Considered one of the best in the world, the French cuisine makes Paris one of the top international culinary capitals worldwide.
Generally, restaurants open at midday until 3 pm for lunch and they have dinner between 7:30 pm and 11 pm. However, it won’t be difficult for tourists to find restaurants open longer hours.
Top 6 restaurants and bistros in Paris
We have listed six of the highest-rated restaurants on TripAdvisor that serve French cuisine. Most of them are in the mid-price range and some include vegetarian and gluten free options.
Click on the “Read More” links below to get more information about each restaurant (location, open hours, etc).
Sacrée Fleur is a traditional french cuisine restaurant located in Montmartre. Everything is homemade and cooked with fresh products. 🔎 Read more
Il Était Un Square
Located in the 13th arrondissement, Il Était Un Square is a nice and small restaurant specialised in burgers and tartare. Worth stopping by if you’re in the area. 🔎 Read more
Les Apôtres de Pigalle
Les Apôtres de Pigalle is a restaurant located in Pigalle. This restaurant opened its doors in early summer 2016 and they offer great world inspired tapas. 🔎 Read more
A lovely restaurant serving fresh local cuisine located in a vibrant area of Paris. Tous‘ recipes are sophisticated and innovative, but prices are very reasonable. 🔎 Read more
Le Bistrot du Peintre
Located in the heart of the historic Bastille district, Le Bistrot du Peintre is an old Parisian art nouveau café-bistro that offers traditional cuisine. 🔎 Read more
L’Encrier is a traditional restaurant located near the Gare de Lyon station and one of Paris’s best-kept secrets for more than 20 years. 🔎 Read more
Best cheap eats in Paris
Although Paris is generally quite an expensive city, it is possible to enjoy a meal in the city by less than €15.
According to our experience and taste, we have created a list of some of the most delicious cheap eats in Paris. Click on the “Read more” links below for more information.
Au P’tit Grec
You’ll walk past many crepe places but this is the one that is queued out the door. And when you get inside it’s easy to see why. Au P’tit Grec definitely worth a visit. 🔎 Read more
L’As du Fallafel
For many people, L’As du Fallafel makes the best falafels in the world. If you don’t believe them, just trust Lenny Kravitz (it is said to be a favorite of the rock musician). 🔎 Read more
Tien Hiang‘s dishes are vegetarian and typical of Southeast Asia. This small restaurant comes up on many lists as one of the best for vegans in France. 🔎 Read more
Berthillon ice cream
If you are strolling around the Île Saint-Louis, then you should stop by Berthillon. Its delicious ice cream never disappoints. 🔎 Read more
Chez Alain Miam Miam
Go to Chez Alain Miam Miam for the best sandwich experience in Paris. Sandwiches are awesome big and you’ll find a wide variety of crepes and pancakes too. 🔎 Read more
If you are a hungry vegetarian tourist in Paris, Bob’s Kitchen is a place to go. Great vegetarian food for reasonable prices in a cute little street. 🔎 Read more
Maison de Gyros
Only about 10 mins walking distance from Notre Dame, Maison de Gyros serves good and tasty gyros for low budget starving tourists. 🔎 Read more