Affordable bistronomic restaurants with lunch menus at €30 starter/main course/dessert

Published by Manon de Sortiraparis · Photos by Manon de Sortiraparis · Published on February 27th, 2024 at 12:18 a.m.
In Paris, many fine bistronomic restaurants offer lunch menus at €30 starter/main course/dessert. Here are the best addresses!

Parisian bistronomy is constantly evolving, and many new addresses are rewriting it every day, thanks to the inventiveness, modernity and a touch of madness of young chefs. Paris's bistronomic restaurants are diverse and varied, but most agree on one thing: the affordability of their lunch menus.

Indeed, it's quite possible to discover the new bistronomic addresses at lunchtime for €30 all-inclusive, starter, main course and dessert. An affordable price for Parisian workers forced to eat away from home, but also for tourists wishing to avoid the catch-all, and for any other gourmet in search of discoveries and new flavors.

To help you in your search for a weekday lunch at €30 starter/main course/dessert maximum, follow our recommendations. At these bistronomic addresses, you're guaranteed to eat good food, carefully prepared from seasonal, local and even organic produce, and get your money's worth!

Affordable bistronomic restaurants with lunch menus at €30 starter/main course/dessert:

Pastificio Norma - Friture de calamarsPastificio Norma - Friture de calamarsPastificio Norma - Friture de calamarsPastificio Norma - Friture de calamars Pastificio Norma, a sunny Sicilian restaurant in République
With its large sunny terrace and fresh pasta made to the highest standards, Pastificio Norma is the place to be this spring. [Read more]

Bien Élevé - Filet de boeuf, pommes grenailleBien Élevé - Filet de boeuf, pommes grenailleBien Élevé - Filet de boeuf, pommes grenailleBien Élevé - Filet de boeuf, pommes grenaille Bien Élevé, a family-run meat restaurant, from pasture to plate
Exceptional meats direct from the producer, matured on site, and a friendly bistro atmosphere, there's no doubt about it: you're at Bien Élevé! [Read more]

Le Café Mirette, l'excellent resto à la Fondation Pernod, côté Gare Saint-Lazare -  pulled porkLe Café Mirette, l'excellent resto à la Fondation Pernod, côté Gare Saint-Lazare -  pulled porkLe Café Mirette, l'excellent resto à la Fondation Pernod, côté Gare Saint-Lazare -  pulled porkLe Café Mirette, l'excellent resto à la Fondation Pernod, côté Gare Saint-Lazare -  pulled pork Café Mirette, the excellent bistronomic restaurant with hidden terrace in Saint-Lazare
Café Mirette is Le bon plan hidden behind the Saint-Lazare train station in a sheltered, little-known passageway. There you can lounge, sheltered, in the middle of 8ᵉ, enjoy fresh, seasonal cuisine and, as a bonus, very affordable. Housed within the Pernod Ricard Foundation, which continually offers free exhibitions, this is the literary café you'll love to go to. [Read more]

Caillebotte Bistrot Gourmand, la pépite du 9e -  A7C9654Caillebotte Bistrot Gourmand, la pépite du 9e -  A7C9654Caillebotte Bistrot Gourmand, la pépite du 9e -  A7C9654Caillebotte Bistrot Gourmand, la pépite du 9e -  A7C9654 Caillebotte, the affordable, gourmet bistro in Paris's 9th arrondissement
Caillebotte is the Bistrot Gourmand in Paris's 9th arrondissement, combining good food and conviviality with inventive, affordable cuisine. It's the kind of address that gets whispered about under the mantle, ideal for its excellent value for money, with a menu at €23 lunchtime and €43 evening. The quality of its dishes makes it a Parisian word-of-mouth favorite. [Read more]

L'Office - Ravioles de boeuf, betteraveL'Office - Ravioles de boeuf, betteraveL'Office - Ravioles de boeuf, betteraveL'Office - Ravioles de boeuf, betterave L'Office, an elegant bistro with a hushed ambience
Renowned for its legendary Wellington beef, l'Office is the bistronomic playground of chef Charley Breuvart, who also works across the street at Ardent Paris. For a cozy, candlelit dinner, l'Office is the place to be. [Read more]

Babille - Velouté DubarryBabille - Velouté DubarryBabille - Velouté DubarryBabille - Velouté Dubarry Babille, a festive French brasserie on the Grands Boulevards
Canaille and festive, the French brasserie Babille awaits gourmets and party-goers on the Grands Boulevards to delight them in every way. [Read more]

Picotte - Flan antillaisPicotte - Flan antillaisPicotte - Flan antillaisPicotte - Flan antillais Picotte, a bistronomic tour of France's regional specialities
From Provence to Northern France, via Normandy and the West Indies, Picotte promises a veritable bistronomic tour of France's specialties. [Read more]

Les Chouettes restaurant, la pépite cachée bistronomique dans un cadre insolite Les Chouettes restaurant, la pépite cachée bistronomique dans un cadre insolite Les Chouettes restaurant, la pépite cachée bistronomique dans un cadre insolite Les Chouettes restaurant, la pépite cachée bistronomique dans un cadre insolite Les Chouettes restaurant, the hidden bistronomic nugget in an unusual setting
Bye bye the Grand Duc, Les Chouettes restaurant is back in this historic building. In a unique space under an Eiffel glass roof, you'll enjoy finely-crafted, gourmet French brasserie cuisine. Just a stone's throw from the Carreau du Temple. [Read more]

