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la vache acrobate

#338 of 14,021 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Bastille / Oberkampf
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rue amelot, 75011 Paris, France
+33 1 47 00 49 42
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Today
10:30 - 02:00
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Mon - Fri 10:30 - 02:00
Sat 19:00 - 02:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

I booked a table based on the reviews and I wasn't disappointed. Great food, we tried snails for the first time and they were excellent. Staff were also very friendly, attentive and spoke good english. We had a lovely time.

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1 Thank Laura M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

We were staying nearby and strolled in for dinner and were completely impressed. I had the confit beef cheek...sooo tender. My wife had the homemade duck confit and was blown away. I wanted to go on the street and wave people in.

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1 Thank Brian B
Koog aan de Zaan, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Nice food, relaxed atmosphere - very Parisienne. The gratis dauphinois that goes with the steak could be a dish in itself: very nice, soft and tasty, with lots of garlic. The cafe gourmand is a good idea!

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1 Thank Sabina P
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

came across this little gem a number of years ago when we were honeymooning in a hotel around the corner and we return on our every visit to paris; a lovely little bistro which serves the perfect steak and good red wine at a reasonable price. aye, simple pleasures are often the best. a word, too, about the staff who... More 

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Palo Alto, CA
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32 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Enjoyed our dinner meal at this reasonably priced neighborhood restaurant. We met lots of Parisians here, they were super friendly and we had a moderately priced yummy meal. I would recommend La Vache!

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1 Thank JBS-and-family
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147 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Awesome meal here (wife and I split the 2 pound steak for 2), welcoming atmosphere and staff, couldn't have been more pleased.

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Thank stashman
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Dropped into this small local restaurant as we were staying nearby. What a wonderful find the staff were charming and very helpful. A really interesting menu of french style food makingnthe absolute most of the ingredients. We had asparagus and home cooked terrine for starters and both dishes were tasty and nicely presented. Mains we had the veal with gingerbread... More 

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1 Thank Brad A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Located in the backstreets of bastille this restaurant was a great find..thanks the trip advisor! This is a small venue full of locals so it's a good idea to book. The food was well priced and excellent and the waiter extremely helpful and friendly. It was a really great night!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016 via mobile

For its price bracket, good. Burger was decent but patty not moist enough and my brioche bun fell apart too easily. The foie gras was good. The marrow was ok. The star of the night was the beef cheek. Overall excellent recommendation as family enjoyed it.

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Thank So_licious
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2016 via mobile

I love this place, the food is top notch and the waiters are great. I Got engaged there tonight and was treated to free drinks; I am over the moon!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$29 - US$37
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 02:00
Thursday
10:30 - 02:00
Friday
10:30 - 02:00
Saturday
19:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue amelot, 75011 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Neighbourhood: Bastille / Oberkampf
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 00 49 42

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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