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2019 Best French Restaurants
in the U.S.

Joel Robuchon Restaurant in Las Vegas is a temple of haute French cuisine and one of GAYOT's Best French Restaurants in America

Top French Cuisine Restaurants in America

If you don't live in France and a trip to Paris isn't in the cards for you, you can still find exceptional French food in cities throughout the U.S. Some of these top French restaurants are indeed helmed by chefs from France, but there are also chefs from America and beyond who also reach the heights of French cuisine. Browse GAYOT's selections for the Best French Restaurants in the U.S., presented in alphabetical order.

Also, be sure to check out GAYOT's local round-ups of the best French restaurants in LA, NYC, San Francisco and elsewhere.


GAYOT's Annual Restaurant Awards honor America's best chefs, as well as promising newcomers and a top restaurateur.