My Paris GO-TOs: Restaurant Edition
This is my ultimate list for when I'm not in the mood for finding anything new and just want to stick to what I know is good. It also happens to be the first list anyone gets when they want to know what my favorite restaurants in Paris are. Not exclusive to French food only, because let's face it, it's not the only cuisine worth eating day in and day out. In addition to my favorite French eats, you'll also find my favorite: 🍕 italian 🥢 asian fusion 🇪🇸 tapas 🌮 mexican 🍳brunch ... in this awesome freebie :)
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Italian

For a swanky vibe and view of the Seine:

Riviera Fuga
@discovereveryflavor
For interesting and inventive italian cuisine riverside, hit up this new peniche! The food here is 5/5, drinks 5/5, and service 5/5. The only downside is that they are popular and busy! I recommend that you come for lunch (easier to get a reservation), or just pop in for a coffee or a cocktail late afternoon. They don't close during the meal services and this is an ideal time to get a spot on the terrace on a nice day to enjoy the view of the Seine.
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This buzzing "peniche" (docked boat) is still pretty new to Paris standards. It's located right on the banks near Invalides and has a view of the infamous bridge Pont Alexandre III as well as the Eiffel tower, depending on which side of the terrace you sit. Inside, the interior is decorated to the nines with yellow and navy blue decor that is ever so appealing to the eye. The food here is absolutely to die for (something I wasn't expecting for a place like this) and the drinks as well! Originally when I saw this place opening on IG I thought it would be all hype as many of the stuff you'd find on IG usually is. But rest assured, they know how to keep their reviews coming in positive. The service is also really friendly and refreshing for such an attractive restaurant. 

For delicious homemade pasta & burrata bar:

Presto Fresco
@discovereveryflavor
Pizza is great, but have you had fresh homemade pasta lately? Presto Fresco is my favorite place in Paris for homemade pasta at reasonable prices. They also have a huge burrata bar in the front, so you know that's fresh if you choose it on any of your dishes. I recommend the stuffed raviolis and a margarita pizza to share as an appetizer! You can come without a reservation, but making one is also easy so why not plan ahead and not miss out?
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One of my all-time favorite italian places in Paris for its homemade pasta. Immediately upon arriving, you'll be charmed by the hanging dried chilis outside and on the ceilings inside. When you walk in you'll be amazed at the burrata bar to your left, filled with burratas of all sizes. Most of the seating is upstairs with colorful blue menus and a lively staff. The food here comes out fast and is scrumptious. Before you leave, make sure you check out the bathroom decor! 

Asian

Asian fusion by the canal:

Siseng
@discovereveryflavor
The BEST bobun in Paris plus even better burgers, nibbles, and a banging lunch deal is at Siseng. Their bobun is made with a green curry on the beef. The lunch special consists of a burger, sweet potato fries, and a drink. These are no average burgers either! This is an asian fusion restaurant, so all of the items have a thai-like flavor. The buns are steamed like a bao burger. The sauce for the sweet potato fries is a creamy sweet peanut/sesame mixture and sooo good! I constantly crave the food here. It's a very small place, so I recommend going on a nice day so you can take your meal to-go and sit alongside the canal saint-martin. I recommend the burger "Kai", bobun, and the fried risotto balls.
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Back in 2015 when I discovered that bobun (vietnamese noodle salad) had made it to Paris, I began my search for the best and I found it at Siseng. When I was an au pair I used to ride my skateboard all the way across the city to fill up on these huge bowls along the canal Saint-Martin. It didn't take me long to discover their other other items like their bao burgers, fries, and starters. They have a very attractive lunch deal featuring their burgers. I have also taken many visitors here when we want a break from French food. They ask to eat here again every time they come back, and Siseng has always been here to serve. There is even the same waiter working there since I first discovered it in 2015! I hope they never ever close. 

