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La Bonne Excuse

48 rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 42 61 50 21
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“apple tart” (52 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 331 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

trés magnifique! We came here afew nights ago and I can't believe it but I tried frogs legs for the first time and now couldn't think of having them anywhere else, absolutely delicious and I never would have thought I would have liked them:) for...More

Thank angielinderstock
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I treated ourselves to lunch at La Bonne Excuse a few days ago. The food was absolutely incredible! We each had an entree and plate combination - my wife had the leek soup entree and I had a fish/shrimp combination with a...More

Thank Jack N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Bonne Excuse is a treat. Excellent service and foood. Nice, clean interior and a very relaxed atmosphere. The apple tarte is crazy good! Will come back next time I wisit Paris!

Thank Måns K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were 3 friends traveling together looking for our first dinner in Paris and we found this restaurant very near out apartment. To say that this meal was the highlight of our first 11 days traveling together would be an understatement. The dining room was...More

Thank Clif01503
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying close to LB Excuse. It was closed for Aug and then closed on Friday and Sat so Tuesday night was their second night back open and our only chance to eat there. First, let me get the apple tart out of the...More

Thank rogerxArizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In a 10-day trip, during which we dined at three Michelin-starred restaurants in both France and Spain, our meal at La Bonne Excuse was our number one favorite. Never mind the day we were there, Paris was in the middle of an oppressive heat wave...More

1  Thank jlinder1
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My husband and I had dinner at La Bonne Excuse on a recent trip to Paris. I had read some great reviews of the restaurant, and I saw that reservations were necessary, so I emailed in advance to reserve a table. It was during a...More

2  Thank BrooklynWino
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner here with my wife and daughter. The hostess/waitress/owner did a great job of making us feel welcome in our first dinner out in Europe. She spoke English well, and steered us deftly toward a Sancerre to drink that was perfect for our...More

Thank HCRfan
Reviewed 23 July 2017

We make sure we keep going year after year that we are in Paris. We have had some of our best meals in this small restaurant with a husband chef and wife handling everything else. The menu changes all the time. Had the turbot this...More

Thank Louvain71
Reviewed 15 July 2017

We love this restaurant!! We first visited it last year and we had such a wonderful evening that we went back this year - twice. The food is so good and the chef changes the menu so when you return you have a chance to...More

1  Thank yvr14
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 61 50 21
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