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La brouette

#10,867 of 14,217 Restaurants in Paris
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Quartier Latin
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41 rue Descartes, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 15 February 2016

A group of 6 of us ate here for dinner. February in Paris was cold but they had a fire going and we were warmly greeted. Enjoyed 4 half carafes of great house wine. Roasted goat cheese salad was huge and deli Jo's. Preserved leg of duck was succulent as was sauteed potatoes. Finished with profiteroles. Would go back for... More 

Thank Patti B
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219 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2015

We came in for a bite to eat before going to the cinema. We had a few hours for our meal, so we were certain not to miss the film. We chose to sit on the patio where you can smoke. The waiter came out and instead of taking our order, he just told us where the toilettes were. We... More 

Thank Westcoast8
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015

I've been there with my brother and all dishes we ordered tasted very good. we odered a three-course dinner. The price was favorable and the selections on the menu looked better than the other restaurants'. We walked around for 30 min till we've decided to have dinner there. I think, we made a good decision. Only thing I wanted to... More 

1 Thank tomorin113
Paris, France
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 November 2014

It's a great place to dine in with friends and family members. Cozy atmosphere, good service, cool terrace. Not the ideal place to be with 22 year-old friends, but ideal with relatives. Usually i order the 20 euro meal/menu, and i think it's really good.

Thank MiriamZoghbi
Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is a nice cafe just down the road from the Pantheon, which offers meals at decent prices which would be a good option for lunch. They have 2 course set menus for under 15 euros, which is very reasonable in Paris. It isn't fine dining food, but it is definitely decent. A good place for a quick and filling... More 

Thank 3foylimaf
Belfast, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2014

Paris is generally extremely expensive to eat out and La Brouette was a nice change. They have a 2 course set menu for a good price and the food is both tasty and plentiful. It is not fine dining, exquisite Parisien cuisine but it is good food at a reasonable price. The staff were helpful and welcoming, as well as... More 

1 Thank Sam H
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96 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2014

We visited this place because it was the only restaurant in Rue Descartes which was open at about 6pm on a Saturday evening. there are several fixed-price menus which is great if you are on a budget. We ordered from a menu priced at 14.50 euros, and had onion soup as a starter (very good), mustard chicken with green beans... More 

Thank MirandaIreland
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2014 via mobile

There are tons of restaurants in this neighborhood, yet many of them are awful. This restaurant initially drew us in with its great deal on the plat du jour. We returned for dinner three times during our 9 day stay in Paris and the third time we showed up, the owner sent over two glasses of wine on the house.... More 

Thank summerlover19
Conway, MA
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169 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2014

Since L’Epoque was closed this evening, we wandered the neighborhood seeking an alternative restaurant. We finally settled on La Brouette, on Rue Descartes. We ordered two pints of Affligem blonde and were served quickly. We decided to have: • Entrees: Salad with thinly sliced smoked duck; mussels in a cheese sauce • Dinners: we both enjoyed duck confit with fried... More 

Thank the2vus
Paris, France
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91 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

La Brouette offers a number of fixed menus at reasonable prices. The food is merely ok, and there are certainly better options right near by. On the other hand, it is very nice place to eat outside, and the staff is friendly and efficient. I would hive it 3.5 stars if that were possible, but round down for the French... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 19 - US$ 36
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 rue Descartes, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Quartier Latin

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighbourhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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