10 restaurants in Paris where you must absolutely eat

By Marie-Pier Hamon – on in Food, Travel
France is known for its culture and exceptional gastronomy. We suggest you discover these 10 restaurants in Paris.

France is considered by many as an essential travel destination. Indeed, Paris, the capital of this country, does not lack tourist attractions. Not only is Paris famous for its fashion, culture and art, but it is also famous for its exceptional gastronomy. This is why we have prepared a list of 10 restaurants in Paris where you must absolutely eat after having a good coffee or after visiting the Louvre Museum!


La Pagode de Cos

La Pagode de Cos
La Pagode de Cos

La Pagode de Cos is considered one of the trendiest restaurants in Paris according to an article featured in the prominent Michelin magazine. This restaurant, from the chef Jérôme Banctel, invites you to enjoy a contemporary cuisine that changes with the season in a 19th-century decor.

42 Gabriel Avenue, 75008 Paris, France


Bistrot Paul Bert

10 restaurants in Paris where you must absolutely eat
Paris by Mouth

This Parisian bistro needs to be included in your must-eat restaurants in Paris. You will find classic French dishes like steak frites and lemon sole, all served in a traditional decor comprised of bench seats and a mosaic floor.

22 Paul Bert Street, 75011 Paris, France


Le Jules Verne

Le Jules Verne
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This establishment is without a doubt one of the restaurants where you must eat when in this city. Indeed, the Jules Verne is located on the second story of the Eiffel Tower at 400 feet in altitude, which gives you an exceptional view of the City of Lights. You can enjoy modern French cuisine and complete your meal by having wine chosen by the head sommeliers Amar Chebrek and Roberto Amadei.

Gustave Eiffel Avenue, 75007 Paris, France



L’Abeille, which has two Michelin stars, is also an inescapable Parisian restaurant to try. Interesting fact: This restaurant is named after Napoléon and his favourite emblem. You can savour, amongst other things, frog, spider crab from Cotentin as well as Racan squab.

10 d’Iéna Avenue, 75116 Paris, France

Bistroy… Les Papilles

Le Bistroy... Les Papilles
Le Bistroy… Les Papilles

This French restaurant is the ideal place to eat gourmet cooking in a friendly ambiance and decor. You will find a “market availability” menu, a menu with dishes made from local products that change every day according to the seasons and availabilities. You can also buy a large selection of gourmet products in the grocery section of the Bistroy…Les Papilles.

30 Gay-Lussac Street, 75005 Paris, France

La Truffière

It was unthinkable not to add La Truffière on our list of must-eat restaurants. In fact, not only is the decor of this establishment quite charming with its stone walls and wooden beams but La Truffière also has a very wide selection of wines. This restaurant’s wine is, in fact, the second largest selection in Paris in references! Don’t hesitate to try Chef Christophe Poard’s recipes.

4 Blainville Street, 75005 Paris, France

Le Chateaubriand

This bistro, which is very 1930s looking, invites you to savour a unique and tasty cuisine. You must choose from 10 surprising dishes on a constantly changing photocopied menu. It is definitely a place to eat if you are an epicurean who likes to be surprised by quality cuisine.

129 Parmentier Avenue, 75011 Paris, France

Les Foodies

Les Foodies is a very trendy neobistrot located in the heart of the artsy neighbourhood in Paris. You’ll be able to enjoy fusion dishes with Italian and Thai flavours. The goal of the Les Foodies restaurant is to combine bistro-style and gastronomic cuisine on one single menu.

6-8 Square Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, 75004 Paris, France

Biotiful Batignolles

This Parisian restaurant with a trendy design suggests to you a “bistronomic” cuisine. You can find Japanese and French-influenced dishes in a cozy atmosphere! This place is without a doubt one of the must-eat restaurants in Paris.

18 Biot Street, 75017 Paris, France



Verjus is the favourite restaurant for couples looking for a romantic place. You’ll find the perfect ambiance for a supper between lovers and excellent dishes influenced by the current season.

52 Richelieu Street, 75001 Paris, France


We are certain that the Parisian restaurants we presented to you will totally satisfy your taste buds and make your holiday in the City of Lights even more memorable. However, don’t hesitate to share with us your favourite restaurants or your culinary discoveries during your trip to Paris!

Cover photo: Biotiful Batignolles

Marie-Pier Hamon

A journalist by training, Marie-Pier is passionate about writing on cultural and entertainment events and content creation. Always listening to music, she probably writes more words in a day than she says out loud.