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My top picks for the best places to eat in Paris. You’ll find everything from casual bistrots & restaurants with top-notch food at affordable prices, quality raw oysters, hangover sandwiches, natural wine bars, late night industry hangouts, to street food, coffeehouses & more.

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Restaurants Open Part of/ All of August

Paris can be tricky in August – but have no fear…below are the best bars, bistros, neo-bistrots and industry hangouts where you will eat fresh food and drink natural wine, craft beer & cocktails in August.

Maison Sota Paris

Maison by Sota Atsumi

This is one of the most anticipated restaurant openings in YEARS – the international food world is thrilled Chef Sota Atsumi (ex Clown Bar) is finally opening his doors – online reservations available now for a September 10 opening.

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Cheval d’Or

NEW OPENING! Industry darling Taku Sekine’s beautiful new French-Asian restaurant is the talk of the town. On opening night the house was packed with devoted friends, family & fans sharing everything on the menu.

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Best Caves à Manger for Natural Wine

Caves à manger are fun little wine shops that serve small sharing plates with their wine. They are popular with Parisians as places to socialise during apero (short for aperitif) from 6-8:30pm before and (often) after dinner.

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Eat & Drink Paris by Neighborhood

Because you aren’t interested in every place to eat, only the places to eat, right now… these are my top picks / short list in each of Paris’ arrondissements.

What is open in Paris this summer

Paris Restaurants Open in August

Finding restaurants open during August can be a challenge. Then, finding good restaurants that are open takes a lot of effort. But no worries, I’ve done the leg work for you. Here’s the short list.

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Small Plate Natural Wine Bars

If you only have 24 hours in Paris, these natural wine bars are a must. FYI that by law all wine bars must sell food with alcohol.



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