Restaurants

Top Choice Pastries in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Jacques Genin

Wildly creative chocolatier Jacques Genin is famed for his flavoured caramels, pâtes de fruits (fruit jellies) and exquisitely embossed bonbons de chocolat (chocolate sweets). But what completely steals the show at …
Top Choice Bistro in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Au Passage

Rising-star chefs continue to make their name at this petit bar de quartier (little neighbourhood bar). Choose from a good-value, uncomplicated selection of petites assiettes (small tapas-style plates) of cold meats…
Top Choice Cafe in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

La Maison Plisson

Framed by glass-canopied wrought-iron girders, this gourmand's dream incorporates a covered-market-style, terrazzo-floored food hall filled with exquisite, mostly French produce: meat, vegetables, cheese, wine, choc…
Top Choice Crêpes in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Breizh Café

Everything at the Breizh (‘Breton’ in Breton) is 100% authentic, including its organic-flour crêpes and galettes (savoury buckwheat crêpes) that top many Parisians' lists for the best in the city. Other specialities…
Seafood in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Istr

Fabulously patterned wallpaper and a gleaming zinc bar set the stage for innovative Breton-inspired cuisine. The region's famed istr ('oyster' in Breton) is the star of the show here, served plain, as a Bloody Mary–…
Asian in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Goku

Fronted by a bamboo-fringed terrace, Goku is a sizzling address for pan-Asian flavours. It serves everything from tapas-style kimchi (Korean fermented vegetables), sake- and ginger-marinated yakitori skewers and coc…
French in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Le Clown Bar

The former staff dining room of the city's winter circus, the 1852-built Cirque d’Hiver, is a historic monument with colourful clown-themed ceramics and mosaics, painted glass ceilings and its original zinc bar. Mod…
French in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Pierre Sang

At Top Chef finalist Pierre Sang's flagship, modern French cuisine has a strong fusion lilt thanks to his French and Korean background, and the vibe is casual and fun. He also has a neighbouring French–Korean atelie…
Bakery in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Chambelland

Using rice and buckwheat flour from its own mill in southern France, this pioneering 100% gluten-free bakery creates exquisite cakes and pastries as well as sourdough loaves and brioches peppered with nuts, seeds, c…
Brasserie in Le Marais, Ménilmontant & Belleville

Brasserie Bofinger

Founded in 1864, Bofinger is reputedly Paris' oldest brasserie, though its polished art nouveau brass, glass and mirrors indicate redecoration a few decades later. Alsatian-inspired specialities include six kinds of…