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Le Petit Prince de Paris

#629 of 13,817 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Quartier Latin
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12 rue de Lanneau | 12,rue de Lanneau, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 77 26
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
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Mon - Thu 7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
Fri - Sun 7:00 pm - 12:30 am
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Firstly I should stress that we didn't stay to eat the food, so in all honesty I cannot judge it on anything other than selection and sight of other plates. That said, we left because we didn't want to eat what we could see around us or what the menu offered. Perhaps if you have never been to a French... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Felt trapped in a tourist ripoff, they seem to live off past glories, any true chef should be ashamed, even to foreigners in Paris, to serve the low quality food they have, however it is friendly and cosy.

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is my second time eating at Le Petit Prince, but it was my first time as a vegan. The staff was extremely helpful with my diet, and the chef even modified a dish for me. The food was great, the staff was amazing, and the neighborhood is lively.

Thank JasonG4
London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for the first time having seen it on website for hidden gems in Paris. Beautiful little establishment in a very old quarter of Paris, delightful location and interior. The personal service of the owner and his manager was superb. The starters were excellent. I had rack of lamb and my friend had braised lamb - cannot recall the... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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80 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

First went over 20 years ago and still excellent. Romantic French interior, good fixed price menus, and outstanding service. The duck and fish entrees were well prepared, and the scalloped potatoes were the best I've ever had. If n Parir, book a reservation online and enjoy!

Thank Snowmanpez
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1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Le petit prince de Paris is located quiet and climate street. good food and nice service. a small selection of dishes.

Thank Ewelina S
Berkeley, California
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104 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely delightful hosts running this beautiful old mansion turned into a restaurant. Our elegant table setting foreshadowed some delicious menu items. my first course was a fish soup, a rich blend of flavors perfectly done. Each mouthful brought me more satisfaction. My pork jowls, however, left me disappointed. It tasted more like beef pot roast, while still, tasty, was too... More 

Thank Pfitzgerald1946
Dublin, Ireland
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71 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to this place for dinner because I read a review that called it a real gem. It was mid-week, but the restaurant was surprisingly quiet. I was on my own, and seated near a small group that was clearly friends of the owners. Nothing particularly amiss here, except I felt like I was intruding on a private party,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was chosen as a typical French but we have to wait for almost one hour for eating. The food was excellent but it is needed a better service

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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Where to start? Fabulous atmosphere, great wine.... As a dog lover, I find it very charming to see a cute little dog inside the restaurant, sitting and watching the coats without bothering no one. Go and eat in that restaurant! And if you hear Michael Jackson in the background, relax, it will disappear.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $43
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:00 pm - 11:45 pm
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
7:00 pm - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue de Lanneau | 12,rue de Lanneau, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighborhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 77 26
Located in the historic "Quartier Latin", close to the Pantheon and the location of the ancient Gallo-Roman baths, "Le Petit Prince de Paris" was an old tavern in 1450 Transformed into mansion, it will become in 1976 the signature restaurant of all Paris. Since then, Le Petit Prince de Paris did not fail in its reputation for firm favorite and has the motto gourmet edited by Bernard Saw "There is no love more sincere than that of good food." This traditional Parisian restaurant open every evening from 19 pm until midnight 30 invites you to discover in a cosi and warm decor, fine and family card ready to seduce the palate of all, a great value for money. Its menu, prepared using only fresh products, offering a subtle blend of traditional French cuisine and the flavors of the world. Privatized every noon of the week and the weekend for receptions from 40 people, Le Petit Prince de Paris rivals creativity to make your event an exceptional moment! Here is an invitation to discover or rediscover this address to the typical style of old Paris and the warm authenticity.

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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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