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Tour d'Argent

#168 of 13,826 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
££££
Neighbourhood:
Odeon / Saint-Michel
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15 quai de la Tournelle | 15, Quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 54 23 31
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12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
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Tue - Sat 12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
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Port Douglas, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been waiting many,many years to visit Tour d'Argent in Paris as we live in Australia The reservation process was so friendly and efficient (even to a wonderful view) and everything was spot on Four of us had a wonderful experience Staff were fantastic with none of the stuffiness etc we thought may be there in such a historic... More 

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Thank ChasMez
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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119 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to this famed and ancient restaurant. I went as a guest. Location, with view to Seine and Notre Dame, superb. Service from the front door to the table impeccable. Amazing wine list and cellar with third of a million bottles. But the food, including my identified duck, didn't match the place - it was cool, rather than hot;... More 

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1 Thank peterpaddockhurst
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good atmosphere, average service from their staffs, meals were a bit average too but their duck was nice tho.

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1 Thank Jennifer C
Brooklyn, USA
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Tour d'Argent is the legendary Left Bank Parisian restaurant with breathtaking views of the Seine, the Notre Dame and the Ile St.-Louis. For decades under the tutelage of Claude Terrail, a great impresario of the hospitality business, it reigned supreme, boasting three Michelin stars for decades. In 1996 it lost its third star and after Terrail's death it was... More 

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Thank BrooklynGarcon
New York City, New York
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113 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This French establishment specializes in duck. The setting overlooking the seine offers tremendous views. The staid presentation was admirable as was about everything else, however, the duck entree failed to impress me. I recommend coming here once to experience classic French cuisine with all its charms.

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1 Thank Neal F
Newcastle, Australia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tour D'Argent was excellent, providing classic french food and service in a very luxurious atmosphere. It was a pleasure to have the opportunity to dine here, with its extensive history.

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Thank Kirsten M
Los Angeles, California
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food and great service is becoming more and more common in great restaurants, so choices often reflect price, location, and taste. For a classic duck, amazing views, and top, top service, you really can't go wrong. Whether you think a bowl of soup is worth $75, well, that's another thing.

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Thank Ponydoc1
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been eating at La Tour d'Argent for 30 years and each visit has been a huge treat. HOWEVER, we returned this past weekend and the experience has changed dramatically. Although we had the best table in the house, with stunning views, they have changed their menu somewhat. The whole purpose of visiting this restaurant is to savour the... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

It's like stepping back a century. Foie gras with a sweet white wine, pressed duck (Caneton Frédéric Delair) with a premier cru Nuits-St-George. Wine selected from a list of approximately 15,000 different bottles. Finish with a fine Armagnac. Classical.

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Maine
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

I know that many people rave about this restaurant which is a must in Paris but I have to admit that I was totally disappointed. First of all, the service was very "stiff" and haughty. The view from any table is spectacular but a restaurant is supped to be about the food first and foremost and this is where this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$91 - US$322
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, View
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
Thursday
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
Friday
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
Saturday
12:00 - 13:15
19:00 - 21:15
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 quai de la Tournelle | 15, Quai de la Tournelle, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 54 23 31

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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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