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50+ Best Restaurants In Paris (2024 Edition)

Indulge in Paris with our top 2024 food guide - enjoy!

Written by Claire Dubois

Updated on March 13, 2024

Dive into Paris's best eats with our 2024 guide to over 50 top restaurants. Taste the mix of old and new in every dish. Each meal has a story, and every flavor is a new adventure.

Looking for fancy dining, a cozy bistro, or the newest taste sensation? Our guide has it all, promising an unforgettable food journey. It's your ticket to explore Paris's diverse flavors, with something for everyone.

Join us on a tasty trip through Paris. Get ready for delights, surprises, and complete enchantment. The best of Paris dining is waiting — are you set to discover it?

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How we choose the best restaurants in Paris

Our team independently selects every restaurant on this list. A journalist familiar with Paris and who has dined at the restaurant does the writing. Our criteria focus on high-end places delivering an authentic feel of the city. Stand-out dishes, prime location, and warm service are key. We also value notable reputations. The list gets an update monthly to reflect new openings and changes in existing ones.

The best restaurants in Paris

Two women celebrating with sparkler-topped champagne bottles at Velvet Dinner Paris restaurant, surrounded by elegant décor and framed photos on the wall.

Photo credits: Velvet Dinner

(4.7)

1. Velvet Dinner

What is it? Velvet Paris is a special spot in the fancy 16th district. It's perfect for those who love good food and great nights out.

Why we love it: Velvet makes you feel welcome with its comfy sofas, soft lights, and cool brick walls. It's both fancy and relaxed. The place is always buzzing, with chill jazz music, fun DJ mixes, and sometimes live bands. People from everywhere come here, making it a lively spot to be. The food is a delicious mix of classic French dishes and flavors from around the world, all made with top-quality ingredients. Velvet Paris isn't just a restaurant; it’s where you go for amazing meals, great music, and a fun vibe, making your nights in Paris unforgettable.

Wednesday

12 Rue de Presbourg, 75116 Paris

Noto Paris

Photo credits: Noto

(4.6)

2. Noto

What is it? Located in the heart of Paris at 252 bis Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Noto Paris is more than just a place to eat - it's an adventure for your senses. As soon as you walk in, you're greeted by a lively and stylish setting that promises an experience you won't forget.

Why we love it: Noto Paris is alive with a mix of cultures, tastes, and music. It's a place where you feel welcome to celebrate, whether with friends, family, or that special someone. The music, a mix of old and new hits, keeps the vibe exciting. Noto is where good food and great times come together, offering the best of French dining while celebrating being together. It's a favorite spot for both locals and visitors from around the world.

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

252 bis Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, 75008 Paris

Alt: Elegant rooftop dining at Girafe Paris, with pristine white table setups and comfortable seating, offering a stunning view of the Eiffel Tower amid lush greenery and ambient lantern lighting.

Photo credits: Girafe

(4.6)

3. Girafe

What is it? Girafe Paris is your ticket to an amazing rooftop spot, right by the famous Eiffel Tower. It's on the first floor of the Cité de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine museum, close to the beautiful Trocadéro Gardens. It's a perfect spot in Paris for couples and groups of friends.

Why we love it: Entering Girafe feels like stepping into a fancy dream. It has a modern look with bright colors and an amazing view of the tower. It feels lively and fun, with good music and a mix of stylish locals and travelers. The food is great, the drinks are exciting, and that view is unbeatable. Girafe Paris is a place you'll want to come back to again and again.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

1 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016 Paris

Cozy Bambini Paris restaurant interior with elegant table settings, warm lighting, and rustic decor.

Photo credits: Bambini

(4.6)

4. Bambini

What's up? Bambini Paris is the go-to spot in the heart of Paris. Located at 13 Avenue du Président Wilson, it's perfect for dates or fun nights with pals. It blends Paris's charm with a cozy space that’s just right for any event.

Why it's cool: Bambini Paris has a mix of new and old in its design which makes it super inviting. The music? Soft beats and jazz that set the mood right. The menu offers a range of tasty dishes that will hit the spot. It's more than eating out; it's about style, delicious food, and feeling at ease. Bambini Paris is the place to be for a night to remember in Paris.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

13 Avenue du Président Wilson, 75116 Paris

Elegant dining room in Le Clarence Paris, featuring a grand chandelier, rich wood paneling, and ornate bookshelves, with beautifully set tables ready for guests.

