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Le Petit Prince de Paris

#694 of 14,089 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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Ithaca, New York
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I've eaten here at least 6 times over the last several years - and many other places in Paris. For sheer enjoyment of a dining experience it is tops on my list. I have always found the food excellent, the atmosphere comfortable and pleasant and the service very good. We have taken friends here, and recommended it to others who... More 

Thank Ithakate
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent food in a very nice and lovely atmosphere. But the service was very slow we were waiting an hour between courses. We, eleven people, had book a table at 19:30 pm and we had the deserts at 22:40 pm. I think they had to few staff on duty that evening.

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London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been a customer of Le Petit Prince for over 21 years and recently visited the restaurant again, for a much looked forward to dinner, after a hiatus of some years. The first thing I noticed, is that the restaurant is now very popular and the window is festooned with stickers attesting to its acclaim. Therefore, it is absolutely... More 

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Moss Landing, California
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Want great service and excellent French food? This is the place to go. Tucked away in a little alley, this fine dining restaurant has everything you can imagine; This is fine dining at its best; romantic atmosphere; outstanding food; The wait staff makes sure there is sufficient time between appetizers, main dishes, and desserts. You can stay there all night... More 

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love Le Petit Prince having started going there in the 90s and we were delighted to see that the décor still retained its original features on a recent return trip. It did seem though that they had crammed in more tables and the place felt crowded and over busy. As a result service was rushed (I think they only... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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138 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend this place for the Table d`hôte which is reasonably priced and tasty. I had Scottish salmon and a lovely steak

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Paris, France
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Firstly, we had a very good waiter being very attentive all night long. Both starters, main courses and dinner were well prepared and decorated. I visited the restaurant with my family. We had a variation of dishes and everybody was very pleased with the food. The complementary wines were well chosen, too. The food was reasonably priced (despite the fact... More 

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Munich, Germany
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70 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As I noted in an earlier review, Le Petit Prince was where my wife and I had our first dinner date many years ago, and we always make sure to have a dinner there when we are back in Paris. We were just there after nearly a year's absence, and we not one bit disappointed. It is as good as... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant itself is huge, which doesn't show by looking from the door. I chose the set menu while my friend decided to go on separate plates. There were few items on that menu, but they all seemed to be delicious. The onion soup was actually great, with the perfect amount of melted cheese, but beware it's hot! On the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017

We were recommended by our hotel here because the restaurant's we had chosen for dinner were closed. It is clearly French, a tad quirky in the decor and frankly a tad amateur. It's the sort of place that some nationals love because it feels really French. It's set in a time warp. That being said, the food is not bad... More 

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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 - $42
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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