By Jessica Russo
A visit to the Eiffel Tower is on every Paris bucket list. After spending a few hours gawking at breathtaking views and amazing architecture, you'll go from ooh and ahh to "I'm so hungry." Lucky for you, the Eiffel Tower area is packed with some of Paris' best restaurants! You just need to know where to look.
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Just a block from the Champ de Mars, this elegant but unpretentious restaurant is a local favorite. Don't be fooled - even though the Restaurant de la Tour is right near the Eiffel Tower, it's nowhere near a tourist trap. Enjoy friendly service and delicious French cuisine at this authentic, yet English-speaker friendly hotspot.
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Nestled on a quiet street, this chic bistro is the perfect mix of modern cool and French tradition. Aside from scrumptious food and helpful service, this beloved restaurant boasts an amazing atmosphere. For an extra perk, ask for a table outside and enjoy a picture-perfect view of the Eiffel Tower!
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Where do you go to get authentic Italian food in the heart of Paris? Firmine. Known for their fresh pastas, crusty pizzas, and Italian-French hybrid dishes, this restaurant comes highly recommended by tourists and locals, alike. An added bonus: most servers speak English.
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Get ready for an unparalleled culinary experience. Specializing in French delicacies like pâté and terrine, the expert chefs at Arnaud Nicolas never disappoint. With explosive flavors, scintillating tasting menus, and warm hospitality, it's no surprise that Arnaud Nicolas is visited over and over again.
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This place is the epitome of Paris cool. With modern artsy decor, immaculately plated food, and stunning views of the Eiffel Tower, Monsieur Bleu is an Instagrammer's dream. Not to mention, everything on the menu is irresistible.
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This restaurant is adored, and for good reason. When guests dine at La Fontaine de Mars, they often leave saying, "Wow, that was the best meal I've had in Paris!" Dishing up unforgettable French classics in a movie-like atmosphere, this Paris hotspot should be high on your list.
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It's quaint, it's delicious, it's adorably French - it's Le Casse Noix. Boasting exquisite authentic cuisine in a captivating bistro setting, this winning restaurant will surely be one of your favorites. With all dishes plated like stunning works of art, you won't be able to stop taking photos of your food.
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This charming restaurant is the perfect example of a typical cozy Parisian bistro. Serving up mouth-watering meats, fresh seafood, and decadent desserts, Chez L'Ami Jean is the perfect ending to a day at the Eiffel Tower.
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After your first time eating at this cute lil cafe, it will become your go-to spot in Paris. Admire Cafe Constant's old school Parisian decor with brass accents and wooden furnishings. Fall in love with their incredible food, which looks perfect and tastes fresh and homemade. Be sure to save room for their scrumptious desserts!