Pristine - Carpaccio de céleri ravePristine - Carpaccio de céleri ravePristine - Carpaccio de céleri ravePristine - Carpaccio de céleri rave Pristine, an exciting bistronomic restaurant that embraces its love of plants
The Pristine restaurant and its cuisine of good sense and good taste is a superb discovery. An address that embraces its love of the sapid and generous vegetable. [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]

Pagaille - Encornets farcis, riz noirPagaille - Encornets farcis, riz noirPagaille - Encornets farcis, riz noirPagaille - Encornets farcis, riz noir Pagaille, a free-spirited bistro in the heights of the 18th arrondissement
Just opened in the heights of the 18th arrondissement, Pagaille is already proving to be a sure bet on rue Ramey, with its free-spirited, joyful bistronomic dishes. [Read more]

Le Boréal - Chawanmushi champignonsLe Boréal - Chawanmushi champignonsLe Boréal - Chawanmushi champignonsLe Boréal - Chawanmushi champignons Le Boréal, a fabulous café-bistro serving responsible cuisine from morning to night
Café in the morning, bistro for lunch and dinner, brunch on weekends; Le Boréal is the perfect solution for all your needs. [Read more]

Yard - Poulet pané et riz pilafYard - Poulet pané et riz pilafYard - Poulet pané et riz pilafYard - Poulet pané et riz pilaf Yard, Culinaries' bistro and natural wine cellar
Bistro at lunchtime, cellar dining in the evening, and for both lunch and dinner, plain skittles for a cheerful toast: this is Yard, the Culinaries restaurant just a stone's throw from Père Lachaise. [Read more]

Le Rigodon - Calamata champignons châtaignesLe Rigodon - Calamata champignons châtaignesLe Rigodon - Calamata champignons châtaignesLe Rigodon - Calamata champignons châtaignes Le Rigodon, a well-bred and sensible restaurant in the Folie-Méricourt district
The finest French farm produce, prepared in simple, comforting recipes - that's what you'll find at Rigodon! [Read more]

Brasserie Valma - Poireaux guancialeBrasserie Valma - Poireaux guancialeBrasserie Valma - Poireaux guancialeBrasserie Valma - Poireaux guanciale Brasserie Valma, the delicious and affordable Provencal restaurant on Canal Saint-Martin
As delicious as it is affordable, Brasserie Valma is already a must for any successful stroll along the banks of the Canal Saint-Martin. [Read more]

Bombance - Ris de veau, morillesBombance - Ris de veau, morillesBombance - Ris de veau, morillesBombance - Ris de veau, morilles Bombance, the Marais' finest bistronomic discovery
Bombance, a bistronomic restaurant in the Marais district of Paris, is a delightful discovery, with well-thought-out, well-crafted dishes! [Read more]

Ardent - Cochon et aubergine misoArdent - Cochon et aubergine misoArdent - Cochon et aubergine misoArdent - Cochon et aubergine miso Ardent, fiery cuisine from starter to dessert
All fire and flame at Ardent, the 9th arrondissement restaurant dedicated to flame cooking. On chef Charley Breuvart's menu, everyone is treated equally: meat, fish and vegetables. [Read more]

Braisenville - Ballotine volaille sauce abricotBraisenville - Ballotine volaille sauce abricotBraisenville - Ballotine volaille sauce abricotBraisenville - Ballotine volaille sauce abricot Braisenville, affordable, friendly neighborhood bistro restaurant
Braisenville has been a neighborhood institution for 13 years. The friendly, affordable address lives up to its reputation. [Read more]

Meha - Tomates mozzarellaMeha - Tomates mozzarellaMeha - Tomates mozzarellaMeha - Tomates mozzarella Meha, a remarkable and affordable bistronomic restaurant on the heights of the 18th arrondissement
Remarkable, affordable, delectable: there are many words to describe Meha, the new bistronomic restaurant on Rue Ramey. [Read more]

Le Restaurant Des Terres à Paris, une pépite de quartier abordable dans le 20e arrondissementLe Restaurant Des Terres à Paris, une pépite de quartier abordable dans le 20e arrondissementLe Restaurant Des Terres à Paris, une pépite de quartier abordable dans le 20e arrondissementLe Restaurant Des Terres à Paris, une pépite de quartier abordable dans le 20e arrondissement Restaurant Des Terres in Paris, the lively and affordable bistro in the 20th district of Paris
Des Terres is one of our favorite restaurants in the 20th arrondissement of Paris. Here, you can enjoy a cuisine that evolves every day for an excellent value for money, all in a setting that is both authentic and trendy and at an affordable price. Bonus: the wine cellar will seduce oenophiles eager to discover. [Read more]

