Restaurants in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, our best addresses, discoveries and favorites

Published by Manon de Sortiraparis, La Rédac · Photos by My de Sortiraparis · Published on January 26th, 2024 at 04:05 p.m.
Looking for a good restaurant in Paris' 1st arrondissement? Follow the guide to discover our best addresses, our latest discoveries and our favorites!

Whether you're exploring the Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois district, window-shopping at Les Halles , strolling around the prestigious Place Vendôme, the Louvre or the Palais-Royal, there's always a great restaurant nearby.

It has to be said that the center of our beautiful capital is one of the most visited districts by tourists, due to its must-see monuments explored by millions of people, its many fashion boutiques, but also its historic heritage and architecture. It's also a district that Parisians love for its many bars and restaurants, and that's exactly what we're interested in today!

Whatever your budget or tastes, there's something for everyone in the restaurants of Paris's 1st arrondissement. So, come and discover our best addresses, our latest discoveries and our favorites!

Restaurants in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, our best addresses, latest discoveries and favorites:

Expérience culinaire Balinaise dépaysante au Djakarta BaliExpérience culinaire Balinaise dépaysante au Djakarta BaliExpérience culinaire Balinaise dépaysante au Djakarta BaliExpérience culinaire Balinaise dépaysante au Djakarta Bali An exotic Balinese culinary experience at Djakarta Bali
Sponsored - Since 1984, the Djakarta Bali restaurant has been an authentic Indonesian embassy in the heart of Paris. Offering a delicious culinary immersion in the thousand flavors of Indonesia, the archipelago of spices. Every first Friday of the month, the restaurant becomes the setting for a unique sensory experience: Bali as if you were there... where a dancer, dressed in traditional costumes, enchants guests. [Read more]

Kapara - Agneau, freekeh, chimichurriKapara - Agneau, freekeh, chimichurriKapara - Agneau, freekeh, chimichurriKapara - Agneau, freekeh, chimichurri Kapara, the rebirth of Balagan with chef Zohar Sasson
Balagan is dead, long live Kapara! The menu has changed, but the venue and its boisterous atmosphere remain the same. And in the colorful plates, sunny dishes signed Assaf Granit and executed by chef Zohar Sasson. [Read more]

Au Piment de Sichuan, restaurant chinois Paris 1er arrondissementAu Piment de Sichuan, restaurant chinois Paris 1er arrondissementAu Piment de Sichuan, restaurant chinois Paris 1er arrondissementAu Piment de Sichuan, restaurant chinois Paris 1er arrondissement Au Piment de Sichuan, Opera's new spicy Chinese restaurant
Au Piment du Sichuan is the name of this new Chinese canteen that has opened on Avenue de l'Opéra, serving up delicately spiced dishes from the Sichuan region of China. How about waking up our sleeping taste buds? [Read more]

Les Fines Gueules - Araignée entière décortiquéeLes Fines Gueules - Araignée entière décortiquéeLes Fines Gueules - Araignée entière décortiquéeLes Fines Gueules - Araignée entière décortiquée Les Fines Gueules, French cuisine with character, a stone's throw from the Bourse
For almost 20 years now, Les Fines Gueules has opened wide on the Bourse side of town, offering French cuisine of character to be savored at the zinc counter, infiltrating among the innumerable regulars. The best thing to do is to eat alone and listen carefully! [Read more]

Maxim'sMaxim'sMaxim'sMaxim's Parisian institution Maxim's has been given a makeover under the aegis of Paris Society.
Maxim's has had a makeover, reopening its doors under the aegis of the Paris Society. A new chapter in the history of this Parisian institution. [Read more]

Brasserie restaurant et salon de thé : Le Vero-Dodat -  A7C4960Brasserie restaurant et salon de thé : Le Vero-Dodat -  A7C4960Brasserie restaurant et salon de thé : Le Vero-Dodat -  A7C4960Brasserie restaurant et salon de thé : Le Vero-Dodat -  A7C4960 Le Véro-Dodat, the authentic Brasserie-tea room in a historic covered passageway
Tucked away in the Galerie Véro-Dodat covered passageway is the Brasserie - Salon de thé of the same name: Le Véro-Dodat. With its blend of local cuisine and home-made gourmet tea, it's a great place to take a break from the past. [Read more]

