The Parmentier station services line 3 in the eastern 11e, fare zone 1. It has one access point on avenue de la Republique.
The station is named after the scientist Antoine Augustin Parmentier, who was a big promoter of the potato as a food though it was shunned by the rest of society.
Parmentier is near Place de la Republique that straddles four different arrondissements. 11e is also known as "the eleventh" by locals is one of the most electrifying and diverse locales in the city.