Ethnic Foods

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Note: All establishments that have a pink fleur-de-lis are part of our Girls' Guide Travel Club collection. They are places where you can receive special discounts, VIP treatment or valuable offers exclusive to Girls' Guide Travel Club members. Find out more here.

Baan Boran

Baan Boran

Baan Boran is one of the city's best Thai restaurants, located accross the street from the historical Théâtre du Palais Royal. ... » Read more


Restaurant in the 1st Arrondissement


Edgar Hôtel

Edgar Hôtel

Have a seat in the restaurant in a vintage, scandinavian and cosy decoration, or on the terrasse on a small square, Paris stopped! Octopus tentacle, Q... » Read more


Bar in the 2nd Arrondissement


W.O.S Bar

W.O.S Bar

WOS bar is a fine spirits pub in the 5th that serves delicious fine crafted cocktails, wine and rare spirits, in a friendly atmosphere. A local spot t... » Read more


Bar in the 5th Arrondissement


A Casaluna

Corsican cuisine complete with the local Corsican wine.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 1st Arrondissement

Aida

Won international restaurant of the year in Pudlo and offers exquisite Japanese, with good prices at lunch. But in general Tokyo, New York, ... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 7th Arrondissement

Al Ajami

Lebanese food since the 1920s.... » Read more


Cafe in the 8th Arrondissement

Alain Milliat

Alain Milliat became famous for producing incredibly fresh and unusual juices. Now he has a restaurant that utilizes his divine concoctions throughout... » Read more


Restaurant in the 7th Arrondissement

Anahuacalli

This is the exception to the rule that Paris doesn’t do Mexican well. Anahuacalli is a bit expensive, perhaps because it has no competition.... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 5th Arrondissement

Au P'tit Cahoua

A beautiful Moroccan restaurant near the Jardin des Plantes, that transports you to North Africa. Couscous and tagines are above par.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 13th Arrondissement

Banyan

Rated highly.... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 15th Arrondissement

Bellota-Bellota

Pata negra, the great Iberian ham, is the star at this exquisite épicerie. Take your treats to go, or take a seat at the counter for an&nb... » Read more


Restaurant in the 7th Arrondissement

British Sandwich

Anglophiles can lunch on sandwiches, soups and salads, then visit the grocery area to stock up on Marmite, cheddar and shortbread.... » Read more


Cafe in the 17th Arrondissement

Café Suédois

Duck into the Swedish Cultural Center for Nordic snacks in the northern Marais.... » Read more


Cafe in the 3rd Arrondissement

Cafeotheque

One of the first places to find artisanal coffee in Paris and the strongest we’ve ever tasted. A good place to meet for a cup before spending a ... » Read more


Cafe in the 4th Arrondissement

Cantine California

Visit this roving food truck to get your carnitas fix. Read the full review here.... » Read more

Casa Bini

My friend Simone heads to Tuscany several times a year to restock the restaurant his mother established more than 20 years ago. Famous for their carpa... » Read more


Restaurant in the 6th Arrondissement

Cherche Midi

You’d never know it from the outside, but this is an Italian restaurant, with some of the best Italian food you’ll ever have. It’s q... » Read more

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Bistro in the 6th Arrondissement

Chez H’anna

If you want a truly delicious Israeli-style falafel sandwich with all the trimmings, Chez H’anna in the Marais is your destination. Chez Mariann... » Read more


Cafe in the 4th Arrondissement

Chez Marianne

Chez Marianne’s falafel ably competes with that of L’As, just around the corner, but it’s the mezes that keep visitors and families ... » Read more


Cafe in the 4th Arrondissement

Chez Omar

Perennially packed, Chez Omar is quite simply an institution. The no-reservations policy is a boon for those of us who hate to plan in advance, but be... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 3rd Arrondissement

Chocolats Pralus

François Pralus specializes in pure origin chocolates from Venezuela, Cuba, Equador etc. Their tropical pyramid collection is a classic.... » Read more


Bar in the 4th Arrondissement

Epicerie Izrael

An old Jewish deli specializing in smoked salmon, whitefish, pastrami, grape leaves and other types of Middle Eastern meze. Eat on the terrace or take... » Read more


Cafe in the 4th Arrondissement

Fogón

This is the address for creative Spanish cooking. Booking is imperative.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 1st Arrondissement

Guilo Guilo

Sure it’s a challenge to get in (it doesn’t even have standard hours), but it’s worth the effort to secure a spot at the counter, wh... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 18th Arrondissement

Gusto

If you're near the place des vosges, this italian epicecierie makes the perfect lunch stop. Enjoy a meal there or buy fresh made pasta to make at your... » Read more