Fun sushi night out:

Miss Kô
@discovereveryflavor
As a California native, this place makes me feel like I’m home. If you like Tao you’ll like Miss Kô. Trendy atmosphere with attractive hostesses greeting you at the door. Loud music and graphic art all around. Nice range of cool cocktails and drinks. Highly recommend the chef’s platter with sea bream and the specialty rolls are also divine. You can't find a lot of Sushi places in Paris with spicy tuna, but this is one of them. Reservations ahead of time are recommended.
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Just off the Champs Elysees, Miss Kô is one of my favorite sushi spots in Paris to go to town on specialty rolls and spicy tuna crispy rice. Their club-like atmosphere makes it a great place to go out with the girls for a night on the town. 

Tapas

Little Spain in the heart of Saint Germain des Près

Freddy's
@discovereveryflavor
What I love about Freddy's is that it feels a lot like a local spanish tapas place more than anything. The open kitchen in the middle of the restaurant makes it smell heavenly and it's fun to get a glimpse of your food being made. The food is 5/5 and reasonably priced for tapas. Try everything on the menu if you aren't picky. I've never been disappointed in a single dish. Everything is bright and flavorful, as well as thoughtfully presented. Great wines too! I recommend making reservations ahead of time so they can accomodate how they do best.
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If you want to escape to Spain while in Paris, go for some authentic tapas at Freddy's. The place is a bit small which means I've had to eat standing once (which was of my own request just so I could squeeze in when they were busy). I discovered Freddy's in the summer of 2022 when a friend opening his hotel nearby took me here. I've since popped in whenever I can and bring a foodie friend with me so we can order all the things. 

Eclectic speakeasy-like tapas & drinks:

La Mangerie
@discovereveryflavor
La Mangerie is one of my favorite small plates tapas-style places in Paris. They make it welcoming and fun. When you arrive you can expect a welcome shot or "chupito" before being shown to your table through a speakeasy-like wardrobe. The decor is eclectic with a lot of different mismatch tables and chairs. The prices are on the higher side, but nothing extravagant for Paris and the neighborhood.
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I've been going to La Mangerie for over 5 years and don't plan to stop any time soon. Just near le Marais and Saint Paul cathedral, you can pop in for small plates to share with an eclectic spanish feel after a day of walking around. My favorite part about this place is the free "chupito" or shot when you arrive. It let's me know that I'm in my kind of place. 

Mexican

For frozen margs & nachos: 

Acà
@discovereveryflavor
Tex-mex and frozen margaritas, what else could you ask for??? This is my favorite and frequent spot for burritos, nachos, and their frozen passion fruit margarita. They also have horchata, mexican beers, lime frozen margs, and all the tacos you could imagine. Tuesdays are "Taco Tuesdays" where you can get smaller versions of their tacos for 1€.
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When that mexican food craving hits on your Paris trip (who says it won't??) this is where you must go. Maybe it's the fact that I grew up in California, but I have been on the lookout for good mexican/tex-mex since I first moved to Paris in 2015. The options were super limited. At that time there was the tiny walk up window of El Nopal (also good) and El Guacamole. Aca is owned by the same people of El Guacamole, but it is light years better. For starters, they serve 2 kinds of frozen margaritas that you can order by the pitcher (my way). I frequent this spot way too much but I am happy to share them with you and keep sending them €€. 

Brunch

Aussie breakie at the Sacré Coeur:

The Hardware Société
@discovereveryflavor
For a filling brunch to get you up and over the many stairs of Montmartre, find yourself at the Hardware Société. You can't make a reservation here like many brunch places in Paris, but if you go early enough you shouldn't have to wait. The hardware societé is my go-to when I want that American brunch fix and it never disappoints.
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If you want to explore Montmartre and the Sacré Coeur on the hill, you're gonna need some sustenance for all the stairs. Luckily, one of my favorite brunch places is at the foot of the butte (hill) of Montmartre. Being Australian owned and operated, you'll get more than eggs on toast (the name of their book which I have at home). 

