Grand Cœur

Practical information Address: 41 rue du Temple, 75004 Nearest transport: Hôtel de Ville (1, 11), Rambuteau (11) Hours: Closed Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch & dinner and Sunday for lunch Reservations: Book a few days in advance […]

Les Pinces

Practical information Address: 29 rue Bourg-Tibourg, 75004 Nearest transport: Hôtel de Ville (1, 11) Hours: Open Friday-Sunday for lunch and dinner; Open Monday-Thursday for dinner only Reservations: Walk-Ins Welcome Telephone: 09 83 56 47 93 […]

Les Caves du Marais

Crates and bottles are piled high in this bare bones shop, run for more than two decades by Jean-Jacques Bailly, who offers good prices on estate bottled wines from all over France. […]

Berthillon

If you have only one ice cream cone in Paris, make sure it comes from Berthillon, the long-standing grande dame of glaces. The tea salon is worth a visit, too. […]

Pozzetto

Head to Pozzetto for seriously good gelato, made daily in small batches. And for an added bonus, some of the best espresso in Paris. Two locations – zoom and click on the map for details. […]

Mon Vieil Ami

Practical information Address: 69 Rue Saint-Louis en l’Ile, 75004 Nearest transport: Pont Marie (7) Hours: Closed Monday and Tuesday; Open Wednesday-Sunday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Book a few days in advance Telephone: 01 40 […]

La Moustache Blanche

Hipster beer geekiness pervades this shop just off the Place de la Bastille, with a record player spinning the blues, a faux phone box housing the English beers, and a periodic table of beer styles on the wall. Prices are very fair, and Guillaume, the friendly young owner is rightly proud of his ever-growing collection which boasts 500 beers from all over the world. […]

La Cave à Bulles

Simon Thillou’s shop is the place to go for craft beer made in France. He works with brewers all over the country to source his remarkable and impeccably curated collection of small-batch French beers. […]

Pralus

This Roanne-based shop is known for their bean-to-bar chocolate tablets – packaged in unmistakable, multicolored stacks – and Praluline, a praline-studded brioche. […]

La Caféothèque

Beans are roasted right before your eyes at this excellent coffee boutique. Take a bag home, or take a seat in the back room and order a drink from the expert barista. […]

Sacha Finkelsztajn

Since 1946, this bakery and traiteur has been offering Jewish and eastern European specialties, from cheesecake and strudel to pastrami, to a loyal clientele in the heart of the Marais. […]

Georges Larnicol

Larnicol is known for his whimsical chocolate centerpieces and sculptures, as well as his signature kouignettes, a miniature, deeply caramelized version of the classic kouign amann. […]

Izraël

This narrow shop assaults the senses with aromatic spices and shelves stacked mainly with pan-Mediterranean and Middle Eastern products, plus plenty of hard-to-find global groceries. […]

Le Perchoir

The sunset over Sacré-Coeur is hard to beat from this perch. Queue early for drinks and bar snacks on the stellar roof deck with a stand-out 360° view of Paris (and packs of hipsters). Or, alternately, avoid the lines by booking a reservation for a prix-fixe dinner in the restaurant below. […]

L’Alimentari

Practical information Address: 6 rue des Ecouffes, 75004 Nearest transport: Saint Paul (1) Hours: Closed Monday and lunch on weekdays; Open Tuesday-Friday for dinner and Saturday-Sunday for lunch & dinner Reservations: Book a few days […]

Isami

Practical information Address: 4 quai d’Orléans, 75004 Nearest transport: Pont Marie (7) Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch & dinner Reservations: Book a few days in advance Phone: 01 40 46 06 […]

Maison David

Practical information Address: 6 rue des Ecouffes, 75004 Nearest transport: Saint Paul (1) Hours: Closed Saturday and Monday; Open Tuesday-Thursday for lunch, and dinner till 7pm; Open Friday for lunch, and dinner till 5pm; Open Sunday […]

L’Ambroisie

Practical Information Address: 9 place des Vosges, 75004 Nearest transport: Saint-Paul (1), Chemin Vert (8) Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch & dinner Reservations: Book many weeks in advance Telephone: 01 42 […]

Claude Colliot

This self-taught modernist chef’s signature dishes include an oyster sorbet, chicken cooked with licorice root, and a “larme” (tear) of chocolate. […]

Jaja

Practical information Address: 3 rue Sainte-Croix-de-la-Bretonnerie, 75004 Nearest transport: Hotel de Ville (1, 11), Saint Paul (1) Hours: Open every day for lunch & dinner Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome Telephone: 01 42 74 71 52 Average price […]

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