The weather in Paris is not always the best that you can find in France. That is why, whenever there is a bit of sunshine outside, you will see every good Parisian running to a “terrasse” for a drink or a meal. So, if you are in the city during the summer or just lucky enough to enjoy a sunny day during your trip, here are a few examples of good restaurants with outdoor seating in Paris.
“L’Ebouillanté” is a good example of the local’s favorite types of restaurants with outdoor seating in Paris. It is a small establishment, located in the area of “Le Marais” on a pedestrian street that will make you instantly forget that you are still in a city. The lunch menu changes every day and offers creative dishes for an affordable price. The bonus of this place? It was initially an artist studio and exhibitions are now regularly presented on the first floor so go take a look if you have the time!
L’Ebouillanté: 6 rue des Barres, 75004 Paris.
Métro: Pont Marie
Open every day from noon to 10 pm in the summer and from noon to 7 pm in the winter.
La Porte des Indes
You want to rest and enjoy a good meal after an intense shopping session at the “Galeries Lafayette” on the Haussmann Avenue? “La Porte des Indes” is the place for you. More than a simple restaurant with outdoor seating in Paris, this place will offer you an exceptional view of the capital while your savor the best of Indian gastronomy. Located at the 7th floor on the rooftop of the galleries, this place and its panoramic view of Paris will make you feel like you are on the top of the world for a couple of hours. And if you want to go there with some friends, you can book for groups on the website to be sure to have your seats!
La Porte des Indes: Galeries Lafayettes, 40 Boulevard Haussmann, 75009 Paris
Métro: Chaussée d’Antin-Lafayette
Open every day from 11 am to 7 pm.
La Plage Parisienne
Have you ever dreamt of savoring typical French food directly on the Seine river? “La Plage Parisienne” can help you getting pretty close to this dream. Located on a barge a few minutes away from the Eiffel Tower, this place is certainly one of the most charming restaurant with outdoor seating in Paris. Whether you choose to have lunch there with some friends or a romantic dinner with your significant other, the Chef will offer you typical French dishes and the general atmosphere of the restaurant will assure you an unforgettable time.
La Plage Parisienne: Port de Javel, 75015 Paris
Métro: Javel – André Citroen
Open every day from noon to 2 pm & 7.30 to 11 pm but closed on Saturdays for lunch.
Le Mini Palais
This is certainly the fanciest place in our selection of restaurants with outdoor seating in Paris. “Le Mini Palais” is located near the Champs Elysées, inside the Grand Palais and offers an exceptional view on one of the most beautiful building of the city. Furthermore, the dishes are made under the supervision of an acknowledged Chef who will provide you with the best of French gastronomy – for a relatively good price given the city and the location. And if you have enough time to stay in the area, check the exhibition being shown at the Grand Palais, they are often very popular. But watch out, the restaurant is also quite famous so don’t hesitate to book in advance in you go there for dinner!
Le Mini Palais: Grand Palais, 3 Avenue Winston Churchill, 75008 Paris
Métro: Champs Elysées – Clémenceau
Closed on Tuesdays and open every other day from 10 am to 2 am.
Le Terass Hotel
A meal in the “Terrass Hotel” will require a bit of exercise because it is located on the hill of Montmartre but it is totally worth it. Your reward will take the shape of a splendid view on the rooftops of Paris and on the cemetery of Montmartre at your feet. Besides, the prices of the delicate dishes can be very interesting in you go there for lunch, when you can enjoy delicious menus from 24 to 32€ only! But be careful, you cannot book in advance if you want to seat outside and there are only 15 tables available on the terrace. But if you are among the lucky one, the bonus of the place is that you can enjoy the view from a deck chair after you meal, which is not a privilege that you can find in any restaurant with outdoor seating in Paris.
Le Terrass Hotel: 12-14 Rue Joseph de Maistre, 75018 Paris
Open from Tuesday to Saturday, from noon to 2 pm and 7 pm to 10 pm.