In Paris, there’s a gourmet restaurant for all tastes and all budgets, ranging from traditional brasseries and Italian trattorias to sophisticated dining rooms.
For a romantic dinner, business lunch or lunch with friends, discover our selection of Paris gourmet restaurants.
In the 17th arrondissement, the Ballon des Ternes and Chez Georges are two examples of gourmet restaurants serving French cuisine. In an Art Deco atmosphere, you can enjoy generous portions of such classics as roast leg of lamb or duck breast. In the same vein, the Royal Vendôme offers a menu with truly French flavors in a typical Parisian decor.
A gourmet seafood restaurant, the Saint-Lazare Garnier offers a varied menu of shellfish platters and such fish dishes as sole meunière. And for an original seafood meal, the Ballon et Coquillages serves you round a circular bar in a friendly atmosphere.
Lovers of Italian food will enjoy the Bellagio, a gourmet restaurant with Italian flavors. Famous for the warm colors of its Venetian décor and a comprehensive menu of pasta, pizza and antipasti, this cozy eatery is perfect for both business lunches and meals with friends.
Applying the same concept as the Ballon et Coquillages, the Bellagio Pizza Bar offers a variety of pizzas ranging from the classic Neapolitan to a stylish cream truffle pizza.
More up-market, the Grande Cascade is a fine gourmet restaurant in the Bois de Boulogne, where the chefs’ skills match the beauty of a place that dates back to the 19th century. A few steps away, the Auberge du Bonheur offers classic French cuisine in a rustic, picturesque setting that takes you far from the madding crowd. You can eat on the terrace in fine weather, while the picturesque interior has a warm country-house atmosphere.