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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef” (8 reviews)
“mash potatoes” (4 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
Opens in 20 min
French, European
$$ - $$$
12 rue de la Vieille Porte, 72000, Le Mans, France
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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

We have eaten many meals in Le Mans over the years and this must rate as one of the best quality and value. Probably more than coincidence that the format and menu are almost identical to my other favourite ( le 7 Plats) up the...More

Thank PK&SJS
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Awesome food. Good options . Nice service. Friendly staff. Nice environment. Price is fair. I Do Recommend It.

Thank CRiTiKALL_Sam
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Thank you Trip Advisor for directing us to this absolutely fantastic restaurant. Excellent service, amazing food - especially the beef (the best we have ever eaten! Very relaxed and convivial atmosphere - a wonderful evening.

Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

I absolutely fell in love with this place, I dined here every day of my stay in Le Mans. It is a bit more expensive than similar places, but it is well worth it. The food is delicious and well presented, the portions generous and...More

Thank Timofey V
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We chose this place for lunch as it was full of local people and we found out why - excellent! Great food and an interesting menu, good wine and very good service with English spoken. Would not hesitate to recommend it - only sorry we...More

Thank X1GTX
Reviewed 6 September 2017 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 1 September 2017 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

1  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
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17 October 2017|
Response from Tine D | Reviewed this property |
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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 - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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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