Langosteria restaurant au Cheval Blanc Paris - IMG 8164Langosteria restaurant au Cheval Blanc Paris - IMG 8164Langosteria restaurant au Cheval Blanc Paris - IMG 8164Langosteria restaurant au Cheval Blanc Paris - IMG 8164 Langosteria at Cheval Blanc Paris: Italy invites itself with treasures from the sea
A Langosteria restaurant is set to open at Cheval Blanc Paris in September 2021, with the desire to offer the best of Italian fish, seafood and shellfish in one of Paris's finest hotels. [Read more]

Ouverture du restaurant L'Espadon du Ritz sous la houlette d'Eugénie BéziatOuverture du restaurant L'Espadon du Ritz sous la houlette d'Eugénie BéziatOuverture du restaurant L'Espadon du Ritz sous la houlette d'Eugénie BéziatOuverture du restaurant L'Espadon du Ritz sous la houlette d'Eugénie Béziat Opening of L'Espadon restaurant at the Ritz Paris, headed by Eugénie Béziat
The famous Ritz Paris opens its brand-new restaurant, l'Espadon, in collaboration with talented chef Eugénie Béziat. A unique gastronomic experience awaits you in a sumptuous setting overlooking the hotel's Grand Jardin. [Read more]

L'Aube par Thibault Nizard - Effiloché de paleron de boeufL'Aube par Thibault Nizard - Effiloché de paleron de boeufL'Aube par Thibault Nizard - Effiloché de paleron de boeufL'Aube par Thibault Nizard - Effiloché de paleron de boeuf L'Aube, chef Thibault Nizard's first gourmet restaurant
Chef Thibault Nizard has opened his first Paris restaurant, L'Aube. We're not getting ahead of ourselves in announcing that the latter could well be in the running for the stars. [Read more]

Tracé, Clément Vergeat - Turbot et moulesTracé, Clément Vergeat - Turbot et moulesTracé, Clément Vergeat - Turbot et moulesTracé, Clément Vergeat - Turbot et moules Tracé, chef Clément Vergeat's deeply moving gourmet table
Once again, chef Clément Vergeat touches our hearts with his new gourmet table, Tracé, opened in place of his previous restaurant Tamara. [Read more]

iRASSHAi à Paris, nos photos - IMG 0902iRASSHAi à Paris, nos photos - IMG 0902iRASSHAi à Paris, nos photos - IMG 0902iRASSHAi à Paris, nos photos - IMG 0902 iRASSHAi: the concept store dedicated to Japanese cuisine in Paris
Grocery, canteen, café, cocktail bar and soon bistronomic izakaya... Paris now boasts a new gourmet address featuring Japanese cuisine in all its forms. Visit iRASSHAi in the capital's 1st arrondissement, an 800 m² spot designed around the culinary cultures of Japan. [Read more]

Madame Rêve Café Madame Rêve Café Madame Rêve Café Madame Rêve Café Kitchen by Stéphanie Le Quellec, the Hôtel Madame Rêve restaurant
Discover "Kitchen by Stéphanie Le Quellec", the new restaurant at the Hôtel Madame Rêve invested by the two-star chef, located at 48 rue du Louvre. [Read more]

Restaurant Alfred - Tatin tomates confitesRestaurant Alfred - Tatin tomates confitesRestaurant Alfred - Tatin tomates confitesRestaurant Alfred - Tatin tomates confites Alfred, a contemporary French brasserie a stone's throw from Place Vendôme
Just a stone's throw from Place Vendôme, the young team at Brasserie Alfred offers French bistro cuisine with a contemporary twist. [Read more]

Au Pied de Cochon 2022Au Pied de Cochon 2022Au Pied de Cochon 2022Au Pied de Cochon 2022 Au Pied de Cochon, gourmet cuisine at Les Halles day and night
Day or night, the brasserie Au Pied de Cochon delights Parisians and tourists alike with its traditional, generous French cuisine. A legendary address to try at least once in your life. [Read more]

Maslow - Asperges et fromageMaslow - Asperges et fromageMaslow - Asperges et fromageMaslow - Asperges et fromage Maslow, comforting vegetarian cuisine on the banks of the Seine
On the banks of the Seine, Maslow makes vegetarian cuisine mouth-watering with melted cheese. [Read more]

Deli by Melt - Sandwich joue de boeuf fuméeDeli by Melt - Sandwich joue de boeuf fuméeDeli by Melt - Sandwich joue de boeuf fuméeDeli by Melt - Sandwich joue de boeuf fumée Deli by Melt, New York delicatessen and smoked meat sandwiches at Les Halles
New York delicatessen atmosphere and smoked meat sandwiches at Deli by Melt, in the heart of the Halles district. [Read more]