California's not so far away:

Cali Sisters
@discovereveryflavor
You can't keep the California girl away from Cali Sisters. This spot is good for brunch, lunch, or dinner. The inside is bright and vibey with a giant palm tree in the middle of the back room, making you feel like you've transported to California, just for a moment. I suggest making a reservation ahead of time, especially for brunch.
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I did the brunch at Cali Sisters to celebrate 5 years living in Paris. Neither me nor my friends have forgotten it. In fact, we make it a common event now. It's one of my go-tos for brunch but also any California-style cuisine: Think grilled cheeses & tomato soup, tacos, chilaquiles, and more. 

French

Modern-brasserie style French food:

Augustin
@discovereveryflavor
Modern take on French brasserie food. Inventive, flavorful, and massive portions. Augustin doesn't close between lunch and dinner service (a convenience in France) and has super friendly staff. It's footsteps from my home and in my charming neighborhood so therefore one of my favorite places. No reservations needed, but there may be a line at lunch or dinner hour. They have a massive terrace which is great for the warm weather.
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I don't know if Augustin became one of my top French food go-to's because it's footsteps from my apartment, or because it's THAT good. Perhaps without it being close by I never would have found it, but regardless, I am so glad I did. Augustin has a modern take on classic French foods that you'd find at any brasserie in Paris. I like this because classic French food can be.... boring. The food here is inventive and in massive portion sizes. Even their salads are gourmet and a real challenge to finish. I've tried almost everything on the menu here, but my go-to's are the "bavette" which is a thin steak sliced and placed over an orzo risotto with mushrooms, spinach, and parmesan flakes. Another is the cobb salad, but ask for blue cheese instead of the compté. That's the classic and how it used to be on the menu. It's way better. The burgers and fries are also good. If you can fit dessert, try their brioche pain perdu which is a brioche french toast topped with vanilla ice cream and caramel. I'm drooling now talking about it.

Try (literally) all the things without breaking the bank:

Bouillon Pigalle
@discovereveryflavor
The most frequented and reviewed restaurant and all of Paris goes to the king of bistros, Bouillon Pigalle. This is a no-fuss, super cheap, classic brasserie dishing up all French traditions like escargot, steak-frites, sausage & potato puree... They serve their house wines by any size up to 3 liters! The service is extremely fast and impressive. There is almost always a line that sometimes goes around the corner, but grab a beer or another pre-drink nearby. It'll be well worth it.
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Saving the best and most obvious for last, Bouillon Pigalle is definitely my top of the list when it comes to my go-to restaurant in Paris. I eat here once a month, sometimes more. All of my friends know that if they are planning to go eat here, they must invite me to join them (unless on a first date or something because that would be weird) and if I ever see on their socials that they were at Bouillon without me, it'll be the end of our friendship. Okay it's mostly a friendly joke, but it nails in my identity with my love for Bouillon Pigalle.

So why do I love it so much? Where do I start.. it's the best "bang for your buck" restaurant in the entire city. The service is FAST and the vibes are good. The food is simple and delicious. They serve their house wines by any size, up to 3 liters, and for mere peanuts. 75ml of house wine here (bottle size) is like 12€. Honestly, what can you not love about this place?! The downside of the line which is a common occurrence is not a downside if you're an opportunist like me for a pre-drink before dinner. They are super chill and don't bat an eye if you drink in line. 

It's the perfect place if you want to try all the classic French dishes and you won't feel bad if you're not a big fan of the snails, because they cost 6 euros. I like to order almost all o f the starters, usually 2 or 3 orders of the eggs with mayonnaise (don't knock it until you've had it) and a main. I suggest asking what the dish of the day is. It's usually delicious. Their menu changes from time to time based on availability, but tey have some staples like steak with fries and chicken with potatoes that will always be there. You can sub any kinds of the potatoes for another, my preference always being the puree. 

