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La Closerie des Lilas

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Wed, 10/23
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#1,014 of 7,083 French in Paris
#1,504 of 15,131 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017, 2019 Winner
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 1 week ago

In Octomber on the first weekend we always go to Paris for the weekend for the past 20 years . This time I chose a classic well stared restaurant but the only excuse I ca give for the terrible food was that the main chefs...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank enjoy2011
la Closerie des... L, Directeur général at La Closerie des Lilas, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

We would like to apologize for your recent experience at La Closerie des Lilas. We talked to the kitchen and we shared your comments, we will follow up them regarding what happened that day. Know that all products used by our chef and his team...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2019 via mobile

Amazing. Upon recommendation of our friend who lives in Paris, my wife and I stopped in during lunch service. The restaurant is rich with history of famous Parisians and international authors (think Hemingway) who frequented this restaurant and houses a kitchen that will make your...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TommyBII
la Closerie des... L, Directeur général at La Closerie des Lilas, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2019

We thank you for the review you have published and for your recommendation to other guests. It is also a pleasure for us to offer you a good dining experience and we hope that you will soon want to renew it... See you soon !...More

Reviewed September 13, 2019

We are avid travelers and are very cognizant of what most that travel appreciate. To begin, the men in the bar were fantastic! Wonderful Chablis and burgundy wine recommendations along with being helpful in every regard. 5 star recommendation. Once we sat for dinner- DIFFERENT...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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la Closerie des... L, Directeur général at La Closerie des Lilas, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2019

We feel sorry that the service did not meet your expectations. Your comment will be transmit to our team in order to avoid further disappointment. We hope to welcome you again in better conditions. La Closerie des Lilas Team

Reviewed September 6, 2019 via mobile

The fascinating promise that this place helds because all of the artists and writers that dined there is fully kept by the delicious and well prepared food. The table setting is charming and the dehors is the perfect setting for a nice dinner. We had...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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la Closerie des... L, Directeur général at La Closerie des Lilas, responded to this reviewResponded September 8, 2019

La Closerie des Lilas warmly thanks you for your comment. We are glad that you enjoyed dinner with us, we always prepare our dishes with quality products and a lot of care. We hope to see you soon !

Reviewed August 25, 2019 via mobile

La Closerie Des Lilas is a landmark restaurant not far from Notre Notre-Dame. It is the place where Hemingway. Ezra Pound, Henry Miller and other famous writers and artists ate and drank (to excess) 100 years ago. It oozes with charm. Gorgeous place with outdoor,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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la Closerie des... L, Directeur général at La Closerie des Lilas, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2019

The whole team of La Closerie des lilas is delighted with your comment. We work every day to ensure our guests have an exceptional experience. See you soon ! La Closerie des Lilas Team

Reviewed August 21, 2019

I love this place in Paris, the food and cocktails are great, service is very good- attentive and professional. The place itself is very romantic, especially when the man in the main room playing piano/ I defiantly recommend this place if you looking for some...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Maria N
la Closerie des... L, Directeur général at La Closerie des Lilas, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2019

We thank you for the review you have published and for your recommendation to other guests. It is a pleasure for us to offer you a good french dining experience and we hope that you will soon want to renew it. See you soon !...More

Reviewed August 13, 2019

Was a bit worried in reading about other people's service complaints, but I cannot say enough about how well we were treated and served, from beginning to end. I had the red tuna and my partner had the John Dory fish, with a veg starter,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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la Closerie des... L, Directeur général at La Closerie des Lilas, responded to this reviewResponded August 13, 2019

The whole team of La Closerie des lilas is delighted with your comment. We work every day to ensure our guests have an exceptional experience. We hope to see you soon to try the Hemingway Beef Fillet ! La Closerie des Lilas Team

Reviewed August 5, 2019 via mobile

Great indoor-outdoor restaurant and conservatory. Excellent wine recommendations from the sommelier and delicious food. Our waiter Billy was superb.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Wendy W
la Closerie des... L, Directeur général at La Closerie des Lilas, responded to this reviewResponded August 5, 2019

Bonjour, we wanted to sincerely thank you for your comment! See you soon,

Reviewed July 10, 2019

Recommended by friends in Santa Barbara, we dined in the Brasserie at Lila's and had a wonderful experience. We both had fish, wine and dessert. The food was beautifully prepared and delicious; the wait staff was at the same time formal and friendly, and the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed July 3, 2019 via mobile

The main attraction of this restaurant is I believe the setting and when you sit outside in summer, you feel like you are in someone’s walled garden. The service was good and attentive but the menu is very limited and the food was not very...More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Katherine O
January 27, 2019|
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Response from BellyFullmmmm | Reviewed this property |
It is a high end bistro so office casual will do, no jeans. A jacket is nice but as long as you don’t look like a bum you should be fine. The place has probably seen better days, but it’s still worth a visit.
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Kathie N
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Response from LLCJ54 | Reviewed this property |
The staff was very accommodating. One diner in our party had food sensitivity issues and her needs and expectations were met. Lovely place!
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July 20, 2015|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
The seating areas are distinctly different! The outdoor eating area has the typcial but very comfortable outdoor furniture style in lovely leafy surrounds. You won't be cramped in and you can also be seated in an undercover... More
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