Photo credits: Le Clarence

(4.5)

5. Le Clarence

What is it? Le Clarence is a stunning restaurant set in a 19th-century Paris mansion. It has earned two Michelin stars for its excellent cuisine, crafted by Chef Christophe Pelé. It expertly blends the best flavors of land and sea.

Why we love it: Le Clarence is more than a restaurant; it's a unique getaway. Dine amidst beautiful art or in a cozy spot, enjoying seasonal dishes that look as good as they taste. Each meal is wonderfully paired with select, rare wines. Get ready for a memorable dining experience right in the heart of Paris.

Thursday, Friday, Saturday

31 Av. Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 75008 Paris

Kalamata Paris

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(4.5)

6. Kalamata

What it is: In the busy 8th district of Paris, Kalamata Paris is a bright spot that brings Greece's flavors right to the city's heart. This cozy place is a dream for anyone who loves real Greek food. It offers a tasty getaway to the Mediterranean without ever having to leave Paris.

Why we love it: Kalamata Paris stands out with its lively feel and friendly atmosphere. It's perfect for any celebration or just a fun night out. With dishes like juicy grilled octopus and smooth, rich tzatziki, every bite shows off the freshness and taste of Greek cuisine. Eating here is not just having a meal; it's an experience that makes you happy and eager to come back.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

31 Rue La Boétie, 75008 Paris

The Roof Paris

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(4.5)

7. The Roof

What is it? The Roof Paris is a beautiful rooftop spot on top of the famous Poste du Louvre, covering 1000m2. It offers amazing views of the city, surrounded by greenery. Dining here is a unique experience, perfect for hanging out with friends or celebrating special moments.

Why we love it: The Roof Paris mixes elegance with a touch of nature, attracting stylish people. It's an outdoor escape where guests can enjoy great music, from deep house to popular hits. The place is known for its fantastic food and creative drinks, making every visit special and unforgettable.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

43 Rue Étienne Marcel, 75001 Paris

Perruche Paris

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(4.5)

8. Perruche

What is it? Perruche sits high on Printemps Haussmann, a hidden gem in Paris. This rooftop spot blends colorful Mediterranean tastes with stunning views of the city. As evening comes, it turns into a lively bar, filled with music and laughter under the stars.

Why we love it: Perruche mixes the new and old charms of Paris, adding a dash of the Mediterranean. It's a dreamy spot in the busy city, great for quiet dinners or fun nights out. Dishes like tasty roasted lamb and the sweet tarte tropézienne make each meal an adventure. With DJs playing and the city lights sparkling, Perruche offers more than just food; it's an experience to remember.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

2 Rue du Havre, 75009 Paris

Monsieur Bleu Paris

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(4.5)

9. Monsieur Bleu

What is it? Monsieur Bleu sits in the Palais de Tokyo's west wing, offering a top Paris view of the Seine and the Eiffel Tower. It has a cool, simple look designed by Joseph Dirand, perfect for any event - a fun dinner, a work lunch, or evening drinks.

Why we love it: Monsieur Bleu has a special charm. It mixes French food with world tastes and plays lively music each night. Enjoy the sun on the terrace or dine with the Eiffel Tower sparkling nearby. Every moment is special here. The place has a warm feel, and the service is top-notch, making each visit as great as the view.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

20 Avenue de New York, 75116 Paris

Elegant outdoor dining at Mimosa Paris Restaurant with rows of white tables lined under a chic blue-striped awning, surrounded by lush greenery and classical architecture.

Photo credits: Mimosa

(4.5)

10. Mimosa

What is it? Mimosa Paris shines bright in the heart of Paris at 27 Rue du Pont Neuf. It mixes French dining comfort with cool art decor. It's a peaceful spot in the busy city - where chic style, great music, and amazing food come together.

