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La Bonne Excuse

48 rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 42 61 50 21
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“apple tart” (67 reviews)
“langoustines” (15 reviews)
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French, European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A week night dinner at this small family run restaurant was again our best dining experience in Paris, surpassing much tonier and starred restaurants where we dined. The velvet soup with scallops was excellent. The rack of lamb was delicious. The apple tart is not...More

1  Thank Hhm2go
Reviewed 12 July 2018

Had one of our most enjoyable dinners of the trip in this charming restaurant. Madam provided a lovely personal touch with extra attention to insure our rack of lamb was cooked exactly as we wanted (it was),s and a good suggestion for the wine pairing....More

2  Thank tjm103
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My partner and I visited on a Thursday for her 30th birthday. It wasn't busy because of this, however this did not take away from the experience in the slightest. The service was impeccable. I believe we were served by the female owner and she...More

3  Thank Beth T
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

This small place is a real gem in 6 Arr. The menu is small but interesting and their website menu is accurate, not often the case with other restaurants. We had a special soup - a velvety artichoke soup with perfectly cooked scallops topped with...More

2  Thank coloradojeff
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We have eaten at other restaurants on this street before but the name caught our attention and we had to try it - and it was a delight. Small and well appointed with a "in room" kitchen (that reminded me of the Quilted Giraffe but...More

Thank Walter f
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

After striking out a few times on this visit to Paris we ate at La Bonne Excuse. From the very warm and friendly welcome onwards all was excellent. Four us use split two orders of the langostines which were a delight. I had the rack...More

Thank jgeffner
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Good all around. A lot of fish on offer. I had a good fish, although exactly what I remember not. Not monkfish, often found in Paris, but very good. Wine was good and so was Company. Bobby Stepp, my wife Jan and the Randy Cottrells.

Thank Thornwell
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Tried their lunch special. Octopus for antipasti, pork chop with mashed potato for main, and strawberries with cream for dessert. All of this for less than 30 euros. The food is good. The service is exceptionally good. The lady server was very friendly and patient...More

Thank groquest
Reviewed 26 May 2018

This hard to find small restaurant, on a quiet back street in the Rue Cler neighborhood, proved to be the perfect send-off for our last night in France. The food was delicious. I had the scallops appetizer in a very tasty sauce and the veal...More

Thank msoz45
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We always come back to this lovely gem of a restaurant. The food, service and atmosphere are simply second to none ! We will be back again in a few weeks and can hardly wait to sit back and relax with great wines and excellent...More

Thank cfab9
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Response from Queen_Marg0t | Reviewed this property |
We ate there on a hot day and July and were very comfortable so you can assume that they do
19 October 2017|
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Response from MichaelGFrankfurt | Reviewed this property |
They are only open for dinner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 61 50 21
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