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The Japanese wagyu restaurant 1129 offers us a new experience both gourmet and chic. Head to the basement of the establishment located in the 1st arrondissement in Paris to discover Steakhouse 1146, an intimate place where you can savor a high quality cuisine signed Masahiro Ishida. [Read more]

GraniteGraniteGraniteGranite Granite, chef Tom Meyer's Michelin-starred restaurant
Tom Meyer opened his first restaurant in Paris, Granite, with Stéphane Manigold and Anthony Chenoz as pastry chefs. The restaurant was awarded a Michelin star. [Read more]

Le Dali, Meurice - DécorationLe Dali, Meurice - DécorationLe Dali, Meurice - DécorationLe Dali, Meurice - Décoration Le Dali, Le Meurice's elegant gourmet restaurant
In the heart of the Le Meurice palace, the Le Dali restaurant, with its imposing Philippe Starck decor, invites you to relax and indulge, without the fuss. Chef Amaury Bouhours unveils seasonal French cuisine, ending with a farandole of pastries by chef Cédric Grolet. [Read more]

Buckwheat, la nouvelle crêperie de l'Hôtel Normandy Le ChantierBuckwheat, la nouvelle crêperie de l'Hôtel Normandy Le ChantierBuckwheat, la nouvelle crêperie de l'Hôtel Normandy Le ChantierBuckwheat, la nouvelle crêperie de l'Hôtel Normandy Le Chantier Buckwheat, the gourmet crêperie at Hôtel Normandy Le Chantier
Calling all pancake lovers! Head for Buckwheat, a restaurant located in the Hôtel Normandy Le Chantier, offering a tasty menu with a West Coast flavour! Wheat or buckwheat pancakes... Take your pick! [Read more]

Sushi Way, le restaurant japonais qui vous sert à la vitesse éclairSushi Way, le restaurant japonais qui vous sert à la vitesse éclairSushi Way, le restaurant japonais qui vous sert à la vitesse éclairSushi Way, le restaurant japonais qui vous sert à la vitesse éclair Sushi Way, the restaurant that serves you sushi at full speed
In the heart of the Westfield Forum des Halles shopping center is a Japanese restaurant that has gone up a gear: it's Sushi Way, and we can assure you that your food will arrive at lightning speed. [Read more]

Charbon KunitorayaCharbon KunitorayaCharbon KunitorayaCharbon Kunitoraya Charbon Kunitoraya, a new yakitori restaurant near the Palais-Royal
Charbon Kunitoraya is the new yakitori restaurant that has just opened a few steps from the Palais-Royal. A new address of the chef Nomoto, already at the origin of 4 Japanese restaurants in Paris. [Read more]

Nhome - HuîtreNhome - HuîtreNhome - HuîtreNhome - Huître Nhome, chef Matan Zaken's ambitious first gourmet restaurant
A stone's throw from the Palais-Royal, chef Matan Zaken unveils Nhome, an intimate 20-cover gourmet restaurant featuring a unique and ambitious tasting menu. [Read more]

Micho, la sandwicherie de folie de Julien SebbagMicho, la sandwicherie de folie de Julien SebbagMicho, la sandwicherie de folie de Julien SebbagMicho, la sandwicherie de folie de Julien Sebbag Micho de Julien Sebbag, the restaurant is revealed in photos and video
Micho restaurant is open ! Julien Sebbag is back with his gourmet sandwiches but also new delicious plates to be discovered in his street-food bistro in the 1st district of Paris. Brioche bread and ultra-gourmet recipes, you'll love it! [Read more]

Kodawari Ramen Tsukiji à Paris, les photosKodawari Ramen Tsukiji à Paris, les photosKodawari Ramen Tsukiji à Paris, les photosKodawari Ramen Tsukiji à Paris, les photos Kodawari Tsukiji: the incredible restaurant dedicated to fish ramen in Paris
About three years after the opening of the very first Kodawari Ramen in the Odeon district, a second address dedicated to ramen opens in the capital. Its name? Kodawari Tsukiji. The opportunity to live a new and incredible Japanese experience, both immersive and tasty. [Read more]

Restaurant Omar Dhiab - Amuse-boucheRestaurant Omar Dhiab - Amuse-boucheRestaurant Omar Dhiab - Amuse-boucheRestaurant Omar Dhiab - Amuse-bouche Omar Dhiab, virtuoso first Michelin-starred restaurant by chef Omar Dhiab
Chef Omar Dhiab, who has passed through some of the finest Michelin-starred restaurants, unveils his virtuoso, thrilling gastronomic cuisine at his first restaurant, to which he gives his name. [Read more]