Cafe in the 4th Arrondissement

Hai Kai

This very cool restaurant in Canal Saint Martin is run by a very cool female chef, Amelie Darvas (formerly of le meurice). In this airy, minimalistic ... » Read more


Cafe in the 10th Arrondissement

Higuma

Higuma is one of the many ramen shops that line rue Ste.-Anne in the Asian quarter of the 1st Arrondissement. Close to the Pyramides metro stop and&nb... » Read more


Restaurant in the 1st Arrondissement

Hokkaido

This is a standout address for gyoza and ramen in the rue Ste.-Anne area. No reservations, but the wait is short.... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 2nd Arrondissement

Il Vicolo

This chic yet friendly Italian restaurant serves homemade pasta with attentive service in a pleasant atmosphere. Nice Italian wine list.... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 6th Arrondissement

Il Vino

At Il Vino sommelier Enrico Bernardo turns the idea of wine pairings on its head: the wine is chosen first, and the food—modern Italian—fo... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 7th Arrondissement

Isami

Considered one of the very best Japanese places in Paris, Isami is worth checking out.... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 4th Arrondissement

Juveniles

Duck into this Scottish owned wine bar for a glass served with some simple, but hearty fare.... » Read more

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Wine Bar in the 1st Arrondissement

Kinugawa

For top sushi. They have three restaurants specializing in the cuisine of Kyoto. See website for other locations in Paris. ... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 8th Arrondissement

Korcarz

A kosher Jewish deli on rue des Rosiers offering an epicerie full of nosh and a lovely terrace. ... » Read more


Bistro in the 4th Arrondissement

Krishna Bhavan

Head to the neighborhood behind the Gare du Nord for the best Indian and Sri Lankan food in Paris. The rue Cail is a real restaurant row, and this is ... » Read more


Restaurant in the 10th Arrondissement

Kunitoraya

Kunitoraya serves some of the best udon and rice bowls in Paris, in a tiny space, at a small price. Read the full review here. ... » Read more


Restaurant in the 1st Arrondissement

L'Empire des Thés

The perfect spot for a pot of tea in Chinatown, specializing in 55 types of green tea. Sip at the salon or take a box to go.... » Read more


Tea Salon in the 13th Arrondissement

L'Orient d'Or

The high-heat Hunanese cooking at L’Orient d’Or makes this one of my favorite addresses for Chinese food in Paris. Read the full review h... » Read more


Restaurant in the 9th Arrondissement

La Mangerie

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Bar in the 4th Arrondissement

La Petite Sirène de Copenhague

Top-notch north country ingredients are on full display at this chic showcase of Denmark’s cool-climate cooking.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 9th Arrondissement

La Sieste

A charming little Italian place just down the street from Wadja, if you’ve had enough of buttery cuisine.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 6th Arrondissement

Le 404

There’s plenty of cool at this couscous emporium, where people go as much for the scene as for the tagines.  ... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 3rd Arrondissement

Le Cambodge

Go early or be prepared to queue at this Canal St.-Martin favorite.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 10th Arrondissement

Le Canton

Good Chinese food (when you just can’t look at foie gras again). The rue Gozlin is quite small, running parallel to and south of the boulevard S... » Read more


Restaurant in the 6th Arrondissement

Le Rouleau de Printemps

There are spring rolls, bien sûr, and big bowls of bo bun at this popular Vietnamese address in Belleville.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 20th Arrondissement

Le Saint Régis

A basic bistro with a hipster-chic vibe and the interior to match. Stop in for a salmon or regular burger when on the Ile St. Louis.... » Read more


Cafe in the 4th Arrondissement

Le Souk

One of the better Moroccan restos in town, located in the 11th arrondissement not far from the Bastille. Couscous and tajines served in an a... » Read more


Restaurant in the 11th Arrondissement

Le Temps des Cerises

This traditional bistro on the edge of the Marais offers affordable French cuisine with a touch of cool. A hole in the wall that will charm you ... » Read more


Cafe in the 4th Arrondissement

Les Délices d’Aphrodite

The sunny cuisine of Greece is best enjoyed outside, so aim for a table on the lovely terrace.  ... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 5th Arrondissement

Les Fous de l’Ile

This is a spot worth noting on the Ile Saint-Louis. Don’t let the roosters scare you off! It serves classic French food in a relaxed enviro... » Read more


Bar in the 4th Arrondissement

Les Pâtes Vivantes

Hand-stretched noodles, stir fried or in soup, are the draw at this fun and affordable Chinese restaurant, now with two locations.  See website ... » Read more


