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Le Colimacon

#211 of 14,894 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$French,
44 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
+33 6 27 18 08 07
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“rabbit” (27 reviews)
“escargot” (30 reviews)
“lapin” (5 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
French, Grill
$$ - $$$
44 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This restaurant was a recommendation from someone I know who is from Paris. I have been here 2 times now and it never disappoints. I always stay in the Marais area and we walked to the restaurant and this time had a table downstairs. The...More

Thank Stephanie C
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Food is delicious. Everyone raves about the rabbit, but the fish (and everything else i've ever had there) is delicious. The food is served in a very appealing manner, and portions are just the right size - but it's all so fresh and flavors and...More

2  Thank bruce c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good food, pimentos stuffed with goats cheese were delicious (and huge), cotes du Rousillon also delicious, friendly staff- booking essential!

Thank WadeyJL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On my first night in Paris, I had booked for dinner in this bistro on Marais' main street as I was having drinks closeby before and as the bistro was on the recommended list of the Gault & Millau 2017 Guide. Le Colimaçon did not...More

1  Thank EANYC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this restaurant online and were so glad that we were able to walk in and be seated. The food was excellent and amazingly reasonably priced. We would definitely go back.

1  Thank KenaiAlaska
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our group of 6 highly recommend this restaurant . It is absolutely beautiful in every way . Outstanding food and a wonderful waiter who was extremely helpful and patient . She took the time to translate and explain all the dishes . Just an excellent...More

Thank Patty R
Reviewed 9 December 2017

Very good bistro fare in bustling cozy locale with seating on two floors, separated by the eponymous spiral staircase. Very nice takes on standard ingredients; excellent escargot in tiny pastry shells, sweetbreads and kidneys, foie gras etc. Charming service. Nice wine list fairly priced. Recommended,...More

1  Thank Greenway1951
Didier J, Propriétaire at Le Colimacon, responded to this reviewResponded 10 December 2017

thank's a lot for visiting us.

Reviewed 8 December 2017

We had a lovely meal here on our first night in Paris. Reading the reviews, I decided to book on TA, and I am so glad we did. Even on a Sunday night, they turned a few people away! They were friendly, helpful - even...More

Thank Fionafew
Reviewed 25 November 2017

...I will come back to this excellent restaurant ! All the reviews are true about the atmosphere, about the food, about the quality of the food, about the service. We made a reservation (which is recommended because the restaurant is quite small) and we received...More

Thank Corinne M
Didier J, Propriétaire at Le Colimacon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 December 2017

Many thank's for coming in our small restaurant. We hope to see you on next trip

Reviewed 15 November 2017

This little gem is truly a treasure. The service is superb and attentive and first requests what language is best for you to understand! Regardless of which tongue is spoken Français tastes most delicious here. An excellent wine list to accompany every palate along with...More

Thank Forge B
Didier J, Propriétaire at Le Colimacon, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2017

thank's a lot We hope to see you again

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spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 49 - USD 98
French, Grill
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 6 27 18 08 07
  • E-mail
In the heart of the Marais District in the historical area the Colimaçon is a typical Classic french and Parisian restaurant. Traditional french cuisine is serving in a nice and cosy atmosphere only 40 seats with air conditioning.
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