Restaurants in The Paris Area

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Paris basically invented the word restaurant, and from centuries-old bistros to modern, trendy eateries, it is still on the cutting edge of dining. C... Read More

Paris basically invented the word restaurant, and from centuries-old bistros to modern, trendy eateries, it is still on the cutting edge of dining. Choosing one can be difficult among the unparalleled options, but it’s reassuring that so many places to eat in Paris can’t disappoint.

David Toutain, one of the city’s most creative chefs, earned a Michelin star in 2015 for his namesake kitchen, which is considered one of the best restaurants in Paris. His fans come for his unique treatment of vegetables and unexpected flavor combinations, like beef carpaccio with raspberries or eel with apple. Septime, leds by one of the city’s best loved chefs, Bertrand Grébault, specializes in a seasonal, more rustic menu. For a Parisian classic and exceptional value, head to Relaise de l'Entrecote, where the steakhouse has no menu, and the waitress merely asks if you like your cut rare, medium, or well-done.

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  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Bistro Paul Bert
    Bistrot Paul Bert

    Situated in the trendy 11th arrondissement, Bistrot Paul Bert is a classic French eatery with unexpected twists. Inspired by local flea market finds,... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Breizh Cafe
    Breizh Cafe

    The trendy Upper Marais district in Paris is no stranger to strollers and hipsters, but it also houses some of the best and most innovative crepes in... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Cafe-Oberkampf
    Cafe Oberkampf

    On a little side street near rue Oberkampf, this tiny coffee shop serves up cold brew coffee, piccolos, and chai tea to the delight of hipsters in the... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Caillebotte
    Caillebotte

    This unassuming little neo bistrot set back from trendy rue des Martyrs in the south end of Pigalle is easy to overlook. The food, however, is anything... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Chez Georges
    Chez Georges

    This little magnet attracts foodies looking for authentic French cuisine, not unlike one of its most famous patrons, Julia Child herself. Dinners begin... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of David Toutain
    David Toutain

    One of the city's most creative young chefs, David Toutain, now has a restaurant in his name that earned a Michelin Star in 2015. This fine-dining... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of East Mamma
    East Mamma

    While Italian food is often lackluster in Paris, East Mamma has breathed new life into traditional pasta and pizza dishes, constructing a bruschetta bar... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of HolyBelly
    HolyBelly

    This coffee shop and eatery is one of the few places you'll find twenty somethings queuing in Paris without the prospect of cheap drinks. The cozy... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of L'Ami-Jean
    L'Ami Jean

    Since 2002, chef Stéphane Jégo has kept Basque cooking alive and fresh at L'Ami Jean, tucked away between Les Invalides and the Eiffel Tower. The tiny... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Le Camion Qui Fume
    Le Camion Qui Fume

    The city's first food truck has evolved into such a phenomenon that it now boasts the city's first food boat to go alongside it. Who would have thought... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Le Cousin Mouton
    Le Cousin Mouton

    A partner food truck of the well-known Réfectoire, Le Cousin Mouton offers something other than burgers. What could be better street food in Paris than... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Maison Plisson
    Maison Plisson

    In the ever-trendy Upper Marais, this food concept venue opened up in 2015, featuring dining options as well a refined grocery store for locals to pick... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Pink Flamingo
    Pink Flamingo

    For the best pizza in the world, Italy is just one country over, but for something truly unique, Pink Flamingo lives up to its motto of "not like the... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Courtesy of Relaise-de-l'Entrecote
    Relaise de l'Entrecote

    No reservations, and no choice. That's the glory of this steak institution, where all the waitress asks is how you like your steak prepared. A generous... Read More

  • Paris Destination Guide Stephanie Biteau
    Septime

    One of the city's best loved chefs, Bertrand Grébault, now has a mini-kingdom with three popular establishments in Paris. His flagship, Septime, opened... Read More

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