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L'Escargot Montorgueil

) #673 of 14,572 Restaurants in Paris $$ - $$$ French, European
38 rue Montorgueil, 75001 Paris, France
+33 1 42 36 83 51
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“snails” (141 reviews)
“frog legs” (48 reviews)
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38 rue Montorgueil, 75001 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

At the suggestion of a French friend we stopped at L'Escargot Montorgueil because we really wanted some escargot. We ended up having not only the escargot, but also steak tartar and duck fois gras accompanied by a half carafe of Sancerre. The meal was delicious...More

Thank cdanies
Reviewed 4 days ago

This was just a great dining experience for my wife and myself. Our host from the Air BnB that we were staying at reccommended this restaurant after my wife asked for a place that serve snails in the shell. After a short 10 minute walk...More

Thank Joel H
Reviewed 4 days ago

Wandered at random into this rather attractive restaurant. The service was cool and automaton like. We both ordered entrecote steak with bearnaise sauce and frites. Food appeared in seconds. The steak was 60% fat and the fries were lukewarm and soggy and the sauce had...More

Thank CathC
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We walked in without a reservation and were seated right away. It was exactly what we had hoped - several interesting choices of escargot, easily the best we had in Paris.

Thank DukeFlyer01
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Probably the biggest snails we had in town but not the best. I guess the hype was due to a lot of instagram photos of tourists. You can try the traditional snails but don't go for the truffle.

Thank Davy N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this gem on our first night in Paris. We were tired and able to walk right in. The outside of the restaurant is so stinking cute and the inside is even more beautiful. You will really get a true Parisian feel being...More

Thank HoustonCoolmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

When my wife suggested L'Escargot I looked at her like someone had suggested going in my backyard and start eating those slimy little critters leaving trail on my sidewalks or walls. When they arrived, I was worried, they weren't that little and had some green...More

Thank pdgarcia1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked by here a few times on our trip because we love the street. It was our last night in Paris and I had not yet eaten escargots so we went in. It such a great place, I got the feeling that people may...More

Thank chesneynotkenny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slipshod service, likely due to all the patrons being tourists. The interior is beautiful. The escargots were delicious, but the frogs legs were flavourless.

Thank dingodoctor
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Everything was delicious. We had the Bone marrow, french onion soup, beef Bourgogne, assortment of cheese platter and the grand Marnier crepes and chocolate cake with gold leaf. Everything was sooooo good. Must definitely come back here

Thank Sasha S
Les Halles
Historically the central iron-clad market of Paris,
Les Halles has evolved architecturally since then but
the pulsating energy has stayed the same. Now it
houses the main shopping mall, which nestles
underground surrounded by fast-food take-aways and
international restaurants coupled with beautiful
churches and the old commodity exchange. Parallel to
it are the high-street stores of Rue de Rivoli and
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14 August 2017|
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Response from pdgarcia1 | Reviewed this property |
no, kids will be back in school. Enjoy!
Jessica B
6 May 2017|
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Response from Giannisioannou72 | Reviewed this property |
Casual outfit is ok!! Dinner suit will be for sure overdressed!!!
Gabby G
18 January 2017|
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Response from peterwark | Reviewed this property |
Not sure but the food was unbelievable. Going to go back there when in Paris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 02:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 rue Montorgueil, 75001 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Les Halles
  • Neighbourhood: Les Halles
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 36 83 51
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