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Le Mesturet

#374 of 14,157 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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Opera / Bourse
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77 rue de Richelieu, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 42 97 40 68
07:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Krakow, Poland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very nice place, food was prepared in interesting way and delicious, especially lamb which I was eating there , service really kind.

Thank LaMalgorzata
San Clemente, CA, USA
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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

As a Paris & France travel writer, I look for dining places that are delicious, affordable, and accessible. I found Le Mesturet on my trip last month to Paris. I find it to be a local favorite in the 2nd arrondissement near the Opera--and a charmer for visitors as well. Good food, efficient service, and a wonderful chance to rub... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

A welcoming Brasserie where the menu is somewhat traditional French. The food was delicious....a wonderful Brussels sprout soup, followed by steak. The portions were generous and so we had to forego dessert. The wine recommendation was excellent. Seating is cozy, but added to the atmosphere. The staff were very helpful, and patient with my French. I look forward to a... More 

Thank PatriciaMacD
Paris, France
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

A nice place located not far away from the Opera subway. We only had cold dishes, so not a typical meal. The cold buffet offered various kinds of cheese, ham, salami, tomatoes and pickles. The wine was delicious, as well as desserts (typical French pastries). The staff was simply amazing, making sure we were good all night. The great food... More 

Thank kim672
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I enjoyed the house aperitif, followed by the day soup, which was delicious. And that was it. My main of the day, pork stuffed cabbage on a bed of rice was far from perfect. As a start, there was hardly any cabbage around the stuffing, which had the fine ground consistency of a meatloaf, far too salty with too many... More 

Thank frenchteddywww
Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

We discovered this restaurant by chance walking past on an earlier evening, and the selection of dishes and prix-fixe menus looked very attractive... and the look was 'classic French'. We arrived at about 9:00pm and were not disappointed! The head waiter greeted us, and despite my attempt at O-level French, welcomed us in perfect English. We loved the ambience -... More 

Thank Stephen A
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Friendly service, cosy atmosphere, good wine, excellent cheese cake. We booked in advance using TripAdvisor

Thank chuckyeagerX1
Houten, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

We selected this restaurant as it was very conveniently located around the corner from our hotel, and had good reviews online. We visited on a Tuesday evening around 7:00pm. I got the feeling based on opening times that this is relatively early for dining in Paris, and there were not many guests in the restaurant when we arrived. The upside... More 

Thank Darren S
Tacoma, Washington
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

We had just finished a fun time at Harry's New York Bar and ask the bartender for a restaurant recommendation. He gave us a card for Le Mesturet. Upon arrival we were told that they had no dining tables due to the Beaujolais Nouveau Festival dinner. We said that they were recommended by Harry's. We were asked to wait one... More 

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Tallinn, Estonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Three times I have visited Paris and three times I have been to this restaurant with different companions. Great value and friendly staff - special greetings to Alain from Tallinn! If I ever go back to Paris I know the one place I'm sure to revisit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 31
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 rue de Richelieu, 75002 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 97 40 68
Le Mesturet is a classic Parisian bistro located in the heart of Paris between the Grand Boulevards and the Louvre Museum.Passionate about what they do, Alain Fontaine, the owner, and his chef, Pascal Brot, are the creative forces behind Le Mesturet’s traditional French cuisine. With the help of their energetic dining room and the kitchen teams they have created an exceptional restaurant where you can enjoy lunch and dinner.You will love our typical French dishes, home-made desserts, wine menu filled with discoveries and bistro atmosphere.We have two air-conditioned dining areas available for large groups, anniversaries and other events: there is our main dining room, decorated in a cosy “old Paris” style, which seats 86 as well as an additional dining room that seats 30. Welcome !

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Staying in Opera / Bourse

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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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