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Kim Lien

#8,581 of 13,829 Restaurants in Paris
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Odeon / Saint-Michel
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33 Place Maubert, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 68 13
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12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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45 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're an Asian or someone who likes asian cuisine and you're in Paris, this restaurant is worth a visit. Not necessarily the best asian cuisine you'll ever taste but it will at least curb your asian food craving.

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Thank Yosefina C
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

We sat for dinner, party of two. One of us is vegetarian. Starter we got fried rolls with vegetables which was very sad 4 mini news (10.50€!!!) and same with the other dish. Main dish was tofu with rice - no beef. Was bad. We decided to end with a good dessert of banana in flames and rum. How can... More 

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Oslo
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

We were here on a sunny Friday at lunchtime. We got quick service and good food. The restaurant served food outside on a lowered platform so the busy traffic did not disturb our experience. Maybe it's a bit expensive, but we thought it was worth it.

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SF, California
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1,577 reviews
322 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 682 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

We enjoyed a nice dinner at their outdoor seating area. The service was very good as was the food. It can be a bit pricey though for Vietnamese cusine.

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Thank seafare74
Norway
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

The food was good, but for 15 Euros you expect more than a tiny plate containing 90% noodles, 5% vegetables and 5% chicken. Must be the most expencive noodles in the world. Will not visit again.

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Thank IKandA
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132 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

I love this place. I have been going here for years. They have my most favorite Nems! They are crunchy and you can wrap them in lettuce. And they also have a delicious pork that you can wrap in lettuce and mix with angel hair noodles. And there Bo Bun is my regular favorite , esp the Bo Bun with... More 

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Paris, France
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2014

There is a nice outside eating area below the traffic level on a very very busy corner off St. Germain. Ordered Vietnamese beer- it wasn't very cold. The dishes were authentically named, and there was a large selection but the two our group ordered were bland and rather un-interesting. Many many better places in Paris for quick and tasty vietnamese... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2013

Had a birthday meal for a very good friend at the main restaurant. The food was very good. Fresh spring rolls, Won ton soup, Scallops, Peking duck, organised birthday cake as well as delightfully cut into exquisite shapes fruit. Ideally suited close to Notre Dame and the river.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2013

I'm unsure what the standard for good Vietnamese food is in Paris, but it seems to be the polar opposite of the best Vietnamese food in the Westminster section of California, also known as Little Saigon. In other words, portions for Hobbits, slow and unresponsive service, expensive. For instance, a bowl of beef pho with s few pieces of brisket... More 

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Thank anonymousfortwayne
Chatenay-Malabry, France
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

It used to be a place to recommend. not any more. unfriendly management, most expensive asian food in Paris, correct no more. Go to Chinatown (13 rd district) instead.

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Thank Stéphane K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$37
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:30
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Place Maubert, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 68 13

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighbourhood Profile
Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighbourhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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