32 great wine restaurants in Paris 2021
For all the restaurants in Paris, not all of them are top of the line and not all of them have the wine selections to make you dream. Luckily, we have the talented sommelier Thomas Simian on our team and these are his recommendations for the best wine restaurants in Paris. As Paris is a moveable feast - we will increase the coverage so check back soon!
Phone: +33 1 42 61 06 65
Address: 8 Rue Volney, Paris
After several years devoted to Michelin-starred restaurants, Philippe Marques decided to open his restaurant Bistro Volnay a few steps from La Madeleine (Paris 2 arrondissement). With his experience (ex: Alain Senderens at Lucas carton), he offers a wine list of more than 400 references. A lively and warm place that loves to put wine in the service of Chef Thomas Moretto's kitchen. Bistro Volnay also have a speciality: they do pairings with wine and pepper, where they have over 30 different kinds of pepper and match them with wine.
Phone: +33 1 43 55 87 35
Address: 114 Rue Amelot, Paris
Just a short distance from the Republic square, Le clown bar is a Parisian Bistro (Paris 11th arrondissement) that has become a reference. The cuisine is lively, fresh and full of energy. (Go for the Duck pithivier). Under the leadership of Ewen Lemoine, the selection of wine is entirely in the natural register. Do not hesitate to discuss with Ewen so that he can make you travel through all his discoveries (Loire, Jura...)."
Phone: +33 1 42 15 55 70
Address: 31 Avenue de Versailles, Paris
A few steps from the Pont de Grenelle, Comice is a restaurant (Paris 16th arrondissement) created by the couple Etheliya and Noam. With their experience, the restaurant got a Michelin star after only one year. Today, Etheliya has created a dynamic wine list. She loves to promote winegrowers and will not hesitate to take you away from the beaten path.
Phone: +33 1 45 50 11 10
Address: 29 Rue Surcouf, Paris
In the Invalides neighbourhood David Toutain has created his famous restaurant that is now at 2 michelin stars, although you will not find a quiet place with stiff service here. Hearty cuisine and fresh flavours. Sommelier Fabien Vuillon took over in September 2020 and he is helped by the seriously deep cellar which offers the possibility to drink wines at maturity. Not to be missed.
Phone: +33 1 42 28 80 20
Address: 27 Rue d'Hauteville, Paris
Located right in the heart of Rue Hauteville (Paris 10th arrondissement), Eels is a restaurant with a young, dynamic and above all talented team. On the wine side, the winelist is constantly evolving. At the helm, Felix Le Louarn manages the wine list composed of 250 references.
Phone: 01 45 55 27 56
Address: 34 Rue Saint-Dominique, Paris
Located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, restaurant Garance was born under the leadership of Guillaume Muller. Little time was necessary before this place breathed with wine. Besides the authentic cuisine, on the cellar side, 8000 bottles are representing more than 1000 references!
Phone: +33 1 43 29 12 12
Address: 9 Rue de la Montagne Sainte Geneviève, Paris
Louis Vin is located in the fifth arrondissement on the left bank and it is a pure Parisian bistro. Bertrand Gouillon-Valentin runs the kitchen and it has become a real quality address. The wine list is large and filled with classics, where you are certain to find something to your taste.
Phone: +33 1 43 49 39 70
Address: 3 Rue Jouye-Rouve, Paris
A veritable institution of natural wines, the restaurant Le Baratin (Paris 20th arrondissement) is an indispensable place for the natural and curious wine drinker. Philippe Pinoteau has introduced new producers for 30 years. Do not hesitate to discuss with the owner so that he unearths some rare gem from the non-listed wine cellar.
Phone: +33 1 45 63 65 26
Address: 16 Rue Jean Mermoz, Paris
Situated in the middle of the Golden Triangle, Le Mermoz is a Paris bistro that stands out from the golden neighbours. It is a casual and friendly setting with a small outdoor terrace in summer. In the kitchen, chef Thomas Graham has created a fresh, tasty and gourmand menu. On the wine side, Le Mermoz is counting on the new arrival Robin Gurgui. He is a sommelier with curiosity that can take you off the beaten track in the wine world, part of the young generation of sommeliers. Trust him to pick something good.
Phone: +33 1 53 05 00 00
Address: 7 Rue d'Aguesseau, Paris
Only a few steps from the Elysée presidential palace in Paris, Le Grand Restaurant is one of the major works from Chef Jean-François Piège. The well-known chef has built his reputation and ’savoir-faire’ at some of the most celebrated establishments in the world. At this two-star restaurant, the chef shows off all of his creativity.
