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Le Petit Pontoise

9 rue de Pontoise | 9 Rue de Pontoise, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 29 25 20
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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9 rue de Pontoise | 9 Rue de Pontoise, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We wanted this to delight us and it was very good, but not spectacular. Make reservations for dinner--it seemed that the hostess did not seat people who just wandered in. I had shrimp as a starter and the beef filet with vegetables for my main...More

Thank Enjoygreatfood1
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Bonjour ! Thank you for these words about your time with us. Glad you enjoyed the food. We do accept people who wandered in but we need to keep the tables for our guest who made a reservation first. We hope to see you another...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice little restaurant with simple uninspiring food. I have to admit that the service was stellar. The two ladies working that night were very friendly and attentive. Service was quick, but not rushed. However, the food left lots to be desired. It was simple and...More

Thank BorisN
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Bonjour and thank you (again) for this review which is the same as the one you posted on Google. Very glad our 2 waitresses did a good job. They worked very hard to make our guests spend a good time and thank you for noticing...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've. Web coming here for 15 years. This is traditional brasserie dining at its best and just far enough along the river to be quiet but busy enough that you need to book. Traditional French dishes are their specialty but there's always something a little...More

Thank AFTLondon
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour, Thank you very much for this nice review and for your loyalty. This is our best prize to see our guests coming year after year. Thank you very much. Sorry for the wine issue, our waitress have some wine skills and they want to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fabulous dinner at Le petit pontoise. The escargot appetizer was fantastic. The main courses - sole, duck, sea bass were terrific as well. We had two bottles of wine- both delicious. And the desserts especially the lava cake -- chocolate amedeus --was out...More

Thank Gillian S
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour, Thank you for taking time to write some words about your experience at Le Petit Pontoise. Glad you love the lava-cake Amadeus au Chocolat ! So happy Bom taked good care of you and that you have a great night for the birthday !...More

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Just off the plane and we needed to recharge. This was just the ticket! We started with a duck pate with figs. My wife had the duck breast while I had pigs' cheeks. Excellent selection of deserts.

Thank BigJNK
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this review and glad you enjoyed your meal after your trip ! Hope to see you again at Le Petit Pontoise A bientôt Jonathan & Alexandre Le Petit Pontoise

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Three generations of our family visited Paris this summer and we all gathered at Le Petit Pontoise for dinner based on a recommendation from still more family. The food was excellent and our servers were kind, humorous and shared in our family silliness. The truffle...More

Thank Debbie H
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour, So glad to read your comment. Le Petit Pontoise is a family run business and we are so happy to see families gathering or meeting. Thank you for such a nice comment ! A bientôt Jonathan & Alexandre Le Petit Pontoise

Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Have eaten at Petit Pontoise over a dozen times in the last 6 years and it never disappoints. On this visit we went during lunch when there are fewer tourists and it's not as crowded. I usually get the duck magret but this time decided...More

Thank Paul Z
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour, What an honor for us to have you so many times at Le Petit Pontoise. Thanks a lot for this great review and this is a best prize to see our guests coming back as often as you. Really Thank You A bientôt Jonathan...More

Reviewed 4 September 2017

My wife and I just had dinner there. She had the lamb chops. I had a starter of crayfish and green-bean salad, and a main course of scallops. She had creme brûlée for dessert while I had the tarte tatin. Each of these five dishes...More

Thank Joshua M
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Merci beaucoup ! What a great menu you had ;) My favorite meal is also the Lamb : I love the green crust on the top ! Thank you for such a nice review and we really hope to see you soon at Le Petit...More

Reviewed 3 September 2017

First, I love the neighborhood this restaurant is located in. There are a ton of restaurants located close together and plenty of people walking about, so it is very lively. Second, we made reservations here on the advice of a friend who travels to Paris...More

Thank lfiorenz
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Bonjour et merci beaucoup ! This review is so great that I shared it immediately with all the team who was so happy too. You described so well the ambiance at Le Petit Pontoise. Thank you very much. Glad we were your last dinner in...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

The service was really awesome, i came with my family and we mainly tasted fish-based dishes which were merely excellent with the waitress which was really helpful and friendly.

1  Thank AcaciasDisney
JonathanAlexandre, Propriétaire at Le Petit Pontoise, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Bonjour ! I am very happy to see family gathering at Le Petit Pontoise. All the team joins me to thank you for sharing this nice review. A bientôt au Petit POntoise Jonathan & Alexandre Le Petit Pontoise

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jahzan
9 November 2015|
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Response from lepetitpontoise | Property representative |
Dear Jahan, One week before is enough to book a table at Le Petit Pontoise. It is always crowded on dinner. Hope to welcome you soon at Le Petit Pontoise Jonathan from Restaurant Le Petit Pontoise
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jessica c
27 March 2015|
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Response from CindersG | Reviewed this property |
If you go for dinner early enough - you can get a table like we did. It got much busier as the night went on so a reservation is a good idea.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 41 - USD 59
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 rue de Pontoise | 9 Rue de Pontoise, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 29 25 20
  • E-mail
Description
Le Petit Pontoise is a genuine institution of the 5th district in Paris. It offers typical rich French cuisine in a "bistrot" atmosphere. The chef has been there for over 14 years preparing sophisticated dishes with fresh season products. He finds his inspiration in the most traditional French recipes. Located right next to the Seine river near the Boulevard Saint-Germain, this bistrot is always fully booked, you will meet people from around the world as well as regular Parisian clients which enjoy this typical French cuisine.
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