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La Petite Casserole

#3,611 of 14,216 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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64 rue Cantagrel, 75013 Paris, France
+33 1 45 83 82 93
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Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The waiter/owner is a very affable fellow, proud of his food quality, which is very nice. Don't fret if it takes a while for your order to be taken - it arrives in a flash! He fretted that I did not finish my pasta - I assured him it was only because I wasn't hungry enough, because it really was... More 

Thank Susan M
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2016

The mean was very tasty and the service was very nice. The owner is a very pleasant gentleman. The deserts were excellent!

Thank Klaudia T
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699 reviews
510 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 218 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2015 via mobile

Enjoyable small homely restaurant. Good selection of home seasonal cooking. The foie gras and oysters were excellent as was the fish. Nice selection of wine and reasonably priced. Excellent friendly service.

Thank sdmmb
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
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46 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

We selected this restaurant based on the blackboard menu in the window. It was a good choice with good French food, friendly service and a wide range of choices.

Thank Catherine B
Doncaster East, Australia
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201 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2015

We first went there for dinner and were not disappointed both with the food or the friendly staff mainly Josef the owner. The food was excellent and the service was very good . There was a good choice of food and we were given great advice as to what to eat from Josef. There was a good variety of wine... More 

Thank JayCeetrips
Sao Paulo, SP
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169 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Went there by accident, just loved it! Great food, parisian service, nice wine list and do not miss the chocolat dessert.

Thank Dado_de_Castro
Paris, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 12 April 2015

One of the best restaurants in Paris, felt really welcomed as soon as i got there. Delicious French homemade cuisine and great atmosphere Highly recommended to everyone

Thank Frederic S
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend have stayed in Paris for one week and this was by far the friendliest service we had! It totally made us restore our faith in Parisienne hospitality! The Lentil soup was a delicious warm and spiced flavored starter for a cold night. We had the Egyptian fish with rice, and the duck with honey sauce and... More 

Thank Sara O
Brussels, Belgium
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2015

The place feels like a small restaurant with no pretensions for regulars. Since the moment I got in I felt welcomed. The atmosphere was very nice. The food was fairly simple, specially for Paris, but very good quality and absolutely delicious! Probably a bit more expensive than other options in the area, but absolutely worth the extra.

Thank Mer_Diaz
Sao Paulo, SP
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2015

Our experience at La Petite Casserole was perfect. Not only the food, but the whole atmosphere which translates what Paris is - simply wonderful. And a plus: Joseph, the owner and the host, was kind and generous. He made us feel very special, unique and made our last night in Paris become even more unforgettable.

Thank AlexFederolf

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$32
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 64 rue Cantagrel, 75013 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Gobelins
  • Neighbourhood: Gobelins
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 83 82 93
La Petite Casserole restaurant in Paris' 13th arrondissement near the Francois Mitterand Library is exactly the sort of restaurant you feared had vanished from the Parisien streets: a comfortable, welcoming, inexpensive restaurant serving typical French cuisine with pride and skill. In this age of irony and self-consicousness, La Petite Casserole is the real deal. The red awning and light canteloupe interior is decorated with a variety of original art, especially by artists still in primary school, and kitted out with red table linens and comfortable wooden seating. A bar divides the front dining room from the back, both of which are filled with savvy diners of the neighbourhood who enjoy the meat, duck, fish, and pasta dishes, and the French wines. Joseph is your host and he seems to be everywhere at once, serving, advising, greeting, tweaking. The ingredients are top drawer and the dishes excellent.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?