Restaurant Pitanga - CromesquisRestaurant Pitanga - CromesquisRestaurant Pitanga - CromesquisRestaurant Pitanga - Cromesquis Pitanga, Brazilian restaurant with traditional tapas and festive cocktails
From traditional tapas to festive cocktails, the Brazilian restaurant Pitanga puts sunshine on your plate at Les Halles! [Read more]

Cova lance son aperitivo chic au sein de sa pâtisserie, à côté de La SamaritaineCova lance son aperitivo chic au sein de sa pâtisserie, à côté de La SamaritaineCova lance son aperitivo chic au sein de sa pâtisserie, à côté de La SamaritaineCova lance son aperitivo chic au sein de sa pâtisserie, à côté de La Samaritaine Cova launches its chic aperitivo in its patisserie next to La Samaritaine
Every Thursday, Pasticceria Cova, located right next to La Samaritaine, offers a chic aperitivo, Il Giovedi da Cova! The idea? You choose your cocktail and enjoy a selection of tasty bites and small dishes. We've tried it and we'll tell you all about it! [Read more]

Eats ThymeEats ThymeEats ThymeEats Thyme Eats Thyme, Lebanese cuisine full of variety and generosity
At Eats Thyme, chef Carla Rebeiz delights the Halles district with her colorful and (very) generous Lebanese cuisine. [Read more]

Tenzen restaurant japonais confidentiel de TempurasTenzen restaurant japonais confidentiel de TempurasTenzen restaurant japonais confidentiel de TempurasTenzen restaurant japonais confidentiel de Tempuras Tenzen: the confidential Japanese tempura restaurant in Paris
Take the time to taste while you travel: this is the unique experience offered by Tenzen, a confidential gourmet restaurant dedicated to tempura, headed by the talented Japanese chef Jiro Kondo. [Read more]

PetibonPetibonPetibonPetibon Petibon, sweet and savory finger sandwiches in Montorgueil
At Petibon, enjoy sweet and savory finger sandwiches by Montorgueil! [Read more]

Damigiana - Menu dégustation été 2022Damigiana - Menu dégustation été 2022Damigiana - Menu dégustation été 2022Damigiana - Menu dégustation été 2022 Damigiana, the Italian restaurant with traditional recipes
Lovers of Italian gastronomy, head to the Halles district to (re)discover Damigiana, the Italian table designed by the Corinti siblings, who will introduce you to little-known but oh-so-tasty Italian specialties. [Read more]

Da Rosa JrDa Rosa JrDa Rosa JrDa Rosa Jr Da Rosa Jr, a family affair based on good products
Arthur Da Rosa took over one of his family's addresses and revisited it in his own way. The result is Da Rosa Jr, where the idea remains the same: to share tapas and good times with friends. [Read more]

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Located in the Halles district of Paris, L'Escargot Montorgueil showcases Burgundy snails in original recipes, and brilliantly executes the great classics of French gastronomy. [Read more]

La Halle aux GrainsLa Halle aux GrainsLa Halle aux GrainsLa Halle aux Grains La Halle aux Grains, elegant gastronomy by Michel and Sébastien Bras at the Bourse de Commerce
Michelin-starred chefs Michel and Sébastien Bras have set up shop in the historic Bourse de Commerce at La Halle aux Grains, a timeless restaurant where the grain regains all its nobility. [Read more]

DokiDoki, le handroll bar japonais, les photos DokiDoki, le handroll bar japonais, les photos DokiDoki, le handroll bar japonais, les photos DokiDoki, le handroll bar japonais, les photos DokiDoki: the Japanese handroll bar in downtown Paris
Calling all Japanese flavor fans! Paris 1st arrondissement welcomes a newcomer, DokiDoki. With the strong will to make you travel to the country of the Rising Sun, this indulging and elegant venue introduces you to the art of “Omakase”, offering delicious handrolls, made to order before your eyes! Come along! [Read more]

1129 iiniku, nos photos1129 iiniku, nos photos1129 iiniku, nos photos1129 iiniku, nos photos 1129 iiniku: the Japanese BBQ-style Wagyu Yakiniku restaurant in Paris
Japanese culinary art comes to the center of Paris. Omatsu France – already running the tasty An Japonaise location in the 2nd arrondissement – opens a new restaurant in the city. This time, nestled in the 1st arrondissement, 1129 iiniku shines a light on Wagyu beef and the yakiniku concept, the famous Japanese BBQ. Shall we give you a tour? [Read more]

