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Le Mesturet

#395 of 13,829 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Opera / Bourse
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77 rue de Richelieu, 75002 Paris, France
+33 1 42 97 40 68
09:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 23:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Tallinn, Estonia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Three times I have visited Paris and three times I have been to this restaurant with different companions. Great value and friendly staff - special greetings to Alain from Tallinn! If I ever go back to Paris I know the one place I'm sure to revisit.

Thank Triintsukas
Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hungry after travelling all day and happy to stumble into a friendly, buzzy local restaurant. But here, the food gets second billing. Crayfish dumpling starter was tepid and went back to the kitchen. The fried potatoes with the steak were barely warm. And they saved the best for last. The nice looking five cheeses for dessert were straight out of... More 

Thank Shorthead
Belfast, United Kingdom
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429 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 250 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great value bistro with excellent staff. Food was pretty good and very fresh. Very busy so get here early.

Thank KMcCorry
San Clemente, CA, USA
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41 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

As a Paris & France travel writer, I look for dining places that are delicious, affordable, and accessible. I found Le Mesturet on my trip last month to Paris. I find it to be a local favorite in the 2nd arrondissement near the Opera--and a charmer for visitors as well. Good food, efficient service, and a wonderful chance to rub... More 

Thank Pamela_PJ_Adams
Ringwood, New Jersey
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

After completing our amazing "Paris in One Day" tour, we headed back to our hotel to change. It was already a bit late, so we asked the hotel guest agent for some restaurant recommendations. We asked for something more on the casual side that offered especially good desserts. She recommended Le Mesturet, which was only a short walk away. For... More 

Thank Mdgrl79
Paris, France
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

One of the most tasteful brasserie in Paris. Original French cuisine, relaxed atmosphere, lovely staff, excellent choice for a night out with friends or family. The "Paris Brest " cake is a must to be tried.

Thank MihaelaNB
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

you will enjoy this restaurant because you will find great typical French food you have prix fixe menu very decent and the food good in typical parisian decor service can be slow depends on the evening but you cannot be dissapointed

Thank Claude7592
Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Last time we were in Paris we ate at this restaurant and loved it, especially the Violet Icecream! We returned on this trip and it was just as good. It is always busy so best to book. The steak was cooked to perfection and the deserts were to die for. The only down side was that they had run out... More 

Thank monkir
Singapore, Singapore
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278 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

we came for lunch. we enjoyed all aspects of the place. the food is amazingly great. do not hesitate to go for the plat du jour bit the rest of the menu also offers great moments of dining. after main course we were full and satisfied so no room for dessert. the same day we had a family diner for... More 

Thank djchrisblue
San Jose, California
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24 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Was here with 2 others... the dinner I ordered was great. The others ordered items that also looked very nice... had a bottle of wine remind by the waiter... over all very cool place

Thank Anthony2231

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 16 - USD 31
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
07:30 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 rue de Richelieu, 75002 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Opera / Bourse
  • Neighbourhood: Opera / Bourse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 97 40 68
Le Mesturet is a classic Parisian bistro located in the heart of Paris between the Grand Boulevards and the Louvre Museum.Passionate about what they do, Alain Fontaine, the owner, and his chef, Pascal Brot, are the creative forces behind Le Mesturet’s traditional French cuisine. With the help of their energetic dining room and the kitchen teams they have created an exceptional restaurant where you can enjoy lunch and dinner.You will love our typical French dishes, home-made desserts, wine menu filled with discoveries and bistro atmosphere.We have two air-conditioned dining areas available for large groups, anniversaries and other events: there is our main dining room, decorated in a cosy “old Paris” style, which seats 86 as well as an additional dining room that seats 30. Welcome !

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Staying in Opera / Bourse

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Opera / Bourse
The neighbourhood around Opéra and Bourse is a belle époque paradise of grand boulevards, refined arcades, and mass-market art-nouveau entertainment. Here, modern day workers continue to take advantage of the legacy that nobility and finance left in the 19th century. Brightly-lit brasseries, theatres, and cinemas sit side by side with French bistros predominating in one area and Japanese restaurants in another. The area is most famous for the Palais Garnier opera house and glamorous department stores.
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