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Les Philosophes

28 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
+33 1 48 87 49 64
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good46%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“onion soup” (61 reviews)
“tarte tatin” (16 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
28 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I returned after 2 years and I ordered the same Boeuf Bourgignon. The food, the service, everything is great! Highly recommended!

Thank Katerina P
Reviewed 5 days ago

we saw a lot of good reviews about this place and decided to come. even at 19.00 it was almost full (and mostly tourists, of cause :)). Staff in general was very polite, but we felt like we were just a smaaal piece of the...More

Thank Joe D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Renting an apartment in the Marais, we found ourselves returning several times to this old-fashioned French bistro/cafe when we wanted to eat the real deal. We ate our first meal there--breakfast--as we had arrived early and were waiting for our apartment to be cleaned. To...More

Thank vatravelingbug
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the best meal we had in Paris Excellent service I am so glad I chose this restaurant for My 60th birthday.Many thanks Hope to see you again in January

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For lunch, nothing to complain about except we ordered half carafes of wine but did not realize they were full carafes. The beef tartare was tasty and prepared well. From what we could see the daily specials looked generously portioned and people seemed to be...More

Thank RJ D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had breakfast here one morning because it was close to our air bnb. It was a bit expensive (like most places in Paris) but we got a lot of food and it was good. The staff was really nice. Authentic Chai tea latte is...More

Thank mfranke818
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Upon arrival at the entrance of the restaurant, the for waiters prefered to chat, joke and block the entrance so that we had to wait for 3-5 min to enter the restaurant euch had free seats btw. Or waiter was ok, however, slow as or...More

Thank Value4Price-Seeker
Restorateurlibre, Propriétaire at Les Philosophes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Value4price-Seeker Are you a professional critic or a fake ? In less than 2 years you visited 47 different destinations , you wrote 96 comments and 4 just on your Paris tour November 12th . All my regulars will get fun to read you....More

Reviewed 11 November 2017

We have stayed in the area from many years and passed by regularly but always thought it was mostly just a bar. It was recommended to us so we made a reservation for dinner and was very good. I started with onion soup and my...More

Thank AnAnthropologist
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Bistrot perfecto para detenerse y comer en el corazon del Marais. Con una carta clasica de un bistrot frances. Con su tipica terrace donde se puede beber una copa mientras se observa la gente pasar o bie, far niente // Bistrot perfect to stop and...More

Thank Marianna C
Reviewed 3 November 2017

We lunched here on a recommendation from a former Parisienne. We weren't disappointed! Both of us ordered the 3-course "Menu" and the house red wine. Our server was friendly, knowledgable and efficient. The food itself was fresh and delicious- our orders included an organic carrot...More

Thank Susy_Traveler
Restorateurlibre, Propriétaire at Les Philosophes, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2017

Thank Susy to share your experience , just tell the former Parisienne who gave you my address a big thank you . Do not hesitate to ask for me at your next visit

Le Marais
The Marais is a winding maze of multi-faceted streets
that beg to be explored. It bursts with small
boutiques, historic buildings, cozy traditional
restaurants, and hidden parks. Around each corner,
you'll come across little gems of architecture
spanning the centuries, from understated medieval
towers to classical libraries and 17th century
splendour. This neighbourhood unites a rich mix of
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13 June 2016|
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Response from Restorateurlibre | Property representative |
Monroe, Better leave your booking on their web side, they reply quickly. All the best
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21 August 2015|
Response from Moville047 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, . As a non smoker I have no idea. Anywhere in the street I should think.
Neil K
17 April 2015|
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Response from Gary0126 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, got this too late. But they're right. Make a reservation. But they get crowded and you might wait anyway!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 rue Vieille du Temple, 75004 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Le Marais
  • Neighbourhood: Le Marais
  • Phone Number: +33 1 48 87 49 64
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