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The French capital is known for showcasing a captivating gastronomic landscape, as such, knowing what to eat in 48 hours in Paris is an excellent way to understand the local food and drink!

Adorned with delightful cafés that beckon you with their outdoor seating, the cafe culture in Paris entices you to start your day with a flaky morning croissant. Or, if you prefer, try the heavenly Pain Perdu (French toast, soaked in eggs and milk, then fried to golden perfection).

Experience lunch at a traditional French brasserie, offering the simplicity of Pizza Popolare. Then, in the evening, indulge in a more upscale establishment, savouring a glass of exquisite wine alongside a mouthwatering dish like beef entrecote with herb-infused butter, accompanied by delectable "Pont-Neuf" potatoes.

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What to Eat in Paris in 48 Hours

Restaurants and eateries in Paris get super busy on weekends with high demand. It can be tough to snag a table within 48 hours. But no worries, we've got you covered with our hand-picked dining spots that offer an authentic experience for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Breakfast in Paris

Parisian cafés have seen a delightful infusion of diversity in recent years, particularly with the rise in popularity of brunch. Allow us to introduce two exceptional restaurants where you can savour a sumptuous breakfast, an experience that truly transcends ordinary culinary delights.

Au Pied de Cochon (6 Rue Coquillière 75001 Paris)

Have a delightful start to your day at this relaxed brasserie, where you can sample delectable breakfast options. Treat yourself to the delightful Au Pied de Cochons's Mimosa eggs topped with a luscious mushroom cream enhanced with a hint of summer truffle. Accompanied by a tantalizing side of vegetables macédoine, this exquisite meal promises to satisfy your morning cravings in the most exquisite manner.

Opening Hours from 8am - 11am and then 11.30am through to 5am all week! The restaurant has a quiet atmosphere and boasts an Award Winning Chef.

Le Ciel de Paris Restaurant (Av. du Maine 75015 Paris)

Welcome to an exquisite glass-walled space nestled in a soaring skyscraper, offering breathtaking vistas and an exquisite dining experience. Treat your senses with the finest French cuisine, served throughout the day from 8 am to 11 pm.

Experience a heavenly breakfast in the heart of the city. Join us for a delightful selection such as a rich hazelnut coffee, with buttery croissant with a creamy filling. Savour an Organic soft-egg with luscious "tonka" artichokes, foie gras nuggets, and chanterelle mushrooms. 

Indulge in a delightful dining experience with breathtaking views at Ciel de Paris. Whether it's breakfast, lunch, or dinner, you'll be treated to a truly unique and unforgettable culinary journey.

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Lunch in Paris

Seeking a delightful lunch spot in Paris? Allow us to share a couple of our top picks, where delectable cuisine awaits amidst the enchanting City of Light. 

Whether you yearn for a quick, on-the-go bite amidst your sightseeing adventures or crave a serene venue to indulge in a leisurely working lunch with friends, these culinary gems have got you covered.

Fanfan (18 Rue Bayen 75017 Paris)

You are welcomed here from Tuesday to Saturday, starting at 12pm until 11pm, to indulge in an exquisite gourmet luncheon. Specializing in the harmonious fusion of Franco-Asian cuisine. Explore the delightful encounter between the rich culinary traditions of France and the captivating flavours of Asia. 

Max Bonnard crafts delightful Asian fusion cuisine, inspired by the traditions of Japan and Thailand. His creations bring together delicate and harmonious combinations that please the palate and elevate the senses.

Il était un square (54 Rue Corvisart 75013 Paris)

The entire team eagerly looks forward to your arrival, where you can sample a delightful culinary lunch experience at this exquisite bistro! 

Open every day, except for Sundays, during the following hours:

Monday to Friday: 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Saturday: 12 p.m. to 2:30 p.m., and 7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The bistro serves tasty burgers and tartars made from beef from traditional farms. The buns are crafted with natural ingredients, and the homemade fries and mayonnaise complement the carefully aged cheeses and thoughtfully curated wine selection. Try our uniquely topped burgers with creamy cheese!

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Dinner in Paris

Savour the enchantment of Paris during dinner time, where romance and candlelight intertwine with Parisian evening cuisine. Anticipate the sublime pleasure of savouring a pita filled to overflowing with succulent beef bourguignon. Or embark on an exquisite multi-course tasting menu, artfully presented to captivate your senses.

Discover a couple of our meticulously curated Parisian evening dining establishments, perfectly balancing timeless classics with avant-garde culinary havens. Prepare to embark on a gastronomic journey that will enchant your taste buds and leave you craving more.

La Poule au Pot (9 Rue Vauvilliers 75001 Paris)

Pamper yourself with the exquisite French cuisine crafted by renowned chef Jean-François Piège at this prestigious Michelin-starred restaurant. Impeccable silver tray service and charming old-fashioned bistro decor with a classic zinc counter create an ambiance that embodies elegance and sophistication.

A curated dining experience with meticulously crafted details. Savour onion gratinée, quenelle of arctic char, beef chuck hash, and Colbert fried whiting with tartar sauce. Complemented by an enticing wine list, tantalizing your taste buds.

24 Le restaurant (24 Rue Jean Mermoz 75008 Paris)

Situated at the foot of the awe-inspiring Champs-Elysées, this restaurant offers an extraordinary culinary journey, meticulously crafted by Chef Erwan Merdrignac. Open from Monday to Friday for lunch (12pm - 2pm) and dinner (7pm - 9.30pm). With a delightful summer terrace, this enchanting restaurant captivates patrons with its exquisite ambiance. 

As per the Michelin guide, this place offers well-crafted, authentic French cuisine with personal touches. One example is their dish of Dombes duckling breast with yellow peach and pine nut chutney, complemented by a duckling jus infused with mulled wine flavours.

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Whether it be breakfast, lunch or dinner, go ahead and treat yourself or a loved one to a food and drink experience in Paris! Delight in the finest gourmet cuisine that has to offer. Book online or contact one of our assistants via our live chat.

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