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Le Violon d'Ingres

135 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 55 15 05
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (23 reviews)
“sea bass” (22 reviews)
“mille feuille” (27 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
135 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a wonderful lunch at this wonderfully stylish Michelin rated restaurant. The menu selection was interesting. The artichoke soup was oit of this world. Prices expensive but worth it. Do not sit at the bar stool high table as it is not very comfortable....More

Thank crabbycranberry
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 6 and we had an outstanding meal . Attentive and informed service and some truly beautifully crafted dishes: for starters the scallop truffle and the langoustine ravioli stood out, followed by pigeon ( not our normal choice but very tasty...More

Thank markhL2718ZY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took my partner here for her birthday dinner and it certainly didn’t disappoint. The food is stunning, the service was impeccable, the wine beautiful and the cost very good value for the full dining experience. My partner had the scallops to start followed by...More

Thank Dlongley
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our fifth night in Paris, and four times we were disappointed. But this made up for it – service was spot on, the food was amazing, they recommended the best wines, and for a. Michelin star restaurant prices were quite reasonable. Cut wait...More

Thank Noel100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A literal translation does not always work from French to English, particularly when you try to figure out the mean of the name of this restaurant... "Violon d'Ingres" in fact is a metaphor that is translated to "hobby". However, in this case, I like to...More

Thank Zanotti-A-broad
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Hi had dinner here my last night in Paris, which happened to also be New Year’s Day. This meal was the best way to end my stay in Paris and start the new year. I had soft boiled eggs with truffles, cabbage stuffed lobster and...More

1  Thank TPaulo
Reviewed 31 December 2017

We came here on one of our last nights in Paris. We had been looking to have a finer dining experience before we left, but were intimidated by a lot of the restaurants we looked at, since my husband and I combined speak, at best,...More

1  Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 30 December 2017

It's really good food... so why the 3-star... dunno... just not my thing I guess... started with lobster rav - yummy... sweetbreads for entree - yes indeed and finished with grand marnier suffle (with caramel - yuk).. Service was attentive and our waiter/manager was on...More

Thank KenF150
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is located along my favorite street in Paris - Rue Saint Dominique. Food is excellent. I had foie gras, pork meat and jelly dish for starter, steak for main course and Soufflé as dessert. All are well prepared. My friends enjoyed their food...More

1  Thank beauty_in_ugly
Reviewed 27 December 2017

After a three year gap, we return to Le Violon, unchanged physically and in evaluation. The menu, food and history of this restaurant merit an “A”. The restaurant overall merits a “B”. In every way, the food in conception, choice and execution is better than...More

Thank LJL4090
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16 April 2017|
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Response from isablubelle | Reviewed this property |
you do not want to do that! do not rush dinner. take your time and enjoy
Aaron K
1 March 2017|
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Response from Jay D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Aaron, the evening tasting menu is 110€ and is comprised of 7 courses. You can visit their website for what is served. I do not remember seeing wine pairings for this menu, most likely because it would require 7... More
Edward D
29 May 2015|
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Response from aretha23 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no tie is required. Business casual is fine b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 55 15 05
  • E-mail
Michelin starred excellent quality fresh food French restaurant using fresh local ingredients. Creative and exciting food. Owned by Top Chef Christian Constant.
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