Dine on history at these centuries’ old Parisian culinary institutions.
Paris is one of the world’s top culinary destinations and taking in its gastronomic pleasures is a highlight of any trip to the French capital. The city may currently have over 10,000 restaurants, however, the tres Parisienne concept of dining out in a venue with an attractive setting and a menu of dishes to select from, is relatively new. From the 1760s to the turn of the 20th century, the city’s dining scene transitioned from the tables of modest inns to those of glamorous gastronomic restaurants and dazzling Art Nouveau eateries. You can savor a delectable bite of French history at these restaurants in Paris.