34 great wine restaurants in Paris 2023

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. More tips are added by other wine pros.

  1. Phone: +33 1 71 60 51 57

    Address: 3 Rue Victor Massé, Paris

    At the foot of the Butte Montmartre (Paris 9th arrondissement), Pierre Renauld (ex-Vantre) at only 26 years old decides to partner with Idealwine for the opening of a restaurant. 228 Litres is young, dynamic and relaxed. Feel free to get there at any time of the evening.

  2. Phone: +33 01 42 61 06 65

    Address: 8 Rue Volney, Paris

    Bistro Volnay opened in 2015. After the departure of Philippe Marques, it’s Olivier Bury who is in charge of the wines. With his experience, that includes l’Arpège, hi aims to make the Volnay a real wine destination. Here you will find a beautiful wine list with particular focus on Burgundy and Rhône. The wines are held to be served at the best possible maturity and price points.

  3. 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.

  4. Phone: +33 1 46 06 73 49

    Address: 17 Place du Tertre, Paris

    In the middle of the famous and touristique place du Tertre (Paris 18th, Montmartre), Chez Eugène surprises both with its wine list and the kitchen. Co-managed by Jonas Seignovert, brother of an Ardèche winemaker, you can arrive at any time and enjoy the terrace during sunny days. The wine list is leaning to the natural side and you can see that Jonas has a weakness for the northern Rhône. A few older vintages complements this carefully built list.

  5. Phone: +33 1 45 50 11 10

    Address: 29, Rue Surcouf - 75007 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 Vullion took over in December 2020 and he is helped by the seriously deep cellar which offers the possibility to drink wines at maturity. Not to be missed.

  6. 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.

  7. 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!

  8. Phone: +33 9 67 31 96 80

    Address: 55 Rue Oberkampf, Paris

    Let’s meet here, in the Oberkampf district, Paris 11th. This venue is the very first of the many beautiful wine restaurants from the Franco-Korean chef Pierre-Sang Boyer. The talent of this chef first shone through in the reality competition Top Chef. Subsequently, his group evolved to open two new restaurants on the same street and then others in the heart of the French capital. In Oberkampf, you will discover the universe of an artist endowed with unique inspiration, whose restaurants offer lively and joyful dishes as the common denominator. The wine program is under the responsibility of...

  9. Phone: +33 1 43 57 45 95

    Address: 129 Avenue Parmentier, Paris

    Located in the famous 11th arrondissement in Paris, Le Chateaubriand is a real institution, and its reputation precedes it. Under the leadership of chef Inaki Aizpitarte, this restaurant has become a pillar in the neighbourhood. The cuisine is high-end, fresh and unique. The wine list offers a wide selection and is geared towards natural wine. You will find some of the best and most committed winegrowers from each region. All the ingredients are in harmony and ensure that guests experience a moment of happiness at every visit.

  10. 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.

  11. 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.

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. Phone: +33 1 58 36 60 50

    Address: 42 Avenue Gabriel, Paris

    Located in the heart of the Parisian golden triangle (8th arrondissement - Quartier de l’Elysée), La Réserve is a true French haven. Under the leadership of Chef Jérôme Banctel, restaurant The Gabriel has been awarded two stars in the Michelin Guide and is listed as one of the best restaurants in Paris. The wine list is improving day by day. The recent arrival of Gaëtan Lacoste (ex Le Clarence) brings a new dynamic and aims at positioning this establishment among the Parisian references. He is trustworthy and has an extraordinary talent; you are in for a remarkable experience in an exceptiona...

  17. Phone: 01 42 46 54 72

    Address: 8 Rue Rossini, Paris

    The name means “The Drops of God”, also the name of a famous manga comic. Staff speak English, and will ask you what you like and then pour a couple of things, to see what you enjoy. You can also buy a bottle, and they have a menu of small plates. So it’s not just cheese, like most wine bars. One of the walls is all glass so you can see the street. The wine list is conventional and French, but extensive.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. 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.

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. 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. Alexandre Cuvillier, 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.

  24. 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.

  25. 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.

  26. 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.

  27. 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.

  28. 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.

  29. Phone: +33 1 43 37 91 64

    Address: 13 Rue Chapon, Paris

    In the heart of the Marais (75003), Parcelles 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. On one side of the little street you have the bistro with a small outdoor terrace, and on the other side a small epicerie shop. 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...

  30. 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!

  31. 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). Here, you will find one of the finest wine lists in the capital. The great classics and the talents of tomorrow mingle with a line of conduct centered on natural wines. You will benefit from a selection of wines that will allow you to travel between the most beautiful French regions...

  32. 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.

  33. 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...

  34. 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!