2019 Best French Restaurants in Paris Area

Top Restaurants for French Food
in Paris

The modern restaurant has its origins in French culture, and the French have turned cooking into an art form. We love to sample French cuisine, whether in cafés, brasseries or temples of fine dining, accompanied by fragrant wines and runny cheese.

Browse GAYOT's selections for the Top French Restaurants in Paris, presented in alphabetical order.

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Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée
18/20
Alain Ducasse offers a “naturality” menu at Hôtel Plaza Athénée. See More
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Alain Passard -- L'Arpège
18/20
No need to be a vegetarian to enjoy the sublime veggies of Alain Passard. See More
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L'Ambroisie
18/20
Exceptional, classic French cooking and a rich décor tucked under the vaulted arches of the Place des Vosges. See More
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L'Astrance
17/20
Pascal Barbot recalls his training at L'Arpège to create dishes that leaves Parisians swooning. See More
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Le Cinq

French, Contemporary
Le Cinq
17/20
Chef Christian Le Squer sprinkles a palace menu with contained audacity. See More
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Epicure
18/20
A success story: The quiet but irresistible ascent of Eric Frechon to the summit. See More
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Maison Rostang
18/20
Nicolas Beaumann draws from the best ingredients to produce a classical French cuisine. See More
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Pierre Gagnaire
16/20
Cuisine where taste and texture bond in a harmonious blend of colors. Not for those averse to challenging their palates. See More
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Le Pré Catelan
17/20
Inventive interpretations of French fare at this Bois de Boulogne restaurant with a fireplace in winter and verdant terrace in summer. See More
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Restaurant Guy Savoy
18/20
Art meets gastronomy at Restaurant Guy Savoy at the Monnaie de Paris. See More
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