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L'Altro

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Saint-Germain-des-Pres
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Rue du Dragon, 75006 Paris, France
+33 1 45 48 49 49
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Today
12:00 - 22:30
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Toronto, Canada
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33 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I raved about L'Altro to 4 friends during Fashion week, and made a dinner reservation for 7. Paris was unusually quiet during this time, as was the restaurant. The charming owner was not present, which would explain the lacklustre service. I had to go to the bar (right in front of our table) after 30 minutes to request assistance. Our... More 

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huchital@gmail.com
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Last night of our visit to Paris. Restaurant listed by both Michelin and Gault Millau so we had high hopes. Restaurant was empty while others on the street were quite lively. Appetizers were ok (prosciutto for one and a cauliflower soup for the other). The main courses were almost inedible The tortellini pasta was not al dente it was hard... More 

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Thank HutchTX
Paris, France
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

I have been in this restaurant already twice. The atmosphere is cosy but when it's packed it tends to be noisy. You may prefer to be downstairs. Their Italian food is ok and of relatively good quality but very expensive for the quantity. And the service is slow and not really friendly.

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Thank Zlata G
1 review
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

- Unfriendly staff - My wrong drink was changed into a way too small glass of prosecco - Food was cold - Very small plates (i was still hungry when i left the restaurant) - Food wasn't that good - Overpriced

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Thank 732celinev
San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

If you're about a positive dining experience, this place is for you. There are many amazing Italian restaurants in the area and the people at L'Altro are particularly nice and helpful. Ravioli was very good as were wines and desserts. Plan to sit and enjoy good company for a few hours when dining here.

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Thank MichelleTX2014
Barcelona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

Authentic italian restaurant at the heart of Saint Germain des Pres. You can feel the italian mood just by listening the employees talking among themselves! Service really friendly, visible kitchen and good quality of choice in the menu. Tried one of their antipasti with some italian delicatessen, very tasty! Main dish was also very good but best was yet to... More 

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Thank Nathalie_06
Copenhagen
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

The menu card is quite short and truly Italian. My wife had a pasta with some lobster but only grated lobster, you just get some crumbs plus a lot of garlic. Not very tasty. I got oso bucho which was Ok but very basic- meat and plain rocula that's all. So the food is very very simple and overpriced. However... More 

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Thank Bjergkongen
Groningen, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2016

Small restaurant with simply Italian food. Nice staff. Great view into the kitchen. The wine from Sardinia was a good tip from the waiter. Do you miss something if you haven't dined here? No, but if you do it is worth while. Specially the combination of atmosphere, staff, wine and food.

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Thank mevrouwdevries
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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252 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Went to this place for dinner. It is a fairly dark looking place with tiny tables and chairs. Felt the chair was a bit uncomfortable. I ordered a starter - a veal carpaccio - which was excellent and another veal and artichokes main course. THis was terrible. It was very chewy and was not tasty. The restaurant staff was helpful... More 

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Thank Crystalwaters123
Berlin, Germany
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

A good meal if a little pricey with very sweet and sympathetic girls serving. The only thing that might havee disappointed were the tomatoes in the caprese, but it is october. I really do not recognize the one and two star reviews...

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Thank paul s

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$37 - US$147
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue du Dragon, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 48 49 49

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

Neighbourhood Profile
Saint-Germain-des-Pres
In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighbourhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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