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Firmin le Barbier

20 rue de Monttessuy, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 51 21 55
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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French, Fusion, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
20 rue de Monttessuy, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Enjoyed escargot and salad for starter, duck and vegetable plate for main dish, and chocolate tart and candied pink almond dessert. Service was impeccable, presentation was beautiful, and food was light and tasty. Wonderful meal for our last night in Paris.

Thank wmst0329
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Lady- owner, was extremely rude once we decided not to take a menu but only an apero, main course and dessert. It was a terrible experience and I am also surprised that people find the quality of the food so go. It was jut...More

Thank koen2811
Alexandre V, Propriétaire at Firmin le Barbier, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Sir, My name is Alexandre Vialatte, owner and Chef de Cuisine of Bistrot Firmin le barbier. Our kitchen being opened and facing the entrance, I am able to see every people coming in. It is regrettable the moment you came in, you displayed a face...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were recommended by friends to visit this lovely restaurant by friends and we were not disappointed! Not only was there a lovely back street view of the Eiffel Tower but also the food and service were amazing! Owned and run by a husband and...More

Thank Bundameer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant, the food has totally blown me away, the staff are very friendly and helpful! It’s a must when visiting Paris!

Thank Ann A
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Having looked out for a local smart bistro we could not have found anything better. The food and service speak for itself. 6 course tasting menu of sheer delight!! Don’t walk past, walk in!!

Thank r50lts
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

Small and cozy place. Excellent service. Extraordinary place near from Eiffel Tower. All the food was delicious. We will repeat this place next time for sure.

Thank Rebeca G
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We picked the Firmin Le Barbier by TripAdvisor, as we looked for a place nearby Eifeltower. By walking from the tower we were a little bit afraid due to the touristic restaurants at the nearby corner. But the place was a great choice ! Very...More

Thank B_aus_Muenchen
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

The food was terrific, with excellent flavor & plating. Escargot appetizer. Dandelion salad. Fish & lamb. A cut above its price class.

Thank Jabrd
Reviewed March 28, 2018

My husband and I dined at Firmin in early March. We had eaten at Firmin le Barbier shortly after it opened. We decided it was a good time to return since we could walk from our hotel. From the time we entered we felt very...More

Thank 0107mwt
Reviewed February 13, 2018 via mobile

Raining and a mess outside. We got there 15 minutes early and would not sit us. Told us to come back at our reservation time. Reservation time was at opening but come on... We would have ordered an expensive bottle of wine. We ended up...More

Thank Bobby H
Alexandre V, Propriétaire at Firmin le Barbier, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2018

Sir, we found ourselves dumbfounded when we read your review. It is quite unfair from someone who did not eat in our restaurant and showed nearly half an hour (6.38pm) before the opening to leave such a comment. We, indeed, remember you very well, your...More

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Kim P
August 14, 2015|
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Response from Carolynvonm | Reviewed this property |
There were 2 children at the restaurant when we visited - about 6 or 8 years old - and they looked very happy! I agree with the previous post that there probably aren't high chairs or booster seats. The menu is fairly... More
David G
July 11, 2015|
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Response from Carolynvonm | Reviewed this property |
Firmin le Barbier is what I would describe as "upscale casual." A jacket and tie is not required. I wore a simple summer dress and my husband wore khakis and a collared shirt. That seemed to be the norm there. Enjoy - it's... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$46 - US$75
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue de Monttessuy, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 51 21 55
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