Sassotondo has become my favorite Italian Sunday lunch…

Sassotondo est devenu mon déjeuner dominicale italien favori… 


The place


 There are a lot of italian restaurants in Paris. Good ones are rare and too often, you get oversold pizzas and industrial pastas.  


Sassotondo has warm, authentic atmosphere with a twist of chic.


 Michel Dalla Valle


The chef, Michel Dalla Valle friendly welcomes you in his “Taverna Toscana”… 

Michele Dalla Valle makes you discover traditional dishes of Tuscany region and his city, Pisa. 


Quality olive oil

 The dishes are tasty, refined, and full of soul. 

During Christmas, the courtyard for the restaurant...

During Christmas, the courtyard for the restaurant…

 At lunch you have an 18 € course with a starter and a main course.

Instead of having multiple dishes, the lunch menu has 5 starters and 5 main courses of the day. 

There can be supplements for some dishes from 2€ to 5 €. 




Nice Italian delicatessen: Fiocchetto with oven baked eggplants – Mortadella with roasted pumpkin

The meat is perfectly sliced by the chef (thiiiin !!!)  with the splendid meat slicer.


Marinated swordfish, Borlotti bean salad / Espadon mariné, salade de haricots Borlotti

It’s fresh and so tasty. 


Bruschetta with ricotta cheese and smoked duck / Bruschetta de ricotta et canard fumé


Sea brass fritters with tarragon pesto / Beignet de bar et pesto d’estragon


 Duck breast and soft polenta – Magret de canard et polenta moelleuse


Main courses


Poultry with Nonna Soriana tomato / Volaille à la tomate de Nonna Soriana


Scallop, red kuri squash and Colonnatta bacon / Saint-Jacques, potimarron et lard de Colonnatta

The perfect fall dish ! The scallops are perfectly cooked. 


Risotto with radicchio (Italian chicory) and gorgonzola cheese. 

It’s soft, tasty. Rich but not heavy. 


Rigatoni all amatriciana (tomato based sauce with pork and pecorino from Lazio region, in the south of Tuscany). 

Very tasty and the pecorino spiciness is equilibrate. 


Spaghetti with simmered cod / Spaghetti au mijoté de cabillaud

A delight ! It is like a light fish stew sauce ! 


And of course Italian wines.  sassotondo_vin_sp68

An excellent Sicilian wine: SP 68 from Occhipinti Arianna. 


Coffee with cookies.

Coffee with cookies.

Fresh, quality ingredients, smart recipes. Meats and pastas are always perfectly cooked (Al Dente !!!)

An equilibrium of authenticity and chic in the dishes. Excellente quality / price. 




40, Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud 

75011 Paris

Wed – Sun: 12:15 pm – 2:30 pm, 7:00 pm – 10:30 pm

Phone 01 43 55 57 00



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