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Paris Sights

La Coupole

  • 102 bd. du Montparnasse Map It
  • Montparnasse
  • Restaurant–Sight

Updated 02/19/2014

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One of Montparnasse's most famous brasseries, La Coupole opened in 1927 and soon became a home-away-from-home for Apollinaire, Cocteau, Satie, Stravinsky, and (again) Hemingway. In the 1980s the brasserie was bought by the Flo chain, which preserved the superb Art Deco interior, including pillars by Chagall and Brancusi. The place retains its hustle and bustle—with scurrying waiters and the overwhelming noise of clinking glasses and clattering silverware. Executive Chef Jean Philippe Bourgueil whips up house specialties, including curried farmhouse lamb (served since 1927) and beef filet flambéed with Armagnac.

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102 bd. du Montparnasse, Paris, 75014, France

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  • Tues.–Sat. noon–midnight, Sun.–Mon. noon-11

Updated 02/19/2014


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