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Al Dente

#2,456 of 15,188 Restaurants in Paris
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Italian, European
38 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 48 79 64
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“carpaccio” (5 reviews)
“pasta” (8 reviews)
“invalides” (2 reviews)
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Italian, European
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LOCATION
38 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I selected a carpaccio of scallops followed by penne with asparagus and lemon: both were really good - and the scampis selected by my friends looked gorgeous. Service is also great and prices are reasonable. I hope to come back soon.

Thank Victoire36
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

At 23.40 Euros for linguine vongole the chef should've removed the gritty, tooth-chipping sand that filled each clam... and why was my linguine soaking in 2 in(5cm) of consommé soup? The cherry tomatoes were bloated and the linguine quickly softened-see "after" photo. It was exhausting...More

Thank VolcanoGirl_11
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Enjoyed a great dinner. Friendly and attentive service. Lots of locals, not a touristy spot. Probably some tourists, but feels more local and friendly. We spoke a mix of French and English and they were accommodating to children and understand if special requests. We felt...More

Thank Y7108GECf
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Stumbled across this little Italian gem while visiting Paris and staying in the Invalides 7th ARR. The food was good, the service was good, and I will Star this place so visit again when in Paris.

Thank Joy L
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We discovered this restaurant by accident. Glad we did. The food was excellent. We shared an appetizer of burrata and tomatoes. The menu has a single or "duo" serving portions for appetizers. For the main meal, my wife had a veal dish and I had...More

Thank sfleit
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Al Dente was a favourite restaurant that we discovered on our trip to Paris 3 years ago - we were looking forward to seeing if they were still there on this trip and if so, if anything had changed. Without going into a lot of...More

Thank Golfitis12
Reviewed 27 May 2016

My Mom Ana I ate here twice during our stay in Paris. The food was simply excellent - from the starters to the desserts. The wine list was very good too. The staff were so helpful and kind as well. Highly recommended.

Thank MatthewVancouver_11
Reviewed 5 January 2016

We were staying in the area and booked a table in advance, we turned up to the restaurant to find it closed. No email or text to let us know, very disappointing.

1  Thank Emma C
Reviewed 9 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent evening. Best pasta in town - al dente! The restaurant has a high level of "habitués" - which is a good sign, but which also explains why reservation is highly recommended. My favourites are the linguine alle vongole and, depending on the season, the...More

Thank Birgit M
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

We've been there because it was the only "italian" restaurant, we're from Italy and we've been really really disapointed... Thats not real italian food its just tourist trap.. I'm not even sure that the Chef is really Italian because I've seen some indian or sri...More

Thank Flavio E
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Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
...More
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Unfortunately not. Open Tuesday through Saturday for lunch & dinner.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 72
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:45 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:45 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:45 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:45 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
7:45 PM - 10:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 rue de Varenne, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 48 79 64
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