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Chez l'Ami Louis

32 rue du Vertbois, 75003 Paris, France
+33 1 48 87 77 48
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good22%
  • Average13%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible19%
Travelers talk about
“escargot” (45 reviews)
“roast chicken” (14 reviews)
“potato cakes” (6 reviews)
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French, European
32 rue du Vertbois, 75003 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been having any luck finding great food in France, so I did some research and found Chez l'Ami Louis. We were surprised by its location and even more by the prices on the menu. But we don't mind paying for a good meal,...More

1  Thank Hannahmae D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been going to Louis since I was a little girl with my parents. I have brought my 3 daughters there as well. It was my Dad and Mom’s favorite restaurant in Paris. I was in Paris only 3 days in March, and brought...More

2  Thank ElizabethS4
Reviewed May 7, 2018

I was stumped as to what rating to give. It's really a 2.5 but I will round up. The food is not good but it is a place you must go to once for the experience. You go because it's an institution and it’s also...More

5  Thank Pipworld
Reviewed April 25, 2018

As a fervent traditionalist I relished the idea that this restaurant had first opened its doors approaching 100 years ago and has apparently remained unchanged, presumably intentionally. Consistent with this I was unphased and indeed almost encouraged first to find the establishment located in a...More

11  Thank markjos424
Reviewed April 19, 2018

No idea how this place made up its reputation. Certainly not from the food they serve and even less from the price they charge. Never again.

2  Thank Jean L
Reviewed April 16, 2018

I can understand why some people gripe about this place, and I wasn't sure what to expect. My wife and I went there the last night of our recent trip and we were ready for just a pure and simple Paris experience and boy did...More

4  Thank bigdaddy65
Reviewed April 15, 2018

He went here because of the hype. We had an 8:00 reservation. Restaurant wasn't 1/2 full. But people did stream in later. There was 6 of us. Bill was over $800. We ordered steak for two and chicken for 2. and two salads. They show...More

2  Thank griffpat
Reviewed April 14, 2018

I heard about this restaurant for years and finally had the opportunity to dine here. It is a French institution. The restaurant is insanely expensive and the food is insanely good. I enjoyed the escargot as an appetizer and the scallops as a main dish.

2  Thank seiichi2018
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Went to this restaurant for the supposedly the "best roast chicken in the world". At entering we just felt a not too friendly nor welcoming ambiance. Even though the roast chicken (for 2) was priced at 96 Euros we decided to order it any way...More

1  Thank ARotman
Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

Coffee is 9euros, Bottle of Water is 12euros... These are prices you find in very exclusive hotels and restaurants...

2  Thank mahme
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September 1, 2017|
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Response from Rıza I | Reviewed this property |
They should be,give them a call anyhow to make sure.
April 11, 2017|
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Response from anjanj | Reviewed this property |
I believe we made the reservation through our hotel concierge.
March 29, 2016|
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Response from nycitygal_10002 | Reviewed this property |
I always have my hotel concierge make the reservation for me.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 32 rue du Vertbois, 75003 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Notre Dame / Marais
  • Neighborhood: Notre Dame / Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 48 87 77 48
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