Le Cyrano - Décoration historiqueLe Cyrano - Décoration historiqueLe Cyrano - Décoration historiqueLe Cyrano - Décoration historique Le Cyrano, affordable, comforting bistronomy in a historic setting
Whether for its fabulous historic Art Nouveau decor or its affordable bistro fare, there's a good reason to visit Le Cyrano, just a stone's throw from Place de Clichy. [Read more]

Lolo Bistrot - Scotch eggLolo Bistrot - Scotch eggLolo Bistrot - Scotch eggLolo Bistrot - Scotch egg Lolo Bistrot, mischievous bistronomy and natural wines in Poissonnière
Lolo Bistrot, the lively new address from hedonist duo Christophe Juville-Loïc Minel and chef Zac Gannat, oscillates between accessible bistronomy at lunchtime and sharing plates at dinner, accompanied by a glass of clean wine. [Read more]

Epicerie Tempero - Poulet et gratinEpicerie Tempero - Poulet et gratinEpicerie Tempero - Poulet et gratinEpicerie Tempero - Poulet et gratin Epicerie Tempero, the locavore grocery-canteen-eating cellar of Alessandra Montagne-Gomes
Head to the 13th arrondissement to discover Tempero, Alessandra Montagne-Gomes' grocery-canteen-dining room, opened just opposite her restaurant Nosso. In the glasses, clean wines, on the plates, the chef's childhood recipes, and on the shelves, tons of good local produce. [Read more]

Alluma Restaurant - salle - barAlluma Restaurant - salle - barAlluma Restaurant - salle - barAlluma Restaurant - salle - bar Alluma, the delicious and affordable bistronomic restaurant, Paris 11th arrondissement
Alluma is the name of a new bistrot d'auteur that has just opened in Paris's 11th arrondissement. Chef Tal Liran offers delicious, affordable Mediterranean cuisine. Rich in flavour, you'll love his dishes, where fresh produce and creativity are the order of the day. [Read more]

Blanca - Salade langue de boeufBlanca - Salade langue de boeufBlanca - Salade langue de boeufBlanca - Salade langue de boeuf Blanca, Fernando de Tomaso's stunning Argentinian restaurant with Basque accents
And that's two for chef Fernando de Tomaso who, after Biondi, unveils a stunning new Argentinian address, tinged with Basque accents: Blanca, near Bastille. A wonderful discovery. [Read more]

Le Comptoir des Résistants - Pâté de têteLe Comptoir des Résistants - Pâté de têteLe Comptoir des Résistants - Pâté de têteLe Comptoir des Résistants - Pâté de tête Le Comptoir des Résistants, a restaurant and wine bar with eco-responsible values and dishes
Les Résistants continue their fight for good, beautiful products that respect the planet and people, at Comptoir des Résistants, their new bistro and wine bar. [Read more]

BonhommeBonhommeBonhommeBonhomme Bonhomme, neighborhood bistronomy, friends' table and childhood memories
Three friends, two affordable menus and an inspired chef: this is the winning equation at Bonhomme, the new bistronomic restaurant on the Poissonnière side of Paris. [Read more]

DanteDanteDanteDante Dante, the elegant first table by Rebecca Beaufour
Trained by some of the best, chef Rebecca Beaufour opened her first Paris restaurant, Dante, with a focus on good food and sharing. [Read more]

RamdamRamdamRamdamRamdam Ramdam, unpretentious bistronomy with a bang
The new Ramdam restaurant in Barbès is causing a stir with its bistronomic small plates to share (or not!). [Read more]

SezonoSezonoSezonoSezono Sezono, generous and inventive vegetarian cuisine
A true restaurant-market, Sezono showcases inventive, resourceful vegetarian cuisine, to be enjoyed on the pretty, sunny terrace. [Read more]

OrgueilOrgueilOrgueilOrgueil Orgueil, small plates to share without prejudice and gastronomy by Eloi Spinnler
On the one hand, a bistro with small sharing plates, on the other, a bistronomic table in front of the ovens; Orgueil is a multi-faceted restaurant that young chef Eloi Spinnler directs with a master's hand. [Read more]

MâcheMâcheMâcheMâche Mâche, mischievous and affordable bistronomy on the Poissonnière side of Paris
With its unique look and playful plates, Mâche is one of the new tables to discover without delay. [Read more]

Diggity Diggity Diggity Diggity Diggity, a friendly, witty neighborhood canteen
Comforting bistro fare and a matter of good friends, that's all we needed to appreciate Diggity. Oh yes, famous pot-au-feu croquettes, touché! [Read more]

Restaurant DeuxRestaurant DeuxRestaurant DeuxRestaurant Deux Deux, the first Parisian table from Tiphaine Mollard and Romain Casas
Friends in the city as well as in the kitchen, Tiphaine Mollard and Romain Casas have just opened their first Parisian restaurant with the idea of combining their native Savoie and South-West regions in their dishes. [Read more]

Acmé - Tartare betteraveAcmé - Tartare betteraveAcmé - Tartare betteraveAcmé - Tartare betterave Bistronomic restaurants in Paris, our best addresses
Looking for a bistronomic restaurant in Paris? Discover our top addresses for modern, inventive, homemade cuisine. [Read more]

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