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Gourmet shopping in Paris - Best food shops in Paris

Gourmet shopping in Paris

Chocolates, pastries, breads, cheeses, wines.. Paris is a city of gourmet. We sometimes do not hesitate to cross the whole city to find the right product for the perfect meal...

We have selected for you in this chapter a few, but really the very best gourmet shops in Paris. 




Opening times:
 Shops in Paris open from 10am to 6 or 7 pm.
 Traditional stores like cheese shops may close in the afternoon between 1pm and 4pm.
 Shops are open from Monday to Saturday. Closed on Sunday, public holidays and August.
 How to pay: most people pay with a credit card. In France, consumers pay for their shopping at the price of TTC - toutes taxes comprises. It means the price is including tax.
 Tax Free: residents from outside the European Union may have their Value Added Tax (VAT) returned for purchases of more than €90.15.
 Find also in Paris landmarks all the shops in Paris

A la Civette

Address : 157, rue Saint Honoré
Opening hours : From 10 am to 7pm - From monday to saturday.
Phone : 01 42 96 04 99
Metro/Bus : Louvre , Palais Royal

A la Civette is the other monument of the Palais-Royal in Paris. Founded in 1716, A la Civette, near the Louvre Museum , is the oldest place for the amateurs of cigars in Paris and in France...


Address : 37, rue de Verneuil
Opening hours : Monday : from 4 p.m. to 7.30 p.m. Tuesday to Saturday : from 9.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 4 to 7.30 p.m., Closed on Sunday.
Phone : 01 42 61 97 55
Metro/Bus : Solférino

Androuet is one of the reference “fromageries” in Paris – that is  a shop where you can buy cheeses-.

Caves Augé

Address : 116 Boulevard Haussmann
Opening hours : Monday to Satrurday from 10am to 7:30pm
Phone : 01 45 22 16 97
Metro/Bus : Saint-Augustin

Founded in 1850 Caves Augé is a kind of institution in what we called in Paris the “Cavistes” that is the wine shop.


Address : 10 rue de la Cerisaie
Opening hours : 10am to 1pm and from 4pm to 8pm - Satrurday from 10am to 8pm - Closed on Sunday
Phone : 01 42 72 33 05
Metro/Bus : Bastille, Sully-Morland

Cavestève is another great wine shop in Paris..

Christian Constant

Address : 37 Rue Assas
Opening hours : 8:30am to 8:3pm and Sunday from 9am to 8pm.
Phone : 01 53 63 15 15
Metro/Bus : Rennes, Notre-Dame-des-Champs

Self-proclaimed « composer of chocolates » Christian Constant will dazzle you with more astonishing creations the ones than the others: candy, pastries, sorbets, ice creams and of course ganaches...


Address : 24- 26- 30 place de la Madeleine
Opening hours : Mon-Sat 9.40am-7pm
Phone : 01 47 42 60 11
Metro/Bus : Madeleine

Fauchon one of the finest food shop in Paris..


Address : 21 place de la Madeleine
Opening hours : Mon-Sat 9am-11pm
Phone : 01 43 12 88 88
Metro/Bus : Madeleine

Hédiard is a famous food shop in Paris, perfect for a gourmet stop: from sweets to wines, from mustards, foie gras, olives oil to spices from all over the world.. Just ask..

Jean-Paul Hévin

Address : 231 Rue Saint-Honoré
Opening hours : Open Monday to Saturday 10am to 7:30pm - Closed on Sunday
Phone : 01 55 35 35 96
Metro/Bus : Tuileries

Jean-Paul Hévin is definitely a genius of chocolates. Its ganaches are acclaimed all over Paris and well behind..


Address : 16, rue Royale
Opening hours : 8:30 am to 7pm - Sunday from 10am
Phone : 01 42 60 21 79
Metro/Bus : Madeleine, Concorde

Founded by Louis Ernest Ladurée in 1862, Ladurée is for sure the oldest tearoom of Paris... Great pastries and macaroons...


Address : 3 boulevard de la Madeleine
Opening hours : 10am to 8pm and 9 pm Saturday - Closed on Sunday
Phone : 01 42 97 20 20

Located at two steps from the Place de la  Madeleine, Lavinia is from now on, one of the references wine shop in Paris.

Le Lotus

Address : 4, rue de L'Arcade.
Opening hours : Monday to saturday from 10am to 7-30pm
Phone : 01 42 65 35 36

Very good choice of Habanos at Le Lotus cigar shop located not far from the rue Royale and rue Saint Honoré...

Le Pain de Sucre

Address : 14 Rue Rambuteau
Opening hours : 10am to 8pm. Closed Tuesday and Wednesday
Phone : 01 45 74 68 92
Metro/Bus : Rambuteau, Hôtel de Ville

Le Pain de Sucre is one of the best pastries in Paris as to date. Didier Marthray worked for the 3 Michelin star chef Pierre Gagnaire before to create this pastry and bakery in the Marais’ district. Thank’s to him...

Le Verger de la Madeleine

Address : 4 Boulevard Malesherbes
Opening hours : 10am to 8pm. Closed on Sunday and first two weeks of August.
Phone : 01 42 65 51 99
Metro/Bus : Madeleine

Le Verger de la Madeleine has a long tradition of grands crus and rare vintages..

Marie-Anne Cantin

Address : 12, rue du Champ de Mars
Opening hours : Monday : 2pm - 7:30pm // Tuesday to Saturday : 8:30am to 7:30pm // Sunday: 8:30am to 1pm
Phone : 01 45 50 43 94
Metro/Bus : Ecole militaire, Tour Maubourg

Useless to say that finding a good “fromagerie” is what‘s most important to Parisians and Marie-Anne Cantin’shop is one of the best in Paris...

Pascal Trotté

Address : 97 rue Saint Antoine
Opening hours : 8am to 1pm and 4pm to7:45pm. Closed Sunday and Monday.
Phone : 01 48 87 17 10
Metro/Bus : Saint-Paul

Pascal Trotté is one of the best “fromagers” of the Marais district...

Pierre Hermé

Address : 72, rue Bonaparte

Opening hours : Tuesday to sunday from 10am to 7pm
Phone : +33 (1) 43 54 47 77
Metro/Bus : Place Saint Sulpice, Saint Germain

Pierre Hermé is described in the international press as the "Picasso of Pastries"...


Address : 38 Rue Debelleyme

Opening hours : 7:15am to 8:15pm Tuesday through Sunday
Metro/Bus : Fille du Calvaire

Pierre Poîlane opened its first bakery in Paris in 1932.  It became quickly one of the greatest reference in bakery as well in Paris as in France, immediately known for its famous bread : le Pain Poîlane...

Your comments : Gourmet shopping

Tea emporium
- Marc
(3 Jan 2013 - 09:15)
Impossible to miss the unique atmosphere of Mariage Frères, an amazing tea house in le Marais district, rue du Bourg-Tibourg.
every corner
- sofia
(5 Oct 2011 - 09:15)
you right paris is really a gourmet city, at every corner you'll find something delicious to buy. Best are chocolates, cheeses, bread..

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