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Lao Tseu

209 boulevard Saint Germain, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 48 30 06
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good41%
  • Average18%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“spring rolls” (6 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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209 boulevard Saint Germain, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Based near our hotel, friendly service and good choices. We had spring rolls, prawn toast, lemon chicken, vegetable fried rice and satay beef. Kir royal very nice. Can sit inside of outside but very noisy as traffic heavy on that road. Visited twice and very...More

Thank MrsTuzza
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was told that this is an old restaurant. We actually read the reviews whilst waiting quite a while for the food... it had a poor repute. The Roast Duck that we ordered was not roasted but was actually fried, very fat & oily. Looks like...More

Thank Enocha T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was in Paris on Holiday with family. We were walking about trying to decide what to have for supper when we came by Lao Tseu. We were seated in the upstairs dining area, which was nice for privacy. The menu is in three languages, French,...More

Thank Robbie S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant takes a big place in the history of my family, we all go there to eat really good and tasty Chinese food that we love since many years. I recommend it ++++

Thank Arthur B
Reviewed 24 February 2018

It's a excellent Chinese restaurant, Shanghai for French food to be more precise. The food is always the same, not oily, very tasty, perfectly spicy. Wen the owner is very discret, polite with all his clientele, very professional. I never been disappointed.

Thank EricMarc88
Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

I went for lunch with friends who recommended it highly. Well it started with the tasteless jasmine tea made with a teabag. When I asked if they don’t have tea leaves, the waiter started to explain me that every evening they put the tea leaves...More

Thank Diana_Mangalagiu
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Just keep walking past Lao Tseu down Boulevard Saint Germaine where you will find a lot of better alternatives. Our hors d’euvres were pleasant however the meat in our entrees was inedible. Whether the meat was bad or whether they tried to over tenderize cheap...More

Thank BigWill_Bermuda
Reviewed 22 January 2018

A small and smartly decorated restaurant in the Bd. St. Germain with delicious Cantonese food. Very professional and friendly service.

Thank Verneuil13
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Unless you live in a big city Like Paris your experience with Chinese food is not within hailing distance of authentic, usually a sweetened, glutinous mess appealing to adolescent tastes. Even in Cities like New York you will have frequent encounters with such places. Not...More

1  Thank william z
Reviewed 19 November 2017

This is a busy and smart venue, not far from St Germain. It is a family-owned and operated restaurant. The proprietor is a distinguished gentleman who is unfailingly polite and watchful, and makes sure that the service remains excellent and friendly, even under stress. Lao-Tseu...More

1  Thank Jean G
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 209 boulevard Saint Germain, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 48 30 06
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