What’s Open in August?

Here’s our annual calendar of what’s open during the summer holiday, based on information that we’ve confirmed directly with Paris restaurants. We’ve organized the findings by arrondissement, so you can scroll to see the schedule of your favorite restaurant, and we’ve added color and descriptions to to let you know more about these restaurants at a glance.

Our Favorite Paris Restaurants

Here is our selection of 50 favorite Paris restaurants, based on anonymous and repeat visits. We never accept press invitations or freebies, so you can trust that our opinion is still independent, after nearly a decade of reviewing Paris restaurants.

Ellsworth restaurant in Paris | parisbymouth.com
Asparagus with raw cream at truffles at Ellsworth

Small Sharable Plates

Casual, youthful and relatively cheap. Creative compositions served in small format and often washed down with natural wines.

Juveniles restaurant in Paris | parisbymouth.com
Rosy lamb with purée and vegetables at Juveniles

Classic Bistros

Bistro food done right, with fresh ingredients and thoughtful technique.

Tomy & Co. restaurant in Paris | parisbymouth.com
Vitello tonnato made from tête de veau at Tomy & Co.

Modern & Creative Restaurants

Here you’ll find traditional French recipes or ingredients with a twist. There may be a tasting menu offered, but there are à la carte options, too.