Paul Bert is one of the most famous and popular bistros in all of Paris. This place has the feel of a restaurant that’s been around for a century, but it actually opened at the turn of this century (2000). The Côte de Boeuf for two with frites is a bold (and smart) move.
More spots in 11th Arr.See more
La Cave de Septime
Septime La Cave in the 11th is an excellent place to grab a bottle of natural wine, some meats, and some cheese before a meal at Septime or Clamato.
Le Chateaubriand is a famous Paris restaurant, with a reasonably priced, improvisational tasting menu, and a list full of natural wine. Do it once.
Brutos in the 11th is a sort of Brazilian steakhouse without the all-you-can-eat meat option on the menu - and it's actually charming with good food.
More French spotsSee more
L’Ami Jean is a lively French bistro in the 7th, and it’s on the expensive side, but the food is excellent, exciting, and worth your time.
One of the hottest Paris restaurants for several years, Septime is nearly impossible to get into. But you should still try. It’s one of Paris’ best.
Famous for their buckwheat crepes from Brittany, Breizh Cafe is a perfect affordable lunch in the Marais.
Suggested by our writers
Le Baratin is a bistro in the 20th that all the chefs in Paris love. Anthony Bourdain loves it too, but that’s not why to go. Go because it’s amazing.
Le Temps des Cerises
Le Temps des Cerises is a local favorite in Le Marais for French bistro classics. The menu is small, but excellent.
Café Charlot is a great place to hang in Paris and people watch. The food is classic brasserie, and the crowd is neighborhood and expats.
Filter and browse restaurants near you
Text us for personalized recommendationsLearn more