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Leon De Bruxelles

) #1,331 of 14,431 Restaurants in Paris $$ - $$$ French, , Seafood
8 Place de la Republique | Place de la Republique, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 43 38 28 69
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good45%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“mussels” (104 reviews)
“fries” (32 reviews)
“seafood” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
8 Place de la Republique | Place de la Republique, 75011 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 778 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Even if you don't like food chain you must admit that Leon de Bruxelles is essential. It has popularized mussels in France. Not that mussels weren't a popular dish. But they were limited to some seasons, some regions, to fish stalls and specialized restaurants. Leon...More

Thank Christophe M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the mussels, two types of dressings. Both were bland and the worst I ever had. I also ate at a few other places in Paris, also mussels. We were very disappointed with the service also. The weiter spoke no English or did not...More

Thank Madalina E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was so glad our host in Paris recommended we stop in here if we enjoy mussels. Delicious! And the Irish Coffee was the perfect ending to a long day!

Thank 1ForKids
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all: I don't like seafood (yes, I’m not a common eater). But watching as my friends were enjoying their mixed seafood (with mussels) I must say that is a good place :). The good news for me is that, without eating mussels, I...More

Thank Josep_M_Casanovas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What they do, and boy do they do it well. Great place for your shellfish fix, as usual top notch. Limited wine list.

Thank MauiBuilt2011
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for coffee. You get a nice view over the square but it is very noisy with the traffic going by. Most outdoor eating spaces have a glass surround but this one didn't, hence the excessive noise and I chose not to eat...More

Thank jak609
Reviewed 5 May 2017

Do not expect great cuisine, it is just moules with different dressings, but at least the service is fast.

Thank Eric R
Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I walked past this restaurant and was late in the evening, decided to tuck in some foods at 9pm. The restaurant has a fast food type of atmosphere and don't expect a typical French restaurant environment. Served varieties of cooking mussels with recommended beer to...More

Thank Tai Sheng G
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I am Belgian and was in the mood for mussels. As this place was a 2 minute walk from the hotel I popped in. Very friendly service. For once I was not hidden away in a corner as a solo diner. The portions are big....More

Thank nebukatnesa
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Ordered the salmon & Basil Mussels in a Papillotte served with rice. However, when it arrived at table it came with chips. Our french is not that good, but when we mentioned that the menu says rice, we just got a shrug and the waiter...More

Thank Michael S
Nearby
Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made
for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming
bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s
at night this area really comes to life. Students and
young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille
and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock
to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait
for coveted tickets during the day. Towards
...More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$22 - US$27
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 00:00
Monday
11:45 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 00:00
Thursday
11:45 - 00:00
Friday
11:45 - 01:00
Saturday
11:45 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Place de la Republique | Place de la Republique, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 38 28 69
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