Paris food stores. Map of 15 top stores.
Paris food stores are a never ending temptation. Start with croissants and baguettes for breakfast. They are locally made during the night in the many bakeries in town. Visit the typical open-air markets, famous for fresh food including vegetable, fruit, meat and fish. Visit the many cheese, pastry and chocolate stores in town. No frenchman would consider eating great food without a drink. Buy excellent and affordable wine from Bordeaux, Burgundy, the Loire Valley in the many wine stores. Prepare your food yourself if you rent an apartment or enjoy French food in the many good restaurants. Shopping in Paris.
Best food stores in Paris
The city is famous for great food. All kinds of fresh products are brought overnight to Rungis, the largest fresh product wholesale market in the world, and sold the next day on Paris markets and in grocery stores. They are turned into great meals the same day in the best restaurants.
We made a selection of the best stores selling great food in the city. Some are famous gourmet food stores. Others are little known. There are many other great food stores in town. The famous bakeries are aften just around the corner.
La Patisserie des Reves is a famous pastry shop
Fauchon : top grocery store in town. The best French fine food, 24-26, place de la Madeleine 75008, tel 33 (0)1 70 39 38 00. Web site. Paris map.
Grande Epicerie: very large grocery store in Rue de Sevres. 38 rue de Sevres 75007, tel 33 (0)1 44 39 81 00. Web site. Paris Map.
Pierre Oteiza: basque food store. Good, friendly, affordable. 18 bd St Michel, 75006 tel 33 (0)1 43 25 59 01. Web site. Paris map.
Nicolas Julhes: mixed ethnic market street. Typical Parisian grocery store. Wine, cheese, charcuterie. 54 rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, 75010, tel 33
(0)1 44 83 96 30. Web site. Paris map.
A la Mere de Famille: chocolate, candies since 1761. 33 rue du Faubourg Montmartre, 75009, tel 33 (0)1 47 70 83 69. Web site. Paris map. A la Mere de Famille now has many stores with the same excellent products.
Fauchon is the most famous food store in town
Tea time is an English tradition that is honored in the City of Lights. Laduree and Mariage Freres are quite famous.
Laduree: best macarons, tea room, 16, rue Royale 75008, tel 33 (0)1 42 60 21 79. Web site. Paris map.
Mariage Freres: best teas. 30 rue du Bourg Tibourg 75004. Tel +33(0)1 42 72 28 11. Web site. Paris map.
Berthillon: ice creams, 29-31, rue Saint-Louis en l'Isle 75004, tel 33 (0)1 43 54 31 61. Web site. Paris map.
Mariage Freres is the largest tea store in town
Wine stores in Paris
Lavinia: famous wine store. Restaurant with wine at cost price. 3 boulevard de la Madeleine 75001 Paris. tel 33 (0)1 42 97 20 20 Web site. Map.
La Cave: the wine department of Galeries Lafayette has a unique collection of Bordeaux grands crus. 40 boulevard Haussman 75009 Paris. Web site. Map.
Chateaunet: best kept secret in the city. Fabulous choice. Great advice. You need a car or taxi. 166 avenue Pierre Brossolette 92240 Malakoff, tel 33 (0)1 46 54 31 06. Web site. Map.
La Cave has amazing Bordeaux Grands Crus
Best pastry shops in Paris
Bakeries and Patisseries (Boulangerie Patisserie) are rightly one of the celebrated pleasures of the city.
To taste the best french pastries, bread and croissants, go to Fauchon, Laduree, La Patisserie des reves, Pain de sucre or to Kayser and their many stores.
You can simply go to the Boulangerie Patisserie next door. Try some of the best local specialities: Pain Tradition, Croissants, Eclair au Chocolat, Paris Brest and Macarons.
Taste the famous croissants
Maille store is dedicated to mustard
Gourmet chocolate stores
Patrick Roger: trendiest chocolate store in town. Patrick Roger is famous for his chocolate sculptures. High end. 108 boulevard Saint-Germain 75006. Tel: + 33 (0)1 43 29 38 42. Web site. Map.
Georges Larnicol: close to Patrick Roger. Another trendy chocolate store. High end. 132 boulevard Saint-Germain 75006. Tel: + 33 (0)1 43 26 39 38. Web site. Map.
Foucher: we love their Art Nouveau chocolate boxes. Good chocolates. 134 rue du Bac 75007. Tel: + 33 (0)1 45 44 05 57. Web site. Map.
La Bonbonnière: favorite chocolate store. Close to Paris Department Stores. 4 place d'Etienne d'Orves 75009, tel 33 (0)1 48 74 23 38. Web site. Map.
Patrick Roger is an amazing chocolate store
Map of 15 top food and wine stores in Paris