40 Hours in Paris Travel Guide

Tony has 40 hours to eat his way through Paris.


Hotels
Hotel Particulier Montmartre‬‬
Hotel Particulier is located in the heart of historical Montmartre and nestled in a secret passage.
  • 23 Avenue Junot
  • Pavillion D
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75018 France

Hotel Particulier Montmartre‬‬

Hotel Particulier is located in the heart of historical Montmartre and nestled in a secret passage.
23 Avenue Junot Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 01 53 41 81 40
Hotel Amour
Hotel Amore is a stylish and reasonably priced hotel that features "love hotel-style" rooms. The hotel also has a good bar and restaurant with an outdoor courtyard.
  • 8 Rue Navarin
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75009 France

Hotel Amour

Hotel Amore is a stylish and reasonably priced hotel that features "love hotel-style" rooms. The hotel also has a good bar and restaurant with an outdoor courtyard.
8 Rue Navarin Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 01 48 78 31 80

Restaurants & Bars
Le Pure Café
Tony drinks a coffee at this classic corner café. Tony explains that the best way to see Paris is to stroll through the lesser-known neighborhoods, and to sit, have a coffee, and watch Parisian life go by.
  • 14 Rue Jean Mace
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75011 France

Le Pure Café

Tony drinks a coffee at this classic corner café. Tony explains that the best way to see Paris is to stroll through the lesser-known neighborhoods, and to sit, have a coffee, and watch Parisian life go by.
14 Rue Jean Mace Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 43 71 47 22
Le Verre Volé ‬
Le Verre Vole is a wine bar with awesome natural wines and genuine French classic food. It is tucked along the mellow-yet-popular Canal St. Martin and has a casual ambience. It’s often frequented by chefs.
  • 67 Rue de Lancry
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75010 France

Le Verre Volé ‬

Le Verre Vole is a wine bar with awesome natural wines and genuine French classic food. It is tucked along the mellow-yet-popular Canal St. Martin and has a casual ambience. It’s often frequented by chefs.
67 Rue de Lancry Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 01 48 03 17 34
Aux Deux Amis‬‬
Aux Deux Amis is a wine bar with classic 70s décor and nouveau bistro dishes in the Oberkampt neighborhood. Belly up to the bar for a glass of natural wine, snack on tapas and rub shoulders with a good mix of the young and old.
  • 45 Rue Oberkampf
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75011 France

Aux Deux Amis‬‬

Aux Deux Amis is a wine bar with classic 70s décor and nouveau bistro dishes in the Oberkampt neighborhood. Belly up to the bar for a glass of natural wine, snack on tapas and rub shoulders with a good mix of the young and old.
45 Rue Oberkampf Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 58 30 38 13
Bistrot Paul Bert‬
Tony and sidekick Franz Lang enjoy one of the best traditional bistros in Paris. Bistrot Paul Bert boasts some of the best steak frites in town. It is tucked on Rue Paul Bert, an interesting street in the lesser-known 11th arrondissement.
  • 18 Rue Paul Bert
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75011 France

Bistrot Paul Bert‬

Tony and sidekick Franz Lang enjoy one of the best traditional bistros in Paris. Bistrot Paul Bert boasts some of the best steak frites in town. It is tucked on Rue Paul Bert, an interesting street in the lesser-known 11th arrondissement.
18 Rue Paul Bert Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 43 72 24 01
Septime‬
Chef Bertrand Grébaut makes delicious market-driven contemporary French dishes. Septime is asthetically flawless and seasoned with a subtle literary sensibility.
  • 80 Rue de Charonne
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75011 France

Septime‬

Chef Bertrand Grébaut makes delicious market-driven contemporary French dishes. Septime is asthetically flawless and seasoned with a subtle literary sensibility.
80 Rue de Charonne Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 43 67 38 29
L'Avant-Comptoir‬‬
Tony meets sidekick Fritz Lang at this wonderful little wine bar for a quick glass of wine and snack.
  • 9 Carrefour de l'Odeon
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75006 France

L'Avant-Comptoir‬‬

Tony meets sidekick Fritz Lang at this wonderful little wine bar for a quick glass of wine and snack.
9 Carrefour de l'Odeon Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 44 27 07 97
Du Pain et des Idées‬ ‎‬
Tony meets owner and baker Christophe Vasser who describes his philosophy on bread. Du Pain et des Idées specializes in renaissance-era recipes, and the counters are lined with carmelized apple tarts, small savory fugasse rolls and perfumed Brioche.
  • 34 Rue Yves Toudic
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75010 France

Du Pain et des Idées‬ ‎‬

Tony meets owner and baker Christophe Vasser who describes his philosophy on bread. Du Pain et des Idées specializes in renaissance-era recipes, and the counters are lined with carmelized apple tarts, small savory fugasse rolls and perfumed Brioche.
34 Rue Yves Toudic Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 01 42 40 44 52
Shakespeare and Company
This bookstore in the Latin quarter has been owned by a British family for generations. Writers like Jack Kerouac would crash in the beds tucked in the small bookshop's corners. Ex-pat writers often read here, accompanied by a bottle of wine.
  • 37 Rue de la Bucherie
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75005 France

