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The Best Restaurants for Dinner in Paris

Where to Eat at the End of a Long Day
There’s nothing better after a long day than a delicious meal at a good restaurant. Whether you’ve been working all day or walking miles while exploring the French capital, a meal at any one of these great restaurants will make sure you end the day on a relaxing and satisfying note. These are our personal recommendations for the best restaurants for dinner in Paris.
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The Best After-Dinner Plans in Paris

Wondering where to go for after-dinner drinks in Paris? Or perhaps you’re looking to end the night with some entertainment? These are our favorite places for a fun Friday night out with friends, winding down with good cocktails in a cozy setting, or taking in intoxicating performances.
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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.
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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.
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The Best Places for Brunch in Paris

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.
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.
French can-can dancer at Moulin Rouge
Where to Go Out Late in the City of Light

The Best Paris Nightlife Spots

The French capital offers plenty of opportunities for late night fun: dance till dawn in one of the coolest clubs in the city, take in a late show at an iconic cabaret, listen to live music until the early hours of the morning, or simply close down your new favorite bar. For the best of Paris nightlife, these are the places we go when we’re in the mood to stay out all night.