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Les Philosophes

#458 of 13,815 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Le Marais
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28 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 48 87 49 64
09:00 - 02:00
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82 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had sunday breakfast here. Atmosphere was found lacking. Waiter didn't communicate properly. Menu was not in english. We had a brunch package which was very disappointing. The price was quite high, which makes value for money the worst I've experienced short of a tourist trap in Nice.

Thank Eatboy
Beirut, Lebanon
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64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time we dine here. The products are finely selected and you can sense that in your plate. It is like it's telling a story. Maybe the best place to visit when around and definitely worth coming for. Une Valeur Sure!!!

Thank tony-ElH
Napier, New Zealand
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In the heart of Le am arias an oasis of great food and cafe buzz. Excellent salad and very good coffee. Will definitely visit again

Thank KKB20140910
London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Boring food, boring atmosphere, even on a friday night. It pretty cheap though, so maybe thats what I should have expected

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Restorateurlibre, Propriétaire at Les Philosophes, responded to this review

Boring? Really? Please, Travelgirl8823, contact me via my site and tell me about your boring friday night. But looking at your profile it seems that any restaurant that is not bling bling is automatically boring boring. I wonder what you were expecting : singing waiters? A camel-drawn dessert carousel? Acrobats making crêpes suzettes on flaming hoops ? Comments like yours... More 

Hong Kong, China
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77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The greatest of this restaurant is the quality of food & service. They claim to defend good food. Excellent wine menu as well. Outside terrace (with heathers during cold days)

Thank Jav_Coro
Oslo, Norway
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53 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited for a late lunch on a Sunday afternoon. Last day in Paris and had not yet had any Fois Gras. So had some for starter and it was very tasty. Followed by a main course of duck. Delicious! It was quite busy, with everything from tea drinkers to eaters like ourselves. Mix of people and age groups. Relatively... More 

1 Thank Holiday_HM
Bamberg, Germany
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It was a good restaurant even though the waiters were kind of rude we thought. One of them put his feet up on a chair and made his shoes whole he was getting our order. He forgot the bread and we had to personally go up to him to pay. It was OK but nothing special. The Quiche is good... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful dinner here on our first full day in Paris. We were staying at the Dupond-Smith hotel in the Marais and this was about a 2 block walk from our hotel. Very nice people, really tasty food, not very $$$ and just what we needed. A broad menu of assorted cusines. Do not pass up the Onion... More 

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Tunis, Tunisia
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183 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Very popular and so quite crowded. The food is very good and it's the place to have traditional onion soup, I'm told. But they were sold out both times which is disappointing.

Thank MaliTaus
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

I had dinner yesterday with my parents. We really enjoy our meal and my suggestions are the onion soup and the duck. Really nice restaurant and waiters.

Thank agnese g

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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
French, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 48 87 49 64

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Le Marais

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Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets that beg to be explored. It bursts with small boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner, you'll come across little gems of architecture spanning the centuries, from understated medieval towers to classical libraries and 17th century splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of people of all ages, but it's best known for the gay scene mostly in the south and the Jewish community around Rue des Rosiers.
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