Category Archives: Shall Sharable Plates

Le Barav’

This upper Marais wine bar serves charcuterie, cheese, salads, and sandwiches to go along with 5€ glasses, or a bottle from their cave next door.

La Buvette

A simple spot where you can taste bottles of excellent natural wines alongside a few small plates from proprietor Camille Fourmont, formerly the bar manager at Le Dauphin. Not to be confused with the other Buvette, this off-the-beaten path bar (that is technically a shop where you can buy bottles) was selected as the Best Cave à Manger by Le Fooding.

Le Porte Pot Restaurant in Paris | Paris By Mouth

Le Porte-Pot

Practical information Address: 14 rue Boutebrie, 75005 Nearest transport: Cluny – La Sorbonne (10), Saint-Michel (RER B&C) Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday 6.30pm-2am Reservations: Walk-Ins Welcome Telephone: 01 43 25 24 24 Average price for dinner: 20-34€ Style of cuisine: Wine bar, small plates Website   Facebook Reviews

L’Avant Comptoir

Push back beyond the crêpe window up front and and you’ll find a convivial and crowded counter packed with elbows, charcuterie boards, communal pickle jars, and wine glasses. It’s standing room only at Yves Camdeborde’s small plates wine bar, a hit since it opened in

Buvette restaurant in Paris

Buvette Gastrothèque

Manhattanite Jody Williams has brought her well-loved French “gastroteque” back to the city that inspired the original rustic-chic cafe.

Le Garde Robe wine bar in Paris |

Le Garde Robe

Now with two locations, Le Garde Robe rests comfortably within the current Paris bar à vins format.


Frédéric Le Bordays is behind the bar and serving up excellent craft cocktails alongside a few simple small plates from chef Vanessa Krycève.

Coinstot Vino wine bar in Paris |

Coinstot Vino

Guillaume Duprés runs this wine bar in the passage des Panoramas, serving a range of small plates for snackers, a few hot items for the hungry, and vins natures for the thirsty.

Legrand et Fils wine bar in Paris |

Caves Legrand

Lovely Legrand occupies an enviable place off the galerie Vivienne. Mainly a shop, there is a room with a bar and a few tables for a drink and a snack on the spot.


Practical information Address: 18 rue Jean-Nicot, 75007 Nearest transport: La Tour Maubourg (8) Hours: Closed Sunday and Monday; Open Tuesday-Saturday all day Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome Telephone: 01 53 59 96 96 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€ Style of cuisine: Spanish,

Septime Cave

The newest bottle shop on the block from the boys behind Septime lets you shop or stay to sip and snack on olives, house-smoked duck breast, foie gras with eel.

Le Vin au Vert photo by Aaron Ayscough wine bar in Paris |

Le Vin au Vert

This bar-à-vins offers a small menu of (mostly) cold and hot dishes, bottles to take home, and a natural and organic wine list.

La Rallonge restaurant in Paris |

La Rallonge

Practical information Address: 16 rue Eugène Sue, 75018 Nearest transport: Marcadet-Poissonniers (4, 12) Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday; Open Tuesday- Saturday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Walk-Ins Welcome Telephone: 01 42 59 43 24 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€ Style of cuisine: Small plates &

Jeanne B restaurant epicerie in Paris |

Jeanne B

A cheerful clone of Jeanne A for the underserved Montmartre neighborhood – this casual eatery and take-out epicerie is open seven days a week with continuous service.

Le Baron rouge wine bar in Paris |

Le Baron Rouge

Join the rest of the neighborhood here on Sunday afternoons for a post-market glass of wine (direct from the barrel), a plate of cheese or charcuterie or, in winter, a dozen oysters. Bottles to go, too.

Le 6 Paul Bert

NOTE: Change is in the air after a brief closure and the prospect of new chefs coming in at the end of 2016. We’ll update this descriptions after we’ve revisited. Our description from 3 years ago follows. This spot from Bertrand Auboyneau is just a few

Retro'bottega restaurant in Paris photo via facebook |


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.

Le Perchoir bar in Paris |

Le Perchoir

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.

Le Dauphin wine bar in Paris |

Le Dauphin

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

L’Auberge Flora

Flora herself does the cooking at this urban inn, offering a range of shareable small plates, or a heftier menu (at higher prices).


A seafood and shellfish-centric joint from Bertrand Grébaut of Septime.

Rosa Bonheur Sur Seine

Practical information Address: Port des Invaldies (right next to the Pont d’Alexandre III), 75007 Nearest transport: Invalides (8, 13, RER C), Champs Elysées-Clemenceau (1) Hours: Closed Monday & Tuesday; Open Wednesday-Saturday noon-2am; Open Sunday noon-9pm Reservations: Rservations not accepted Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Average price

Hai Kai Restaurant in Paris | Paris By Mouth

Hai Kai

There has been a need for less casual sit-down dining near the Canal Saint Martin and Hai Kai delivers on the food front with a delicate, minimalist menu from chef Amélie Darvas. The room, the clients and the staff are all very pretty, but service

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Practical information Address: 9 rue d’Alger, 75001 Nearest transport: Tuileries (1) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch & dinner and Saturday for dinner only Reservations: Book a day or two in advance Telephone: 01 40 20 72 00 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for

Dans Les Landes restaurant in Paris |

Dans Les Landes – NOW CLOSED

NOW CLOSED Former Address: 119 bis rue Monge, 75005 Reviews of interest Hipsters in Paris (2013) “Chipirones, duck hearts, potted boudin noir, deep fried Camembert, generous charcuterie plates and crunchy croquettes are just some of the dishes you will see on the chalkboard menu. And they

Braisenville restaurant in Paris |


Practical information Address: 36 rue Condorcet, 75009 Nearest transport: Anvers (2) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Monday-Friday for lunch & dinner and Saturday for dinner Reservations: Walk-ins welcome Telephone: 09 50 91 21 74 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€ Style of

Yard restaurant in Paris |


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.

Entree des Artistes Pigalle cocktail bar in Paris |

L’Entrée des Artistes Pigalle

Practical information Address: 30 rue Victor Massé, 75009 Nearest transport: Pigalle (2,12) Hours: Closed Sunday & Monday Reservations: Walk-Ins Welcome Telephone: 09 67 27 37 44 Average price for a cocktail: 13€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€ Style of cuisine: Small plates & tapas Website   Facebook   Book Online Reviews of