Category Archives: Classic Bistro

Les Jalles Restaurant in Paris | Paris By Mouth

Les Jalles

Practical information Address: 14 rue des Capucines, 75002 Nearest transport: Madeleine (8, 12, 14), Opéra (3, 7, 8) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Friday 9am-11.30pm; Open Saturday for dinner only Reservations: Book a day or two in advance Telephone: 01 42 61 66 71 Average price for lunch:

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Le 21

Practical information Address: 21 rue Mazarine, 75006 Nearest transport: Odéon (4, 10) Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Book a week or two in advance Telephone: 01 46 33 76 90 Average price for lunch: 60-100€ Average price for dinner:

Helene Darroze restaurant in Paris |

La Salle à Manger d’Hélène (Darroze)

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.


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.

Oysters from Huitrerie Regis in Paris |

Huîtrerie Régis

Régis’ fantastic oysters come from the Marenne-Oleron and are available for dégustation on the spot in the sea blue dining room, to to take home. Take note: Like most oyster bars, Régis has a long summer closure.

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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

Chez Michel Restaurant in Paris | Paris By Mouth

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.

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

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

L'Ami Louis restaurant in Paris photo by Food Snob |

L’Ami Louis

Practical information Address: 32 rue Vertbois, 75003 Nearest transport: Arts et Metiers (3, 11), Temple (3) Hours: Closed Monday & Tuesday; Open Wednesday-Sunday for lunch & dinner Reservations:  Book many weeks in advance Telephone: 01 48 87 77 48 Average price for lunch: More than

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