Where to Eat and Drink in Paris, France
Where to Eat and Drink
In France, cooking is an art-form, and many French chefs are celebrities. Browse the cooking section in any bookstore and you'll notice the volumes of books relating to French cooking. Even if you're not a "foodie", a visit to Paris is not complete without dining in a Parisian restaurant to experience why the French are considered "masters of cuisine."
Don't be intimidated by all the hype. French waiters are not automatically rude to Americans, and dinner in a Parisian restaurant does not have to cost more than your monthly mortgage payment. For some helpful hints, read our articles below.
- 10 Tips for Enjoying Parisian Restaurants for what to expect when dining in Paris.
Looking for a specific type of restaurant, view our quick list:
Favorite Paris Restaurants for our recommendations that will fit your mood.
Belle Èpoque Restaurants for a list of restaurants in gorgeous turn of the century surroundings.
Unique Paris Restaurants and Bars for a list of restaurants with unique themes (e.g. dining in the dark, a restaurant in a cystal palace, etc.).
Marais - Favorite Restaurants in the Marais (3rd and 4th Arrondissements)
Recommended Restaurants by Arrondissement - To find a restaurant near your hotel, browse this list.
In the daytime, Parisian cafés are great for a quick meal or a resting stop between sights. After dark, a café is a fun place to experience the Parisian night scene.
Marais - Favorite Cafes and Bars in the Marais Area (3rd and 4th Arrondissements)
Recommended Cafés by Arrondissement - Browse to find a cafe close to your hotel or tourist attraction.
Top Paris Bars - Looking for a bar for people watching, midnight margaritas, Eiffel Tower views 0 read this list of our favorite bars in Paris. You'll be sure to find the perfect atmosphere for any mood.