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Girasole Ristorante Italiano

#3,786 of 13,997 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Quartier Latin
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5 rue Linne, 75005 Paris, France
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
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Ocean Grove, Australia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

The food was excellent, we ate there on two consecutive nights. We had lasagna and cannelloni after a free appetiser of pizza and olives. They open at 6.30pm when other eateries nearby open at 7pm so it's good for the tourist who wants to eat early. The owner doesn't speak English but other staff do. We went back on Sunday... More 

Thank Jackandboy
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

Went to Girasole with fairly high hopes, and admitingly a Trip Advisor voucher which implied we could order anything outside of set meals and drinks at 40% off. Girasole refused to recognize this and charged and admittingly fair rate for Paris. That said the atmosphere was lackluster as we were the only costumers present. Furthermore the staff made us feel... More 

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Mael-Carhaix, France
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2015

We were meeting up with friends and wanted somewhere to have a leisurely lunch before visiting the Natural History Museum and Jardin des Plantes. This restaurant was ideally situated and the menu suited all tastes. The staff were friendly and efficient. The food was good. Only possible complaint was the high price of wine - but I guess this is... More 

Thank John G
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289 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2015

But don't expect too much. This is not fine food, merely good value for a quick lunch in the neighborhood. For an Italian place, i would say pasta was a little overcooked, rather than al dente. Desserts are nice. (We only went there because on Mondays, the neighbor, les Trois Carafes, which I usually like, was closed.)

Thank bauwens
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Great little casual Italian restaurant, food is nice, price are good and the service is amazing. Go there you won't regret it

Thank LaurentLarry
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25 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

The best pizza I ever had. Just amazing. The spaghetti is also good. The water very polite. If I wasn't coming back to Brazil tomorrow I would come back here.

Thank Rafael B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2014 via mobile

We have just enjoyed an excellent Christmas lunch at Girasole. Three (and a half) courses, each one as good as the others. We shared entree platters including carpaccio which was fab. Mains were generously sized and very tasty. Desserts indulgently sweet. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly (and child-friendly). The English menu options were helpful. Not cheap, but generous portions... More 

Thank Michelepsc
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014 via mobile

We had pizza and mozzarella in carroza A good natilla and tiramisu 4 beers 65€ Beautiful neighbourhood

Thank Martin I
Newtown, Pennsylvania
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238 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

We had no reservation, just walked over one evening from Bercy on the way to the Latin Quartier. We stumbled upon Girasol as it was opening. This smallish restaurant is caddy corner to the Natural History Museum. Low traffic area, so nice to not have a dinner paired with exhaust and noise for a change. The owner and staff are... More 

Thank clevertravelers
Brisbane, Australia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2014

I too feel a bit mean giving this place an average weighting, but it was only average - Menu available in English, two of us dined here in June - Escl Marsala - veal a little tough for our liking, excellent Antipasti - not the best Tiramisu I've ever tasted - close to our hotel 74 Euros - shared starter,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Delivery, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 rue Linne, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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