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La Boussole

12 rue Guisarde, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 56 24 82 20
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea bass” (12 reviews)
“kidney” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
French, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
12 rue Guisarde, 75006 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had a seafood starter and then sea bass with mashed potatoes, the meal came promptly and was served with a smile. Excellent value for money in an area that can be very hit and miss for restaurants. Great address!

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here due to Tripadvisor recommendations but was not as expected. Had tuna (plate de jour) with vegetables. Vegetables came without any spice and tuna was cooked to dead. Also wine was just average. Overall is was ok but nothing special. There are much better...More

Thank Shark1971
Reviewed June 9, 2017

This was our 3rd visit to the restaurant (last time being over 4-1/2 years ago) and we were not disappointed, in fact I think the food is better. Service is outstanding. We reserved in advance via “La Fourchette/The Fork” and saved considerably on our meals....More

Thank Chouette99
Reviewed May 26, 2017

Me and my friend ate here on our last evening in Paris. We were quite disappointed by the food offered in Paris so far, so we decided to look up something that got good rates at Tripadvisor. This time we were not disappointed! I had...More

Thank Carin R
Reviewed April 15, 2017

La Boussole hosted our pre-marathon dinner for a group of 22 runners. There was a nice variety of dishes for everyone to order and be satisfied. I ordered the salmon and creme brulee. Both were very favorable and delicious. I must acknowledge FRANK, the manager....More

Thank ngozi23
Reviewed April 8, 2017 via mobile

The food and the ambient are 3 stars. We went for a vegan, vegetarian and meet option. Only meat was very good, the vegan option was very boring and too salty. The vegan entree was quite good. I ordered spring rolls (thinking of fresh and...More

Thank maja c
Reviewed March 29, 2017

Find this gem in the St. Germain area, have a seat and just enjoy! The atmosphere is charming and quiet and our server, Matthew, was attentive and helpful. But the food was so delicious. Our little group had several items from the lunch menu- the...More

Thank HappyCamper917
Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant and great service. I had one of the best chicken couscous ever. My wife and youngest daughter shared a delicious Wok with salmon and shrimp and there were even options for my vegan daughter. I am here for a week so definitely going...More

Thank Antonio P
Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

We went here on a whim after wandering the streets for awhile. Yelp spoke highly of it so we ducked in for a dinner that surprised us all. Needless to say, after 2 hours of supper bliss, we left with smiling faces and full stomachs....More

Thank rhartsock
Reviewed January 26, 2017 via mobile

Visited this place with my brother on strong recommandation of a friend. Located in a pleasant neighbourhood, and gently furnished in an orange glow, we entered with high expectations. The menu was not elaborate but consisted fine dishes and wines, our choices were very tasty...More

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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$13 - $34
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue Guisarde, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighborhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 56 24 82 20
  • E-mail
La Boussole is a charming restaurant in the beautiful surroundings filled with exposed beams and stone. You will find a warm and pleasant atmosphere. It serves French cuisine bistro associated with the world of spices, a subtle blend of classic cuisine and revisited. Especially put your compass in your pocket and head south to 12th Street Guisarde 75006 paris.
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