Paris

Paris

In-the-know food travelers, chefs & winemakers from all over the world come to eat + drink in Paris’ vibrant fringe neighborhoods – especially on the right bank and in the 11th arr. These buzzy areas are teeming with young up and coming chefs sourcing top-quality food + wine.

Wendy Lyn’s hit list below is your road map to finding the best small plate natural wine bars, neo-bistrots, sourdough bakeries, food markets, small-batch doughnuts, coffee-roasters & more.

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TOP PICKS

Chef Esu Lee

Import Export C.A.M.

Phil Euell and Chef Eseu Lee’s “dirty-food, filthy wine” Korean-French hot spot.

Bambino

Restaurateur Fabien Lombardi  (Faggio Pizzeria, Osteria, Salumeria) takes quality food, drinks & music seriously at his new runaway hit Bambino. It’s packed with local food industry late every night for […]

Paris Restaurant

Cheval d’Or

Industry darling Taku Sekine’s beautiful new French-Asian restaurant is the talk of the town.

Restaurants in Paris

Bistrot Paul Bert

Bertrand Auboyneau’s classic bistrot is still on the “must eat” list even after 21 years, and is world-renowned for its rustic French comfort food like eggs & black truffle shavings, peppery filet mignon in Cognac butter cream sauce, house made frites, cheese platters, soufflés & bottles of natural wine.

Rigmarole Paris

Le Rigmarole

Adventurous, open-minded + spontaneous eaters love Robert & Jess’s smoky tapas-style dishes cooked over Japanese binchotan charcoal.

Marche Enfants Rouges

Les Enfants Du Marché

HOT TABLE. Michael Grosman turned a tourist market stand into a wildly popular all-day natural wine bar restaurant with gorgeous food by Chef Masa Ikuta.

Septime Restaurant Paris Wendy Lyn

Septime

Bertrand Grebaut & Théo Pourriat’s casual little charmer is also a World’s Best 50 and a 1-star Michelin restaurant, which makes it one of Paris’ toughest rez. The set menus highlight seasonal products and the natural wine list is extraordinary.

Wine Bars, Cocktails + Breweries

Septime La Cave

Septime’s bottle shop is the ultimate neighborhood gathering spot for natural wine.

Candelaria

Behind the world famous tiny taqueria that whips up handmade tacos is a white door that when pushed open after 6pm, transports you into an award-winning sexy candlelit cocktail den jam-packed with folks taking in the killer cocktails, guac & nachos & music playlist until 2am.

La Buvette Paris Wendy Lyn

La Buvette

Camille Fourmont transformed this little vintage dairy shop on a sleepy street into a cult wine bar-shop that draws industry folk from all over the world who meet here for delicious tapas plates & bottles. 

Coffee, Wine Shops, Bakeries + Grocers

The French Bastards Paris

The French Bastards

There’s an exciting young new generation of bakers in town. Known as the French Bastards – friends Julien Abourmand, David Abehsera, and Emmanuel Gunther – are actually the nicest guys. Kudos […]

Septime Paris

D’Une Ile

Septime’s Chef-Owners Bertrand Great and Theo Pourriat have taken over a gorgeous country house hotel & restaurant in Normandy. Not only is getting here is half the fun – it takes my breath away.

What to know BEFORE YOU GO

Getting Around

The best meals will be found away from the city centre in unassuming locales, across bridges or tucked away in narrow grafitti-filled alleys – which are vibrant, lively and full of character.

Paris Map

The French Bastards

Drink, Stay, Shop

61 Rue Oberkampf, Paris, France

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Liquiderie Cave

Drink, Stay, Shop

9 Rue des 3 Bornes, 75011 Paris, France

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Import Export C.A.M.

Restaurant

55 Rue au Maire, Paris, France

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Bistrot Paul Bert

Restaurant

18 Rue Paul Bert, Paris, France

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Bambino

Drink, Stay, Shop

25 Rue Saint-Sébastien, Paris, France

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Septime La Cave

Drink, Stay, Shop

3 Rue Basfroi, Paris, France

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Le Rigmarole

Restaurant

Le Rigmarole, Rue du Grand Prieuré, Paris, France

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Cheval d’Or

Restaurant

21 Rue de la Villette, Paris, France

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Les Enfants Du Marché

Restaurant

39 Rue de Bretagne, 75003 Paris, France

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Maison by Sota Atsumi

Restaurant

3 Rue Saint-Hubert, Paris, France

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Septime

Restaurant

80 Rue de Charonne, Paris, France

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Candelaria

Drink, Stay, Shop

52 Rue de Saintonge, Paris, France

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Brutos

Restaurant

5 Rue du Général Renault, Paris, France

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La Buvette

Drink, Stay, Shop

67 Rue Saint-Maur, Paris, France

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Clamato

Restaurant

80 Rue de Charonne, Paris, France

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Mokonuts

Restaurant

Mokonuts Cafe and Bakery, Rue Saint-Bernard, Paris, France

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Le Servan

Restaurant

32 Rue Saint-Maur, Paris, France

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L’Ecailler du Bistrot

Restaurant

20 Rue Paul Bert, Paris, France

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Le Saint Sebastien

Restaurant

42 Rue Saint-Sébastien, Paris, France

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Double Dragon

Restaurant

57 Rue Saint-Maur, Paris, France

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Boneshaker

Drink, Stay, Shop

Boneshaker Doughnuts, Rue d'Aboukir, Paris, France

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Uncino

Restaurant

31 Rue la Bruyère, Paris, France

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Aux Deux Amis

Drink, Stay, Shop

45 Rue Oberkampf, Paris, France

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Le Verre Vole

Restaurant

67 rue de Lancry, Paris, France

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Le Mary Celeste

Restaurant

1 Rue Commines, Paris, France

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Frenchie Wine Bar

Restaurant

5 Rue du Nil, Paris, France

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The Clown Bar

Restaurant

114 Rue Amelot, Paris, France

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Laurent Dubois Fromager

Drink, Stay, Shop

47 Boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, France

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Du Pain et des Idées

Drink, Stay, Shop

34 Rue Yves Toudic, Paris, France

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L’Avant Comptoir Wine Bar

Restaurant

9 Carrefour de l'Odéon, Paris, France

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Restaurant Frenchie

Restaurant

5 Rue du Nil, Paris, France

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L’Ami Jean

Restaurant

27 Rue Malar, Paris, France

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Le Baratin

Restaurant

3 Rue Jouye-Rouve, Paris, France

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Le Dauphin Wine Bar

Restaurant

131 Avenue Parmentier, Paris, France

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Miznon

Restaurant

22 Rue des Ecouffes, Paris, France

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Frenchie’s To Go

Restaurant

9 Rue du Nil, Paris, France

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Restaurant AT

Restaurant

4 Rue du Cardinal Lemoine, Paris, France

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Le Comptoir Bistrot & Restaurant

Restaurant

9 Carrefour de l'Odéon, Paris, France

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