We say “food for thought” for a reason, because ,yes, food is a serious matter. Whether you are planning your birthday, catching up with your besties or celebrating your wedding anniversary, sharing a delicious meal is always the best way to create memories. Discover an insider’s list of Paris’ best gems, depending on the occasion!
For an Anniversary: Girafe, 16th
“All you need is love” said The Beatles, but they forgot to mention that love in front of the Eiffel Tower in the City of Love is even better. Nestled in the heart of the Cité de L’Architecture, travel through time in the spirit of the 30s with a unique view on the Iron Lady. Celebrate, always, but in style!
For the French Touch: Bouillon Pigalle, 18th
Paris rhymes with love, café, baguette, but most importantly, food. If you are looking to go all in on the French culinary experience, there isn’t a better place than Bouillon Pigalle. The most Parisian restaurant of them all offers a traditional menu. If you are on a diet… consider another option!
For a Girls Night Out: Big Mamma Group, around Paris
While learning the latest gossip, all we want is some good food, good wine, with a sense of travel. Well, luckily for us, the 7 trattorias from the Big Mamma Group spread throughout Paris are exactly here for that. Tasty, simple, but most importantly, super fresh products. What are you waiting for?
For a Last Minute without a Booking: Bleu Bao, 9th
Dumplings and Bao Lovers, search no more! From Hong-Kong to Taiwan, this little gem is a true feast for your taste buds. A must-go at least once while in Paris for a casual dinner. Timeless.
For a Night with The Squad: Balagan, 1st
As the pioneer of Israeli culinary revival in Paris, Balagan is “the” place to have fun with your friends while mentally escaping to sunny Israel! A pleasure for the senses in this culinary bazaar with the vibe that goes with it. Be aware, it might be your new favorite place in town.
For a Sunday: Marcello, 6th
With the Summer being in full bloom, Paris’ terraces are back in the game. Located in the 6th district, this Italian cuisine revisits the classics with some tasty creations in one of the most cozy environments in town. Hidden, Stylish and Scrumptious! All we need on a warm summer day.
For a Family Reunion: Racines des Prés, 7th
Time flies, and sometimes you didn’t have the chance to share the latest news with your dearest ones. And when the time comes, you want to do something special but with a friendly, like at home vibe. Seasonal, sophisticated, intimate, the perfect address to be together once more.
For a Date: Django Paris, 9th
It could be your first date, or a surprise for your spouse, whatever it is, know that Django is always a good idea. The concept is to share different plates while sipping a glass of rosé. The perfect way to break the ice or enjoy a romantic evening with your better half. Not to mention its sunny terrace for the perfect date.
For a Lunch Meeting: Blueberry, 6th
Sister of Marcello, Blueberry is “the” way to (re)discover Makis with a completely different approach. Traditional with a modern twist, you will never look at sushi the same way after this experience. Who said raspberries weren't delicious with salmon? Curious to discover more? Head to the 6th district!
For a Birthday: Le Perchoir, around Paris
More a rooftop than a restaurant, the several Perchoir Paris around the city, are the best way to celebrate while enjoying Paris’ gorgeous skyline. Cocktails, tapas, live music, it’s the perfect combination to honor the year that has gone by and cheer the beautiful one ahead!