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La Closerie des Lilas

171 boulevard du Montparnasse, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 40 51 34 50
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
171 boulevard du Montparnasse, 75006 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 1,116 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We sat outside on the patio and it was a great night to catch up with a friend. We could hear the piano in the bar and the energy inside. The octopus started was excellent. I had tartare of beef for my main and it...More

Thank SonomaRichard
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely evening here as a family. Exceptional service , nice ambiance, and items we enjoyed most: escargot , oysters, beef carpaccio , steak tartare, steak with peppercorn sauce... exceptional! Every item was of good quality and delightful taste. Don't forget the classic...More

Thank WorldTravelerX3
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful Sunday lunch here in June. he food was cooked beautifully and served flawlessly. the staff provided excellent suggestion for wine and was quite patient with our modest command of French. A gentle piano player added to the lovely unrushed ambiance. the...More

Thank marylandtraveler
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Searching for a place to take a special person. This is it. Whether for lunch, dinner or just drinks, this restaurant and bar will have you watching for the vintage car to round the corner and your favourite writer or artist from long ago to...More

1  Thank Art-Fashion-Travel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to la closerie for a family/friends sunday lunch and it was very nice, with good food quality; This brasserie is a famous, old, typical french brasserie, located in the nice montparnasse/raspail area; i haven't been there for years and i was very...More

Thank CLBPARIS251
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A beautifully landscaped area for out of doors dining with a faux roof in one part and lots of foliage abounding around the periphery. I enjoyed carpaccio with a delightful mesculin salad under large thin pieces of freshly cut parmesan cheese. My husband had a...More

Thank Leslie M
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Very good food and friendly service. I would recommend to anyone who enjoys great French cuisine . They also had menus in English and were very welcoming with English speaking waiters do support me with my weak French language skills.

Thank FyldeFord
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Went in for tea and it was delightful. The restaurant is certainly high end however the pricing is very reasonable.

Thank Sanka1
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Great REAL Parisian place with live piano nightly after 7 pm. Amazing foie gras and an extensive menu. I met tons of great people here and was so glad to have discovered it. It was so fun I ended up visiting for most days of...More

Thank kimmmmmmy
Reviewed 4 May 2017

This restaurant located in Montparnasse was definitely on my list as it was the haunt of Hemingway as well as various impressionist painters including Monet. The menu is located in front of the lovely outside area and worth looking at. There are three areas you...More

3  Thank Lisa G
Nearby
Montparnasse
The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the
landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that
goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas,
brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and
parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away
from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and
historical monuments and treasures. In between lie
adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small
...More
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Kathie N
Are there vegetarian selections on the menu?
28 July 2015|
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Response from very_weary_traveler3 | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember there being any vegetarian mains but you can always ask
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hoveto3
I see there are separate menus for the restaurant and brasserie - can someone explain the difference (different seating areas, quality etc)?
21 July 2015|
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Response from Julie K | Reviewed this property |
The seating areas are distinctly different! The outdoor eating area has the typcial but very comfortable outdoor furniture style in lovely leafy surrounds. You won't be cramped in and you can also be seated in an undercover... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 boulevard du Montparnasse, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
  • Neighbourhood: Montparnasse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 51 34 50
  • E-mail
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