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Best things to do in Paris

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Bar
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“Great cocktails, plus delicious deviled eggs and other bar snacks (and oysters!) ”
116 locals recommend
Brasserie
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“Great location in the Marais often frequented by celebs and fashion people. Good price for French food.”
108 locals recommend
Art Gallery
“always something interesting going on there. And the place itself is very nice.”
48 locals recommend
Store
“This gorgeous little storefront in Marais has a beautifully curated collection of products for men: clothing, accessories, shoes. In addition to pieces from their own label, they cycle in pieces from other brands, like Commune de Paris, which I love. The laid-back atmosphere makes it an enjoyable place to shop. This is truly a one-stop shop. Beyond men’s clothing, you can pick up fragrances, candles by Astier de Villatte, and home decor items. Women’s clothing, by the way! I recommend picking up the fun illustrated Bonjour City Map Guides by watercolor artist Marin Montagut.”
9 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“If you like pasta and south Italian food. There is no place else to go. The setting is sober but the owner is wonderful. Not fancy at all. Maybe 40 seats so book ahead. Great word of mouth”
13 locals recommend
Establishment
“Simply the BEST ROMAN STYLE PIZZA in Paris you just have to try it to love it extra thin crust - they give you scissors to cut it ”
12 locals recommend
Café
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“Probably the smallest coffee in Paris, but one of the most charming. 10 seconds walk :). ”
5 locals recommend
Art Gallery
6 locals recommend
Bakery
“The best bakery for macarons + must try "ispahan" cake and "carré noir" (chocolate) + "deux mille feuilles", very expensive but amazing pastries, 2 min walk from home”
6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“One of the best french restaurants in the area We call this kind of restaurant un bistronomique (= bistro gastronomique). A real chef cooks a few but fresh and very tasty dishes. The offer you also a very interesting choice of wine. The restaurant is not cheap but quality has a price.”
12 locals recommend
Japanese Restaurant
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“Ideal for lunch if you like curry rice, it is very good! Small place but charming go early!”
8 locals recommend
Clothing Store
“This was our first store to open, so naturally it’s my favorite. It’s done up in blue, white, and red, the brand’s colors, and there’s a lot of blond wood throughout. We specialize in underwear, like our bestseller le Slip Marinière, super-comfortable, low-rise boxer briefs. Plus fun, colorful swimwear and accessories. Everything is made entirely in France. You might think this place is only for undergarments, but we have pieces to cover you from head to toe! We created a super-comfortable pajama bottom called le Toudou, a play on the words tout doux, which means it’s very soft!”
5 locals recommend
Miscellaneous Shop
“The best cocktails and starters but be there before 8 pm otherwise it' fully booked.”
5 locals recommend
Food
2 locals recommend
Street Address
“LE PROGRES - bar restaurant and tobacco shop A old french stile brasserie good for dinner or a drink with tobacco shop open until 2am. Lots of fashion dandy people from 7pm to 2am.”
4 locals recommend
Store
3 locals recommend