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Food in Paris. The best food stores.
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Food in Paris is one of the top attractions. 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 amazing 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 restaurants. Shopping in Paris.

Great food 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 in Paris.

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
La Patisserie des Reves is a famous pastry shop

Paris gourmet food stores

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 Paris, 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 Paris, 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 Paris, tel 33 (0)1 44 83 96 30. Web siteParis map.

A la Mere de Famille: chocolate, candies since 1761. 33 rue du Faubourg Montmartre, 75009 Paris, tel 33 (0)1 47 70 83 69. Web site. Paris map. A la Mere de Famille now has many stores in Paris with the same excellent products.

Fauchon is the most famous food store in town

Tea time in Paris

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 Paris, tel 33 (0)1 42 60 21 79. Web site. Paris map.

Mariage Freres: best teas. 30 rue du Bourg Tibourg, Paris 4e. Tel +33(0)1 42 72 28 11. Web site. Paris map.

Berthillon: ice creams, 29-31, rue Saint-Louis en l'Isle 75004 Paris, tel 33 (0)1 43 54 31 61. Web site. Paris map.

Mariage Freres
Mariage Freres is the largest tea store in town

Wine to match food

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
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, Hure (18 Rue Rambuteau, 75003 Paris), Pain de sucre or to Kayser.

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
Taste the famous croissants

Best district for fine food in Paris

Place de la Madeleine concentrates a great number of fine food stores. Locate Madeleine on Paris map.

Patrick Roger chocolate: 3, place de la Madeleine
Maille mustard shop: 6, place de la Madeleine
Caviar Kaspia: 17, place de la Madeleine
Hediard delicatessen: 21, place de la Madeleine
Fauchon delicatessen: 24-26, place de la Madeleine
Lavinia wine store: 3, boulevard de la Madeleine
La Maison du Chocolat: 8, boulevard de la Madeleine

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 Paris. Tel: + 33 (0)1 43 29 38 42. Web site. Map. Picture.

Georges Larnicol: close to Patrick Roger. Another trendy chocolate store. High end. 132 boulevard Saint-Germain 75006 Paris. Tel: + 33 (0)1 43 26 39 38. Web site. Map. Picture.

La Bonbonnière: favorite chocolate store. Close to Paris Department Stores. 4 place d'Etienne d'Orves 75009 Paris, tel 33 (0)1 48 74 23 38. Web site. Map. Picture.

Patrick Roger
Patrick Roger is an amazing chocolate store

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