Phone: +33 1 43 22 09 01
Address: 10 Place Constantin Brancusi, Paris
La Cagouille opened in the early '80s and is a true classic in Paris. The restaurant is located close to Gare Montparnasse and serves fresh dishes, focusing on seafood.
Phone: +33 1 43 42 49 31
Address: 43- 45 Rue de Cîteaux, Paris
Nestled in the heart of the Aligre quartier (12th arrondissement), the Ebauchoir is a real Parisian Bistro with a warm atmosphere. Naturally, the wine and a varied choice of it, is a given. The selection of wine is varied.
Phone: +33 1 43 57 89 76
Address: 13 Rue Ternaux, Paris
Authentic Parisian Bistro, the Villaret (11th arrondissement) is a convivial place. For several years, the chef Olivier Gaslain in partnership with his team has created a venue with focus on French vineyards. The wine list is filled with treasures at very good prices. Burgundy is the speciality.
Phone: +33 1 48 03 17 34
Address: 67 Rue de Lancry, Paris
A few steps from the St Martin canal (10th arrondissement), Verre Volé is worth a visit. A tasty and frank cuisine is accompanied by a wine selection that seeks above all to highlight little known winegrowers.
Phone: +33 6 49 75 27 90
Address: 42 Rue Saint-Sébastien, Paris
After only a few weeks of opening, the Saint Sebastien, located halfway between République and Bastille (Paris 11th arrondissement), has established itself as a Paris wine destination. The wine list was made with a lot of personality, this bistro is a melting pot of fun and conviviality.
Phone: +33 1 82 82 10 10
Address: 31 Avenue Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Paris
Located a few steps from the Champs-Elysées, the Clarence (Paris 8th arrondissement) is located in the heart of an exceptional building. Owned by Prince Robert of Luxembourg of Chateau Haut-Brion, this property represents the pinnacle of French classicism but with a warm and comforting décor. It serves as a home to one of the most beautiful Parisian cellars. Gaëtan Lacoste, Head Sommelier of the two Michelin star restaurant, mixes both classic and innovation on the wine list. Talented and always looking for novelty, he will bring you through the forgotten paths of the French vineyards.
Phone: +33 1 44 71 15 17
Address: 10 Place de la Concorde, Paris
We take you to the heart of the famous place de la Concorde in Paris (8th arrondissement). On reopening in July 2017, Xavier Thuizat took over the management of the wine of the famous Hotel de Crillon and its L'Écrin. Born in Burgundy, he draws a wide map, blending classic and modernity with wines from a new generation of winegrowers.
L'Ecrin is temporarily closed.
Phone: +33 1 42 60 40 40
Address: 20 Rue du Louvre, Paris
La Dame de Pic is the Parisian restaurant of the chef Anne-Sophie Pic. It is located a few steps from the famous Louvre Museum (Paris 1st arrondissement). The atmosphere is calm, feminine and serene. The selection of wines is led by the talented sommelier Paz Levinson. Drawing on her own experience, she brings a lot of freshness through her vision of wine. With Paz, the whole world is present. You can get classic references as well as her finds discovered during excursions in foreign vineyards. Our recommendation would be to let the great sommelier guide you.
Phone: +33 1 45 08 07 41
Address: 13 Rue des Lavandières Sainte-Opportune, Paris
Located in the heart of Châtelet (Paris 1st arrondissement), Le Robe et le Palais is considered an institution of natural wines. A true pioneer, this restaurant has been a fixture on the Parisian scene for over twenty years. It combines traditions and conviviality. The selection is wide; no less than 800 references are available. Chat with Loïc to find your perfect bottle.
Phone: +33 1 48 78 40 30
Address: 45 Rue Saint-Georges, Paris
Just a few steps from the beautiful Rue des Martyrs, the Bon Georges (9th arrondissement) is a real Parisian Bistro. In 2013, Benoit Duval-Arnould, a former agricultural engineer, decided to change course and to open a place of quality and simplicity. He continually invests in his wine cellar in order to create a strong address for wine. Today, it is Elise who oversees the wine program. Open all week.
Phone: +33 1 42 22 38 27
Address: 75 Rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris
'A little love and good wine are enough to make a man happy', this is the motto of Le Petit Verdot. Not far from the Jardin du Luxembourg (Paris 6th arrondissement), this restaurant specializes in French cuisine. In 2005, Hide Ishizuka took over the reins of this establishment. The wine list is focused on French vineyards with some lovely references with maturity.
Phone: +33 1 58 62 10 08
Address: 41 Rue de Lille, Paris
Les Climats could be considered the Temple of Burgundy in Paris. Located close to the Musée d'Orsay (Paris 7th arrondissement), the restaurant is a haven of peace. Here, the Burgundian perfumes permeates the atmosphere. Burgundy is highlighted from North to South through all its nook and crannies. Whether you are searching for classic or novelty, the strength of the wine list is that it's always looking for new rising stars.
