This charming shop near Le Bon Marché has been spinning ice creams and sorbets since 1982. A menu of savory crêpes is also available in the small dining room, should you feel the need to have a more balanced diet.
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.
Amid the multitude of crêperies on this little street sits this good old-fashioned beer bar. It’s cozy and bustling, with classic rock on the stereo, beer-friendly eats, and maybe, just maybe, NFL football on TV. Service is speedy and well-informed, and the hooks along the walls and bar are appreciated by purse-carriers and coat-wearers everywhere. In addition to the 13 beers on tap, you’ll find 120 different bottled beers. Prices are a little steep, but the convivial ambiance and tasty Belgian beers are certainly worth a splurge now and then.
Although it appears on first glance like any other train station-adjacent café-bar, this place is a must for serious beer geeks in Paris. Their rotating selection of taps includes kooky craft beers from all around Europe, as well as more well-known Belgians like Chouffe, Chimay and Leffe.
Opened in late 2012, this is the first brewery in Paris proper in many decades. Brewed in small batches with flavors inspired by the neighborhood’s African markets and offering brewery visits, free tastings, and bottles to go.
Imports rule at this Temple of Beer, where you’ll find a wide range of beers from Belgium as well as lesser-represented countries like Germany, the Czech Republic, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Just north of the bustling rue Montorgeuil, this tiny beer cave is a haven for beer lovers with dozens of international bottles available either to go or to drink on site at one of the four tables
Organic, slow-risen loaves baked in one of only four wood-burning ovens in Paris.
Sébastien and Sylvie Lohézic placed seventh in the 2010 Grand Prix de La Baguette.
Head baker Djibril Bodian won the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Bazin is known for his breads, as well as his classic Paris-Brest.
A perpetual contender for the best baguette in Paris, Delmontel makes a wide variety of loaves, and gorgeous pastries, too.
“Gana” is founder Bernard Ganachaud, who won the “Meilleur Ouvrier de la France” title in 1979. This bakery was opened by his daughters in 1989.
A fantastic bakery in the location formerly owned by another master, Jean-Luc Poujauran
An all-organic bakery, with multiple locations around Paris.
This upper Marais bakery has an award-winning baguette, but Benjamin Turquier’s schwarzbrot has won praise, too.
Always a strong contender for the city’s best baguette, Colin is also known for his galette des rois.
This boulangerie finished third in the 2008 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Fabrice Pottier’s baguette was number two in the 2008 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Dorie Greenspan gives you permission to cut in line for a baguette at Julien.
Stéphane Henry finished sixth in the 2009 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
This bakery was the third place finisher in the 2009 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Baker Michel Chorin was a top ten finisher in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
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.
Touchard finished ninth in the 2009 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Dominique Saibron won third place in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Gosselin’s baguette was rated fifth best in the city in 2010.
This bakery placed in the top ten in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Yves Desgranges placed fourth in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.
Baker Daniel Pouphary finished second in the 2010 Grand Prix de la Baguette.