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18 Rue des Wallons, 75013 Paris, France
+33 1 43 31 36 04
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“andouillette” (2 reviews)
“filet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 19:30All hours
French, European, Italian
$$ - $$$
18 Rue des Wallons, 75013 Paris, France
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Reviewed 25 February 2017

We found out about this place via the Michelin or Gault-Millau; as it was getting late we wanted something close to our hotel and decided to go for it. We were not disappointed. It has the 'ambiance' of a good French bistrot; menu 25€ with...More

Thank Michel V
Dorothée T, Gérant at Variations, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2017

Thank you verymuch ! Hope to see you again to test others plates or desserts !

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

At her best, friendly staff and above all dog friendly. Try foie gras, filet de boeuf, lamb, etc. Very nice wines too

Thank BertV22
Dorothée T, Gérant at Variations, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2017

Thanks a lot for your appréciation ! See you soon !

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Definitively the best andouilette ever had, might have been nice to get it with a piece of veggies. The coke served was passed since November 2015 - by the way 12 months outdated Coke Zero is disgusting you can't miss it. Well you would have...More

Thank Laurent-Suiss
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

On a rainy night in Paris close to the Salpetriere hospital where there are not many choices for restaurants, we stopped for dinner at Variations. Luckily there was a table available and we were surprised by a wonderful meal at a reasonable price. The server...More

Thank Marie K
Reviewed 30 April 2016

modern design, relaxed atmosphere, very good food and wines, friendly stuff, the zabaione was amazing

Thank Catherine S
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We had a lovely meal at Variations recently. Each dish we ordered was wonderful--beef fillet (perfectly cooked as ordered), black truffle risotto (no scrimping on the shaved truffles here!), tart tatin, Paris Brest. Friendly and efficient service by the chefs wife and another waitress. Enjoyed...More

Thank Annette C
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This restaurant was suggested to us by a friend who now lives in Paris and who, on our last trip, suggested La Cuisine de Phillippe for soufflés We began with a glass of Cotes de Beaune apiece while we looked at and tried to decipher...More

1  Thank Pjk
Reviewed 19 May 2014

Nice restaurant with excellent and friendly service and great wine. Good location in the 5th district of Paris.

Thank Chris_Houston-D
Reviewed 23 March 2014

I recommend this restaurant. The service was warm and attentive (the chef came out and greeted every table), the food was delicious, and the portions were generous. Too generous. The lemon tart was dreamy!

Thank Diane B
Reviewed 18 December 2013

I've only been in Paris a month and friends invited me to this restaurant. I saw a Trip Advisor sticker in the window. The prices were right and the service was good. A group of 8 women met for lunch and we all tried different...More

2  Thank yumaborn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 56
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
12:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Rue des Wallons, 75013 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Gobelins
  • Neighbourhood: Gobelins
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 31 36 04
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Cuisine traditionnelle française., de qualité, faite exclusivement à partir de produits frais et de saison.
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