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Le Plomb du Cantal

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3 rue de la Gaite, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 43 35 16 92
07:00 - 00:00
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Houston, United States
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

A cold, rainy night in Paris. The perfect weather for Le Plomb du Cantal. It's a warm & welcoming restaurant for the hungry & the cold! I've tried most of their proteins (sausage, duck breast, duck confit, steak) and they're all large tasty portions. However, the star is always the aligot (creamy mashed potatoes with cheese & garlic) which come... More 

Thank GlobalFoodie77069
Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

tried this seemingly popular restaurant and i was a great experience. The food was really good as well as the atmosphere

Thank behinares
Level Contributor
9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The combination of the entrecôte and potato in any form of preparation is amazing. It can be french fries, truffade or aligot.

Thank Marcio M
London, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went to this restaurant and its sister in Rue de Maine (same menu) several times over the summer. They serve the food of the Auvergne region of France. I had heard of aligot before (mash with lashings of tomme cheese and garlic) and indeed that is excellent here but I was unaware of truffade which is saute potatoes with lashings... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

For the past 20 years I have been calling regularly to this vibrant, family-run restaurant and last week , once again , it was exactly the same wonderful experience....an instantly warm and attentive welcome, an extravagant menu full of "rarely seen elsewhere" specialties from the Cantal region (Centre France) and of course quality dishes served exactly as it should be... More 

Thank Jacques H
Paris, France
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

I have been here a number of times and I have never been disappointed - the steak and magret de canard is very good but the best thing is the potato! Cheesy and garlic-y you can choose either truffade (bit of potato) or aligot (smooth mashed potato). Definitely recommend visiting!

Thank tgra91
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Travelling with preteen aren't easy. For us the adults, we were ll about tasting and experiencing French cuisine at its best city for culinary adventure. For them, it was about having both, their adults happy and good and strong wifi. I can feel some readers eye rolling gesture now :) But our waiter, young, yet gracious and understanding, he catered... More 

Thank vinaboe
Sudbury, Canada
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102 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

After watching aligot Instagram videos I had to come here and try it. It did not disappoint. There's enough to share between two people. The staff are really nice. They give you free bread. Would definitely eat here again.

Thank Stephanie L
Adelaide, Australia
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This street buzzes.. There are 3 theatres and about 15 restaurant/bars in the 200 metres of street. Le Plomb looks "Parisienne" and is. Generally filled with locals and an occasional tourist. This is not michelin hat stuff but good hearty country style food of hearty proportions. The speciality seems to be the potato which accompanies each meal which is done... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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266 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I've been coming to Paris for many years -- and time and again one of my colleagues keeps asking me have I been to Le Plomb yet.. and I keep saying .. No.. not yet. Well I finally went and now I miss all the other items I COULD have come here -- all those lost opportunities to devour some... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$106
French, European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 rue de la Gaite, 75014 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
  • Neighbourhood: Montparnasse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 35 16 92

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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