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Goumard

This historic spot is known for oysters and grand platters of fruits de mer, as well as its classified, Louis Majorelle - designed art deco toilettes.

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YOOM

Whether or not you believe YOOM serves the most authentic dim sum in Paris may depend on whether or not you've been to Hong Kong. Now with two locations, the original on rue des Martyrs, and an outpost in the 6th.

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L’Avant Gout

Practical information

Address: 26 rue Bobillot, 75013
Nearest transport: Place d’Italie (5, 6, 7)
Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch & dinner
Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome
Telephone: 01 53 80 24 00
Average price for lunch: 20-39€
Average price for dinner: 40-59€
Style of cuisine: Classic French
Website

Reviews of interest

Le Figaro (2008) “… il est toujours aussi difficile de trouver une table dans ce petit bistrot moderne…”

Chocolate & Zucchini (2003) “The restaurant is airy and bright, with red chairs and orange walls, very warm… I went for the Tarte fine aux poireaux, Foies de volaille confits, a thin and biscuity crust, topped with strips of leek, a delicious layer of crumbled duck liver and salad leaves.”

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Pizza Chic restaurant in Paris | parisbymouth.com

Pizza Chic

Devotées love the artichoke pizza at this (very) sixth arrondissement address, which features a wood-burning oven, and contentious pricing.

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L’Agrume

This contemporary bistro was seriously hyped in its early days, thanks in part to the 37€, five-course menu and a young chef with a great resumé, and perhaps the novelty of a middle-of-nowhere location, deep in the fifth.

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Rosa Bonheur

The mood goes from picnic to party as the day progresses at this pavillion in the Parc des Buttes Chaumont. Small plates, straightforward plats du jour and drinks.

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Chez Michel

This Breton bistrominique near the Gare du Nord serves a four course feast featuring dishes that are baked in a massive dining room oven.  >> Read More

Eggs & Co Restaurant in Paris | Paris By Mouth

Eggs & Co.

Practical information

Address: 11 rue Bernard Palissy, 75006
Nearest transport: St. Germain-des-Pres (4)
Hours: Open every day from 10am-6pm
Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome
Telephone: 01 45 44 02 52
Average price for lunch: 10-19€
Style of cuisine: Eggs, classic French, vegetarian options
Website

Reviews of interest

Le Figaro (2009) “… des œufs sous toutes leurs formes: mollets, brouillés, au plat…il ne reste plus qu’à choisir le fond, la façon de les accommoder: herbes, jambon, fromages, champignons, au total ­29 possibilités…”

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Les Fines Gueules restaurant in Paris | parisbymouth.com

Les Fines Gueules

On a lovely corner near the Place des Victoires, Les Fines Gueules serves quality product in simple-but-good preparations. One of the best hand cut steak tartares in the city. The wine list is overwhelmingly natural, and there’s a handful of tables outside for sipping on the sidewalk on warm summer nights. Warning: many readers have raised concerns about the service (see comments below).

– Meg Zimbeck, 2013

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Bistro Volnay Restaurant in Paris | Paris By Mouth

Bistro Volnay

Practical information

Address: 8 rue Volney, 75002
Nearest transport: Opéra (3, 7, 8 )
Hours: Closed Saturday and Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch and dinner
Reservations: Book a few days in advance
Telephone: 01 42 61 06 65
Average price for lunch: 20-39€
Average price for dinner: 40-59€
Style of cuisine: Classic French
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Reviews of interest

A Nous Paris (2015) “Passation en toute discrétion pour cette institution du bien manger et du bon boire. Magali et Delphine, à la tête de cette maison depuis 2009 ont confié les clés à Philippe Marques dont le CV ravira les amateurs de bouteilles: chef sommelier au Mandarin Oriental à Londres puis chez Senderens, place de la Madeleine, pendant dix ans et plus récemment au Prince de Galles. Excusez du peu.”

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Le Timbre

We haven’t yet been to Le Timbre since chef Charles Danet took it over in 2014, but you can scroll down to read reviews from other critics.

Practical information

Address: 3 rue Sainte-Beuve, 75006
Nearest transport: Vavin (4), Notre-Dame-des-Champs (12)
Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch and dinner
Reservations: Book a few days in advance
Telephone: 01 45 49 10 40
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What people are saying

Have you been? Leave your own opinion about Le Timbre in the comments!

David Lebovitz (2017) includes this among his Favorite Paris Restaurants and says “Every time I eat at Le Timbre, I wonder why I don’t eat at this petit restaurant more often. It’s very small (hence the name, which means “the stamp”) and features very fresh food.”

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Chez Marianne

This is no longer included among the favorite 350 addresses that make up Our Guide to Paris Restaurants. We’ve maintained this page so that you can refer to the practical information and other reviews of interest. Feel free to share your own opinion in the comments.

Practical information

Address: 2 rue des Hospitaliéres St. Gervais, 75004
Nearest transport: St. Paul (1)
Hours: Open every day
Reservations: Last minute booking usually OK
Telephone: 01 42 72 18 86
Average price for lunch: 10-19€
Average price for dinner: 10-19€
Style of cuisine: Jewish
Special attributes: small plates, vegetarian options, outdoor dining, continuous all-day service, open Sunday, open Monday

Reviews of interest

David Lebovitz (2008) ” If you’re craving something other than French food, the middle eastern combination salads here offer a bit of a respite…”

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Hokkaido

Practical information

Address: 14 rue Chabanais, 75002
Nearest transport: Quatre Septembre (3), Bourse (3) or Pyramides (7, 14)
Hours: Open every day for lunch & dinner
Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome
Telephone: 01 42 60 50 95
Average price for lunch: 10-19€
Average price for dinner: 10-19€
Style of cuisine: Japanese
Website

Reviews of interest

Time Out (2013) “Les incontournables ? Le généreux râmen, bol de bouillon aux pâtes (environ 8 euros) et les gyoza, raviolis au porc, au chou blanc et au gingembre, grillés sur le dessus et moelleux en dessous (environ 5 euros les 6).”

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Chez Omar

This is no longer included among the favorite 350 addresses that make up Our Guide to Paris Restaurants. We’ve maintained this page so that you can refer to the practical information and other reviews of interest. Feel free to share your own opinion in the comments.

Practical information

Address: 47 rue de Bretagne, 75003
Nearest transport: Arts et Metiers (3, 11)
Hours: Closed Sunday lunch
Reservations: Reservations not accepted
Telephone: 01 42 72 36 26
Average price for lunch: 20-34€
Average price for dinner: 20-34€
Style of cuisine: North African
Special attributes: open Sunday, open Monday, vegetarian options

Reviews of interest

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Cupcakes Berko

The cupcake invasion of Paris is far from over; Berko now has two shops selling the things, along with cheesecake made with le Philadelphia.

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