With simple cooking and friendly atmosphere, bistros are an essential part of Parisian life.

Terrasse de bistrot, rue Montorgueil, Paris   © OTCP - Nicky Bouwmeester

The bistro is a real Parisian institution and differs from the simple café in that these establishments used to be managed during the last century by wine merchants...
Those in the know will tell you, a Parisian bistro is quite something! A good wine list; simple and hearty traditional dishes; pleasant, down-to-earth service; no-frills tiling, wood panelling and curtains; reasonable prices – and a cheerful atmosphere to boot.

Chez André Adhérent

12 rue Marbeuf, Paris, 75008

This restaurant opened in 1936 and still has its original charm. Inside is a zinc bar and bistro tables that undoubtedly resemble......

Le Café du Commerce Adhérent

51 rue du Commerce, Paris, 75015

This restaurant is located on one of the liveliest and most distinctive roads of the 15th arrondissement, close to the Eiffel......

Aux Lyonnais - Alain Ducasse Adhérent

32 rue Saint-Marc, Paris, 75002

In the heart of the Grands Boulevards area, succumb to the authentic charm of a traditional Lyonnais bistro or “bouchon”. Created......

Benoit Paris 1/5 MICHELIN Adhérent

20 rue Saint-Martin, Paris, 75004

Benoit first opened its doors in 1912 and is now one of the last remaining authentic Parisian bistros around. Food lovers flock......

Chez Georges - Le Jeu du Mail Adhérent

1 rue du Mail, Paris, 75002

Chez Georges is a timeless restaurant with immaculate tablecloths and bistro cuisine. Nestled in a constantly bustling......

Café Branly Adhérent

Bistro | In a museum or monument
Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac - 37 quai Branly, Paris, 75007

During the design of the museum, the architect Jean Nouvel chose to free up space on the ground floor in favour of a large......

Le Bistrot de Paris Adhérent

33 rue de Lille, Paris, 75007

This beautiful traditional Parisian bistro serves generous portions of simple and delicious cuisine.

Chez René Adhérent

14 boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, 75005

Chez René serves delicious traditional French cuisine in a convivial atmosphere and a typical bistro decor.

Au Rendez-vous Saint-Germain Adhérent

88 boulevard Saint-Germain, Paris, 75005

Two rooms with two different atmospheres welcome customers throughout the day for meals made from fresh market produce, a snack......

Chez Fred Adhérent

190 bis boulevard Pereire, Paris, 75017

This house seems appears unchanged since 1945: the kepis on the walls, the marionnette puppets, the old paintings complementing......