Lastly, if you've already heard of Bouillon Pigalle (not surprising as they have 25k+ reviews on Google), then you've probably heard of their counterparts, Bouillon Chartier, Republique, Julien.. but please be advised that none of them stack up to the OG Bouillon Pigalle. I can attest to that. 

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Hi there! If you've found me here, it's likely that we have a lot in common when it comes to travel. Perhaps your bestie/cousin/colleague sent you my way. PS, tell them I say "hey!" 🙋🏼‍♀️ About me: I've been living in Paris & working in the food and tourism industry for almost a decade. In 2015, after what seemingly was a burnout (but didn't know it at the time), I relocated my whole life from the US to France to be an au pair and just BE in the city that shook something awake in me in 2012. I went from working 3 jobs/80 hour weeks to a verrrry casual 16 hour/week babysitting gig after school. Needless to say, my years in Paris since then have been spent exploring the hell out of it, every day, like a palm reader might know their hand. Paris is a place that changes (for the better) every single day. It's something that feeds my flame and makes my passion for discovering this city more of a driven purpose. In addition to sharing my love & expertise of Paris to the world, I also independently run my own luxury picnic service. My clients come from all over the US and other anglophone countries but have one thing in common. They want to experience Paris the best way possible: With little fuss and once in a lifetime experiences. My picnics are what make my clients trust me completely with their future itineraries and food recs. I love Paris but, like you, I also want to explore the world through travel. When it's not picnic season, I'm living in Mallorca, Spain with my bf. It's becoming my 2nd home and foodie paradise. We love traveling as much as possible. My travel style is a bit spontaneous and laid back, and GOOD FOOD FOCUSED. The only itineraries I keep are based around markets and reservations. I'm willing to dish out some $$ when it's WORTH IT! This is mostly what you'll find here. So if you love to explore the many flavors that different countries have to offer on a serious foodie level like me, then we're soon gonna be best friends 👯‍♀️
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My Paris GO-TOs: Restaurant Edition
This is my ultimate list for when I'm not in the mood for finding anything new and just want to stick to what I know is good. It also happens to be the first list anyone gets when they want to know what my favorite restaurants in Paris are. Not exclusive to French food only, because let's face it, it's not the only cuisine worth eating day in and day out. In addition to my favorite French eats, you'll also find my favorite: 🍕 italian 🥢 asian fusion 🇪🇸 tapas 🌮 mexican 🍳brunch ... in this awesome freebie :)
11 Places • 1 Save • ago
Free

Italian

For a swanky vibe and view of the Seine:

Riviera Fuga
@discovereveryflavor
For interesting and inventive italian cuisine riverside, hit up this new peniche! The food here is 5/5, drinks 5/5, and service 5/5. The only downside is that they are popular and busy! I recommend that you come for lunch (easier to get a reservation), or just pop in for a coffee or a cocktail late afternoon. They don't close during the meal services and this is an ideal time to get a spot on the terrace on a nice day to enjoy the view of the Seine.
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This buzzing "peniche" (docked boat) is still pretty new to Paris standards. It's located right on the banks near Invalides and has a view of the infamous bridge Pont Alexandre III as well as the Eiffel tower, depending on which side of the terrace you sit. Inside, the interior is decorated to the nines with yellow and navy blue decor that is ever so appealing to the eye. The food here is absolutely to die for (something I wasn't expecting for a place like this) and the drinks as well! Originally when I saw this place opening on IG I thought it would be all hype as many of the stuff you'd find on IG usually is. But rest assured, they know how to keep their reviews coming in positive. The service is also really friendly and refreshing for such an attractive restaurant. 

