These restaurants have the Paris Update seal of approval as a place we would gladly return to, even though they may not be perfect in every respect.

Price key for a three-course dinner, not including wine:

€ under €20
€€ €20-€40
€€€ €40-€60
€€€€ above €60.

Note that many of these restaurants have lower-priced set menus at lunchtime; see review for details.

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La Villa Madie Restaurant

Mediterranean Magic

Contemporary French €€€

L’Envie du Jour Restaurant

You Want It, You Got It

Contemporary French €€

Wadja Restaurant

Feel-Good Montparnasse Bistro

Classic French €€

Mâche Restaurant

Something to Chew On

Contemporary French €€€

Bien Élevé Restaurant

Well-Raised Beef

Contemporary French €€€

Le Collier de la Reine Restaurant

Home of the Queen’s Scammer

Contemporary French €€

Loupiotes Restaurant

Almost Perfect Bistro

Contemporary French €€€

La Grande Cascade Restaurant

Oasis in the Bois

Classic French €€€€

Jeanne-Aimée Restaurant

Monday-Night Marvel

Bistro €€€

Au Nouveau Nez Restaurant

New Nose on the Block

Bistro €€

Tawlet Paris Restaurant

Lebanese Buffet

Non-French €€

Salicorne Restaurant

Back to Batignolles

Contemporary French €€

Lolo Restaurant

Lit Up with Joy

Contemporary French €€€

Diggity Restaurant

Hot Dog!

Contemporary French €€

Oui, Mon Général! Restaurant

Cooking with Military Precision

Classic French €€€

Jujube Restaurant

Fabulous Fusion

Contemporary French €€€

Simone Restaurant

Simone Says: Try Natural Wine

Contemporary French €€€

A.Lea Restaurant

On the Street Where You Live

Contemporary French €€€

Mova Restaurant

Mothers’ (and Others’) Delight

Contemporary French €€, €€€

Café Compagnon Restaurant

Big and Bistronomic

Contemporary French €€€