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La Bonne Excuse

48 rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris, France
+33 1 42 61 50 21
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
48 rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

IN-CREDIBLE!!! A wonderful little restaurant in Saint Germain, do not miss this place if in Paris. The € may put some off but don’t be, it is worth every cent. Could eat here a million times! Visited for anniversary, the cod and veal were amazing....More

Thank Kieran D
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is no bonne excuse for not visiting this wonderful restaurant! It is only open Monday-Friday, so plan accordingly and get there! We had read about it and based on the reviews were anxious to try it. We were charmed by the intimate nature of...More

Thank txtravelbug7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our last meal in Paris before we went home. Because we had a 7:00 reservation, we were the only ones in the restaurant for awhile and had wonderful individual service from the chef's wife (I forgot her name but she was a wonderful...More

1  Thank DoxieRoxy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service and attentiveness were equalled only by the great food! The ambience is spare but lovely. And the pitcher of Macon Village was surprisingly good.

Thank pauloR2500KM
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

The chef is also the owner and the lady in the hostage very nice person.The restaurant, is very nice decorated and and the staff very friendly.All the dishes are very nice presented but the taste was not something special.

Thank kathspitch
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were originally booked for dinner but had to settle for lunch one day. The set menu is a phenomenal value. The husband and wife who cook and orchestrate are remarkably congenial and professional. We look forward to dinner on our next Paris visit.

1  Thank F5694FZgaryk
Reviewed 2 October 2017

Wonderful small left bank restaurant operated by husband/wife team. Husband is the chef; wife works the front of the restaurant. Very small with outstanding personal service. When the wife describes the daily offerings, she reveals the passion she and her husband have for the restaurant...More

1  Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 30 September 2017

We began our dinner with tender langoustines in a delicious sauce, a perfect start for a wonderful meal. The bass I had next was perfectly cooked. My husband thoroughly enjoyed his lamb, which had a flavorful sauce. We then had their tarte tatin, which was...More

Thank 587historylover
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Superb meal for me and my wife on a recent trip to Paris with first class service and help choosing the right meal, every dish was magnificent especially the apple tart to finish, I wanted another straight away!! I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough,...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

trés magnifique! We came here afew nights ago and I can't believe it but I tried frogs legs for the first time and now couldn't think of having them anywhere else, absolutely delicious and I never would have thought I would have liked them:) for...More

Thank angielinderstock
Tour Eiffel / Invalides
With the Eiffel Tower at its core, the Invalides area
of Paris is guaranteed to impress. Golden towers and
Baron Haussmann's urban vision meet military
precision, stretching avenues, and luscious lawns. The
area boasts the Musée D’Orsay, the tomb of Napoleon,
the National Parliament and UNESCO, as well as
luxurious, exclusive residences. In fine restaurants
and at the weekend markets, families, diplomats, and
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 14:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 rue de Verneuil, 75007 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Neighbourhood: Tour Eiffel / Invalides
  • Phone Number: +33 1 42 61 50 21
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