Where To Find the Best Burgers in Paris
It’s no secret that the French have a penchant for all things bread, meat, and cheese. So, it shouldn’t be a surprise that even the city of haute cuisine and gastronomy has whole-heartedly embraced hamburgers, which are now very much part of the French food scene.
Whether it be in a traditional French brasserie, or a cool hipster bar, you can find every kind of burger in Paris, some even served with a distinctly French twist.
Here are some of the best burger joints in Paris that cover a wide variety of recipes from smash burgers to classics, as well as vegan and bao burgers.
- Best Smash Burgers in Paris
- Best Ground Beef Burgers in Paris
- Best Bao Burgers in Paris
- Best Veggie Burgers in Paris
- Best Vegan Burgers in Paris
Best Smash Burgers in Paris: Dumbo
Dumbo has managed to eke out a solid spot for itself among burger aficionados in Paris. With a sleek menu and takeaway-only service, Dumbo’s smash burgers have been a smash hit all the way around, pardon the pun.
Dumbo’s minimalist menu consists of a cheeseburger, a vegetarian burger, fried chicken, and fries. Their formula of quality over quantity means you can rest assured that you’re going to be eating a carefully prepared, well-balanced burger which tastes good every time.
On the flip side, if you like to get adventurous with your burger recipes, this might Dumbo could get boring after a couple of trips.
Prices start at 10€.
Address: Two locations in Paris
64 Rue Jean-Baptiste Pigalle, 75009 Paris
14 Rue des Petites Écuries, 75010 Paris
Best Ground Beef Burgers in Paris
Whether you’re in the mood for a classic cheeseburger or to try something truly out of the box, PNY has become a go-to chain to satisfy all kinds of burger cravings in Paris. However, they’re particularly specialized in ground beef burgers.
PNY stands for Paris New York, and true to its name, the burger chain brings a fun American flair to its menu. With recipes such as ‘The return of the cowboy’ which features ground beef with pork belly, and ‘Found dead in Mexico,’ which is a spicy ground beef that comes with pepper compote, PNY burgers combine adventurous recipes with a side of humor.
They also offer vegan and vegetarian options, although they are limited.
Their cozy interiors coupled with an all-out easy-going vibe make PNY the ideal place for a casual meal out with friends in Paris. Our tip? Pair your burger with their deliciously creamy smoothies.
Prices start at 13.50€.
Address: Multiple locations in Paris
1 Rue Perrée, 75003 Paris
10 Rue Sainte-Croix de la Bretonnerie, 75004 Paris
50 Rue de Caumartin, 75009 Paris
24 Rue Pierre Fontaine, 75009 Paris
50 Rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, 75010 Paris
96 Rue Oberkampf, 75011 Paris
120 Rue du Faubourg St-Antoine, 75012 Paris
15 Rue de la Gaité, 75014 Paris
In the heart of the fashionable Le Marais district, Le Ruisseau is a laidback burger joint serving up some seriously good burgers. This is Le Ruisseau’s original location, but with their popularity over the years, the restaurant has expanded to several other districts in Paris.
The menu is a mix of French and international influences with recipes like a Blue Cheeseburger, a Barbecue Cheddar burger, and burgers with regional specialties such as Sainte-Maure de Touraine cheese.
The pièce de résistance is definitely the Fish Burger with tartar sauce and capers.
This Parisian burger joint also offers an assortment of cocktails as well as other plates to choose from. And there are also some options for vegans and vegetarians.
Prices for burgers start at 15.50€.
Address: Four locations in and around Paris
22 Rue Rambuteau, 75003 Paris
8 Rue Brésil, 75014, Paris
65 Rue du Ruisseau, 75018 Paris, France
39 Rue Rivay, 92300 Levallois-Perret
Best Bao Burgers in Paris: Siseng
Siseng was one of the first places to introduce bao burgers in Paris, and it’s still going strong in terms of the quality and popularity.
Located right next to the trendy Canal Saint Martin, Siseng deftly combines street-food inspiration with a menu that ties in their family history.
The offering at Siseng is a mix of finger-food and typical dishes from South Asia, including delicious bao burgers. Some notable mentions include marinated beef cooked in five spices and braised pork, served in puffy streamed baos.
Some other items on the menu include bobun, Taiwanese fried chicken, and fennel salad. The menu offers options for vegetarians and vegans too.
Prices start at 13€.
Address: Two locations in Paris
82 Quai de Jemmapes, 75010 Paris
8 Rue Meissonier, 75017 Paris
Best Veggie Burgers in Paris: Roomies
If you’re after an amazing veggie burger, look no further than Roomies. Their homemade veggie patties are to die for. The concept? It’s more or less like Five Guys (if you’ve heard of it).
First, choose your “base” — either a veggie burger, a normal hamburger, or a bacon burger. Then, pick your cheese. Next, choose your sauce. And finally, add all the toppings you want.
Not sure what to order? Our favorite’s the veggie burger with the cocktail sauce, Tomme de Savoie, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and pickle.
Prices for burgers start at 12€ (with fries).
Address: Four locations around Paris
14 Rue du Cygne, 75001 Paris
6 Avenue Percier, 75008 Paris
9 Rue du Faubourg Poissonnière, 75009 Paris
253 Boulevard Jean Jaurès, 92100 Bologne-Billancourt
Best Vegan Burgers in Paris: Naked Burgers
In the past couple of years, vegan and plant-based burgers have become increasingly popular in Paris. Among the crop of new vegan burger joints that have opened up, Naked Burgers have managed to stand out thanks to their varied menu that offers up some awesome choices, as well as their memorable bright pink branding.
Both their aesthetics and food seem to have worked their magic, as Naked Burgers have already expanded to two locations in Paris.
Naked Burgers offers whole-food, plant-based burgers, along with sides such as coleslaw, sweet potato fries, and vegan chicken nuggets.
Prices for burgers start at 9.90€.
1 Rue de l’Ancienne Comédie, 75006 Paris
8 Rue Meissonier, 75017 Paris
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