Paris: Restaurants Open On New Year’s Eve/New Year

It is thrilling to ring in the New Year in Paris, but finding a great place that is open with fresh food & wine, not so easy. Here are my top picks for you to either go out in a classic bistrot, a TOP CHEF finalist’s hot new cocktail bar & restaurant or to stay in.

2nd/ Les Halles

Dalmata Pizza
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @dalmatapizza
L/D: Dec 27-everyday after
*Incredible Neopolitan Pizza. Eat-in or take their special New Year’s pizzas to go.

3rd / Marais

Datsha Underground Restaurant & Cocktail Bar
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @datsharestaurant
New Opening by TOP CHEF finalist 2019 Chef Alexia Duchene
Brand New Cocktail Bar & Modern French-British
D: Dec 28-everyday after
*Reserve ASAP for New Year’s Eve

5th / Latin Quarter

Restaurant AT
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @restaurant_at
Fine Dining-Modern French
Chef-Owner Atsushi Tanaka
L/Dec 27-Jan 4 (Closed Sun/L Mon)
*Reserve online

Le Comptoir Bistrot and L’Avant Comptoir Wine Bar(s)
Follow all locations on the Chef-Owner’s Instagram page 👉 @yves_camdeborde
Open EVERY DAY/No reservations/12-10:30pm
These three below are together at 9, Carrefour de l’Odeon
Le Comptoir Classic French Bistrot
L’Avant Comptoir de Mer Oysters & Seafood Wine Bar
L’Avant Comptoir Charcuterie & Tapas Wine Bar
This one is one the outside corner of 14 rue Lobineau
L’Avant Comptoir du Marché Charcuterie & Tapas Wine Bar
*Don’t miss the kilo of farm butter on the counter, no reservations, walk-ins only

Mordu Saint-Germain
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @mordu_saintgermaindespres
Restaurant/ Wine Bar/ Cocktails
Chef Baptiste Trudel
L/D 26-28, 30 & 31
*Reserve online


Chez Vous Bar
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @chezvousbar
Sharing Plates / Wine Bar
L/D Dec 26 – 31
*Reserve online


Cave Septime 
Wine Shop / Bar / Snacks
Follow all their restaurant’s posts on Instagram 👉 @septimeparis
Open Dec 24th/31 from 4-9pm / Dec 26-30 from 4-11pm
3, rue Basfroi
*Don’t miss the cured beef & fennel oil/chicken paté en croute. Like what you are drinking? It’s also a wine shop to take bottles home

Le Saint Sebastien
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @lesaintsebastien
Daniela Lavandenz / Chef Rob Mendoza
Modern French
D Dec 26-28, D Dec 31
*This restaurant aims to be as sustainable/zero waste as possible. Reserve online for New Year’s Eve dinner!

Bistrot Paul Bert
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @bistrotpaulbert
Classic French Bistrot
Owner Bertrand Auboyneau/Chef Thierry Laurent
L/D 26-28, D Dec 31, Jan 1
* Yes, they are famous for their pepper beef filet-frites but if everyone gets that? BORING. You are missing out on tons of other fabulous things – like all the produce grown on their farm in Normandy.

L’Ecailler du Bistrot
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @lecaillerdubistrot
Sister Seafood & Oysters
Gwen Cadoret
L Dec 24, platters to go until 8pm
Dec 25 platters 11am-2pm, L/D 26-28, 31 platters until 8pm, Jan 1 D & platters 11am-1pm
*Bistrot Paul Bert’s sister restaurant brings in seafood from Gwen’s family’s native Brittany. Rather stay on your pj’s with a bottle of bubbly? Call ahead and order platters of shellfish to go home.

17th / Batignolles

Rooster Restaurant
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @roosterrestaurant
Modern French Bistrot
Chef Frédéric Duca
L/D Dec 30/31
*Don’t wait too late to reserve for dinner online.

19th / Belleville

Le Grand Bain
Follow them on Instagram 👉 @legrandbainparis
Fresh seasonal sharing plates & wine bar
Chef-Owner Edward Delling Williams
D Dec 27-31