For delicious homemade pasta & burrata bar:

Presto Fresco
@discovereveryflavor
Pizza is great, but have you had fresh homemade pasta lately? Presto Fresco is my favorite place in Paris for homemade pasta at reasonable prices. They also have a huge burrata bar in the front, so you know that's fresh if you choose it on any of your dishes. I recommend the stuffed raviolis and a margarita pizza to share as an appetizer! You can come without a reservation, but making one is also easy so why not plan ahead and not miss out?
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One of my all-time favorite italian places in Paris for its homemade pasta. Immediately upon arriving, you'll be charmed by the hanging dried chilis outside and on the ceilings inside. When you walk in you'll be amazed at the burrata bar to your left, filled with burratas of all sizes. Most of the seating is upstairs with colorful blue menus and a lively staff. The food here comes out fast and is scrumptious. Before you leave, make sure you check out the bathroom decor! 

Asian

Asian fusion by the canal:

Siseng
@discovereveryflavor
The BEST bobun in Paris plus even better burgers, nibbles, and a banging lunch deal is at Siseng. Their bobun is made with a green curry on the beef. The lunch special consists of a burger, sweet potato fries, and a drink. These are no average burgers either! This is an asian fusion restaurant, so all of the items have a thai-like flavor. The buns are steamed like a bao burger. The sauce for the sweet potato fries is a creamy sweet peanut/sesame mixture and sooo good! I constantly crave the food here. It's a very small place, so I recommend going on a nice day so you can take your meal to-go and sit alongside the canal saint-martin. I recommend the burger "Kai", bobun, and the fried risotto balls.
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Back in 2015 when I discovered that bobun (vietnamese noodle salad) had made it to Paris, I began my search for the best and I found it at Siseng. When I was an au pair I used to ride my skateboard all the way across the city to fill up on these huge bowls along the canal Saint-Martin. It didn't take me long to discover their other other items like their bao burgers, fries, and starters. They have a very attractive lunch deal featuring their burgers. I have also taken many visitors here when we want a break from French food. They ask to eat here again every time they come back, and Siseng has always been here to serve. There is even the same waiter working there since I first discovered it in 2015! I hope they never ever close. 

Fun sushi night out:

Miss Kô
@discovereveryflavor
As a California native, this place makes me feel like I’m home. If you like Tao you’ll like Miss Kô. Trendy atmosphere with attractive hostesses greeting you at the door. Loud music and graphic art all around. Nice range of cool cocktails and drinks. Highly recommend the chef’s platter with sea bream and the specialty rolls are also divine. You can't find a lot of Sushi places in Paris with spicy tuna, but this is one of them. Reservations ahead of time are recommended.
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Just off the Champs Elysees, Miss Kô is one of my favorite sushi spots in Paris to go to town on specialty rolls and spicy tuna crispy rice. Their club-like atmosphere makes it a great place to go out with the girls for a night on the town. 

Tapas

Little Spain in the heart of Saint Germain des Près

Freddy's
@discovereveryflavor
What I love about Freddy's is that it feels a lot like a local spanish tapas place more than anything. The open kitchen in the middle of the restaurant makes it smell heavenly and it's fun to get a glimpse of your food being made. The food is 5/5 and reasonably priced for tapas. Try everything on the menu if you aren't picky. I've never been disappointed in a single dish. Everything is bright and flavorful, as well as thoughtfully presented. Great wines too! I recommend making reservations ahead of time so they can accomodate how they do best.
Add to
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If you want to escape to Spain while in Paris, go for some authentic tapas at Freddy's. The place is a bit small which means I've had to eat standing once (which was of my own request just so I could squeeze in when they were busy). I discovered Freddy's in the summer of 2022 when a friend opening his hotel nearby took me here. I've since popped in whenever I can and bring a foodie friend with me so we can order all the things. 

