Le Repaire de Cartouche is a great place to sit at the bar without reservations, order wine with a slab of terrine, and wait for your table to open up at Au Passage. It’s still great fun as a wine bar, even if it can no longer deliver as a restaurant.
Practical information Address: 25 rue Chanzy, 75011 Nearest transport: Rue des Boulets (9), Charonne (9) Hours: Open every day from 8am-7pm Telephone: 01 55 87 21 40 Website Facebook Reviews of interest Paris Bouge (2016) “L’incroyable (inégalable même!) chocolat chaud aux notes biscuitées et pralinées,
Practical information Address: 159 rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine, 75011 Nearest transport: Faidherbe-Chaligny (8), Ledru-Rollin (8) Hours: Open Monday-Saturday 9am-10pm, Sunday 10am-10pm Reservations: Walk-ins welcome, but book a day or two in advance for lunch or dinner Telephone: 01 43 46 10 14 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€ Style of
Practical information Address: 4 rue Biscornet, 75012 Nearest transport: Bastille (1, 5, 8), Ledru-Rollin (8) Hours: Closed Wednesday & Thursday; Open Monday-Tuesday & Friday-Sunday for lunch & dinner Reservations: Book a few days in advance Telephone: 09 50 80 93 80 Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price
Practical information Address: 43 rue Godefroy Cavaignac, 75011 Nearest transport: Voltaire (9) Hours: Closed Saturday & Sunday; Open Monday-Friday from 8:30am-12am Reservations: Walk-ins Welcome Telephone: 09 80 75 32 08 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Average price for lunch: 20-39€ Average price for dinner: 20-39€ Style of cuisine: Small plates Website
This sprawling 500m² space on the edge of the trendy Northern Marais does double duty. On one side, it’s an upscale market, boasting fresh fruits and vegetables, high quality cheeses, charcuterie, and deli items, as well as a bakery, an excellent selection of wines and
Practical information Address: 20 rue d’Aligre, 75012 Nearest transport: Ledru-Rollin (8) Hours: Closed Monday; Open Tuesday-Sunday for lunch; Open Thursday & Friday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Reservations not accepted, but the restaurant can be booked for private parties at night Telephone: 01 43 43 91 64 Average price
Maybe there’s a right way to do Dersou, one that involves sharing a sixty-day aged steak and a bottle of Crozes-Hermitage, as the happy couple next to us was doing at 11pm. We who had signed up from the tasting menu – offered for 90€ from 7:30-9pm,
The short list of offerings changes each day, but expect seasonally driven cuisine inflected with international touches like tandoori spiced beurre blanc atop asparagus or harissa to spice up the line caught hake.
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.
Practical information Address: 45 avenue Ledru-Rollin, 75012 Nearest transport: Gare de Lyon (1, 14, RER A), Quai de la Rapée (5) Hours: Closed Sunday; Open Tuesday-Friday for lunch & dinner and Monday & Saturday for dinner Reservations: Book a few days in advance Telephone: 01 43 43
This tiny, highly regarded Chinese restaurant veers from the usual family style format, offering a limited-choice, three-course menu.
Petter Nilsson’s inspired, eclectic cooking drew rave reviews. Then he left, came back, and now he’s flown the coop again for Sweden. We’ll see?
A limited menu of excellently sourced meat, fish, and produce that is roasted simply on a spit at this chic restaurant run by writer Bruno Verjus.
The “bistrot” in question is carnivore-heaven Paul Bert, just next door. But at L’Ecailler the focus is on seafood, including a gorgeous array of Belon, Utah Beach, and Spéciales.
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
Daniel Baratier and Alexandre Céret have deserted Le Sergent Recruteur where they were the chef and sommelier respectively and created their own fresh, modern bistro in the space that used to be Giovanni Passerini’s Rino.
Empañadas, asado, ceviche, and chimichurri in the heart of the 11th, from Argentinian chef Fernando de Tomaso.
Delphine Zampetti, recently of Le Verre Volé, has opened this bright spot, serving sandwiches, salads, and plats du jour for under 10€, to stay or to go. Natural wines, too.
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.
A tiny gem of a restaurant with an even tinier menu that changes each day. The warm welcome and trilingual service is Italian hospitality at its finest. The wine list is short, great, affordable, and Italian.
A seafood and shellfish-centric joint from Bertrand Grébaut of Septime.
The much adored and hard to book Caffé dei Cioppi has branched out into pizza with pleasing results.
Great natural wines by the glass, fresh well-prepared food, and congenial service at this simple bistro near Bastille.
Practical information Address: 67 rue Bichat, 75010 Nearest transport: Jacques Bonsergent (5) Hours: Open Monday-Thursday for dinner only; Open Friday-Sunday for lunch and dinner Reservations: Reservations not accepted Telephone: 01 42 02 31 70 Average price for lunch: 10-19€ Average price for dinner: 10-19€ Style of
This is the first restaurant for globe trotting chef William Pradeleix who has worked in London under Hélène Darroze, in Bora Bora with Jean-Georges Vongerichten, and most recently, headed up the kitchen at Manger. His precise, Asian-inflected cuisine is drawing diners to the Aligre market area.