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Le Violon d'Ingres

135 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 45 55 15 05
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“tasting menu” (23 reviews)
“sea bass” (22 reviews)
“mille feuille” (27 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
135 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hi had dinner here my last night in Paris, which happened to also be New Year’s Day. This meal was the best way to end my stay in Paris and start the new year. I had soft boiled eggs with truffles, cabbage stuffed lobster and...More

1  Thank TPaulo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here on one of our last nights in Paris. We had been looking to have a finer dining experience before we left, but were intimidated by a lot of the restaurants we looked at, since my husband and I combined speak, at best,...More

1  Thank Lindsay S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's really good food... so why the 3-star... dunno... just not my thing I guess... started with lobster rav - yummy... sweetbreads for entree - yes indeed and finished with grand marnier suffle (with caramel - yuk).. Service was attentive and our waiter/manager was on...More

Thank KenF150
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is located along my favorite street in Paris - Rue Saint Dominique. Food is excellent. I had foie gras, pork meat and jelly dish for starter, steak for main course and Soufflé as dessert. All are well prepared. My friends enjoyed their food...More

1  Thank beauty_in_ugly
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a three year gap, we return to Le Violon, unchanged physically and in evaluation. The menu, food and history of this restaurant merit an “A”. The restaurant overall merits a “B”. In every way, the food in conception, choice and execution is better than...More

Thank LJL4090
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here two years ago. Excellent restaurant with impeccable service. Lobster ravioli was nice but the cream sauce was a little heavy for me, I had the sweet breads and they were prepared perfectly. The fish , veal and pigeon were also nice as...More

Thank drastler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The restaurant is in a slightly out of the way area, so not a lot of tourists. The greeting was warm and welcoming. Service was excellent throughout the dinner. The food and wine were also excellent. It was a very enjoyable evening, and I will...More

Thank BillGibson1
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Along the Rue St Dominique there are fresh fruit stores, oyster bar, and a trio of outlets of Christian Constant’s culinary talents. Le Cocottes and a cafe are the other less formal places. Le Violon’s proposition is to deliver better quality at similar prices to...More

Thank sunnyboy9
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

The food is correct, but uninspiring. Carefully prepared, but I have few other adjectives to add. The fish with spinach was comforting but a bit dull. The entrecote was, well, just another entrecote with potatoes. The scallops were boring. With the exception of the souffle,...More

1  Thank Juan d
Reviewed 2 December 2017

We came here for our anniversary dinner, and we made a great choice! From the moment we walked in, we knew it was going to be a special night. Our reservations were for 7:30pm, only a few tables were seated, by the time we left...More

Thank Jdiddy78
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16 April 2017|
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Response from isablubelle | Reviewed this property |
you do not want to do that! do not rush dinner. take your time and enjoy
Aaron K
1 March 2017|
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Response from Jay D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Aaron, the evening tasting menu is 110€ and is comprised of 7 courses. You can visit their website for what is served. I do not remember seeing wine pairings for this menu, most likely because it would require 7... More
Edward D
29 May 2015|
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Response from aretha23 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, no tie is required. Business casual is fine b
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 rue Saint Dominique, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 45 55 15 05
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Michelin starred excellent quality fresh food French restaurant using fresh local ingredients. Creative and exciting food. Owned by Top Chef Christian Constant.
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