Best French Restaurants

By Gayot Editors

Wouldn’t you agree that the French are most famous for their cuisine? Even the word “restaurant” has its origins in France. (It is derived from restaurer, meaning “to restore.”)

If you can’t make it to France, we’ve rounded up recommendations for top restaurants serving French cuisine near you. (And if you do journey to Paris, we’ve got you covered, too!)

> Check GAYOT’s Guide to French Food Terms.

Top French Restaurants in the U.S.

For the tip-top of French gastronomy in America, check out GAYOT’s list of the Best French Restaurants in the U.S.

Best French Bistros by City

Enjoy home-style French fare in a more casual setting at one of GAYOT’s Best Bistros in Paris and other U.S. cities.