Food & Drink

The Parisian waiter snootiness scale

Published On 01/28/2014 Published On 01/28/2014
Flottes
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Café le petit pont
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Le Cercle Luxembourg
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1. Hippopotamus 1 Boulevard des Capucines, Paris, 75002 (Louvre)

Since they opened their first resto in 1968, Hippo' has established itself as a quality spot to grab a steak or other carnivorous options.

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2. L'Ami Louis 32 rue du Vertbois, Paris, 75003 (Le Marais)

Located in the 3rd arrondissement, this French resto has long established itself as an institution in the city and it's best known for its delightful roasted chicken.

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3. Le Café du Musee 17 boulevard Invalides, Paris, 75007

Located right around the corner from the Rodin Museum, this is a popular spot for those coming to or from the museum, especially during the breakfast hours.

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4. Le Petit Niçois 10 rue Amélie, Paris, 75007

From snails to seafood, this 7th arrondissement resto serves up authentic French cuisine just like you'd imagine.

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5. Café de L'Alma 5 avenue Rapp, Paris, 75007

Located in in 7th, this cafe and French resto is beautifully decorated and has outdoor seating for good weather, as well as private rooms available.

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6. Flottes 2 rue Cambon, Paris, 75001 (Louvre)

This 1st arrondissement resto and bar sure knows how to show you an upscale time, with a beautifully decorated interior and menu filled with classic French favorites.

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7. Au Pied de Cochon 6 Rue Coquillière, Paris, 75001 (Louvre)

This 1st arrondissement French resto is all about he pig. From their name, which means "the pig's foot," to their pig logo and their signature dish, pig's foot.

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8. Café Palais Royal rue Saint-Honoré, Paris, 75001 (Louvre)

This 1st arrondissement resto/cafe is a popular spot for locals, as well as tourists heading to the Louvre because of its close location.

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9. Cafe le Petit Pont 1 rue du Petit Pont, Paris, 75005

With a great view of the Notre-Dâme cathedral, this place has a lovely atmosphere filled with piano music and heaters outside for chilly weather.

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10. Le Cercle Luxembourg 1 rue Gay-Lussac, Paris, 75005

Located in the 5th arrondissement, this gastropub and French resto is popular for all meals of the day (especially nice days when people can enjoy the sunny weather), but the breakfast is the favorite here.