Eclectic speakeasy-like tapas & drinks:

La Mangerie
@discovereveryflavor
La Mangerie is one of my favorite small plates tapas-style places in Paris. They make it welcoming and fun. When you arrive you can expect a welcome shot or "chupito" before being shown to your table through a speakeasy-like wardrobe. The decor is eclectic with a lot of different mismatch tables and chairs. The prices are on the higher side, but nothing extravagant for Paris and the neighborhood.
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I've been going to La Mangerie for over 5 years and don't plan to stop any time soon. Just near le Marais and Saint Paul cathedral, you can pop in for small plates to share with an eclectic spanish feel after a day of walking around. My favorite part about this place is the free "chupito" or shot when you arrive. It let's me know that I'm in my kind of place. 

Mexican

For frozen margs & nachos: 

Acà
@discovereveryflavor
Tex-mex and frozen margaritas, what else could you ask for??? This is my favorite and frequent spot for burritos, nachos, and their frozen passion fruit margarita. They also have horchata, mexican beers, lime frozen margs, and all the tacos you could imagine. Tuesdays are "Taco Tuesdays" where you can get smaller versions of their tacos for 1€.
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When that mexican food craving hits on your Paris trip (who says it won't??) this is where you must go. Maybe it's the fact that I grew up in California, but I have been on the lookout for good mexican/tex-mex since I first moved to Paris in 2015. The options were super limited. At that time there was the tiny walk up window of El Nopal (also good) and El Guacamole. Aca is owned by the same people of El Guacamole, but it is light years better. For starters, they serve 2 kinds of frozen margaritas that you can order by the pitcher (my way). I frequent this spot way too much but I am happy to share them with you and keep sending them €€. 

Brunch

Aussie breakie at the Sacré Coeur:

The Hardware Société
@discovereveryflavor
For a filling brunch to get you up and over the many stairs of Montmartre, find yourself at the Hardware Société. You can't make a reservation here like many brunch places in Paris, but if you go early enough you shouldn't have to wait. The hardware societé is my go-to when I want that American brunch fix and it never disappoints.
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If you want to explore Montmartre and the Sacré Coeur on the hill, you're gonna need some sustenance for all the stairs. Luckily, one of my favorite brunch places is at the foot of the butte (hill) of Montmartre. Being Australian owned and operated, you'll get more than eggs on toast (the name of their book which I have at home). 

California's not so far away:

Cali Sisters
@discovereveryflavor
You can't keep the California girl away from Cali Sisters. This spot is good for brunch, lunch, or dinner. The inside is bright and vibey with a giant palm tree in the middle of the back room, making you feel like you've transported to California, just for a moment. I suggest making a reservation ahead of time, especially for brunch.
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I did the brunch at Cali Sisters to celebrate 5 years living in Paris. Neither me nor my friends have forgotten it. In fact, we make it a common event now. It's one of my go-tos for brunch but also any California-style cuisine: Think grilled cheeses & tomato soup, tacos, chilaquiles, and more. 

French

Modern-brasserie style French food:

Augustin
@discovereveryflavor
Modern take on French brasserie food. Inventive, flavorful, and massive portions. Augustin doesn't close between lunch and dinner service (a convenience in France) and has super friendly staff. It's footsteps from my home and in my charming neighborhood so therefore one of my favorite places. No reservations needed, but there may be a line at lunch or dinner hour. They have a massive terrace which is great for the warm weather.
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I don't know if Augustin became one of my top French food go-to's because it's footsteps from my apartment, or because it's THAT good. Perhaps without it being close by I never would have found it, but regardless, I am so glad I did. Augustin has a modern take on classic French foods that you'd find at any brasserie in Paris. I like this because classic French food can be.... boring. The food here is inventive and in massive portion sizes. Even their salads are gourmet and a real challenge to finish. I've tried almost everything on the menu here, but my go-to's are the "bavette" which is a thin steak sliced and placed over an orzo risotto with mushrooms, spinach, and parmesan flakes. Another is the cobb salad, but ask for blue cheese instead of the compté. That's the classic and how it used to be on the menu. It's way better. The burgers and fries are also good. If you can fit dessert, try their brioche pain perdu which is a brioche french toast topped with vanilla ice cream and caramel. I'm drooling now talking about it.

