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Terra Nova

17 Rue des Fosses Saint Jacques, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 91 33
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good40%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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12:00 - 14:30All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
17 Rue des Fosses Saint Jacques, 75005 Paris, France
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We stayed around the corner and so decided to try this place for dinner. We both found something to eat that we thoroughly enjoyed. The antipasti was excellent. Our main courses of pasta and a pizza were second to none and the dessert delicious. The...More

Thank michaelwho
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice location near the university. Nice atmosphere - but the food... The food was poor and service nothing to talk about.

Thank Jørn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been returning here twice each trip to Paris, as we often stay at a hotel in the area. Terra Nova has simple Italian fare and a limited menu, but it is always well made. It's not expensive and the service is quite good. Not...More

Thank FernandoLanzer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Based on Tripadvisor reviews and comments by friends, my wife and I and another couple were looking forward to our visit to Terra Nova. The wait staff was friendly, and we were seated at a nice (and beautifully prepared) table, so things looked auspicious at...More

Thank TravelingScholar60
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The italian main waiter who served us spoke very little english but he did send over another waiter who did thankfully. He was very kind and explained in detail what was on the specials menu for today, I'm so glad he did.. The antipasti starter...More

Thank Mark J
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

Being Italian I am always skeptical when eating in an italian restaurant in Paris. This one was a pleasant surprise. I visited this restaurant on the occasion of a farewell dinner with a large party that occupied the whole place. It is in this kind...More

Thank fbonaglia
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This was our third visit to Terra Nova and it didn't disappoint. I had the seafood linguine which was great, but the highlight for us are the two waiters, although they might also be the owners. They have such a natural way of making you...More

Thank Paulie66NorthWales
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

The ideal small restaurant that, when full, becomes lively and full of joi de vivre. Speak just a little simple Italian and the one-man-show waiter opens up, happy that you have done him the kindness of speaking in Italian.

1  Thank R Keith M
Reviewed 28 March 2016

This was a lovely little authentic italian restaurent in the latin quarter in Paris. The staff was lovely(spoke italian), and the food was great. The only reason I cant give it 5 stars, is because I've had better Pizza before. This Pizza was good, but...More

Thank Kenneth M
Reviewed 14 March 2016

We stumbled across this restaurant through necessity, as I wasn't feeling well and needed somewhere close to the hotel (Hotel Les Dames du Pantheon). I don't think we'd have found a better place if we'd looked for one! Even though I didn't have much of...More

1  Thank Catherine R
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Rue des Fosses Saint Jacques, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 91 33
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