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Le Depart Saint-Michel

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
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1 place Saint Michel, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 24 55
00:00 - 23:59
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The above subject says it all really. Food also very average if not poor for the money! €4.60 for a beer if you go to the bar or €11 if the waiter

Thank Beefmarky
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place situated near Notre Dame. The food had a good taste but it was cold in the middle, that is something that should not happen. Something is not working right at that kitchen

Thank Facundo_DJ
London, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stopped here for a late lunch one day. It's ago great location for people watching. I had a typical French meal of steak au pouvoir which came with fries and a baguette. All was very good. Desserts around me also looked good but I was too full. The prices are reasonable for Paris standards.

Thank ClemsonWendi
Belgrade, Serbia
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were on dinner in this restaurant our first night in Paris. Food was very tasty, fast service, nice location.

Thank dzejdzejbg
Horsham, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were polite and professional despite the frenetic rate of customer usage. The croque madame was excellent as were the sancerre and the vin rouge de maison. The waited cited my order back to me in reverse order, quite a good memory I thought.

Thank Derek M
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126 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a good location for a late brunch. The breakfast deal was on a par with the standard going rate. The croque madame was decent enough but the hot chocolate was the winner. Service was reasonable as well. Not the finest establishment but had interesting decor and more than enough good points for a quick bite!

Thank Perm611
Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good location for watching the punters going by and decent croque monsieur including vegetarian ones.

Thank Isabelle M
Bradford, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting and to be fair the food wasn't awful, pretty bland. French fries were decent. The waiter we had was so rude, and to be honest with you it felt like he was because we were English. He brought us all the wrong drinks and when confronted he left for about 10/15 mins, 2 pints, 1 small beer and... More 

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Norwood Green
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Located right on the corner overlooking the Seine in Saint Michel. Unlike other reviews I can't fault the staff at all. Parisian waiters used to get bad press, but the staff at Le Depart were friendly, efficient and polite. I never felt rushed or an inconvenience. The food was cooked to order and was very tasty. The menu includes a... More 

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Hialeah Gardens, Florida
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18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

So I read all the reviews before this and although Most are negative I still wanted to have My Parisian moment and sit down for a drink while enjoying the passersby and the sunset. I had a Wonderful time. The young man that took care of us was great and very attentive. Aside from the 3idiots beside us whom decide... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, Cafe, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 place Saint Michel, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 24 55

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighbourhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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