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Restaurants in France

One of the most prominent and treasured aspects of French culture is its world-famous cuisine. Restaurants in France offer a thrilling variety of options for individual travelers and families alike. Because there is such a passion for food in France, there are several regional cuisines that all contribute something unique to the defining canon of French food. France’s restaurants, just like its regional cultures, are varied. For the most extreme foodies, Paris is the place to go to enjoy first-rate dining. The most acclaimed restaurants in France—like the Gallic Le Meurice and the stunning Maceo—are located in the heart of Paris. The best restaurants in France are well worth the price. For travelers who prefer a more relaxed dining experience, France’s Cafés are an experience to be sure not to miss out on.

Angelina is an outstanding restaurant in Paris. The restaurant is near the Louvre and customers sit elbow-to-elbow in the Belle Époque dining room, with its sweeping archways, chandeliers, gold accents, and dramatic lighting.

  • 142 Crêperie Contemporaine

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    A favorite of President Nicolas Sarkozy, this small crêperie is situated on a quiet square in the 15th Arrondissement. The interior has plush brown... More
  • 21, Paris

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    21 is one of those under-the-radar Paris restaurants where true gourmands love to dine, regardless of the steep prices. Located on St.-Germain-des-... More
  • 5è Cru

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    Located in the fifth arrondissement not far from Pierre and Marie Curie University, this small wine bar has only three pine tables and several wine... More
  • A L'Aigle d'Or

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Customers call the cat who freely roams this winstub by name: it’s that kind of place. L’Aigle is the only restaurant in Osthouse, A La Ferme the o... More
  • A l'Huitrière

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Afaria

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Here, striped Basque runners on tables and a wine list scrawled on distressed mirrors set the mood for chef Julien Duboué’s playful exuberance: a c... More
  • Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Pricy even by Paris standards, Alain Ducasse's flagship restaurant at the ritzy Hotel Plaza Athenee marries haute cuisine with designer decor. Pier... More
  • Alfred

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Facing the 17th-century Théâtre du Palais Royal, this 30-seat bistro is just a short walk from the Eiffel Tower. Beveled mirrors, faux leather banq... More
  • AmeriKClub

    The modern ecru-and-teak cliffside beach club and restaurant is run by the Pourcel brothers of Paris’s Maison Blanche. The menu features Provençal ... More
  • Ancien Hôtel Restaurant Baudy

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Angelina

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
    At the original Angelina location near the Louvre, patrons sit elbow-to-elbow in the Belle Époque dining room, with its sweeping archways, chandeli... More
  • Angl'Opéra

  • AOC

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar
  • Astrance

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar Dollar
  • Atelier Maître Albert

    PRICE RANGE: Dollar Dollar Dollar
    Across from Norte Dame on the Left Bank, this bistro serves a combination of classic and modern French cuisine imagined by world-renowned chef Guy ... More

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