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Le Second Empire

62 rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 42 72 04 33
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good47%
  • Average14%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (25 reviews)
“potatoes” (5 reviews)
“tiramisu” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 11:30 pm Hours
Italian, French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
62 rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We found this brasserie on Yelp after a busy day at Notre Dame and George Pompidou Center. Our waiter spoke decent English, was very attentive and efficient. We loved the food. We really thought it was our best in Paris so far. My husband ordered...More

Thank Ian F
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Stopped for an extended Sunday lunch and was not disappointed with this great find. Drinks as reasonable as you will find in Paris, and then the star attraction appears ????? Their home made Pizza are "OUTSTANDING" and one of the best we have had ANYWHERE...More

Thank alec h
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Popped in here as a late night feed up. Sat down at 22:00 which was no problem. Polite waiter. Fast turn around on food, some good flavour to some of the meals. I had the steak with Foie gras and it was lovely. Worth the...More

Thank Dave A
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

This is a standard restaurant. Don’t get me wrong, the pizza was really, really good. And the restaurant is very charming. Unfortunately the waiter ruined our night with forgetting things and being very slow though it was not crowded. Straighten up and this could be...More

Thank Olof356
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Good vegetarian options. Pizza was absolutely delicious. The hotel staff is very friendly and polite. The restaurant is almost on the high street and close to the Metro station. It is worth to visit if around the place.

Thank Jay S
Reviewed 11 October 2017

The service was attentive . Always a big deal in Paris and the veg soup we ordered was a little on the bland side but adequate . The location near the Marais is good

Thank Honeygatherer
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch. And ate steak tartare and pasta. We noticed that most Parisienne resturant are offering quick meals not i keeping with the flair of great cuisine.

Thank mdacks
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We enjoyed this meal (we each ordered different steak dishes), but the brie starter was the best part of the meal. Unfortunately, they brought it out with the rest of the meal.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Le second empire is a nice restaruant, located in a busy corner of the busy street that leads up to Centre Pompidou. The ambiance is that of old world luxury, but the food itself is of the more common pizza/pasta variety with a few added...More

Thank MrJan
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Stopped here on a Tuesday evening whilst spending an unplanned night in Paris. The food & service deliver more than the menu outside suggests and at good value. I enjoyed a tomato & mozzarella salad to start with skinned half tomatoes on top of beautifully...More

Thank Steve P
Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris,
Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but
the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it
houses the main shopping mall, which nestles
underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and
international restaurants coupled with beautiful
churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to
it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
10:00 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 62 rue de la Verrerie, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 72 04 33
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