries.

Thank Apeisach
Puerto Rico
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went Sunday around 8:30pm. Although it was busy the manager sat us at a table and we waited and waited for the waiter to take our order. We finally understood that since we spoke very little French (my husband and and I speak Spanish or English between us) the waiters were practically ignoring us. The clients who spoke French... More 

Thank Maria R
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you go here forget about price, you're in Zurich. The seafood is currently top notch. Previously it's been substandard, season timing is everything. We had the oyster dish with a glass of champers. They were sweet and fresh, ignore the onion vinegar and the buttered bread is too salty, so ignore that too. Stick to the oysters and bubbly.... More 

Thank CharlieBDevotion
Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading books that Hemingway wrote here, I desperately had to go here. I read that reservations were not accepted unless you were the Prime Minister. So I gave it a chance; thinking it may help to go early. We were seated.It's understandable why this institution has lasted so long. It's a classic brasserie, The food is excellent, good service,... More 

Thank 197marian
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First trip to Paris, this restaurant highly recommended. Turned out to be horrible, shuffled us to the very back like we were an embarrassment. Waiters rude and condescending. Very disappointed. Won't be going back!

Thank Karen R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Soups
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
8:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 boulevard Saint Germain, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: 01 45 48 53 91

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Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighborhood Profile
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighborhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighborhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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