The best restaurants in Paris

Instead of giving you a massive list of hundreds of restaurants, we've done the hard work for you and found the 40 best places to eat in Paris recommended by locals, separated by price range.

Restaurants curated by our travel team

The top rated affordable Restaurants in Paris

Out of our selection of local recommended affordable restaurants, these are rated the highest.

Les Philosophes

⭐️ 4.2 (3395)

Price Range: $$

Robert et Louise

⭐️ 4.5 (2052)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.2 (1750)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant 52

⭐️ 4.3 (1066)

Price Range: $$

Le Colimaçon

⭐️ 4.6 (1055)

Price Range: $$

FLESH restaurant

⭐️ 4.5 (1037)

Price Range: $$

Local Affordable Restaurant Favorites in Paris

Extremely well rated, and affordable, local favorites.

Le Petit Marcel

⭐️ 4.1 (996)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Eels

⭐️ 4.8 (802)

Price Range: $$

Le Bistrot Du Perigord

⭐️ 4.6 (716)

Price Range: $$

The top rated luxury restaurants in Paris

These are some of the best rated local recommended exclusive restaurants in the area.

Au Pied de Cochon

⭐️ 4.3 (8295)

Price Range: $$$

Le Train Bleu

⭐️ 4.3 (7624)

Price Range: $$$

To Restaurant Paris

⭐️ 4.4 (1780)

Price Range: $$$

Benoit Paris

⭐️ 4.2 (1321)

Price Range: $$$$


⭐️ 4.5 (1182)

Price Range: $$$

L’Ami Jean

⭐️ 4.5 (959)

Price Range: $$$

Recommended fine dining experiences in Paris

Our favorite fine dining restaurants, recommended by locals.

Le Reminet

⭐️ 4.3 (936)

Price Range: $$$

Beaurepaire - Restaurant Paris Terrasse

⭐️ 4.2 (742)

Price Range: $$$

La Poule au Pot

⭐️ 4.1 (717)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

Our goal is to provide you with a curated selection of the best dining experiences a city has to offer. By narrowing down the list to a maximum of 40 top-notch restaurants, we aim to save you from the overwhelming task of sifting through hundreds of options. We understand that too many choices can lead to decision fatigue. That's why we've done the hard work for you. We handpick these restaurants based on a variety of factors, including food quality, ambiance, service, and customer reviews, so you can make an informed decision easily and swiftly. Rest assured, with our curated list, any choice you make will be a great one.

Our selection and ranking process is a thorough and comprehensive one, ensuring that we provide you with only the best recommendations. First, we gather data from a variety of trusted sources including online reviews, local guides, food critics, and culinary websites. Our algorithm, which we continually update and refine, processes this information and assigns a score to each restaurant. Restaurants are then ranked based on these scores, ensuring that our top recommendations represent the very best that the city has to offer in terms of dining experiences for different price ranges.

Our role with is to find the best selection of restaurants, and then let you have the final decision on the best restaurants. But from customer reviews, we'd say that the must-try restaurants that fit within a sensible price range are: Les Philosophes, Robert et Louise, and Chouchou.

From customer reviews, and our research we'd have to say that the top 3 fine dining restaurants are Au Pied de Cochon, Le Train Bleu, and To Restaurant Paris.

A large majority of these restaurants are well known in the area and will most likely require a reservation to get a seating. That's why whenever available, we've included the website of the restuarant so you can get in touch with them directly.

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