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Le Petit Jacob

#8,794 of 14,143 Restaurants in Paris
££ - £££
French, European, Wine Bar
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40 rue Jacob | 40 Rue Jacob, 75006 Paris, France
+33 6 25 84 33 15
12:00 - 00:00
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Perth, Australia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We stumbled across Le Petit Jacob when looking for somewhere for a light lunch. The owner was so lovely and recommended a great glass of French red wine. We ordered a savoury crepe and salad. Both were fresh and delicious. Nice, small and calm atmosphere. We loved ever moment!

Thank em_davis24
Watertown, Massachusetts
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

This was my favorite dinner of our honeymoon. Super friendly, great food and wine recommendations. Very relaxed atmosphere.

1 Thank DJ G
san francisco
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142 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by this wine bar by accident. She has a nice selection of wines on display in a bookshelf. All local wines. It's very quaint. She serves food too. The French onion soup is very good, I was impressed.

1 Thank ThePlumber2015
Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

Spent a pleasant couple of hours in here. Lovely bread, meats and pate, with good wine selection. Friendly owner. Had a couple of cognacs in the armchairs after the meal. Did not feel rushed and it felt much more modern and welcoming than some more traditional Paris restaurants. Would definitely recommend.

1 Thank coluforever
Ottawa, Canada
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016

This place is a jewel! We had soups and salads and i was ready to have more soup and salad immediately... It was near our Hotel on jacob street so we made it a habit of going for our evening soup almost daily! The owner did the cooking and the serving.. Pleasant, cozy, warm and all in all a wonderful... More 

1 Thank Mags574
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

it is truly ABSOLUT one of the most cozy and pleasant restaurants in Paris , and in beautiful St. Germain !! . It is such a welcoming place ! , the owner , and those assisting her very polite , sophisticated and genuine "Genuine" ! , the menu is perfect for it is not too long and the food it... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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95 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2015

I was staying on RueJacob in the d'angleterre hotel, in the 6th, a more charming neighborhood you'd be hard-pressed to find. Leaving my hotel , turning left, I passed Le Petit Jacob and as if drawn to its portals by a tractor beam, I found myself inside this charming bijoux. Iintending just to have a glass of wine; three glasses... More 

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Aire-sur-l'Adour, France
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2015

Unlike anything else around..a charming wine bar with little eats. Unpretentious and really a breath of fresh air... The food is pretty much all bio, nearly all made by the owner, delicious little plates to go with numerous very nice wines by the glass. It is small, but, a nice place to go and unwind for 30 mins after the... More 

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Concord, Mass
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2015

Le Petit Jacob is a gem, the likes of which you are unlikely to find in the USA. This beautifully designed restaurant probably seats fewer than twenty people and serves fresh, locally sourced food elegantly prepared by the very talented owner chef. This is a wonderful place to go for a light meal of healthy food and excellent wine. I... More 

Thank Nancy369
Pontresina, Switzerland
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97 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

Came across this place meandering the streets taking in the atmosphere of Paris and decided to take lunch here. A very small wine bar severing a great choice of wine by the glass, open sandwiches, soups, salads and cheese so something for everyone at reasonable prices. Try the asparagus velouté soup and the Gorgonzola and fig jam sandwich washed down... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
French, European, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40 rue Jacob | 40 Rue Jacob, 75006 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Neighbourhood: Saint-Germain-des-Pres
  • Phone Number: +33 6 25 84 33 15
Le Petit Jacob is an organic wine bar and restaurant. We offer very good "charcuteries": cured ham from Parma, coppa, bresaola and so on which are cut on demand. And also matured cheeses, organic soups and salads. Most of the wines are naturals.
The bar by himself is quiet and comfortable, like if you were at home...

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Saint-Germain-des-Pres

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In Saint-Germain-des-Prés, life is effortlessly chic and all things are beautiful. The main boulevard is dotted with famed terraced cafés, haut-couture shops, ivy-covered railings and fine-dining restaurants. Antique dealers and art galleries surround the fine art school and small museums hide in unassuming squares. The neighbourhood’s namesake church is the oldest in Paris and is the backdrop for talented musicians every weekend. The Luxembourg Gardens house the national senate, splendid lawns and flourishing flower beds. Famous faces and bourgeois Parisians frequent Saint Germain accompanied by the students of Rue Saint Guillaume and Rue des Saints-Pères. This is a neighbourhood where afternoon people-watching from a café or playing cards in a brasserie are a key part of the daily fabric.
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