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Leon De Bruxelles

$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Bastille / Oberkampf
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
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8 Place de la Republique | Place de la Republique, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 43 38 28 69
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11:45 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 11:45 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:45 - 01:00
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Qara
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I eat in Leon De Bruxelles almost every time I am in Paris. I like the food they serve. But this time in republique I found place to improve the service: Poor English, which is something bad in this tourist place. But also no patient due to the hard communication. I expect improve in this point. The food is good.

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Thank Zhalka
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One word - DISGUSTING! "Burgers" between two hash browns instead of buns with grey, tasteless meat patties. Cold, dry mussels with no sauce. €80 for 2 Adults & 2 Kids and we all left feeling sick from what we were able to eat. You are better off spending your money and time at one of the many great Bistros/Brasseries in... More 

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Thank AngieChris2234
Paris, France
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41 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Had the moules/frites here in the week after Christmas. They were good, reasonably priced and, unlike some other Leons, there was a decent amount of space between tables. It was very busy, people queuing up to get in, and the waiters looked to be run off their feet, but still nice and friendly and very efficient. Wouldn't hesitate to go... More 

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Thank Scotfire
Bristol, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

A casual restaurant serving very decent mussels and great waffles. The staff didn't seem very welcoming at first (we waited for a while to be seated), but our waitress was super attentive although very busy. Open late and great location. What you see is what you get.

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Thank glodnymat
Sao Paulo, SP
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Always a great quality place at a reasonable price. Mussels and French fries on a cold winter's night are sure to warm you up. Little gifts for the kids are an added welcome as well as the Kids Menu which is really excellent value. Service needs improvement, however, at this branch at Place de la Republique, they were very busy... More 

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Thank Richard L
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80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Located on Place de la République, the restaurant is big and one of the closest from the place. Now we are done with the compliments unfortunately. From where to start: 1/ Service is terrible: Staff are under numbered. They keep running from a table to another, unable to fulfilled their tasks despite their wishes. French fries are at will, but... More 

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Thank Adel N
Springfield, Illinois
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955 reviews
615 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

We came to this place for the first time in 1994. And we have returning to this place with every visit to Paris. It brings us great memories. The mussels are perfectly prepared since they are experts at it. We love the Curry and White Wine options with French Fries and beer or wine. Dirts other locations within the city... More 

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Thank Clevlander
Bucharest, Romania
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I have been there several times and each time it was a delight. The mussels are very tasty and you can try them in various combinations, all good. You also get fries refill. They also have a good selection of beers, some Belgian ones, too. Beware, though, that at lunch times it is quite crowded.

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Thank xmbog
Newport, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Arrived here at midnight and they were more than welcome to let us in and eatOpen until 1 am.1 order of Moules Frites and 1 order of Steak frites along with a bottle of Muscadet.Great tasting food and excellent wine.Service was superb and pretty quick too.Massive portion of Moules would do for 2 persons.They have an all you can eat... More 

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Thank Rob B
Woodridge, Illinois
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158 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We showed up for dinner on a Sunday night. Not knowing it was all you can eat mussels, we got in just in time. After that, there was a huge line to get in. I studied in France at La Sorbonne & speak fluent French. It just so happened that all of the tables around us had native French people... More 

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Thank Susan M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$22 - US$26
Cuisine
French, Belgian, Seafood, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 - 00:00
Monday
11:45 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:45 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:45 - 00:00
Thursday
11:45 - 00:00
Friday
11:45 - 01:00
Saturday
11:45 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Place de la Republique | Place de la Republique, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 38 28 69

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Bastille / Oberkampf
Bastille and Oberkampf are lively parts of town made for entertainment. During the day rows of unassuming bars welcome customers for a bite or a drink, but it’s at night this area really comes to life. Students and young professionals fill the busy bars around Bastille and Oberkampf. At Place de la Bastille, crowds flock to the Opéra Bastille in the evening and groups wait for coveted tickets during the day. Towards Republique, skateboarders practice their tricks while others chill out at the square. If you’re looking for late-night revelry, this is your neighbourhood.
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