Sfacciata, restaurant italien Sfacciata, restaurant italien Sfacciata, restaurant italien Sfacciata, restaurant italien Sfacciata, the new retro-contemporary Italian restaurant
Sfacciata, that's the name of this new Italian restaurant which is unveiled in the 1st district of Paris, just a step away from the Tuileries Gardens. A retro concept with a contemporary Italian cuisine, we love it! [Read more]

El Vecino taqueriaEl Vecino taqueriaEl Vecino taqueriaEl Vecino taqueria El Vecino, new Mexican taqueria in Paris
Mexican street-food reveals all its diversity at El Vecino, a small taqueria that opened in Paris. On the program, tacos in want, in there! [Read more]

Presto Fresco, la trattoria italienne familiale à deux pas des HallesPresto Fresco, la trattoria italienne familiale à deux pas des HallesPresto Fresco, la trattoria italienne familiale à deux pas des HallesPresto Fresco, la trattoria italienne familiale à deux pas des Halles Presto Fresco, the Italian family trattoria a stone’s throw from the Halles
Italian food lovers, cheer up! Run to Presto Fresco and discover tasty produces coming straight from Italy in this lovely trattoria in Paris 1st arrondissement, a stone’s throw from the Halles. A trattoria that is part of a cooperative of artisans with 100% independent, natural and short-delivery-system produces. [Read more]

Djakarta-Bali : pepes udong (gambas à l'étuvée dans une feuille de bananier)Djakarta-Bali : pepes udong (gambas à l'étuvée dans une feuille de bananier)Djakarta-Bali : pepes udong (gambas à l'étuvée dans une feuille de bananier)Djakarta-Bali : pepes udong (gambas à l'étuvée dans une feuille de bananier) Djakarta Bali, the original restaurant for travelling in Indonesia
Djakarta Bali is much more than an Indonesian restaurant: it's an invitation to travel, an exotic bubble in the heart of Paris. The restaurant also boasts a lovely, quiet terrace! [Read more]

Damigiana 2021Damigiana 2021Damigiana 2021Damigiana 2021 Restaurants in the Halles district, our top addresses
Are you wandering around Châtelet and Forum des Halles in Paris, looking for the best restaurants in the area? Here are our tried and tested addresses. [Read more]

And for a stroll around the district :

Visuel Paris Jardin Nelson Mandela Eglise Saint EustacheVisuel Paris Jardin Nelson Mandela Eglise Saint EustacheVisuel Paris Jardin Nelson Mandela Eglise Saint EustacheVisuel Paris Jardin Nelson Mandela Eglise Saint Eustache What to do in Châtelet-Les Halles and Beaubourg: Our tips and best addresses
Wandering around Châtelet-Les Halles and Beaubourg? Follow our guide to discover this central district of the capital from A to Z! [Read more]

Visuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris LouvreVisuel Paris Louvre What to do in the Louvre-Rivoli, Palais-Royal and Tuileries districts: Our best addresses
On the lookout for good addresses in the Louvre, Rue de Rivoli and Palais-Royal districts? Here they are! [Read more]

FIAC 2021 : le dragon flamboyant de la Place Vendôme par Alexander CalderFIAC 2021 : le dragon flamboyant de la Place Vendôme par Alexander CalderFIAC 2021 : le dragon flamboyant de la Place Vendôme par Alexander CalderFIAC 2021 : le dragon flamboyant de la Place Vendôme par Alexander Calder What to do in the Saint-Honoré - Place Vendôme district: Our tips and best addresses
Want to discover the Rue Saint-Honoré and Place Vendôme districts? Set out to conquer the best addresses in the area! [Read more]

Visuels Musée du LouvreVisuels Musée du LouvreVisuels Musée du LouvreVisuels Musée du Louvre What to do in Paris's 1st arrondissement? Ideas for outings and good addresses
Located right in the historic heart of the capital, the 1st arrondissement of Paris brings together some of the finest jewels of the City of Light. Between the Louvre Museum, the banks of the Seine, Place Vendôme, the Halles district, the Samaritaine and the emblematic Tuileries Gardens bordered by the Rue de Rivoli, it's time to conquer the best addresses and superb ideas for outings in this sublime district of Paris. [Read more]

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