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Best Brasseries & Restaurants in the Latin Quarter

Where To Eat In The 5th Arrondissement

Let me take you on a culinary journey to the Latin Quarter, the foodie’s paradise nestled in the Left Bank. ‘La Cuisine Française’ is the name of the game here, with a smattering of global flavors sprinkled in for good measure. See our hand-picked selection of the best Paris restaurants in Le Quartier Latin.

Paris restaurant entrance

Le Coupe-Chou

11 Rue de Lanneau, 75005 Paris
Somewhat hidden within the medieval walls of the 5th Arrondissement, across the street from Collège de France, Le Coupe-Chou is one of the most enchanting restaurants in Paris. Founded by three actor friends more than a half-century ago, this classic Parisian restaurant has been a gracious host to a great number of VIPs, from artists to royalty. With good, discreet service, a beautiful setting, and delicious French dishes, Le Coupe-Chou has that certain “je ne sais quoi”.
Price: €€€ |  French

Cute Paris restaurant near the Luxembourg Gardens, Judy

Judy, Cantine Qualitarienne

18 Rue de Fleurus, 75005 Paris
Serving organic, gluten-free, and vegan options, Judy is the place for a cold-pressed juice, a fresh açai bowl, & a lunch plate full of tasty veggies. Their menu changes with the season, so as to always incorporate fresh ingredients. But the lovely décor, wonderful lattes & tasty avocado toast are year-round staples.
Price: €€ |  Vegan

Paris restaurant belle époque dining room with mirrors, tables and chairs

Bouillon Racine

3 Rue Racine, 75006 Paris
If you like to drink your coffee or wine somewhere beautiful, this place will do the trick. This Art Nouveau restaurant opened in the early 1900s and hasn’t changed its décor since. Eating in this historic, traditional French spot makes you feel like you’re stepping back in time to the Paris of the Belle Epoque. Serving more sophisticated dishes than most other bouillons, Bouillon Racine is the place for a high quality meal in a superbly Parisian setting, at a reasonable price.
Price: €€ |  French

Patio of Paris French restaurant, Brasserie Balzar

Photo via Instagram, @brasseriebalzar

Brasserie Balzar

49 Rue des Écoles, 75005 Paris

This legendary brasserie is beloved by intellectuals, students, travellers, and locals alike. Serving up authentic French staples since 1886, it’s almost as much a Paris institution as the Eiffel Tower itself. Even if you aren’t hungry, take an hour or so to sit on this picture-perfect Parisian patio to enjoy a drink and watch the world go by.

Price: €€-€€€  | French


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La Boussole

12 Rue Guisarde, 75006 Paris

Navigate your way to La Boussole (meaning Compass) where the menu revolves around spices, herbs, and flavors from across the globe. From the fiery chipotle to the aromatic anise, your taste buds will surely embark on a global voyage. Our recommendation? Get the spice-infused duck confit, you won’t be disappointed!

Price: €€ |  French, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Healthy