Best french restaurants in Paris

Check out the top french restaurants in Paris, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Hotel du Nord
1. Hotel du Nord
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28 local reviews
102 Quai de Jemmapes, Paris
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01 40 40 78 78
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Myriam
French restaurant with a very "parisian" decoration. The food is very good, I advise going there for lunch : y…
Leo
A cult french restaurant next to the canal
Benoit
Famous hotel by the canal
1. Hotel du Nord
1. Hotel du Nord
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28 local reviews
102 Quai de Jemmapes, Paris
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01 40 40 78 78
Myriam
Myriam
French restaurant with a very "parisian" decoration. The food is very good, I advise going there for lunch : you get a very good meal and a …
Leo
Leo
A cult french restaurant next to the canal
Benoit
Benoit
Famous hotel by the canal
2. L'Ami Louis
2. L'Ami Louis
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7 local reviews
32 Rue Vertbois, Paris
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01 48 87 77 48
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J.Yves & David
Famous traditional french restaurant.
Benoit
Well known typical French restaurant There are Other nice restaurants in the same street
J.Yves & David
Famous traditional french restaurant.
2. L'Ami Louis
2. L'Ami Louis
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7 local reviews
32 Rue Vertbois, Paris
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01 48 87 77 48
J.Yves & David
J.Yves & David
Famous traditional french restaurant.
Benoit
Benoit
Well known typical French restaurant There are Other nice restaurants in the same street
J.Yves & David
J.Yves & David
Famous traditional french restaurant.
3. Jaja
3. Jaja
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10 local reviews
3 Rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, Paris
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01 42 74 71 52
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Arnaud
Nice French restaurant with a terrace.
irène
Good and traditional French restaurant, with pleasant terrace in summer
Judith
Same as "Glou" ( see the specific entry) but different ! With a small outside patio.
3. Jaja
3. Jaja
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10 local reviews
3 Rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, Paris
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01 42 74 71 52
Arnaud
Arnaud
Nice French restaurant with a terrace.
irène
irène
Good and traditional French restaurant, with pleasant terrace in summer
Judith
Judith
Same as "Glou" ( see the specific entry) but different ! With a small outside patio.
4. Le Baratin
4. Le Baratin
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21 local reviews
3 Rue Jouye Rouve, Paris
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01 43 49 39 70
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ophelie
Gastronomic french restaurant.
Francesca
Very good, very well known (maybe too well known) French restaurant. Reservation highly recommended, specially…
Annick
Very good French restaurant. With reservation it's better !
4. Le Baratin
4. Le Baratin
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21 local reviews
3 Rue Jouye Rouve, Paris
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01 43 49 39 70
ophelie
ophelie
Gastronomic french restaurant.
Francesca
Francesca
Very good, very well known (maybe too well known) French restaurant. Reservation highly recommended, specially for dinners. Lunch is cheaper…
Annick
Annick
Very good French restaurant. With reservation it's better !
5. CHEZ JANOU
5. CHEZ JANOU
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25 local reviews
2 Rue Roger Verlomme, Paris
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01 42 72 28 41
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Sarah
Great French restaurant - specialized in Provençal cuisine
Pierre
Typical french restaurant, unlimited chocolate mousse ;-)
Nicolas
lunch or diner good french standard *
5. CHEZ JANOU
5. CHEZ JANOU
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25 local reviews
2 Rue Roger Verlomme, Paris
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01 42 72 28 41
Sarah
Sarah
Great French restaurant - specialized in Provençal cuisine
Pierre
Pierre
Typical french restaurant, unlimited chocolate mousse ;-)
Nicolas
Nicolas
lunch or diner good french standard *
6. Café des Musées
6. Café des Musées
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10 local reviews
49 Rue Turenne, Paris
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01 42 72 96 17
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Laurent
Very French restaurant, quiet old school waiters (garcons) really quality french food, and not pricy.
Pierre
Excellent cosy french restaurant with unusually nice service. French classical cuisine, finely prepared. Speak…
Kathleen
Great French restaurant - authentic in every sense with expert wait staff and good atmosphere. 01 42 72 96 17
6. Café des Musées
6. Café des Musées
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10 local reviews
49 Rue Turenne, Paris
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01 42 72 96 17
Laurent
Laurent
Very French restaurant, quiet old school waiters (garcons) really quality french food, and not pricy.
Pierre
Pierre
Excellent cosy french restaurant with unusually nice service. French classical cuisine, finely prepared. Speaks english.
Kathleen
Kathleen
Great French restaurant - authentic in every sense with expert wait staff and good atmosphere. 01 42 72 96 17
7. Le Café Beaubourg
7. Le Café Beaubourg
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11 local reviews
43 Rue St Merri, Paris
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01 48 87 63 96
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J & P
Old tradtional French restaurant as only Parisians know. Great prices and okay food with great wine.
Daniela
A good French restaurant, spacious, convenient and kid friendly!
