The inspired cooking from Romain (formerly at Le Comptoir and La Régalade Saint-Honore) goes well beyond the satisfying sausage & mash of the old carte and Margaux’s service and wine selections make this a place where you’ll want to become a regular.
Yam’Tcha currently holds the #2 ranking in our list of our favorite Tasting Menus over 100€. Universally praised Franco-Chinois fare from Adeline Grattard, and all but impossible to book. The restaurant moved to a new location at 121 rue saint Honoré, 75001 in June 2015 and converted their old
Chef Tomy Gousset is executing some of the tastiest dishes in town at this new restaurant in Les Halles. Pirouette is also one of the best values in town right now – only 15€ for lunch and 36€ at dinner for beautiful food that could stand up against Frenchie or Septime.
While the focus of this cheap and cheerful Japanese franchise is ostensibly the authentic tonkatsu ramen, the real highlight is the gyoza with a thick, crisp, seared crust and a juicy pork filling. The parent restaurant won the Prix du Concours National of Gyoza in
Practical information Address: 49 rue Berger, 75001 Nearest transport: Les Halles (4), Louvre-Rivoli (1) Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Book a day or two in advance Telephone: 01 40 28 00 00 Average price for lunch: 40-59€ Average price for dinner: 40-59€
This second location of La Régalade has been full since chef Bruno Doucet opened the doors in spring of 2010.
Practical information Address: 9 rue Villedo, 75001 Nearest transport: Pyramides (7,14) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Saturday for lunch only Reservations: Reservations Not Accepted Telephone: 01 40 20 45 20 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Vietnamese Website Facebook Reviews of interest L’Express (2014) “Une
A second effort from the folks behind Pirouette, here with a chef who trained in Japan and his arsenal of anywhere-East-of-here flavors. The two-course 20€ lunch menu on the day of our visit included gnocchi with gingered sea bass, plus steak with caramelized shallots and tempura shimeji mushrooms.
Practical information Address: 45 rue de Richelieu, 75001 Nearest transport: Pyramides (7, 14) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Saturday for lunch & dinner Reservations: Book a few days in advance Telephone: 01 42 96 26 60 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€
Practical information Address: 251 rue Saint-Honoré, 75001 (in the Mandarin Oriental) Nearest transport: Concorde (1, 8, 12) Hours: Open every day for breakfast, lunch & dinner Reservations: Book a few days in advance Telephone: 01 70 98 74 00 Average price for lunch: 60-100€ Average price for
The market at Les Halles is long gone, but its legacy is still in evidence at Chez Denise, an old-school, shoulder-to-shoulder, red-checked tablecloth classic.
Practical information Address: 31 rue de Petits-Champs, 75001 Nearest transport: Pyramides (7, 14) Hours: Closed Tuesday; Open Wednesday-Monday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Reservations not accepted Telephone: 01 42 86 03 83 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Average price for dinner: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Japanese
Practical information Address: 5 rue Villedo, 75001 Nearest transport: Pyramides (7, 14) Hours: Closed Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch and dinner; Open Sunday for lunch only Reservations: Book a few days in advance Telephone: 01 47 03 07 74 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average
Don’t be discouraged by the bog-standard beers on tap at this dark, European-style sports bar. The bottled beer selection is extensive, with brews from France and Belgium dominating the options, and a small collection of vintage beers is a unique addition to the menu.
Round up a group and head to Olio Pane Vino for handmade pasta dishes and Francesco’s unmistakably Italian hospitality.
Practical information Address: 13 rue des Petits-Champs, 75001 Nearest transport: Pyramides (7, 14) or Bourse (3) Hours: Closed Sunday, Open Monday-Saturday 12pm-11.30pm Reservations: Book a day or two in advance Telephone: 01 42 61 05 09 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€
Now with two locations, Le Garde Robe rests comfortably within the current Paris bar à vins format.
With its zinc bar, hearty home cooking, and colorful local clientele, this beloved wine bar (and its Turkish toilet) seems impervious to change. Meals are served only at lunch; the rest of the day you can stop for a glass of Morgon or Brouilly and a snack.
A meat-centric spot from the Rostang sisters – daughters of Michelin-starred chef Michel and the sixth generation of restaurateurs in their family.
International ubiquity might make La Maison du Chocolat easy to overlook on a visit to Paris, but this shop, with its heavenly ganaches, remains a standard bearer.
This historic shop, in the Chambeau family for five generations, produces old-fashioned, handmade chocolates and candies.
This professional-grade kitchenware supplier has been around since 1814.
In business since 1880, Verlet roasts and sells single origin coffee beans, house blends, and fine teas, with a salon for on-the-spot drinking upstairs.
This cheese shop has an tasting room upstairs for light meals based either on cheese, or the silky house-made tofu. Madame Hisada, a master of French cheeses, is Japanese.
Whether you go for a pastry and a custom-flavored chocolat chaud or a box of perfect bonbons and truffles, Jean-Paul Hévin is a must for any chocolate lover.
Dorie Greenspan gives you permission to cut in line for a baguette at Julien.
Don’t let the multiple locations fool you into thinking that this is some kind of mediocre chain bakery: The breads at Kayser are excellent.
Make a pot of mint tea or strong black coffee and bite into these fragrant, sticky-sweet Algerian pastries.
This legendary copper cookware shop is nearly 200 years old.
Pastry chef Hugues Pouget gives classic and seasonal flavors dueling personalities – the innovative Hugo and more classic Victor – in this sleek boutique. Macarons, chocolates, and breakfast treats are on offer, too.