Why we love it: Mimosa Paris is all about Parisian chic in a cozy setting. It's great for couples, friends, and anyone exploring alone. The place has a special vibe with soft jazz music and art everywhere. Enjoy top dishes like the tasty beef bourguignon or the delicious sea bass, with a great wine list too. Here, it's not just eating; it's a full experience for all your senses, making you eager to come back.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

27 Rue du Pont Neuf, 75001 Paris

Coco Paris

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(4.5)

11. Coco

What is it? Coco Paris is a special spot in the city that combines style with fun in each drink and dish.

Why we love it: Coco Paris brings Paris's charm right to your table. Located in the lively Place Jacques Rouché, this place mixes fancy with playful perfectly. You'll love the bubbly champagnes and the tasty menu that'll make your mouth water. The vibe here is cozy yet grand, making everyone feel welcome. With live music filling the air, your nights here will feel like magic. It's great for romantic dates or fun times with friends. Coco Paris makes every evening a celebration.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

1 Place Jacques Rouché, 75009 Paris

Elegant interior of Chez Gala Paris restaurant, featuring opulent chandeliers, vibrant red walls, and a luxurious, bustling atmosphere.

Photo credits: Chez Gala

(4.5)

12. Chez Gala

What is it? Tucked away in Paris on Rue Arsène Houssaye, Chez Gala is a colorful spot that takes you to an Eastern wonderland. It's more than a place to eat; it's a journey to a world full of bold colors and royal decor.

Why we love it: Chez Gala stands out for its delicious mix of Arabic and Mediterranean foods. But it's also a place full of sights, sounds, and feelings. From soft music in the day to lively beats at night, every moment is full of life. The place is decked out in rich blues, bright reds, and shining golds, all under sparkling lights. With its fun crowd, Chez Gala offers a memorable escape in the middle of Paris.

Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

6 Rue Arsène Houssaye, 75008 Paris

Charming outdoor dining area at Ralph's Restaurant in Paris, featuring elegant striped chairs, lush plants, and cobblestone flooring under a cozy canopy.

Photo credits: Ralph’s

(4.4)

13. Ralph’s

What is it? Ralph's Paris, located on the busy Boulevard Saint-Germain, blends American style with French elegance. This dining spot offers both luxury and a relaxed vibe.

Why we love it: Ralph's is more than just food; it's a must-visit place. Every detail, from the Maryland crab cakes to Ralph Lauren’s own margarita, is carefully chosen. The welcoming atmosphere, lively guests, and a menu that mixes American classics with French touches make Ralph's Paris the perfect place for an evening where fashion, culture, and food all come together perfectly.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

173 Bd Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris

Elegant interior of Hasalon Paris restaurant, featuring ornate chandeliers and warm lighting, with beautifully set dining tables ready for guests.

Photo credits: Hasalon

(4.4)

14. Hasalon

What is it? In the lively Saint-Ouen area, HaSalon Paris stands out. It's more than a restaurant; it's a thrilling food experience made by famous Chef Eyal Shani. You'll find it on the lively Rue des Rosiers, mixing the fun of Tel Aviv with the style of Paris.

Why we love it: HaSalon pulls you into its energetic world right away, pleasing every sense. This place mixes old ways with new ideas, serving dishes that are fresh, seasonal, and tell a story. When you dine here, you're in for a memorable event that mixes the lively spirit of Israel with the elegance of France. At HaSalon Paris, every meal is a lively celebration of taste.

Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

106 Rue des Rosiers, 93400 Paris

Rooftop view from Creatures Paris Restaurant featuring open-air dining area with stylish furniture under umbrellas, overlooking a sprawling cityscape.

Photo credits: Creatures

(4.4)

15. Creatures

What is it? Créatures Paris is a unique dining spot on top of the famous Galeries Lafayette. It's not just eating; it’s a journey to the peak of vegetarian cuisine with a view of Paris' fashion scene.

Why we love it: Picture enjoying creative, veggie dishes while looking over the sparkling City of Lights. Créatures Paris mixes trendy style with inventive cooking, making each visit a blend of taste and beauty. It's the perfect spot for fans of fashion and food, giving a special slice of Parisian life from day to night.

Thursday, Friday

25 Rue de la Chau. d'Antin, 75009 Paris

Elegant Parisian cafe interior featuring blue velvet banquettes, intricate floral wall art, and tables adorned with fresh flowers, creating a chic and inviting ambiance.