Wann
Trendy, hype, central... the place to be, just near centre pompidou beaubourg. Lot of artists, directors, or l…
7. Le Café Beaubourg
7. Le Café Beaubourg
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11 local reviews
43 Rue St Merri, Paris
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01 48 87 63 96
J & P
J & P
Old tradtional French restaurant as only Parisians know. Great prices and okay food with great wine.
Daniela
Daniela
A good French restaurant, spacious, convenient and kid friendly!
Wann
Wann
Trendy, hype, central... the place to be, just near centre pompidou beaubourg. Lot of artists, directors, or lazy fashion guys, in rdv, or j…
8. LE CHATEAUBRIAND
8. LE CHATEAUBRIAND
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32 local reviews
129 Avenue Parmentier, Paris
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01 43 57 45 95
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Lorin
An excellent French restaurant, consistently rated one of Paris's best restaurants. Popular with expats and in…
Kai
Great French restaurant but you'll have to book. Rated as one of the top restaurants in Europe!
Anita
An incredible experience A must Set menu You must make a reservation In The World’s 50 Best Restaurant A…
8. LE CHATEAUBRIAND
8. LE CHATEAUBRIAND
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32 local reviews
129 Avenue Parmentier, Paris
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01 43 57 45 95
Lorin
Lorin
An excellent French restaurant, consistently rated one of Paris's best restaurants. Popular with expats and internationals. Well worth a vis…
Kai
Kai
Great French restaurant but you'll have to book. Rated as one of the top restaurants in Europe!
Anita
Anita
An incredible experience A must Set menu You must make a reservation In The World’s 50 Best Restaurant Awards
9. Le Père Claude
9. Le Père Claude
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6 local reviews
51 Avenue La Motte Picquet, Paris
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01 47 34 03 05
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Arnaud
Good french restaurant. Great meat.
Edouard
Another very traditional french restaurant you can't go wrong with.
Edouard
Another very traditional french restaurant you can't go wrong with.
9. Le Père Claude
9. Le Père Claude
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6 local reviews
51 Avenue La Motte Picquet, Paris
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01 47 34 03 05
Arnaud
Arnaud
Good french restaurant. Great meat.
Edouard
Edouard
Another very traditional french restaurant you can't go wrong with.
Edouard
Edouard
Another very traditional french restaurant you can't go wrong with.
10. Restaurant Astier
10. Restaurant Astier
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10 local reviews
44 Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, Paris
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01 43 57 16 35
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José
Old Fashion French Restaurant. Very Famous Bistrot cuisine
Clément
Very good french restaurant nearby
Bruno
Traditional French restaurant recommended by Gault & Millau: Creamy risottos from Piémont, oils from Beaujolai…
10. Restaurant Astier
10. Restaurant Astier
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10 local reviews
44 Rue Jean-Pierre Timbaud, Paris
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01 43 57 16 35
José
José
Old Fashion French Restaurant. Very Famous Bistrot cuisine
Clément
Clément
Very good french restaurant nearby
Bruno
Bruno
Traditional French restaurant recommended by Gault & Millau: Creamy risottos from Piémont, oils from Beaujolais, chocolates by Pierre Marcol…
11. Les Papilles
11. Les Papilles
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9 local reviews
30 Rue Gay-Lussac, Paris
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01 43 25 20 79
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Aurélien
Typical french restaurant , highly recommanded by Washington guests who had an incredible dinner there !
Michelle
About a ten minute walk from the house, this is a delicious french restaurant with a pre-set menu for dinner. …
Sandra
Nice French traditional restaurant, with uniqur menu. Better to book in advance !
11. Les Papilles
11. Les Papilles
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9 local reviews
30 Rue Gay-Lussac, Paris
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01 43 25 20 79
Aurélien
Aurélien
Typical french restaurant , highly recommanded by Washington guests who had an incredible dinner there !
Michelle
Michelle
About a ten minute walk from the house, this is a delicious french restaurant with a pre-set menu for dinner. You can pick your wines right …
Sandra
Sandra
Nice French traditional restaurant, with uniqur menu. Better to book in advance !
12. Le Taxi Jaune RESTAURANT
12. Le Taxi Jaune RESTAURANT
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3 local reviews
13 Rue Chapon, Paris
Closed now
01 42 76 00 40
Establishment
Lionel
Very typical French restaurant. The Chef seems a bit cold at first sight but he is friendly and really wants y…
Victoria
Excellent french restaurant, very nice place typicall french and lovely high quality food.
Julien
Otis Lebert’s cute and calm bistro is a Marais haven. Spectacular mussels, perfectly seasoned spring vegetable…
12. Le Taxi Jaune RESTAURANT
12. Le Taxi Jaune RESTAURANT
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3 local reviews
13 Rue Chapon, Paris
Closed now
01 42 76 00 40
Lionel
Lionel
Very typical French restaurant. The Chef seems a bit cold at first sight but he is friendly and really wants you to enjoy its dishes. He spe…
Victoria
Victoria
Excellent french restaurant, very nice place typicall french and lovely high quality food.
Julien
Julien
Otis Lebert’s cute and calm bistro is a Marais haven. Spectacular mussels, perfectly seasoned spring vegetables, and an excellent homemade p…