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Best Paris Outdoor Dining


Enjoy dining al fresco?  Let yourself be romanced by the sidewalk sounds of a big city or pampered by the peacefulness of a patio garden. Flock to the terrace, deck or boulevard table and share a bite, under the sun, an oversized patio umbrella or the stars. Be it a brunch in the breeze, sunset supper or long lunch, all of it tastes best outside. Visit a few of these top airy hot spots for the best outdoor dining in Paris.


 

View the Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in Paris.

Barocco Italian
12/20
Dining Room at Barocco, Levallois-Perret, 8, place Georges Pompidou
92300 Levallois-Perret
The Italian fare is good but rather pricey in this cozy restaurant. More...

Le Baudelaire French
14/20
Dining Room at Le Baudelaire, Paris, 6-8, rue Duphot
75001 Paris
Experience light, seasonal cuisine based on topnotch products. More...

Le Cafe Lenotre French
14/20
Dining Room at Le Cafe Lenotre, Paris, 10, av. des Champs-Élysées
75008 Paris
Chic and modern café located on one of the most famous avenues in Paris. More...

Cazaudehore French
13/20
Dining Room at Cazaudehore , St-Germain-en-Laye, 1, av. Kennedy
78100 St-Germain-en-Laye
Enjoy innovative cuisine, a full wine cellar and a cigar humidor. More...

Chamarre Montmartre Contemporary
14/20
52, rue Lamarck
75018 Paris
Fusion food on the heights of Montmartre. More...

La Closerie des Lilas French
10/20
Dining Room at La Closerie des Lilas, Paris, 171, bd du Montparnasse
75006 Paris
Hangout of the likes of Hemingway and numerous members of the Lost Generation. More...

Epicure French
18/20
Dining Room at Epicure, Paris, 112, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré
75008 Paris
Extremely fresh ingredients are used to create an amazing, light cuisine by chef Éric Frechon. More...

L'Escargot 1903 French
13/20
Dining Room at L 18, rue Charles Lorilleux
92800 Puteaux
A hearty and traditional fare served up in an appealing bistro. More...

Flora Danica Danish
12/20
142, av. des Champs-Élysées
75008 Paris
Delicious Danish dishes that can be consumed on the patio in good weather More...

La Fontaine de Mars French
13/20
Dining Room at La Fontaine de Mars, Paris, 129, rue Saint-Dominique
75007 Paris
Enjoy the charm of one of the oldest bistros in Paris. More...

Georges French
12/20
Dining Room at Georges, Paris, 19, rue Beaubourg
75004 Paris
Set atop the Pompidou Center, this modern minimalist venue serves light contemporary fare and affords a famous view over Paris. More...

La Grande Cascade French
16/20
Dining Room at La Grande Cascade, Paris, Allée de Longchamp
75016 Paris
Magical "Belle Époque" pavilion setting for talented chef Frédéric Robert classical French haute cuisine. More...

La Grande Verriere French
14/20
Dining Room at La Grande Verriere, Paris, Entrée Sablons
75016 Paris
Chef Christian Le Squer offers traditional dishes with a tinge of innovation in the Bois de Boulogne. More...

Laurent French
17/20
Dining Room at Laurent, Paris, 41, av. Gabriel
75008 Paris
A famous gastronomic destination near the Champs-Elysées. More...

Maison Blanche French
16/20
Dining Room at Maison Blanche, Paris, 15, av. Montaigne
75008 Paris
Refinement in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. More...

Mavrommatis Greek
15/20
Dining Room at Mavrommatis, Paris, 42, rue Daubenton
75005 Paris
Real Greek savour is to be found at Mavrommátis, the best Greek table of Paris if not of Europe. More...

Mini Palais French
14/20
Dining Room at Mini Palais, Paris, 3, av. Winston Churchill
75008 Paris
Dine in style at the Mini Palais after visiting the Grand Palais. More...

Le Moulin de la Galette French
14/20
Dining Room at Le Moulin de la Galette, Paris, 83, rue Lepic
75018 Paris
Intimate terrace dining in the heart of Montmartre. More...

Les Ombres French
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Dining Room at Les Ombres, Paris, 27, quai Branly
75007 Paris
The Musée du Quai Branly offers two options for dining: the Café Branly on the garden level and a restaurant, Les Ombres, on the rooftop (both independently accessible). More...

Le Pre Catelan French
17/20
Dining Room at Le Pre Catelan, Paris, Route de Suresnes
75016 Paris
Inventive interpretations of French fare at this Bois de Boulogne restaurant with a fireplace in winter and verdant terrace in summer. More...

Ralph's American
13/20
Dining Room at Ralph 173, bd Saint-Germain
75006 Paris
This restaurant behind the Ralph Lauren store features American cuisine and a highly sought-after patio. More...

Restaurant Costes French
11/20
239, rue Saint-Honoré
75001 Paris
The main reason to come to this restaurant is the extraordinary setting and décor. More...

Restaurant Lasserre French
18/20
Dining Room at Restaurant Lasserre, Paris, 17, av. Franklin D. Roosevelt
75008 Paris
Elegant décor and service make this venerable classic French worth a visit especially for the magical view afforded by a retractable roof. More...

Le Restaurant French
15/20
Dining Room at Le Restaurant, Paris, 13, rue des Beaux-Arts
75006 Paris
Classic food with original flavors in a romantic and historical restaurant. More...

Le Saut du Loup French
11/20
107, rue de Rivoli
75001 Paris
Appealing restaurant in the gardens of the Louvre Carrousel, doubling as a very sought-after terrace when good weather arrives. More...

La Table du Lancaster French
15/20
7, rue Berri
75008 Paris
French fare in a plush interior just off the Champs-Elysées. More...

Le Zyriab Middle Eastern
13/20
1, rue des Fossées Saint-Bernard
75005 Paris
Refined Mediterranean-Middle Eastern restaurant perched on top of the Institut du Monde Arabe museum. More...

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