Restaurants near the Eiffel Tower

The Eiffel Tower is one of the must-see tourist attractions in Paris and it is likely that due to schedules you will have to stay for lunch in the surroundings if you are going to visit it.

In this sense, it is best to have an idea beforehand of some good places to go to eat to avoid falling into the typical tourist traps when you get hungry.

If you want to get it right at lunchtime, don’t miss these 10 restaurants near the Eiffel Tower where you can get your money’s worth.

1. The Jules Verne

View from the restaurant Le Jules Verne| ©Christopher Michel
View from the restaurant Le Jules Verne| ©Christopher Michel

Buying tickets to the Eiffel Tower is something that will bring you an amazing experience. A memorable moment of your trip to Paris. And if you decide to stay for lunch at the restaurant Le Jules Verne even more. It is located inside the monument itself, on the second floor at 125 meters high.

As you can imagine, the views of Paris from Le Jules Verne are exceptional, both day and night. Through its large windows you can see the Champs de Mars, the Trocadero Gardens or the Quai Branly Museum. It is one of the great reasons to eat here.

The other is that at Le Jules Verne you can live a total gastronomic experience with the prestigious chef Frédéric Anton, awarded with the Meilleur Ouvrier de France distinction. If you are on a budget, eating at this Eiffel Tower restaurant is one of the things you must do. Its menu is gourmet, contemporary French style.

  • Address: Avenue Gustave Eiffel, 75007 Paris, France.
  • Recommended dish: Lamb

2. Les Buffets

Sandwich Plate| ©bm.iphone
Sandwich Plate| ©bm.iphone

If you would like to experience eating at the Eiffel Tower but you are on a tight budget, the best option is to go to one of the Les Buffets cafeterias that are located along the monument, at the base, the first and the second floor.

There you can try simple dishes to kill your appetite such as sandwiches, fries, salads, pizzas, crêpes or drinks. Les Buffets is a place to grab a quick bite to eat when hunger pangs strike to quickly continue your tour of the Eiffel Tower or Paris. The service is fast and the prices are reasonable.

  • Address: Avenue Gustave Eiffel, 75007 Paris, France.
  • Recommended dish: Sandwiches

3. 58 Eiffel Tower

58 Eiffel Tower| ©Chad and Steph
58 Eiffel Tower| ©Chad and Steph

In case you are looking for a versatile place inside the Eiffel Tower itself that serves both for a family meal and a romantic date, the 58 Tour Eiffel restaurant is the place to be.

It is located on the second floor of the monument and boasts fantastic panoramic views of Paris. By day, 58 Tour Eiffel has a relaxed and bright atmosphere, especially on sunny days when the light streams in through its large windows. At night, the restaurant shrouds itself in darkness to create an intimate and romantic atmosphere, giving all the limelight to the lights of the city shining in the distance on the landscape.

As for its menu, 58 Tour Eiffel is characterized by its traditional and quality brasserie-style cuisine by renowned chef Thierry Marx. If you are on a limited budget, the lunch menu is somewhat more economical than the dinner menu and you can find proposals from 45 €.

  • Address: Avenue Gustave Eiffel, 75007 Paris, France.
  • Recommended dish: Foie Gras

4. Macaroon bar

Raspberry Macarons| ©nerissa's ring
Raspberry Macarons| ©nerissa’s ring

For those visitors to the Eiffel Tower who want to take a short break from the route to have a small snack, my advice is to go to the Macaroon Bar on the second floor of the monument.

It’s the perfect place for a snack! Here you can enjoy one of the most iconic French sweets: macaroons. They come in all flavors (chocolate, vanilla, coffee, caramel, raspberry and many more). It will be difficult for you to have just one.

At the Macaroon Bar of the Eiffel Tower you can buy them to taste on the spot or to take as souvenirs.

  • Address: Avenue Gustave Eiffel, 75007 Paris, France.
  • Recommended dish: Raspberry Macarons

5. Oh! Regelade de la Tour Eiffel

Oh! Regelade de la Tour Eiffel| ©Ambernectar 13
Oh! Regelade de la Tour Eiffel| ©Ambernectar 13

Already on the outskirts of the Eiffel Tower, between the famous monument and the Trocadero Square, if you want to eat something quick and reasonably priced I recommend you go to Oh! Regelade de la Tour Eiffel a little stall with great views of the Seine River and the tower itself that is ideal to satisfy your appetite in a jiffy.

