“See” restaurants are those that have a killer view of Paris, and “be seen” restaurants are just that—Paris restaurants to people watch and brag about later on to your friends back home. They might not necessarily be the No. 1 spots for foodies, but this handpicked list of Paris restaurants offer excellent cuisine for the gal about town.

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.


If you want a table with a view, these Paris restaurants are the haunts for you. Perfect for the Parisian visitor that wants dine with style while still taking in the beautiful Paris views.

Read our picks for places to “see.

Be Seen

Chic, trendy restos where the people watching is as good as the meal itself. Though the view of Paris may not be as good, the hustle and bustling Parisian citizens you’ll see moving around will give you more than enough to see.

Read our picks for places to “be seen.