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Le Violon d'Ingres

135 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 55 15 05
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (22 reviews)
“sea bass” (20 reviews)
“mille feuille” (25 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
135 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Along the Rue St Dominique there are fresh fruit stores, oyster bar, and a trio of outlets of Christian Constant’s culinary talents. Le Cocottes and a cafe are the other less formal places. Le Violon’s proposition is to deliver better quality at similar prices to...More

Thank sunnyboy9
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food is correct, but uninspiring. Carefully prepared, but I have few other adjectives to add. The fish with spinach was comforting but a bit dull. The entrecote was, well, just another entrecote with potatoes. The scallops were boring. With the exception of the souffle,...More

Thank Juan d
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for our anniversary dinner, and we made a great choice! From the moment we walked in, we knew it was going to be a special night. Our reservations were for 7:30pm, only a few tables were seated, by the time we left...More

Thank Jdiddy78
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

This is a bright and classy restaurant with excellent service and a lunch menu that is fantastic value for money. The chef adapted his dishes on the set menu to accommodate allergies and offered a second dessert when the first did not meet his standards....More

Thank James M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

The magic of dining in Paris is that you do not need a fancy restaurant seating hundreds of people under a magnificent decor. I went to the Violon d'Ingres on what I thought would be a quiet Sunday evening. The service was perfect from the...More

Thank JPCParis2014
Reviewed 4 November 2017

perfect sunday night meal creative menu ....one star at its best ...we return every year worth the expense

Thank ebdeervalley
Reviewed 3 November 2017 via mobile

We saved this for the last night in Paris. We had been to Christian Constant’s two other Paris restaurants on previous trips (all 3 within a couple blocks of each other). This is the high end of the three and we wanted to try it...More

Thank scurtin2016
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

This was my fifth visit to Le Violon d’Ingres. In all, I have never had a disappointing dish. In fact, one of my struggles whenever I return is resisting the temptation to repeat a previous meal. Last night, I started with a Crayfish Ravioli. The...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Nice setting, tables a bit crowded. Took too long to bring out wines. Food good. Inattentive service. We ran out of water and had to ask for more. Brought my complementary birthday dessert after we had all finished our dessert and were full. It was...More

Thank RNW1016
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I would say this restaurant is overrated. Can't believe it has 1 star. It is lacking in many ways....inexperienced staff and trainees who were annoying. ..,Hanging too close to tables. The dishes were tasty but the meat dish was tough. Desserts were excellent and prices...More

Thank 10964j
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16 April 2017|
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Response from isablubelle | Reviewed this property |
you do not want to do that! do not rush dinner. take your time and enjoy
Aaron K
28 February 2017|
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Response from Jay D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Aaron, the evening tasting menu is 110€ and is comprised of 7 courses. You can visit their website for what is served. I do not remember seeing wine pairings for this menu, most likely because it would require 7... More
Edward D
29 May 2015|
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Response from aretha23 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no tie is required. Business casual is fine b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 55 15 05
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Michelin starred excellent quality fresh food French restaurant using fresh local ingredients. Creative and exciting food. Owned by Top Chef Christian Constant.
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