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The Best Places for Brunch in Paris

Where to Sunday Brunch Like a Local
Planning a relaxing weekend in Paris? We suggest sleeping in and then starting your day by brunching. Although it may be more of an American thing, the French have recently hopped on the brunch bandwagon. In the past five years, this bougie breakfast concept has become incredibly popular among Parisians. These are the best brunch places in Paris according to locals.
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Apéro with one and cheese plate
Where to Go for Pre-Dinner Drinks in the City of Light

The Best Places for Apéro in Paris

The French art of the apéro, or early evening drinks, is something you really must experience when in Paris. Usually taking place between 5 and 8pm, these afterworks are an opportunity for friends and co-workers to catch up over a glass of wine and a charcuterie board. Café terraces fill up in the French capital as Parisians seem to all finally be off the clock. Wind down with a cocktail, mocktail, beer, or wine like a local — and maybe even take advantage of happy hours — at one of these great spots for an apéro in Paris.
Produce stand at the organic food market in Batignolles.
Where to Start Your Day Right in the City of Light

The Best of Breakfast in Paris

Before setting off to explore the city, start your day with a good breakfast in Paris. You’ll find all types of petit déjeuners, ranging from American-style options with eggs, pancakes, and bacon on the menu to the typical French breakfast of croissants, yogurt, orange juice, and coffee. Here are the Parisian cafés and restaurants we recommend for your morning meal.
Vegan pastries in Paris plant-based concept store, Aujourd'hui Demain
Where to Eat a Midday Meal

The Best Restaurants for Lunch in Paris

Wondering where to go for lunch in Paris? These are our favorite restaurants for a good midday meal in the City of Light, whether you’re looking for food to grab fast while shopping and sightseeing or a nice place to sit with colleagues for a while and have a working lunch.