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Romanela

#6,618 of 14,232 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Montparnasse
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29 rue des Plantes, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 45 39 18 45
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Today
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2015

I was looking for a place close by to eat. Could have gone to the pizza place bit further on past the station as it was good there but just wanted to have something quick. In the end I went here. Couldn't check the reviews at this point but looking at the reviews now... things haven't changed. As people have... More 

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Thank SubhanNair
Rainham, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2015 via mobile

We were staying over the road in the ibis hotel and walked past a few times in the day and I really wanted it ha First impressions we were a little disappointed when we asked for a table in the empty restaurant the server actually tutted at us and didn't exactly make us feel welcome. But by the time we... More 

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Thank JessinEssex25
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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332 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2014

This restaurant is near the Ibis Alesia Hotel in the Rue des Plantes (cross over the main Rue D'Alesia and its on the right hand side) and I thought I'd give it a try. I was a little concerned, having read the mixed reviews, that it might be terrible but I was pleasantly surprised! The lady owner (I assume) gave... More 

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Thank CalBristol
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Reviewed 26 May 2014 via mobile

Visited the restaurant on the off chance as it looked like a nice traditional Italian. Surprised to read the previous mixed reviews. I would say we are reasonably choosy, and are certainly the first to criticise poor service, and although the owner began quieter, she was pleasant enough, and was actually joking and laughing through most of the service. We... More 

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Derbyshire, England
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52 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Visited on a Friday evening - we were the only ones in at first, but it filled up gradually. Had a really nice prawn salad for starters - the leaves were very fresh and good selection. Had a tortellini for the main, which again was very nice. OH had lasagne which he enjoyed too. Service was good.

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Thank jcobcreek
1 review
Reviewed 23 July 2013

The fish we orderd was dry and had hair in it. And the meat was not good either. The only good thing was that we didnt have to pay for the fish.

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Thank Eirikandresen
Kettering, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2013

My husband and I went here for a Pizza...the female in charge is a surly miserable woman and clearly did not like Tourists especially English..We hadn't opened our mouth and she already had the English menus in her hand. We tried to be friendly but she didn't respond and never spoke to us once. Pizzas were just banged down in... More 

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Thank Carole O
Paris
1 review
Reviewed 30 October 2011

It is simply clear that the female owner of the restaurant has problems. She was extremely rude to the tourist tables (including ours), never smiled and in fact, gave us a sigh when we ordered more food! We were very polite and my family tried our best to speak in french as well to respect her and her restaurant. This... More 

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Thank Amelia B
Doncaster, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 25 May 2011

This place looks like a typical bistro, but what a disappointment. We skipped starters as we weren't particularly hungry. The lasagna which my partner ordered was the worst he has ever eaten. There was no bechamel sauce and the topping consisted of a very thick layer of mozzarella (!?) cheese. His ordered side salad (4 euros) consisted of a couple... More 

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Thank micknsuetravellers
Langar, United Kingdom
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183 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2010

Went here on our first night in Paris in June 2010 as we were in a hurry. Food was great but the service was very poor. Tried my best to order in French and was very polite but despite this we ignored most of the time and the waiting staff didn't even offer us another drink so we paid our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
18:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 29 rue des Plantes, 75014 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
  • Neighbourhood: Montparnasse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 39 18 45

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Montparnasse
The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas, brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and historical monuments and treasures. In between lie adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small gardens to match. Just a short metro ride away from the centre of Paris this neighbourhood has something for every hour of the day.
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