Eat in Paris brasserie. Brasseries Flo, Bofinger, Lipp, La Coupole are famous for locals. History, decor, food, busy French restaurants in Paris. MUST TRY!
The food we eat in a Parisian brasserie. Traditional dish is the choucroute (sauerkraut from Alsace) served with a variety of sausages, Frankfurt, Strasbourg, Montbeliard sausages and boiled potatoes. Seafood platter, sole meuniere, typical French dishes, French desserts, profiteroles, crepes suzette... Brasseries are opened all day and generally late at night.
Some of these places have a sumptuous interior. If you are going to take the train at the Gare de Lyon, a main train station in Paris, don't hesitate to visit Le Train Bleu restaurant on the first floor.
You will be impressed by the most beautiful paintings on the walls. Famous Clients: Salvador Dali, Jean Cocteau, Jean Gabin...
On the menu: crab, scorpion fish, Charolais beef steak tartare, roast leg of lamb, one vegetarian dish, rum baba, lemon tart...
Also serves a testing menu and a kids' menu that includes a dish, ice cream and a soft drink. Le Train Bleu is located near Place de la Bastille square. Address: Gare de Lyon place Louis Armand 12th arrondissement. Metro: Lyon Station. Open hours: 11:30 am to 3 pm and 7 to 11 pm.
Brasserie Flo is the first establishment of the Flo group restaurants in paris. Superb authentic decor with sculpted woodwork from the XIVth century. The gastronomy is from the Alsace (region of east of France). Specialities: seafood platter, oysters, salmon marinated with dill, choucroute, steak tartare. One vegetarian dish and a children's menu. Address: 7 cour des Petites-Ecuries Paris 10th arrondissement. Metro: Chateau d'eau. Open 7 days from 12 to 15 pm and 7 pm to 1 am in the morning. La Brasserie Flo is near the Gare de l'Est train station.
Bofinger has a Belle Epoque decor with a stained glass ceiling, mirrors, leather seats.
Here we eat also Alsatian specialties, sauerkraut, grilled chateaubriand, steak tartare, seafood platters, desserts, Paris-Brest, profiterolles.
A menu includes starter, main course and dessert. Address: 5 - 7 rue de la Bastille Paris 04. Metro: Bastille.
Julien is a great place, listed as a historical monument. Art Nouveau style, mirrors, large paintings, stained glasses. It is beautiful. Celebrities came to the restaurant: Piaf, Marcel Cerdan, Angelina Jolie, Jean-Paul Gaultier. Menu or a la carte: snails, scallops carpaccio, sea bass duck breast, creme brulee. Children menu. Address: 16 rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis 75010 Paris. Metro: Strasbourg Saint-Denis. Julien is near the passage Brady and du Prado.
La Coupole is another famous Paris brasserie near the Tour Montparnasse Tower in the 15th quarter of Paris. Many famous people have eaten here, Jean-Paul Sartre, Marc Chagall, Marlon Brandon...You find here French dishes, onion soup, foie gras of duck, roasted lobster, seafood platter...Address: 102 boulevard du Montparnasse. Metro: Vavin. Opening hours: 8:30 am to 12 am every day.
Paris Brasserie Lipp is located on 151 boulevard Saint-Germain des Pres in the Paris 6th arrondissement. Metro: Saint-Germain des Pres. French specialties, carpaccio, tartar, sauerkraut, seafood couscous... French Poet Verlaine and Apollinaire have been regular clients.
Le Procope was a cafe before. It has been always a place for fashion people. Voltaire, Benjamin Franklin, Danton, Marat and many others came to the Cafe Procope.
Elegant, with a French style, try some favorite dishes on the menu, coq au vin, calf's head, fried trout, home made ice cream and desserts.
Address in the Latin Quarter: 13 rue de l'Ancienne Comedie Paris 06. Transport: Odeon.
Vagenende Brasserie in Saint-Germain-des Pres, traditional dishes, charming decor. Address: 142 boulevard Saint Germain, Paris 6th.
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