Best French Bistro Restaurants

By Gayot Editors

When you want a simple meal of French home-style cooking in an informal atmosphere, the bistro is the place for you.

We’ve rounded up the top bistros in Paris, as well as several U.S. cities, where you can enjoy bistro fare like steak frites, mussels or coq au vin.

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Best French Bistros Near You

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Chicago
Los Angeles
New York
Orange County, CA
Paris, France
San Francisco / Bay Area

Top French Restaurants in America

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French Restaurants Near You

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