Rue Champeaux has the city’s highest concentration of restaurants, cafes and crêperies, though few rise much above the ordinary. Student-oriented eateries can be found just west of the cathedral along rue de la Cité.

A Taste of Troyes

Locals are enormously proud of the city’s specialities: andouillettes de Troyes (sausages made with strips of pigs’ intestines) and tête de veau (calf’s head served without the brain). As far as most nonlocals are concerned, they’re an acquired taste.