In Oh! Regelade de la Tour Eiffel you can taste the classics of fast food: waffles, hot dogs, hamburgers, pizzas, fries or crêpes. They are quite good and the prices are not too expensive considering the location. The service is also fast, so what more could you ask for, a terrace, and that’s all there is to it! This small place also has a terrace where you can relax on sunny mornings in spring in Paris or autumn in Paris or summer evenings in Paris watching the sunset over Paris.

  • Address: 67 quai Branly, 75007 Paris France
  • Recommended dish: The banana crêpe with Nutella.

6. Brasserie De La Tour Eiffel

Brasserie de la Tour Eiffel| ©Andrea Wiggins
Brasserie de la Tour Eiffel| ©Andrea Wiggins

Another restaurant near the Eiffel Tower where you can go to eat after the visit is Brasserie De La Tour Eiffel, an art deco style restaurant that since 1910 receives customers from around the world who come to the area to see the popular monument.

Located very close to the Eiffel Tower and the Quai Branly museum, this pleasant restaurant has a terrace where you can enjoy a delicious homemade meal. The foie gras and the chicken with honey and mustard are two of their specialties and they are delicious. The cheesecake is also top notch.

The service at Brasserie De La Tour Eiffel is very attentive and they go out of their way to help you choose a dish that suits your tastes. The prices are quite reasonable and go according to the location of the restaurant.

  • Address: 2 Avenue de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris
  • Recommended dish: The chicken with honey and mustard.

7. 20 Eiffel

Pork Rack| ©Luiz Eduardo
Pork Rack| ©Luiz Eduardo

A few steps from the Eiffel Tower and with beautiful views of the emblematic monument is 20 Eiffel, an elegant restaurant where you can enjoy the most innovative gastronomic proposals.

Thus, the menu of 20 Eiffel is characterized by a fusion of traditional and creative cuisine based on seasonal products. It is not too extensive, which will help you decide faster between the dishes.

The service is very friendly and the atmosphere of the place is pleasant and quiet. A fantastic place to savor the best French gastronomy.

  • Address: 20 rue de monttessuy 75007 Paris
  • Recommended dish: The roast pork ribs

8. Le Bistro Parisien

Le Bristro Parisien| ©Pointpal SG
Le Bristro Parisien| ©Pointpal SG

If you have decided to take a guided tour of the stairs of the Eiffel Tower, chances are that when you finish you will need to take a break and you don’t want to go far to recharge your batteries,Le Bistro Parisien awaits you at the foot of the monument!

I recommend you to go to this restaurant especially at night in Paris because the views of the Seine River and the illuminated Eiffel Tower are a real treat. A magical moment of your trip that you will not be able to erase from your retina.

The location is wonderful. Whether on the terrace, under the glass roof or by the water you will enjoy spectacular views of the monument. And the menu is also great. At Le Bistro Parisien they serve a gourmet menu made with seasonal products that will make you lick your fingers.

  • Address: Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007 Paris, France
  • Recommended dish: Foie Gras

9. Cafe Beaujolais

Beaujolais Coffee| ©Mark Morgan
Beaujolais Coffee| ©Mark Morgan

If you feel like having a delicious French brunch near the Eiffel Tower, you will love the Cafe Beaujolais. It is a quiet place with a nice decoration where you can spend a pleasant time and recharge your batteries if you have gotten up early to visit the monument in the morning. It also has a terrace which is perfect to enjoy brunch on a sunny day.

Cafe Beaujolais brunches are gourmet style and quite hearty but without excesses. They have everything you expect from a good brunch but with a French touch: fruit juice, sweets and savory dishes. Very complete! They serve it on weekends from 10 am to 3 pm.

  • Address: 28 Avenue de Suffren, 75015 Paris, France
  • Recommended dish: Brunch

10. Firmin le Barbier

Escargots Dish| ©Eric Chan
Escargots Dish| ©Eric Chan

Firmin le Barbier restaurant closes this list of restaurants where to eat near the Eiffel Tower, a small and cozy place where you can be surprised by the delicious French cuisine made from seasonal products.

The owners are very friendly and explain the menu to help you choose the dish you like best. The result could not have been better. Firmin le Barbier restaurant is a little treasure hidden in the streets of Paris.

Its location next to the Eiffel Tower is fantastic and on sunny days you can take advantage of its outdoor terrace to enjoy a relaxed meal.

  • Address: 20 Rue de Monttessuy, 75007 Paris, France
  • Recommended dish: Escargots