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Les Pipos

#1,349 of 13,995 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Quartier Latin
French, European, Wine Bar
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2 rue de l Ecole Polytechnique, 75005 Paris, France
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 02:00
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San Francisco, California
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106 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

After a walking tour in the Pantheon area, we asked our guide for a good French bistro in the neighborhood. He suggested Les Pipos. We had wine. We had your typical farmer pate. A hearty vegetable soup and a steak that was cooked more then the requested "medium rare". It was a good, quiet time in the late afternoon and... More 

Thank Joyful M
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love the atmosphere, the food and the service. 4th Time here and it is a place that I go on my every Paris visit.

Thank umutk601
Moscow, Russia
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86 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After visiting the pantheon we came here for a lunch. The portions are immense and quite tasty. Tartare is like 0,5 kilo of meat and perfect flavoured. Small starter felt like a good main course. The service is also very good and quick. It looks like the people living near here come often for a glass or lunch and overall... More 

Thank Larissa T
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42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came for dinner one night. Good grilled cheese salad, OK confit. Loved the atmosphere, old bistro that had seen a lot. It is probably better as a place to stop by for a glass of wine and some charcuterie after visiting the Pantheon.

Thank AuntieMush
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the warm welcome you get the moment you walk in the door to the amazing food, it felt like a proper slice of historic France. Proper food (Steak tartare, bone marrow) served up in a short time. A lovely atmosphere that makes you feel as warm as the food.

Thank Tom W
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Real French bistro. Old style bar with nice French feel. Good food & drink & great atmosphere. Had a chorus of je regret rein from patrons last Saturday & serenaded by guitarist. Lovely. We will return.Paris at its best.

Thank ScotlandJohnS
Bergen, Norway
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50 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

If you want to experience a real Parisian bistro, this a the right place (not the fancy, too expensive ones, not the shabby ones)! Small tables, crowded later in the evening, very polite service, traditional french cuisine (like at my grand-mother's). Highly recommended courses are: marinated herrings, rabbit with mustard cream for example. Cheese plate also available, and wine of... More 

Thank morningsummit
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Traditional french food, nothing fancy, simple but cuisine, in a old messy charming bistrot with a small terrasse outside in front of the prestigious Polytechnic school, 1 minute from le Pantheon.

Thank Richie C
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

This is a great little spot on a corner behind the Pantheon in the Latin Quarter. The place bills itself as a wine bar, but the food is very, very good too -- sort of traditional French home cooking. The ambience is wonderful as well -- it felt like an authentic local experience. Most the patrons when we were there... More 

Thank joeandrick
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Have eaten there over the last 6+ years and loved the ambiance, staff and food. Not quite as good but still a charming place for a genuine Paris bistro experience. Full of locals and students!

Thank Devi F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$29
French, European, Wine Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 rue de l Ecole Polytechnique, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
Les Pipos is a journey back to real Parisian bistro culture. With a clientele composed of regulars, tourists, students from the Sorbonne and administrative workers from the French ministries across the street, there is always a convivial environment and interesting conversations going on at all times of the day. You can have a traditional french meal inspired from Auvergene, Normandy and the South of France at any time until 11pm on weekdays and 11h30pm on weekends. Les Pipos has a diverse and particular wine list for all tastes. We work with wine producers who are invested in exposing the simplicity and exquisite nature of french wines, many of which are organic (no sulfur). The owner prides himself in serving fresh produce, so makes all his purchases in Rungis (the largest fresh produce market near Paris) and has nothing delivered. All cuts of meat, fish and vegetables are hand-picked by the owner himself. There is live music every Friday and Saturday. It is best to reserve on the weekends to guarantee a table. Payments can be made by cash or credit cards (visa,mastercard, debit) but we do not accept American Express however.

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Staying in Quartier Latin

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Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life, architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The small streets are filled with classical buildings, student bars and lively eateries while the squares are dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which celebrates the great men and women of France. During the day students rush from classes to the library and intellectuals people watch from the terraced cafés. As night time falls the surrounding establishments fill up and the merriment really begins. The liveliest parts are around Rue Mouffetard, lined with crêperies and international street food eateries, and Place de la Contrescarpe characterised by terraced brasseries, this neighbourhood provides real nourishment for the mind, belly, and soul.
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