Practical information Address: 112 rue Saint Maur, 75011 Nearest transport: Parmentier (3), Couronnes (2) Hours: Closed Monday; Open Tuesday-Friday 8am-6pm; Open Saturday & Sunday 12pm-6pm Reservations: Walk-Ins Welcome Telephone: 01 71 93 16 24 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Gluten-free, soups & salads & sandwiches,
Empañadas, asado, ceviche, and chimichurri in the heart of the 11th, from Argentinian chef Fernando de Tomaso.
Delphine Zampetti, recently of Le Verre Volé, has opened this bright spot, serving sandwiches, salads, and plats du jour for under 10€, to stay or to go. Natural wines, too.
Practical information Address: 42 rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, 75011 Nearest transport: Parmentier (3) Hours: Open every day continuously 10am-10:30pm Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome Telephone: 01 43 55 09 49 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€ Style of cuisine: Classic French Website Facebook Book Online Reviews
This little Italian épicerie-à-manger, run by the former sommelier at ‘Rino, has four tables — two in and two out — where you can eat surrounded by exquisite spices, olive oils, and stacks of wine.
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.
This wine bar next door to (and run by) Le Chateaubriand boasts food by Inaki Aizpitarte, a smooth marble design by Rem Koolhaas and Clement Blanchet, and a great selection of affordable vins naturels
Flora herself does the cooking at this urban inn, offering a range of shareable small plates, or a heftier menu (at higher prices).
The place for pepper-laden Chinese fare.
Practical information Address: 20 rue de la Pierre Levée, 75011 Nearest transport: Goncourt (11) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Saturday 8am-4pm Reservations: Walk-Ins Welcome Telephone: 01 48 06 33 02 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Style of cuisine: Vegetarian Website Facebook Reviews of interest Figaroscope (2012) “Une vraie
A tiny gem of a restaurant with an even tinier menu that changes each day. The warm welcome and trilingual service is Italian hospitality at its finest. The wine list is short, great, affordable, and Italian.
A seafood and shellfish-centric joint from Bertrand Grébaut of Septime.
The much adored and hard to book Caffé dei Cioppi has branched out into pizza with pleasing results.
Practical information Address: 13 rue de la Pierre Levée, 75011 Nearest transport: Parmentier (3), Goncourt (11) Hours: Closed Monday & Tuesday; Open Wednesday for dinner and Thursday-Sunday for lunch & dinner Reservations: Book a few days in advance Telephone: 01 43 38 34 72 Average price
Practical information Address: 2 bis rue Neuve Popincourt, 75011 Nearest transport: Parmentier (3) Hours: Open every day Reservations: Reservations not accepted Telephone: 01 43 38 12 00 Average price for lunch: Less than 10€ Average price for dinner: 10-19€ Style of cuisine: Italian & pizza Website
Subtle, inexpensive Japanese bites from a former chef at Abri (and so much easier to get in). We ordered second rounds of many of the half dozen small plates on the menu, and found plenty to drink on the compact list of natural wines. It’s a tiny place with only 14
This classic, checkered tablecloth bistro is famous for its cheese tray.
Great natural wines by the glass, fresh well-prepared food, and congenial service at this simple bistro near Bastille.
The source for some of the best burrata in town, and other products direct from Italy.
An Irish pub that’s actually good with unusual craft beers (no Guinness), tasty Scotch eggs, and a big Sunday brunch.
The former construction yard turned bistro has been around Père Lachaise for years, but the arrival of chefs Shaun Kelly and Eleni Sapera, formerly of Au Passage and Bones respectively, is a breath of fresh air. Expect a lengthy list of natural wines, fresh & modern product driven small plates, and a warm welcome from owner Jane Drotter.
Practical information Address: 82 rue de la Folie Méricourt, 75011 Nearest transport: Parmentier (3), Oberkampf (5, 9) Hours: Closed Monday-Wednesday for lunch, Thursday-Saturday for lunch & dinner, and Sunday for brunch Reservations: Reservations not accepted Telephone: 01 47 00 78 95 Average price for lunch:
James Henry, the Australian chef who made a name for himself at Au Passage, will open Bones in early December.
A ruby-red corner bistro, serving a well-priced market menu by chef/owner Xavier Thierry, a vet of Lapérouse and Lucas Carton.