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Les Mauvais Garcons

4 rue des Mauvais Garcons, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 74 97
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible4%
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4 rue des Mauvais Garcons, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

We went with high expectations, which more or less lasted through the entrees -- of plentiful and well-dressed Lyonnaises salads. The main courses were a major disappointment, however. Someone in the kitchen was in a careless mood perhaps, and the underside of my partner's gratin...More

Thank rogerbmoss
Reviewed 7 January 2018

My husband and I have made Les Mauvais Garcons our favorite breakfast or brunch spot in the Marais. It is full of local charm. A family restaurant where you feel right at home. Conveniently located off Rue Rivoli. It is our go to early restaurant....More

Thank eaganad
Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

Raphael provided Superb service. Food & wine recommendations exceded our expectations. He also provided tips on walking tours around the area. Great service with a smile.

Thank Janine S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

You know that feeling when you’re hungry and you need to find somewhere but not anywhere? It was our last meal in Paris & we’d already walked past two places that didn’t appeal. We walked in here and immediately said this is the one. It’s...More

Thank jamieedwards11
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I love this little cozy restaurant. Very friendly staff, good food and a great location just off the Rue de Rivoli. The tartare de boeuf is excellent! I have only eaten lunch here, but would certainly try it for dinner as well.

Thank TerryC0bb
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We had made a reservation for 4 for Saturday evening 22nd July in French. We arrived, were seated and although the restaurant was maybe 30 % or less filled, we were completely ignored for 20 minutes. In the meantime we asked about three times whether...More

Thank Gabrielle16
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were looking for a restaurant near Les Halles that was not too expensive and had a nice selection of fish on their menu. After not finding anything satisfactory, we were fortunate to find this restaurant that had many choices of fish and a price...More

Thank handhnh
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I have been here a few times on different visits to Paris and always found its food basic, solidly good and welcoming. On this occasion, we found the service as good as ever but the food lacked the standard that brought me there before. We...More

Thank Colm104
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Had a very nice meal on a Saturday night. Arrived with no reservations at 8:30 pm but were seated immediately. Cozy spot with good choices on menu. Food was excellent, good wine selection at reasonable prices and service was outstanding. Boeff Bourguignon was very good,...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I went here a few years ago and tried to track it down again this trip, happy i did. Firstly though this place is so hard to track down these days, what the hell is going on with google maps etc showing this as Bad...More

Thank HeinzHummer
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restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner,
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spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
towers to classical libraries and 17th century
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 rue des Mauvais Garcons, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 72 74 97
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