Paris is one of the cities in the world where you can enjoy great foods and fine French delicacies. Now, after you find a hotel to stay in, famous Paris monuments and museums to visit, now it is time too see where you can chase away your hunger and satisfy your craving for Paris’ rich dishes. From the old traditional Parisian foods until the modern fusion Parisian meals, here are the top nine best restaurants in Paris.
If you want to taste some elegant French meals, then Le Meurice is the place. Awarded with three Michelin stars, the restaurant with Yannick Alleno as its main chef will give you the pleasure of foods that stay to their true flavors and are always presented in a manner that will increase your appetite.
The atmosphere of the dining room is elegant with big mirrors and chandeliers hanging on the ceiling. Marble and bronze also become the main focus of the decoration while the whole room is dominated by white and silver colors. And to hit the jackpot, there is a view of Tuileries Garden right from one of its window.
Address : 228 rue de Rivoli-Hotel Meurice
75001 Paris, France
Telephone : +33 1 44 58 10 10
Fax : + 33 (1) 44 58 10 55
L’Astrance is Pascal Barbot and Christophe Rohat’s duet masterpiece in French culinary. With a unique concept of season changing menu, L’Astrance offers something that any other restaurant does not. Due to that season-influenced menu too, L’Astrance takes a break after the summer and opens before the fall starts.
The meals in L’Astrance have a little oriental influence which makes them a bit light and healthy compared to its French counterpart. The decoration is warm and cozy with straw-filled windows and big mirrors to create a bigger space iluusion. With only 26 seats available, you better be hurry and reserve a seat in advance.
Address : 4 rue Beethoven, 16 arrondissment
75016 Paris, France
Phone : +33 1 40 50 84 40
Fax : +33 1 40 50 11 45
Huitrerie Regis is an oyster specialist restaurant. It is famous enough to always It is so small and casual that there is no reservation service. There are only six tables available that can hold about 20 people. So, whenever you get there, be ready to wait outside or some place near to get your turn.
Usually, there are two to three sizes available for each variety of oysters. There is also a wide collection of wine available to accompany your oyster feast such as Chablis, Muscadet, and Sancerre. Some other foods and complements available are shrimp, seaweed, and dark bread.
Address : 3 rue Montfaucon, 6th arrondissement
Telephone : +33 1 44 41 10 07
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Getting things at its finest is the main concern of Macéo restaurant. First you enter the room, you will be greeted with elegant architecture, decoration and furniture. Moreover, it also has one of the best views of Palais Royal’s entrance.
The special treat in Macéo is its vegetarian menu. This is definitely has become an attracting aspect for vegetarians and non vegetarians who want to bring along their vegetarian families and friends.
Address : 15 rue des Petits Champs
75002 Paris, France
Phone : +33 1 42 97 53 85
Fax : +33 1 47 03 36 93
Spring restaurant is unique in a way that it is owned by an American chef from Chicago, Daniel Rose. At first, Spring is a small restaurant with only 16 people capacity. After it looked that the place would not hold any longer, Daniel Rose made a wise decision to move the restaurant to a bigger place in fifth arrondissement.
With an American chef in charge, you can be sure to expect something far from original French cuisine. Spring restaurant offers you American-French fusion with more carbs and heavy cream that will make you to crave for more. That sounds unhealthy in one part, but the fact that Spring’s table is one of the most sought-out tables in Paris proves otherwise.
Address : 6 rue Bailleul Restaurant
Phone : +33 1 45 96 05 72
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Le Tablettes gets its name from the iPad tablet that is always served to you when you arrive in the restaurant. The gadget shows how black truffles, one of the ingredients used in the restaurant’s foods, are grown. This is a new interesting idea in pulling customers closer to the food they eat.
Jean-Louis Nomicos is the chef who comes up with the idea as well as the owner of Le Tablettes. As a chef who grew up in Marseille, he offers Parisian food with much Mediterranean influence.
Address : 16 avenue Bugeaud
Telephone : +33 1 56 28 16 16
If you want to eat out on Sunday, then Thoumieux is one of your choices. The restaurant has been around for almost a hundred year and now is refreshed on the cold hands of Piege and Costes brothers.
The foods are Asian-influenced and the atmosphere in the restaurant is warm and delightful. The servers are so nice and very helpful to give you the best dining experience in Paris.
Address : 79 rue St. Dominique
75007 Paris, France
Telephone : +33 1 47 05 49 75
Located near the Lourve museum, Yam’Tcha is run by a woman-chef Adeline Grattard, former employee of Yanick Alleno and Pascal Barbot who had worked in a three-Michelin star. The restaurant offers French-Chinese fusion with tea pairing ready for every meal.
Grattard herself is married to a Chinese so you can be sure that whatever Chinese things you get come from the right source. Specialty: Phoenix oolong tea will welcome you into the restaurant.
Address : 4 rue Sauval
75001 Paris, France
Telephone: 01 40 26 08 07
If you have another mission of buying a nice painting for your dining room, then Ze Kitchen Galerie is a suitable choice. Doubled as a painting gallery, there are many paintings decorating the wall of the restaurant owned by chef William Ledeuil. Those paintings can be bought too. So, it is not a surprise if you see a guest goes home not only with a full stomach and satisfied appetite, but also a piece of painting.
Address : 4 rue des Grands Augustins
75006 Paris, France
Telephone : +33 1 44 32 00 32
Fax : + 33 1 44 32 00 33.