Paris Restaurants and Dining
(Paris, Ile-de-France, France)
Paris could be described as the home of gourmet eating and with a huge choice of restaurants and cafés offering sumptuous and mouthwatering food served to perfection, dining in the capital is a unique experience.
Besides classic French cuisine, there are also numerous foreign eateries to cater for all tastes and palates. Paris dining opportunities are endless and we list a small selection below.
Le Caveau de la Huchette
Address: 5 Rue de la Huchette, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 26 65 05
Popular with GIs during WWII this famous jazz bar features well-known acts.
Open hours: Sunday to Thursday - 21:30 to 02:30, Friday and Saturday - 21:30 to 04:00
Harry's New York Bar
Address: 5 Rue Daunou, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 4261 7114
During the 1920s F. Scott Fitzgerald and Ernest Hemingway frequented this delightful bar which was the birthplace of the Bloody Mary.
Open hours: daily - 10:30 to 04:00
Address: 16 Rue Favart, 75002 Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 42 96 69 86
Opened in November 2003, traditional French cuisine cooked to perfection is the order of the day in this friendly restaurant. It is advisable to reserve a table in advance.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 12:00 to 14:30 and 19:30 to 22:30, Saturday - 19:30 to 22:30
Address: 46 Rue du Faubourg St-Antoine, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 55 78 84 75
This restaurant and bar covers four storeys and serves great Latin food, complemented with music. It is especially busy at weekends. South American dishes are available from the menu.
Open hours: Monday to Friday - 10:00 to 02:00, Saturday and Sunday - 10:00 to 03:00
Crazy Horse Saloon
Address: 12 Avenue George V, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 47 23 32 32
For nearly 50 years this world-famous venue has showcased the female form. An unforgettable dinner show featuring dozens of half-naked women and providing a memorable dinner / theatre show.
Show times: Monday to Thursday - 21:30 to 23:30, Friday, Saturday, Sunday - 20:00. 22:30 and 00:30
Aux Trois Mailletz
Address: 56 Rue Galande, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 54 00 79
Offering the unique atmosphere of the Latin Quarter. This elegant jazz bar captures the traditional atmosphere of the Latin Quarter, and is complemented by mouthwatering culinary delights.
Address: 14 Rue des Grands Augustins, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 43 26 49 39
This popular restaurant features classical French cuisine in a convivial setting.
Le Grand Vefour
Address: 17 Rue du Beaujolais, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 42 96 56 27
Catering to a sophisticated clientelle, this elegant restaurant dating back to 1760, was once a favourite of Napoléon, Victor Hugo and Colette amongst others. The finest French wines are served and the food is a gourmet's delight. Reservations must be made well in advance.
Closed - Friday nights, Saturday and Sunday.
Address: 24 Avenue George V, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 47 20 14 78
With a basement location, Finzi serves delicious Italian dishes and offers excellent service.
- 23 Rue Bayard, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 47 23 46 98
A delightful range of tasty specialities from the central France region, make Chez Savy an exceptional dining experience.
Open hours: Monday to Friday- 12:00 to 15:00 and 19:30 to 23:00
Address: 15 Rue Lamennais, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 44 95 15 01
Possibly the best restaurant in Paris as well as being the most traditional of luxury eateries. Offering unparalleled service and the finest food, Taillevent lives up to its acclaimed reputation. Reservations must be made well in advance.
Open hours: Lunch, Monday to Friday - 12:00 to 14:30
Dinner, Monday to Friday - 19:30 to 23:00 (closed in August)
Address: 49 Avenue Jean-Moulin, Paris
Tel: +33 (0)1 45 45 68 58
This popular restaurant serves great food for a very reasonable price. Reservations must be made well in advance.