Paris

Restaurants in Paris

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Located in the Ninth Arrondissement, just a seven-minute walk from the Gare du Nord (North Station), this tiny restaurant and wine bar specializes in authentic cuisine from the Alsace region. Inside, the casual eatery is adorned with decorative tiling, warm wood paneling, and local artwork.

Just blocks from the Louvre, Efisio Mannai's Fellini restaurant presents another grand human achievement: fine Italian cuisine.

Known for its large portions and friendly atmosphere, Josephine Chez Dumonet greets guests with joking waiters that speak a little English, and kitchen staff that will gladly stand for a picture.

The food of France’s Breton region shines at Chez Michel.

The 2009 renovations of Terminal 1 in the Charles de Gaulle airport have introduced the quirky restaurant, La Terrasse de Paris. Designed by Philippe Starck, artificial grass, large flower prints on the wall, and plush red seats give the restaurant a 1970's feel.

Clued-in locals and famous food critics swear by this tatty Auvergnate bistro de quartier right off the Place Vendôme.

Named for its own address at 20 Rue de Bellechasse in the Seventh Arrondissement, Le 20 is a crowded, noisy, Art Deco-style bistro run by the young owners Jean-Phi and Tristan.

Located inside Paris’s esteemed Hôtel Hospes Lancaster, La Table du Lancaster serves as a creative vehicle for chef Michel Troisgros, recipient of a Michelin star.

Located in the fifth arrondissement, known as the Latin Quarter, this wood-beamed bistro boasts a steel counter-topped bar and a wine cellar with 120 varietals.

A bit off the beaten tourist track in the Batignolles area of the Seventeenth Arrondissement, Le Bistral is a rustic chic “gastro-restro” with a twist: The chefwho serves up inventive versions of French classicsis Japanese.

This eco-friendly, two-floor eatery serves an all-organic menuconsider risotto topped with shaved truffles or a terrine of diver scallopsin a design-forward space replete with neon lights and slashes of vivid red and green.