Shakespeare and Company

This bookstore in the Latin quarter has been owned by a British family for generations. Writers like Jack Kerouac would crash in the beds tucked in the small bookshop's corners. Ex-pat writers often read here, accompanied by a bottle of wine.
37 Rue de la Bucherie Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 43 25 40 93
Camion Qui Fume
Tony goes to check out this new and strange phenomenon of food trucks that have recently opened for the first time in Paris. At Camion Qui Fume, Tony gets a cheeseburger and is quietly impressed with this French take on an American classic.
  • Various Locations
  • Paris, Île-de-France France

Camion Qui Fume

Tony goes to check out this new and strange phenomenon of food trucks that have recently opened for the first time in Paris. At Camion Qui Fume, Tony gets a cheeseburger and is quietly impressed with this French take on an American classic.
Various Locations Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 1 84 16 33 75
Au Passage‬‬
Tony eats lunch with Louis Daboussy at Au Passage, one of the best new restaurants in town serving fresh contemporary French cuisine at a fixed price. The lunch here is one of the best bargains in town, at night it turns into a good wine bar.
  • 1 bis, Passage Saint-Sebastien
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75004 France

Au Passage‬‬

Tony eats lunch with Louis Daboussy at Au Passage, one of the best new restaurants in town serving fresh contemporary French cuisine at a fixed price. The lunch here is one of the best bargains in town, at night it turns into a good wine bar.
1 bis, Passage Saint-Sebastien Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 43 55 07 52
Berthillon
Tony has Berthillon ice cream on the Isle St. Louis. Have a cone of their famous French ice cream and then take a walk to the banks of the Seine.
  • 29-31 Rue Saint-Louis en I'lle
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75004 France

Berthillon

Tony has Berthillon ice cream on the Isle St. Louis. Have a cone of their famous French ice cream and then take a walk to the banks of the Seine.
29-31 Rue Saint-Louis en I'lle Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 31 1 43 54 31 61
La Palette
The decor consists of tiled murals installed around 1935, advertising the virtues of a brand of liqueur that's no longer manufactured. The real reason to come, though, is the terrace -- a beautiful outdoor space not far from the river.
  • 43 Rue de Seine
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75006 France

La Palette

The decor consists of tiled murals installed around 1935, advertising the virtues of a brand of liqueur that's no longer manufactured. The real reason to come, though, is the terrace -- a beautiful outdoor space not far from the river.
43 Rue de Seine Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 43 26 68 15
Vivant
Diners here enjoy Cecina de León (smoked cured beef) and Fiocco di Culatello (literally -- small pig's backside). "You won't find any emulsions or siphons here. My cooking is no-frills cooking that respects ingredients," says chef Pierre Jancou.
  • 43 Rue des Petites Ecruries
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75010 France

Vivant

Diners here enjoy Cecina de León (smoked cured beef) and Fiocco di Culatello (literally -- small pig's backside). "You won't find any emulsions or siphons here. My cooking is no-frills cooking that respects ingredients," says chef Pierre Jancou.
43 Rue des Petites Ecruries Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 42 46 43 55
Urfa Durum
Tony walks to Urfa Durum, a Kurdish sandwich shop on lively Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis. Urfa is a hole in the wall with fresh flatbreads constantly cooking in the window.
  • 58 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75010 France

Urfa Durum

Tony walks to Urfa Durum, a Kurdish sandwich shop on lively Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis. Urfa is a hole in the wall with fresh flatbreads constantly cooking in the window.
58 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 48 24 12 84
Le Baratin ‬
Connoisseurs consider Raquel Carena the best cook in Paris but this small bistro is anything but flashy. Every lunchtime and evening, her kitchen produces divine market-fresh food: succulent chuck steak and pan-fried pollack in mandarin butter.
  • 3 Rue Jouye-Rouve
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75020 France

Le Baratin ‬

Connoisseurs consider Raquel Carena the best cook in Paris but this small bistro is anything but flashy. Every lunchtime and evening, her kitchen produces divine market-fresh food: succulent chuck steak and pan-fried pollack in mandarin butter.
3 Rue Jouye-Rouve Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 43 49 39 70
Le Dôme
Tony eats a seafood tower at Le Dome, an old classic brasserie in the Montparnasse district. Man Ray, Sartre, Simone de Bouvoir and Hemingway all hung out at this classic brasserie. Le Dome has some of the best Sole Mariniere in the city.
  • 108 Boulevard du Montparnasse
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75014 France

Le Dôme

Tony eats a seafood tower at Le Dome, an old classic brasserie in the Montparnasse district. Man Ray, Sartre, Simone de Bouvoir and Hemingway all hung out at this classic brasserie. Le Dome has some of the best Sole Mariniere in the city.
108 Boulevard du Montparnasse Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 01 43 35 25 81
Wepler
This is one of the last truly family-run brasserie’s in Paris. For over a hundred years the Wepler, the largest oyster house in Paris, has brought happiness to the connoisseurs of fresh and quality food.
  • 14 Place de Clichy
  • Paris, Île-de-France 75017 France

Wepler

This is one of the last truly family-run brasserie’s in Paris. For over a hundred years the Wepler, the largest oyster house in Paris, has brought happiness to the connoisseurs of fresh and quality food.
14 Place de Clichy Paris, Île-de-France, France
Phone: 33 1 45 22 53 24

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