Try (literally) all the things without breaking the bank:

Bouillon Pigalle
@discovereveryflavor
The most frequented and reviewed restaurant and all of Paris goes to the king of bistros, Bouillon Pigalle. This is a no-fuss, super cheap, classic brasserie dishing up all French traditions like escargot, steak-frites, sausage & potato puree... They serve their house wines by any size up to 3 liters! The service is extremely fast and impressive. There is almost always a line that sometimes goes around the corner, but grab a beer or another pre-drink nearby. It'll be well worth it.
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Saving the best and most obvious for last, Bouillon Pigalle is definitely my top of the list when it comes to my go-to restaurant in Paris. I eat here once a month, sometimes more. All of my friends know that if they are planning to go eat here, they must invite me to join them (unless on a first date or something because that would be weird) and if I ever see on their socials that they were at Bouillon without me, it'll be the end of our friendship. Okay it's mostly a friendly joke, but it nails in my identity with my love for Bouillon Pigalle.

So why do I love it so much? Where do I start.. it's the best "bang for your buck" restaurant in the entire city. The service is FAST and the vibes are good. The food is simple and delicious. They serve their house wines by any size, up to 3 liters, and for mere peanuts. 75ml of house wine here (bottle size) is like 12€. Honestly, what can you not love about this place?! The downside of the line which is a common occurrence is not a downside if you're an opportunist like me for a pre-drink before dinner. They are super chill and don't bat an eye if you drink in line. 

It's the perfect place if you want to try all the classic French dishes and you won't feel bad if you're not a big fan of the snails, because they cost 6 euros. I like to order almost all o f the starters, usually 2 or 3 orders of the eggs with mayonnaise (don't knock it until you've had it) and a main. I suggest asking what the dish of the day is. It's usually delicious. Their menu changes from time to time based on availability, but tey have some staples like steak with fries and chicken with potatoes that will always be there. You can sub any kinds of the potatoes for another, my preference always being the puree. 

Lastly, if you've already heard of Bouillon Pigalle (not surprising as they have 25k+ reviews on Google), then you've probably heard of their counterparts, Bouillon Chartier, Republique, Julien.. but please be advised that none of them stack up to the OG Bouillon Pigalle. I can attest to that. 

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CURATED BY
Hi there! If you've found me here, it's likely that we have a lot in common when it comes to travel. Perhaps your bestie/cousin/colleague sent you my way. PS, tell them I say "hey!" 🙋🏼‍♀️ About me: I've been living in Paris & working in the food and tourism industry for almost a decade. In 2015, after what seemingly was a burnout (but didn't know it at the time), I relocated my whole life from the US to France to be an au pair and just BE in the city that shook something awake in me in 2012. I went from working 3 jobs/80 hour weeks to a verrrry casual 16 hour/week babysitting gig after school. Needless to say, my years in Paris since then have been spent exploring the hell out of it, every day, like a palm reader might know their hand. Paris is a place that changes (for the better) every single day. It's something that feeds my flame and makes my passion for discovering this city more of a driven purpose. In addition to sharing my love & expertise of Paris to the world, I also independently run my own luxury picnic service. My clients come from all over the US and other anglophone countries but have one thing in common. They want to experience Paris the best way possible: With little fuss and once in a lifetime experiences. My picnics are what make my clients trust me completely with their future itineraries and food recs. I love Paris but, like you, I also want to explore the world through travel. When it's not picnic season, I'm living in Mallorca, Spain with my bf. It's becoming my 2nd home and foodie paradise. We love traveling as much as possible. My travel style is a bit spontaneous and laid back, and GOOD FOOD FOCUSED. The only itineraries I keep are based around markets and reservations. I'm willing to dish out some $$ when it's WORTH IT! This is mostly what you'll find here. So if you love to explore the many flavors that different countries have to offer on a serious foodie level like me, then we're soon gonna be best friends 👯‍♀️
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