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La Vieille Porte

12 rue de la Vieille Porte, 72000, Le Mans, France
+33 2 43 24 03 76
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beef” (6 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
12 rue de la Vieille Porte, 72000, Le Mans, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to Trip Advisor and google maps we found this absolute gem. We've not stayed in Le Mans centre before so usually stick to basic hotel gayer. Tonight it was great to walk the streets have a drink and select a restaurant with good reviews...More

Thank philatic
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very well prepared food and very attentive and hard working staff. We had the gourmet 3 course menu priced at a competitive 24€. Excellent food, and staff service was spot on. Well recommended.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a lovely little Restaurant with fantastic food where the french eat, so you know it is good. The staff are charming and speak english better than I speak french. In the evening you can get a 3 course dinner for E 23.90 so...More

Thank Tine D
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Everything - location, decor, service, wine and especially the food make this a spectacular restaurant. Please book as it is always busy and you would not want to miss out

Thank BatterseaJames
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Had dinner on a Thursday night witnessed people being turned away. Foie gras starter as good as I've had anywhere followed by brochettes of beef for me and ham for her accompanied by a mushroom and potato mash. Pain Perdue to finish which seems to...More

1  Thank Eldimpo
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Whilst living in Le Mans, my daughter was recommended to this excellent restaurant by French friends. So during the week of the 24 Heures du Mans, we all went there for her 21st birthday meal and it was superb! Their special mash potato was to...More

1  Thank 0Karen111
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We were travelling through Le Mans and stopped in the La Vieille Porte for dinner and what a meal it was. We were lucky enough to get a table by booking around 6:30 but if you can pre book it's advisable. The food is exquisite...More

Thank 220darrellw
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Delicious 3-course meal and great service. It exceeded expectations even with all the great reviews we had read. Would recommend the salad with duck, the chicken, and make sure to try the fries. Location on a quaint pedestrian-only street added to the charm.

Thank Kelley T
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

...after Drivers Parade we found this cosy place, very very busy, but they found a table and served a very nice and tasty dinner πŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌπŸ‘ŒπŸΌ we will come again πŸ™πŸΌ

Thank CorvetteGut
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant based on reviews and it did not disappoint. The menus of the day was excellent value at around €19 ( we had the upgraded version). Beef pave was excellent, good choice of reasonably priced wines and staff that were very patient...More

1  Thank Mick W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 rue de la Vieille Porte, 72000, Le Mans, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Pays de la Loire  >  Sarthe  >  Le Mans
  • Phone Number: +33 2 43 24 03 76
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