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Bar a Iode

34 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 29 99 21
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“shellfish” (9 reviews)
“oysters” (27 reviews)
“whelks” (5 reviews)
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French, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
34 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They say you can't get a bad meal in Paris. Let me tell you from first-hand experience that you can - at Bar a Iode in Saint Germaine. The restaurant itself is quite adorable, and the wait staff was friendly enough - maybe too friendly,...More

Thank Lori Y
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This small restaurant has a good location, delicious food and very friendly staff. The oysters here are exceptional. Already have recommended to my friends visiting Paris.

Thank Grailguard
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a seafood restaurant for a reasonable cost and the reviews on this restaurant were great and they lived up! It was our favourite restaurant of the holiday. Lovely atmosphere and great service. We had the seafood platter which was fantastic with...More

1  Thank raquelsutherland
Reviewed 25 March 2018

We came here on our last night with 5 other people (grown children and friends). This is a tiny restaurant, and I was worried they couldn't accommodate that many, but they were happy to. The service was excellent and so was the food. We sampled...More

1  Thank Peggy L
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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Very cozy environment, with affordable and value for money seafood platter and, specially recommend the BIG oyster, it's really good!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We happened upon this place as we were staying near here and wanted a simple seafood dinner. It almost looked like a grungy coffee shop, narrow interior with metal chairs, tiles, high bar tables, except for the long list of seafood and wines on the...More

Thank Neko_11
Reviewed 15 March 2018

We had a long weekend away at our favourite hotel "Esmeralda" in St Julien Le Pauve just around the corner from Boulevard St Germain. It was Anniversary time so we decided to eat locally and specially. I found Bar a Lode on Google Maps and...More

Thank Bodillymill
Reviewed 17 February 2018

My wife and I happened to meet a staff member of this restaurant the night before we ate at a bar during some beautiful late night snowfall in February of 2018. Adrian ( I apologize if I spell his name incorrectly) was such a friendly...More

Thank davidscherer1
Reviewed 12 February 2018 via mobile

Young and hip team providing friendly service and excellent food at very reasonable price. Laidback interior and unpretentious but extensive menu. Original in its style and welcome alternative to common and dowdy seafood restaurants

1  Thank Khoresh
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

The location is quite great. The service is extremely friendly and helpful.the prices are really good and the seafood is as good as the prices are.

1  Thank Kandilios
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34 boulevard Saint Germain, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odéon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odéon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 29 99 21
  • E-mail
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