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L'Opportun

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Montparnasse
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62 boulevard Edgar Quinet, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 43 20 26 89
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12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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83 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016

On my way back from the Edgar Quinet market - with a live lobster in a plastic bag - my eye fell on the ardoise of Lopportun. The main dish of the day was a great favourite of mine: ROGNONS ... So I saved the lobster for the evening and had a typical Lyonnaise salad with lardons and a poched... More 

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1 Thank Goeran S
Austin, Texas
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317 reviews
205 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 265 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Very fair prices for a very good typical cuisine from Lyon. I have to admit that the “Salade de pissenlits aux lardons et oeuf poché “ was one of the best I ever had. The salad was cut almost like a julienne and everything was perfect. It’s a simple dish but so good. Chef Serge Alzerat gave us a warm... More 

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1 Thank austinjjc
Paris, France
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138 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Excellent cuisine -good value for money (Menu 30 Euros for 3 courses/25 for 2 courses) A very good address in this Montparnasse area . Cuisine is from Lyon . The chef although a star on TV specialised cooking channels, still cooks himself in this tiny restaurant , few tables - reservation a must - We had quenelles , ie fish... More 

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1 Thank Isabelle M
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

If like me you like your beef well hung,try this restaurant, it is rare in Paris to find such well looked after meat. The classical bouchon menu is varied enough for most carnivorous people and the quality of the products used is very high. Service is simple but extemely aimiable,and the wine list good even for non Beaujolais drinkers (good... More 

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1 Thank Richard V
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150 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2015

Regional restaurant, led by the owner himself, with good dishes. Prices are a bit high, but the portions are plentiful. Dishes such as roast lamb or the "carnad de magret' are house specialties. In addition, the entries are very appetizing. An entry suggestion: hering preserve with potatoes.

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1 Thank Marcelo M
Peaks Island, Maine
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96 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2014

Although the French are noted for their wonderful cuisine, sometimes we Americans think we are the only ones who can produce great beef steaks. We discovered this superb restaurant this week that features Lyonnais beef and it was simply terrific !

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2 Thank Christopher H
paris
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2014

This Lyon style restaurant is proposing a good bench of specialties (tablier de sapeur, saucisson à la pistache, quenelle) as well as various pieces of meat of reasonable quality. For starters, you should prefer the cooked ones (ravioles, snails) than the salads that have good ingredients but are prepared in a lazy way (not enough care on the dressing and... More 

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Thank constaise
New York City, New York
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2014

food was amazing, great wine list, and service excellent. english menu was available. be sure to ask about specials

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Thank RSJune
Bern, Switzerland
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 April 2014

We used to go to Paris at least 2 or 3 times a year and often eat in this restaurant. That was 6 years ago. Always recommended it to our friends. We had not been to Paris since then. Kids! Easter weekend ,thanks to mother-in-law, we went back to Paris and to this restaurant. What a disappointment. The prices have... More 

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1 Thank Michael W
Novi, Michigan
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 February 2014

It is just average, I would not go out of my way for this place! There are so many places in the area, and this one does not stand out. Just go to the first place you run across.

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Thank Willy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28 - US$56
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 boulevard Edgar Quinet, 75014 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
  • Neighbourhood: Montparnasse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 20 26 89
Description
Located in the heart of the 14th arrondissement, close to the Montparnasse Tower, near the theaters of the Rue de la Gaite, The Timely you to discover the classics of Lyonnaise cuisine and meats of our regions.
Served generously, all our dishes are homemade and prepared daily with fresh products by the Chef and his team.

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Montparnasse
The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas, brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and historical monuments and treasures. In between lie adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small gardens to match. Just a short metro ride away from the centre of Paris this neighbourhood has something for every hour of the day.
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