There are 13 000 French and international restaurants in Paris. Paris is the place to taste world famous French cuisine. We have selected 30 top French restaurants that we know well and consider the best against four criteria:
* Restaurants with a view Paris: A few restaurants combine great french food with a spectacular view of Paris.
* Nouvelle cuisine: taste nouvelle cuisine, fusion food and traditional french cuisine at their best.
* Art nouveau: a few Art Nouveau restaurants are beautiful, competing with amazing Art Deco restaurants.
* Cheap restaurants in Paris: Stick to the set menu, drink tap water, pay around 25 euros at these top quality restaurants.
These great restaurants are almost always much cheaper at lunchtime on weekdays with 2 or 3 course set menus.
You are looking for a restaurant in town to propose, celebrate a wedding anniversary or another great event.
Take the spectacular private lift of the restaurant to the second floor of the Eiffel Tower. At 125 meters, enjoy the breathtaking view, the excellent service and the gastronomic cuisine of Alain Ducasse, a well known French chef. The restaurant is expensive. Try the 105 euro set menu for lunch during week. Book very early.
The more affordable Ciel de Paris, another great restaurant, has a breathtaking view of the Eiffel Tower. Check our selection of the top Paris restaurants with a view.
Paris has many affordable restaurants: Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese or Italian, that you find at every corner. Many Parisians eat daily in French restaurants or brasseries that have dish of the day (plat du jour) or set menus at affordable prices. A few miraculously serve the best food you can have in Paris. Try Des Gars dans la cuisine, a small restaurant near Picasso Museum.
Check our selection of cheap restaurants in Paris.