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La Cordonnerie

#435 of 14,283 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Louvre / Palais-Royal
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20 rue Saint Roch | 20 Rue Saint Roch, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 60 17 42
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Santa Rosa, CA
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154 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, really on the cozy side. Arrived at opening to find others waiting, too. Starters for two - small ravioli w/swiss cheese filling - best ever, just little pillows in your mouth. Cucumber salad for wife. Entrees - veal with mushrooms, beef stew special that night. All dishes were wonderfully prepared. As is often the case, 1 cook one table... More 

Thank MangoChetney
West Vancouver
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

have been going for a long time and twice thus far this trip. three staff, small, amazing food, fair prices...the best of paris. not open weekends but lunch and dinner are both great. sit in the kitchen area if a table is available.

Thank smalld
Brisbane, Australia
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66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is only a small place. Maybe 8-10 tables over 2 rooms. One room is the kitchen as well. We booked with the chef who was preparing for the night. The meal was sensational but we suggest you stick with The chefs specials as he does go to a lot of trouble. We found this a very different place and... More 

Thank warnerd
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal and service. Stumbled upon this restaurant via Trip Advisor. My husband had the veal in mushroom and cream sauce and I had the steak with shallots and white wine. Waiter spoke English and helped us with the daily specials. Wine was fantastic and reasonably priced.

Thank Amy S
Dallas, Texas
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127 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

I have been blessed to have a lot of great meals in my life, this is another one. The chef personally explains the specials and menu. Get one of the specials, at least an appetizer. I had a special appetizer that was the best ravioli of my life. I felt a slightly weepy eating it. The veal steak was perfectly... More 

Thank CatherineJohn75214
Fayetteville, Georgia
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We enjoyed this restaurant very much. It has been run by the same family for over 50 years. The service was great. The food and wine were excellent. I had veal and my husband had beef. Served with amazing sauce and wonderful fries. It felt very "French" --Just what we were looking for. It was recommended by our hotel.

Thank misself62
Tucson, Arizona
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1,759 reviews
653 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,105 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Based on my past wonderful experience here, I chose La Cordonnerie as the place to take two French friends to celebrate their 30th anniversary. Unfortunately, our evening was not what I expected, though it started out pleasantly enough. We all enjoyed the cozy atmosphere -- two tiny rooms with about eight tables -- and liked the small a la carte... More 

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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This was the best restaurant we found in Paris. We liked it so much, we went there four times during our trip and Chef Hugo and server Jeremy made it a wonderful experience on every occasion. We tried other highly rated venues (some with Michelin stars) and we kept wanting to go back to La Cordonnerie. The highlights were the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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129 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a beautiful evening in this most intimate restaurant. It is tiny, only a few tables, and family run- in fact, we were advised that the same family has run it for 52 years, and they are on their 3rd generation at this point. The food is divine; I enjoyed a rillette of chicken on toast followed by amazing... More 

Thank Richard W
San Diego, California
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53 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

This is a small cozy restaurant in the middle of Paris. We were seated right in view of the chef who came over to tell us about the specials he was preparing for the evening. Our server was fantastic and the food was to die for. I am so glad we came here because it really made our trip that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 32
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue Saint Roch | 20 Rue Saint Roch, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Neighbourhood: Louvre / Palais-Royal
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 60 17 42

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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