Restaurant in the 9th Arrondissement

Les Piétons

A real tapas bar that is fun and affordable.  ... » Read more


Restaurant in the 4th Arrondissement

Lhassa

A friendly, affordable place where you can sample some cuisine from the land of the Dalai Lama.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 5th Arrondissement

Lot of Wine

A friendly and inexpensive wine bar and wine shop serving 2 euro glasses of French wine and a small menu of appetizers.... » Read more


Wine Bar in the 4th Arrondissement

L’Altro

Go here for decent Italian and a cool space that feels more SoHo loft than St.-Germain.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 6th Arrondissement

L’As du Fallafel

The all-time champion in the falafel competition on the rue des Rosiers, this is a place that everyone loves.... » Read more


Cafe in the 4th Arrondissement

L’Atlas

One of the classic addresses for couscous in Paris, L’Atlas is an elegant choice on the left bank.... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 5th Arrondissement

L’Osteria

Superb (and expensive) pastas are on the menu at this tiny and charming Italian spot.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 4th Arrondissement

Mansouria

Charming Moroccan restaurant midway between la Bastille and place de la nation. Offers seven types of couscous and good Moroccan wine. ... » Read more


Restaurant in the 11th Arrondissement

Marlette

Marlette is a concept new to Paris. A boutique that focuses on baking and packaged mixes for the gluten-free. Everything is organic.... » Read more


Cafe in the 9th Arrondissement

Miznon

A very cool place to stop for a quick bite in the heart of the Marais, offering sandwiches and kebabs and Israeli/French fusion food.... » Read more


Bar in the 4th Arrondissement

Noura

This grand Lebanese eatery has several locations around Paris. See website for other locations. ... » Read more


Restaurant in the 16th Arrondissement

Pâtisserie des Martyrs

An absolutely stunning pastry shop in SoPi opened by award winning Pastry chef Sébastien Gaudard, a discipline of Pierre Herme.... » Read more


Cafe in the 9th Arrondissement

Pho 14

A bare-bones but good address for pho in the Chinatown of the 13th. Read the full review here.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 13th Arrondissement

Restaurant Clamato

Go early or late to snag a seat at Septime's (link to Septime's page) new seafood joint. In this relaxed atmosphere you'll enjoy creative and modern s... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 11th Arrondissement

Restaurant Goust

A divine restaurant in the 2nd headed up by a Spanish chef and newly minted with one Michelin star. Read our review: http://girlsguidetoparis.com/arc... » Read more


Bistro in the 2nd Arrondissement

Restaurant Indochine

Not fancy, but a superb Vietnamese joint in Chinatown (13e). Don’t miss the iced Vietnamese coffee.... » Read more


Cafe in the 1st Arrondissement

Rose Bakery

Already a classic, this is where some people go for the salads and savory tarts, others for tea cakes and treats, and many for both. Other location &... » Read more


Cafe in the 3rd Arrondissement

Shan Goût

Delicate, refined Chinese food is on the menu at this nondescript room near the Gare de Lyon. Lo mein? Look elsewhere.... » Read more


Restaurant in the 12th Arrondissement

Sola

Sola offers sophisticated Franco-Japanese cooking in an elegant, relaxed setting. Highly recommended... » Read more


Restaurant in the 5th Arrondissement

Song Heng

There are only two items on the menu at this always-crowded spot: bo bun and pho. You can’t go wrong, particularly for under 10 e... » Read more


Bistro in the 3rd Arrondissement

Thieng Heng

The place to go for Ban Mai in Chinatown. (13e) You might have to wait in line, but it's worth it.... » Read more


Bar in the 13th Arrondissement

Unico

A popular Argentine restaurant; naturally, steak is the star here.  ... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 11th Arrondissement

Vins des Pyrenees

A hip but friendly French bistro. Inside the atmosphere is flea market chic and the food is delicious. ... » Read more

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Wine Bar in the 4th Arrondissement

Yam’Tcha

Book many weeks in advance for superb Franco-Japanese cuisine from L’Astrance alum Adeline Grattard. Read the full review here. ... » Read more

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Restaurant in the 1st Arrondissement

Yen

This is the best soba noodle restaurant outside of Japan—I’ve even hosted visiting Japanese businessmen who claimed there were few of its ... » Read more


Restaurant in the 6th Arrondissement

Paris Picnic

Paris Picnic started as an idea between an American-expat couple living in France. Katya, Patrick and team partner with artisanal food and wine produc... » Read more


Restaurant in the 3rd Arrondissement