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La Coupole

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102 boulevard du Montparnasse | 102, Boulevard du Montparnasse, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 43 20 14 20
08:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Mon 08:30 - 23:00
Tue - Sat 08:30 - 00:00
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten here several times and we're not disappointed to have chosen La Coupole to celebrate my husband's birthday. The meal was delicious and the service was excellent. I couldn't remember if I had mentioned his birthday on the reservation but we decided we did not have room for dessert anyway. The lights dimmed in the restaurant and all... More 

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80 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited La Coupole two years ago we wanted to take friends that hadn't been before. Our orders were taken but we had to wait a considerable time for the starters to arrive. Cold bread rolls on saucers were placed on the table. One of our guests ordered egg benedict starter that arrived totally undercooked so we returned it. The... More 

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Paris, France
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to go New Years Eve. At the 00.00 a tower of glasses of champagne is getting full of champagne , which is been offered to the guests. It s a no ending theatric scene. Also the thing that you don't have to book for the table, just wait. The sea food is excellent.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On my third recent working visit to Paris in two months, I thought I should try out one of the more restaurant / less bistro style eating places. Girding my wallet for a thorough workout I ventured into La Coupole. My welcome was smiling and immediately switched to English when he realised that my schoolboy French was much worse than... More 

1 Thank tuckermrsimont
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quality of the food is below average, the price clear above average. Ambiance is OK, but it's far away from being charming. I would not recommend this place to anyone.

Thank dodermatt
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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3,173 reviews
1,626 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A romantic brasserie treats all the gourmets, very nice ambiance; french classics, very good meat, nice card of wine, for an exeptional evening, you are not to be disappointed.

Thank Manuela L
New Orleans, Louisiana
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40 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were a large group setting off on a barge trip. This was our first night in Paris and we chose this place as a favorite return for one of our companions. Our first time. The food was fine, nothing exceptional. Service was good. Total cost, pricey!

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I first visited La Coupole back on 1980s when it was 'independently owned'. I have visited several times since but each time slightly worse than before. For last 25 years it is part of a 'group' and sadly it shows. They are resting on their reputation. It is a lovely looking restaurant- but the service was average and the attitude... More 

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La-Baule-Escoublac, France
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We have just had dinner at La Coupole and the food was truly awful. We had onion soup, which was like some left over greasy broth with a couple of onions in it. This was served with grated cheese and some horrid dry nasty factory grilled bread. The lamb curry was cold. Nothing at all like the original Coupole lamb... More 

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Brasseries F, Direction at La Coupole, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we regret to read that you had a bad experience. We are sorry that you didn't envoy the onion soup, that your lamb curry was not hot enough and not as taste as you would like. Our Chef select the best produtcs to prepare all dishes and to satisfate all our clients. We hope to welcome you a... More 

Tel Aviv District, Israel
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34 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great Classic Paris Restaurant Great atmosphere, Tasty A great service A "must" for any Paris visitor

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$62
French, European, Soups, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 23:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
08:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 boulevard du Montparnasse | 102, Boulevard du Montparnasse, 75014 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
  • Neighbourhood: Montparnasse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 20 14 20
A true Art Deco masterpiece, La Coupole is the most famous Parisian brasserie in the world. Today it is the quintessential symbol of Montparnasse's history, as well as a key component of the art of living and socialising in Paris, particularly in the 14th arrondissement.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Montparnasse

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The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas, brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and historical monuments and treasures. In between lie adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small gardens to match. Just a short metro ride away from the centre of Paris this neighbourhood has something for every hour of the day.
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