Phone: +33 1 43 20 95 66
Address: 49 Avenue du Maine, Paris
In the heart of the Montparnasse district, the Petit Sommelier (Paris 14th arrondissement) is a place of pleasure managed by the owner Pierre Vila Palleja. This restaurant enjoys one of the most beautiful wine cellars of the capital. The selection will make you travel through the French heritage but also to foreign wine regions (Piedmont, Douro...). The pricing policy is more than reasonable. For several years, Pierre and his team (Chef Nicolas Bouillier) are organizing monthly wine-growers' dinners.
Phone: 01 85 15 22 56
Address: 15 Rue des Petits Champs, Paris
A few steps from Place des Victoires (Paris 1st arrondissement), Macéo is the restaurant sibling of the famous Willi's wine bar, managed by father and son Mark and Adrian Williamson. More than 10,000 bottles rest in the cellar and the wine list features reasonable prices. The cuisine is fresh and inventive.
Phone: +33 9 80 77 25 73
Address: 26 Rue Bergère, Paris
Pastore is one of the best Italian places in Paris. In a peaceful ambience, you can let yourself be guided by Emma Hayes, who knows Italy better than anyone! Her wine counsel is always precise and friendly. She will make you travel some lesser-known roads, and the whole experience is accompanied by a fresh and enthusiastic cuisine. Let's go!
Phone: +33 1 43 37 91 64
Address: 13 Rue Chapon, Paris
In the heart of the Marais (75003), Parcelle has rapidly become one of the places you must not miss in Paris. Bastien and Sarah has built on their experience to take over an old venue and give it new life. The cuisine is refined and absolutely delicious. Since the beginning it has been packed. Bastien Fidelin has created an incredible wine list from the get-go, with very reasonable prices. He is a veritable bargain-hunter so let him guide you and use the occasion to drink a wine at maturity.
Phone: +33 1 42 22 66 09
Address: 33 Rue de l'Abbé Grégoire, Paris
In the middle of St Germain, Quinsou has become a reference. In the cuisine, reputation is such that nothing more needs to be said. Under Chef Antonin Bonnet, you will discover a cuisine that marries many senses. (And when you are in the neighbourhood, make sure to visit the Boucherie Grégoire a few steps away).
Phone: +33 1 47 20 08 90
Address: 18 Rue de Chaillot, Paris
In the heart of the very chic ’quartiers’ of Paris, Substance brings a breath of fresh air. Under a young and enthusiastic duo, Substance has become a reference in no time. After only a few weeks, Substance has found its way with a spontaneous cuisine and relaxed service.
Phone: +33 1 43 54 23 31
Address: 15 Quai de la Tournelle, Paris
The silver tower Tour d'Argent (Paris 5th arrondissement) embodies French wine heritage more than anywhere else. The former Head Sommelier David Ridgway and his predecessors have built up over the years a treasure with more than 15,000 references and nearly 320,000 bottles that rest in the 1200 m2 wine cellar. No other place today has such a deep cellar, a required visit for every classical wine lover. During your stay in Paris, do not hesitate to cross the doors of this mythical place and live a unique gastronomic experience sublimed by the service of a battalion of servers. We don't have th...
Phone: 01 45 44 04 84
Address: 60 Rue de Verneuil, Paris
Located in the famous Rue de Verneuil (Paris 7th arrondissement), the restaurant Tan Dinh is a timeless restaurant serving Vietnamese cuisine. Let yourself be tempted by the duck roll and kumquat. The Vifian brothers are great tasters and have bought top wines for many years.
Phone: +33 1 48 06 16 96
Address: 19 Rue de la Fontaine au Roi, Paris
Close to République (11th arrondissement), Vantre opened its doors in September 2016 under the direction of Marco Pelletier. After several years of studies in civil engineering, the Canadian sommelier left everything to follow his passion for wine. A few years later, the roads led him to the head of Taillevent and the famous Hotel Bristol Paris. After 18 years he launched his own bistro with great food and a serious wine cellar. Today, Vantre holds no less than 18,000 bottles under 4000 references - not all of them listed. The leitmotif? For Marco, the main thing was to create an Embassy of wi...
Phone: +33 1 42 61 05 09
Address: 13 Rue des Petits Champs, Paris
Willi's is a legendary place in Paris. Since more than 30 years, Mark Williamson runs the wine bar (and restaurant) that was one of the first to celebrate the great Syrahs of the northern Rhône in Paris. Today it's a must for any wine lover and it is busier than ever. You will find great classics at an affordable price. Thank you to the Williamsons for this lovely place!