Restaurants

Top Choice Italian in St-Germain & Les Invalides

Epoca

Star of the French TV show Top Chef, Italian chef Denny Imbroisi, is the creative talent behind this A-lister-chic Italian bistro with a sharp, black-and-white interior evocative of 1930s art deco. The short, stylis…
Italian in St-Germain & Les Invalides

Anima

Dress on trend to ensure you don't look out of place at this sleek, fashionable Italian restaurant opened by David Lahner (of Racines fame) and Marco Marzilli in a former tapestry workshop. Large cathedral windows l…
Italian in St-Germain & Les Invalides

Oenosteria

Vintage tables and chairs only add to the charm of this stylish, industrial-styled eatery – the cave à manger (wine-bar-meets-tapas bar) arm of Casa Bini – stocked to the rafters with the finest Italian produce out …
Italian in Louvre & Les Halles

Daroco

Mirrored ceilings create a space-defying effect in this former JP Gaultier boutique, now transformed into a spectacular trattoria. Premium ingredients are used in mains such as dorade fillet with orange jus and fenn…
Italian in Bastille & Eastern Paris

Passerini

Rome native Giovanni Passerini is one of the finest Italian chefs cooking in Europe today. Delectable specialities include roast pigeon with smoked ricotta, and tagliolini with red Sicilian shrimp, and are complemen…
Italian in Lyon

Pizzeria Napoli

In business since 1966, family-owned Pizzeria Napoli serves some of Lyon's best pizzas, topped with quality ingredients and fired up in a wood-burning oven.
Italian in Chartrons, Bassins à Flot & Bacalan

Bocca a bocca

Locals can't get enough of this candlelit trattoria with summer terrace on Chartron's main street. Meal-sized salads bursting with grilled aubergines, mozzarella, San Daniele cured meat and other typical Italian pro…
Italian in St-Germain & Les Invalides

Casa Bini

At this highly recommended Italian restaurant, homemade pasta is cooked to perfection and children are treated like gods. Dishes span lush antipasti platters to the signature spaghettini with anchovies, burrata and …
Italian in Louvre & Les Halles

Enza & Famiglia

If you're lucky, you'll be able to snag a table at this pocket-sized trattoria, but if not, that's OK too. The superb fresh pasta dishes are also available to go (for €10), and choice picnic spots – eg the tip of th…
Italian in Fontainebleau

Antica Trattoria

Fontainebleau has a raft of Italian restaurants but this one is hands down the best. Steaming crispy-crust pizzas include La Melanzana (topped with grilled aubergine, pecorino and fresh basil and mint) and La Sorris…