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A deux pas du marché d’Aligre, dans l’étroite et vivante rue Cotte, Virtus est le dernier né de Chiho Kanzaki et son acolyte Marcelo Di Giacomo. Déjà à la tête d’un premier restaurant, ouvert au printemps 2016, ce duo de passionnés de gastronomie française se lance dans une deuxième aventure, dont les maitres mots sont la saisonnalité et la qualité des produits. Ici, le menu est "dicté" par les producteurs, que les chefs ont tous rencontrés, que ce soit Annie Bertin pour les légumes, Yanick Colombier pour les fruits ou la famille Burgaud pour les canards. Les chefs envoient des assiettes soignées et originales, à commencer par le risotto d’orge et girolles, surmonté d’un œuf parfait ou encore le tartare de mulet noir à l’avocat escorté d’une crème à la ciboulette. A l’automne, les Saint-Jacques poêlées accompagnées de panais rôtis font de la concurrence à la lotte sauvage, sauce anguille fumée ainsi qu’au carré de porc fermier, purée de patate douce. Pour terminer, quelques desserts bien ficelés comme le crémeux de chocolat servi avec une glace au thé vert ou encore la crème de passion, noix de coco et sorbet yaourt.

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Rewards

  • 1 étoile MICHELIN 2019
  • 2 toques Gault & Millau 2019

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Chiho KANZAKI

Dégustation Déjeuner
€75
Average price €80 Special request

TheFork offers

MENU Menu 115€

Ce menu comprend : Mise en bouche + Entrée + 2ème entrée + Plat + 2ème plat + Dessert + 2ème dessert
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MENU Menu 85€

Ce menu comprend : Mise en bouche + Entrée + 2ème entrée + Plat + 2ème plat + Dessert + 2ème dessert + Mignardise
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MENU Menu 75€

Ce menu comprend : Mise en bouche + Entrée + 2ème entrée + Plat + 2ème plat + Dessert + 2ème dessert + Mignardise
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MENU Menu Découverte 39 €

Ce menu comprend : Entrée + Plat + Dessert
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Scores & Reviews

Table exceptionnelle
9.4/10
based on 784 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :9.7/10
Service :9.2/10
Setting :9.2/10
  1. Ana M.
    • 3 reviews
    10/10

    A very good moment!!! Delicious and surprising.

  2. Meiyi Y.
    • one review
    10/10

    This is the third time I visit restaurant Virtus. It is my favorite restaurant in Paris. The food is absolutely amazing and the service is impeccable. And the price is super reasonable. I highly recommend this restaurant to people who don’t want to spend to much but want to experience French fine dining in a casual environment. Looking forward to the new visit next time.

  3. Svetlana S.
    • one review
    10/10

    We thoroughly enjoyed our culinary experience. It was truly sublime from the food to the service. Would go again and highly recommend it.

  4. Joerg H.
    • one review
    10/10

    Phantastic food. Pricey but absolutely worth it!

  5. Chizuko H.
    • 17 reviews
    10/10

    盛り付けも美しく、お料理も一品一品がちょうど良い量で大変満足しました! 太鼓判でお勧めできるレストランです。

  6. Andrew S.
    • one review
    10/10

    Excellent in every way. Make sure that you dine here while in Paris.

  7. Valérie T.
    • one review
    10/10

    Simplement divin!

  8. Bonnie M.
    • one review
    7.5/10

    The food was excellent, the wine pairing brilliant, but one of the two waitresses who served us was rude at the beginning and rather disagreeable throughout the meal, and we spent part of the dinner being careful to avoid having her snap at us again (as she did at the beginning, when we asked for the menu - 'I'll bring it when it's time to bring it!'). The second waitress was very nice. Rest of service was professional, but impersonal. A pity. There are many other restaurants in Paris where one can have excellent meals for this price, without having to spend part of the meal trying to placate the waitress or waiter. The service here undermined the very high quality of the food and wine - a pity, too, because the meal itself was exceptional. Bravo to the chefs and sommelier.

  9. Anatoli B.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Very nice service because staff knows quite well about food which restaurant is serving! Very liked veal, it was fantastic good!

  10. Xavier R.
    • 6 reviews
    9/10

    Excellente decouverte !!!

  11. Laila c.
    • 2 reviews
    9/10

    Very delicious and reasonable!

  12. Teppei K.
    • one review
    10/10

    I spend a fantastic time!!

  13. Hiroko S.
    • one review
    6.5/10

    I waited long for my food.

  14. Maureen D.
    • 110 reviews
    8.5/10

    We had the price fixed meal which was inventive beautifully served and delicious! The service was a bit slow and we had to ask to be served more wine but we will go back and soon!

  15. Olivier C.
    • 7 reviews
    8.5/10

    Une excellente surprise. Une explosion de saveurs

  16. PHILIPPE G.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    This was another meal at Virtus that drenched me in sybaritic pleasure. I was fortunate enough to dine at Virtus before it earned its Michelin star. It is now better than ever and worth all accolades. We dove into the 65 Euro six course disgustation menu, a veritable bargain. Each dish brought tears of joy. Everything, I mean everything, was amazing. Two kinds of bread, an amuse bouche of six bite sized delights, a ceviche served in a scallop shell, a truffled artichoke concoction with a poached egg on top, a lovely piece of monkfish in a mushroom broth, a perfect piece of duck, a poached pear sorbet, two delectable desserts, and a finishing touch of petit fours, were all eaten with exclamations of gluttonous rapture. Service by Kevin was elegant, warm and simply perfect. Yes, he is very French, but with an incongruous American name. Virtus will charm you with its smart, comfortable and au courant space, understated but stylish. I want to go back tonight, but will show unaccustomed restraint. They probably are completely booked. Our meal, with a perfect 98 Euro bottle of Crozes-Hermitage Blanc, a Kir Royale, three vodka cocktails, two bottles of water, came to 286 Euro or 325 dollars for the two of us. What a bargain!!! Although for some, Virtus may be a journey, because it is located in the 12th Arrondissement. I don't care. Take the metro, a taxi, Kapten, Uber, horse and buggy, but get your derrière to Virtus for the meal of a lifetime. Je suis en extase!

  17. Veronique M.
    • 4 reviews
    8.5/10

    Merci au Chef pour ces associations absolument sublimes.

  18. Tasnime A.
    • one review
    10/10

    Impeccable Dessert exquis Je reviendrai

  19. Yves P.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    Menus excellents et légers

  20. Emily S.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Really lovely food and service. Took a long time for many course tasting menu, so plan for many hours

More information

Opening time

Déjeuner : de 12h à 13h (sauf dimanche, lundi)

Dîner : de 19h à 21h (sauf dimanche, lundi)

How to get to the restaurant

29 Rue de Cotte, 75012, Paris, France

Public transport

Métro - Ledru-Rollin (M8)

Directions to get there

Paris 12ème, Île-de-France, Bastille

Services

Carte American Express acceptée, , ,

Restaurant can be privatized (6 people max)

, , Belle cave à vins, Privatisable

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