Photo credits: Cafe Laperouse

(4.4)

16. Cafe Laperouse

What is it? Café Laperouse is a top dining spot in Paris's 1st district, right by the beautiful Place de la Concorde. It offers more than just food – it’s a true taste of Paris’s rich culinary scene.

Why we love it: As soon as you walk in, Café Laperouse welcomes you with a mix of classic charm and modern style. From the gentle background music to the stylish decor lit by natural light, every detail adds to your dining experience. It’s a favorite among artists, business leaders, and fashion lovers. You’ll enjoy outstanding French dishes and feel part of the Parisian lifestyle, whether you’re there for a sunny breakfast or dinner under the stars.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

2 Pl. de la Concorde, 75008 Paris

Verde Paris

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(4.4)

17. Legends Dinner

What is it? Verde's Legends Dinner is the place to be on Thursday nights. It's on Avenue George V in Paris, and it's all about the '90s.

Why we love it: This dinner is more than just eating. It's a trip back to the '90s, mixed with Mediterranean vibes. It's in a classy part of Paris, offering both cool retro and comfy chic. Picture moving to classic '90s tunes while enjoying food that's both fresh and familiar. Every taste and song tells a story, making for memorable nights. For a fun '90s night out, head to Verde's Legends Dinner on Thursdays.

Thursday

24 Avenue George V, 75008 Paris

"Elegant and vibrant interior of COYA Paris restaurant featuring opulent decor with rich colors, plush seats, and intricate ceiling design."

Photo credits: COYA

(4.4)

18. COYA

What is it? COYA Paris is where Latin American excitement meets the charm of Paris at 83-85 Rue du Bac. It’s a place that wakes up your senses, giving you the best of dining that mixes Paris style with the lively vibe of Latin America.

Why we love it: COYA is more than just eating out; it’s a trip. Right when you walk in, you feel like you're in a special place where Paris and Peru come together. The place looks bright and inviting, offering a warm welcome the Latin American way. You’ll find expert bartenders making amazing drinks and live music that feels like you're in Lima. COYA Paris is a hit with food fans and those who love to explore, making every visit a fun and memorable adventure into great food and exciting times.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

83-85 Rue du Bac, 75007 Paris

Giulia Club Paris

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(4.4)

19. Giulia Club

What it is: Giulia blends Italy's heart with the charm of Paris. It offers amazing Italian food upstairs and fun nightlife downstairs. This place is great for dates or hanging out with friends.

Why we love it: Giulia is both elegant and fun. It has comfy seats, marble tables, and plays a mix of new and old music. It's welcoming for everyone - whether you're there to eat alone or with others. At night, from Thursday to Saturday, Giulia Club turns up the energy with great music and Italian songs. It's the perfect spot for both dining and dancing, making great memories.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

20 Rue Quentin-Bauchart, 75008 Paris

Buddha Bar Paris

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(4.4)

20. Buddha Bar

What is it? Buddha Bar Paris is a magical spot right in the heart of Paris, mixing nightlife fun with cozy dining, all with an Asian twist.

Why we love it: When you walk into Buddha Bar Paris, you find yourself in a place that's both exciting and mysterious. It's full of life and attracts everyone - from professionals looking to unwind to people just wanting to have a good time. It's perfect for a date night or hanging out with friends. The decorations are breathtaking, the music is top-notch with famous DJs spinning tracks, and the food and drinks, especially the sushi and cocktails, are simply delicious. There's also a huge Asian Buddha that makes the place feel like you've stepped into another world. The amazing mix of tasty food, great music, and a cool vibe is why Buddha Bar Paris is a top spot for a memorable evening.

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

8-12 Rue Boissy d'Anglas, 75008 Paris

Final word

We've shown you the best places to eat in Paris, from famous Michelin-starred restaurants to small, cozy neighborhood spots full of surprises. Every meal and drink in these places has its own story, mixing tradition with new ideas and a love for food. Paris is unmatched as a paradise for food lovers. With this guide, you've got a taste of the city's best. Whether you're planning a food trip or just dreaming about one, this is your ultimate guide. But don't stop here; check out our blog for more food guides and travel tips to make your next trip even better. Safe travels and enjoy your meals!

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