25 Restaurants Worth Traveling To Paris For


There’s no question that Paris is one of the best food cities in the entire world. But with so many incredible restaurants, how do you choose where to eat?

So we asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us about their absolute favorite eats in Paris. Here are some of their best responses.

Madito (11th Arrondisement)

“Madito is great for authentic Lebanese food and there’s an incredible tasting menu,” — mclarisse

38 Rue de Cîteaux

Chez Paul (11th Arrondissement)

“As a Parisienne living overseas, I make it a point to eat at Chez Paul in the Bastille area every time I go home. It’s great French food, like onion soup, escargots, steak, and rabbit stuffed with goat cheese and mint. You might recognize the interior from scenes from The Marvelous Mrs Maisel,” — tamarag432e2e13e

13 Rue de Charonne

Holybelly (10th Arrondissement)

“This awesome Australian-style cafe is the best place to fuel up before a long day of exploring. Their coffee, food, and service always hit the spot!” — Claire Shriver, BuzzFeed

4. Robert et Louise (3rd Arrondissement)

“Easily the best meal we have ever eaten…anywhere. The steak is cooked over a fire in the corner of the room, everything is delicious, the service is fantastic, and the atmosphere is cozy,” — longtallemm

64 Rue Vieille du Temple

5. Au Pied de Cochon (1st Arrondissement)

“It’s a classic Parisian brasserie,” —ceciliac4dc4afdd3

6 Rue Coquillière

6. Bistro des Augustins (5th Arrondissement)


“The gratin dishes here are to die for,” — brennag43e757c09

39 Quai des Grands Augustins

7. Aux Artistes (15th Arrondissement)

By metro Pasteur, it’s a small place with a great menu. For €15, you get an appetizer, entree, and dessert. Even the wine is cheap,” — mahberry

63 Rue Falguière

8. Marcello (6th Arrondissement)

“I go to Paris twice a year and I always enjoy the food. Marcello is one of my favorites for its casual vibe, and good food and wine,” — loiclockefeer

8 Rue Mabillon
9. Angelina (1st Arrondissement)

“It’s the best hot chocolate in the world,” — zeilerra

226 Rue de Rivoli

10. Bouillon Chartier (9th Arrondissement)

“The restaurant is housed in a former train station with huge ceilings and mirrors. It’s beautiful, and the food is amazing, with tons of traditional French dishes,” — mariag4aad18bb6

7 Rue du Faubourg Montmartre

11. Les Antiquaires (7th Arrondissement)

“It’s in a bit of a touristy area but it’s a true gem with a gorgeous ambiance and delicious food! It also has veggie-friendly options in addition to classic French bistro fare,” — Angelique Dalton, BuzzFeed

3 rue du Bac

12. Le Manguier (11th Arrondissement)

“I live in Paris and I try to find a new restaurant to try each week that offers something other than traditional French cuisine. Le Manguier is a great Senegalese spot I’ve discovered,” — mclarisse

67 Avenue Parmentier

13. Les Deux Magots (7th Arrondissement)

“Charming, sunny, and very Parisian-feeling, we stopped here for a late lunch and I had the most amazing salad of my life,” — sarahl454c48813

6 Place Saint-Germain des Prés

14. Kunitoraya (1st Arrondissement)

“They serve the best udon noodles in the city.” — loiclockefeer

5 Rue Villédo

15. The Hardware Société (18th Arrondissement)

“On my first trip to Paris, I stumbled upon this quaint little restaurant, close to the Sacré-Cœur Basilica. I make sure to eat there whenever I’m in the city. The food is fresh and delicious, and the portions are generous. Come early so you can get the prime spot by the window overlooking Montmartre,” — keeshaespiritu

10 rue Lamarck

16. Septime (11th Arrondissement)

I woke up at 4 am New York time to snag a reservation at this popular prix fixe spot, and it was 100% worth it. All the dishes were insane. We splurged on a wine pairing and it was one of the most memorable meals I’ve ever had,” — Hannah Loewentheil, BuzzFeed

17. Le Bouclard (18th Arrondissement)

“It’s a traditional French restaurant that’s a bit expensive but worth the price. You’ll be surrounded by locals when you eat there,” — Gokanashi

1 Rue Cavallotti

18. Au Petit Suisse (6th Arrondissement)

“Located next to the Luxembourg gardens, you get American-sized portions of delicious French dishes. It’s pretty cheap too for Paris,”—brennag43e757c09

16 Rue de Vaugirard

19. Le Reclamier (7th Arrondissement)

They specialize in sweet and savory souffles. They’re so light and fluffy, but still very filling,” — Tiffany Lo, BuzzFeed

4 Rue Récamier

20. Le Petit Pontoise (5th Arrondissement)


“Simply divine. It’s my favorite restaurant in the world,” — budalu

9 Rue de Pontoise

21. Du Pain et Des Idees (10th Arrondissement)

"It's easily the best boulangerie," — kaylees47cb6605934 Rue Yves Toudic

Hannah Loewentheil/BuzzFeed

“It’s easily the best boulangerie,” — kaylees47cb66059

34 Rue Yves Toudic

22. A la Biche au Bois (12th Arrondissement)

"Near the bastille, this place boasts excellent venison, amazing hospitality, and an overall perfect experience," — theresam4b51da85945 avenue Ledru Rollin

Takashi009 via TripAdvisor / Via tripadvisor.com

“Near the bastille, this place boasts excellent venison, amazing hospitality, and an overall perfect experience,” — theresam4b51da859

45 avenue Ledru Rollin

23. Chez Germaine (7th Arrondissement)


“We went to a bunch of “famous” restaurants in Paris, but this was the best food we had on our trip. The duck and the lamb stew are to die for,” — p3333333333

30 Rue Pierre Leroux

24. Le Porte-Pot (5th Arrondissement)

"This amazing local wine bar in the Latin Quarter is an intimate spot with great food, a wonderful atmosphere, and great wine," — kaitlins4ef8ec16a14 Rue Boutebrie

Le Porte-Pot via Yelp / Via yelp.com

“This amazing local wine bar in the Latin Quarter is an intimate spot with great food, a wonderful atmosphere, and great wine,” — kaitlins4ef8ec16a

14 Rue Boutebrie

25. Sacree Fleur (18th Arrondissement)

“This was the best steak I’ve ever had! Try to book it in advance,” — elinorr3

50 Rue de Clignancourt


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