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L'Îlot Vache

9.5/10
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35, rue Saint-Louis en l'île, 75004 ParisSee map

Average price €63

Entrée + Plat + Dessert €33

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Restaurant menu

Chef Alain Colombet
  • Average price €63
FILET DE BŒUF GRILLÉ SAUCE AU CHOIX Béarnaise ou Poivre, accompagné de sa ratatouille et frites "maison"
€28
GRILLED BEEF FILLET WITH SAUCE OF YOUR CHOICE Béarnaise or Pepper, accompanied by ratatouille and "house" fries
Tartare de bœuf préparé minute ou poêlé, méli mélo de salade, frites maison.
€19
fresh or pan-fried beef tartare, mixed salad, homemade fries.
NOIX DE SAINT-JACQUES À LA PROVENÇALE Riz basmati.
€27.5
PROVENCAL ST-JACQUES NUTS Basmati rice
Entrée + Plat + Dessert €33
This preset menu includes: Starter + Main Course + Dessert

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Entrée
Confit de Canard du Sud-Ouest, pommes grenailles à l'ail persillé
Magret de Canard aux Framboises et purée maison

Ratings & Reviews

Excellent

9.5/10
based on 550 reviews
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Quality of food :9.1/10
Service :10/10
Setting :9.7/10
  1. ALEXANDER K.
    ALEXANDER K.
    • one review
    10/10

    My favorite restaurant. Everything is great! I come here each time I am in Paris. Great location, good, ambiance and service. Happy to see that it never disappoints

  2. Barbara E.
    Barbara E.
    • one review
    10/10

    We had a lovely St. Valentin's dinner at L'Ilot Vache. Everything was good, the service was friendly and attentive. This was our third or fourth visit and we were very pleased with this charming restaurant.

  3. Denis C.
    Denis C.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    We come to Paris from the US at least once a year and have tried several of the most recommended restaurants over the past 20 years, including some of the most famous, the most highly rated on the web, as well as bistros recommended by several others. For the past 4 years we’ve eaten here at least once per stay, and just introduced it to our daughter and granddaughter. Superb meal in a quiet old neighborhood, exceptional decor, not crowded (but it is February). And outstanding food at a price much lower than one would anticipate for the quality. Bon

  4. Donna Z.
    Donna Z.
    • one review
    10/10

    The Escargot, Lamb Shank and Chocolate Mousse were the best I ever had. Great food, great service, will definitely be back.

  5. Linda M.
    Linda M.
    • 10 reviews
    10/10

    Love this restaurant and return as often as I can. The food, service, and ambiance are always top notch.

  6. Matthew C.
    Matthew C.
    • one review
    10/10

    We really enjoyed the food and service. We were sat promptly and it was probably the best service we had in Paris. It's a really cozy place and being on the corner with large windows gave it a great overall atmosphere. The food was delicious (especially the beef bourguignon). Would definitely recommend this restaurant to anyone visiting Paris!

  7. Ian A.
    Ian A.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Wonderful meal and service

  8. Steve H.
    Steve H.
    • 5 reviews
    10/10

    Fantastic food and wonderful service,

  9. Erin D.
    Erin D.
    • 3 reviews
    5.5/10

    Disappointing - I’ve been to this restaurant 4 times over the past decade, but this time my beef in boeuf bourgignon was fatty and chewy with bristle. The sauce was still tasty, but I couldn’t eat most of the meat. They were out of the dessert we most wanted to try, too.

  10. Alan W.
    Alan W.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Great French food. We each had the Prix Fix dinner and it was excellent. The enter was so generous we should have split the cheeses course and we did split the desert. Perfect choice for our last dinner in Paris. Then a walk past the great Notre Dame on our way back to the hotel.

  11. Don S.
    Don S.
    • 3 reviews
    9/10

    Quaint, quiet restaurant with friendly and attentive service and wonderful ambiance. Food was good but sauce on salmon could have been improved and the duck was a little overcooked. Had "formula" meal which was a good value. Multiple selections available.

  12. Olga V.
    Olga V.
    • one review
    10/10

    Absolutely DELICIOUS meal, reasonable price, great service and cute ambiance! Definitely a place to go back!

  13. George L.
    George L.
    • one review
    9/10

    This is a charming intimate restaurant that appears to cater to tourists. My wife and I try to eat there each time we visit Paris. The chocolate mousse is superb!

  14. Kim B.
    Kim B.
    • one review
    10/10

    Great food (had the salmon), excellent service, cozy, charming restaurant. Best chocolate mousse I’ve ever had....anywhere! If they removed the tall wire flower holder from between the tables it would be even better as it was just a bit of a nuisance while talking. But a very minor detail. Definitely recommend this place.

  15. Alissa M.
    Alissa M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent coxy restaurant in a great neighborhood. The food was wonderful and the service was great. Highly recommend. The desserts were fantastic!

  16. Marie-Zoé b.
    Marie-Zoé b.
    • one review
    9/10

    You must go if you are in the area. Charming welcoming team, excellent traditional French cuisine. Not good for light evening meal though... but I do not regret it even a bit!

  17. Katherine F.
    Katherine F.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Fabulous restaurant. Very homey atmosphere with great food and service!

  18. David W.
    David W.
    • one review
    10/10

    Everything about L’Ilot Vache was perfect - really great service, really great food and a lovely setting.

  19. Alice  M.
    Alice M.
    • one review
    10/10

    Our favorite spot and we always return when in Paris. Delicious food and amazing service. Authentic French cuisine and the best chocolate mousse on earth.

  20. James B.
    James B.
    • 13 reviews
    10/10

    L'Ilot Vache is a very good restaurant in a great place. We have been coming here for many years and the food is always good and the fact that they often have Ile Flotante and pan fried Froie Gras is a super plus!

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More information

Opening time

Dîner : de 19h à 00h (tous les jours)

How to get to the restaurant

35, rue Saint-Louis en l'île, 75004, Paris, France

Public transport

Métro Pont-Marie (M7) Saint-Paul (M1)

Directions to get there

Vinci

Paris 4th, Ile Saint Louis,

About the restaurant

SPIRIT OF THE LAND - interested in a rustic and charming spree in the heart of Paris? In this charming flowery auberge with exposed beams that is Ilot Vache, we savor traditional and authentic small dishes while dreaming about ile Saint-Louis. A real immersion into romanticism in the 4th arrondissement!

RETRO DISHES - gourmet dishes now available at this restaurant with a rural spirit: roquefort puff pastry or fillet of beef with three sauces, duck breast with raspberries and grilled lobster flambéed with Cognac. Lovers of sweet treats will be tempted by a mousse with two chocolates or breadcrumbs with caramel sauce...

WARM - in a group or for a private event, here is a table to be tested!

Features

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