A meal in a restaurant in Paris for just a few euros? Find out where this is possible with our selection of cheap restaurants.
What you get: quality cooking and a cheap menu, and good ingredients to please your palate and your wallet!
For a light meal, for your figure (and your budget), Rafaël by Ilana has salads that you can put together yourself for only 8 euros.
And for inexpensive organic food, go to the canteen Super Nature near to the grands boulevards.
For French specialities, here are two fab no-fuss restaurants. The Cour du faubourg, just a few steps from the Bastille, is one of the cheapest restaurants in Paris.The cooking is simple and copious and the prices unbeatable: open lunchtime only, this (social reinsertion) restaurant has a menu at €9.50.
If you have a taste for something different, you’ll find cuisine with exotic flavours at affordable prices. For the best in Asian cooking at inexpensive prices, head over to the Chinese district in the 13th arrondissement.
And for fans of Japanese cooking, there are dozens of canteens in and around rue Saint-Anne, such as Higuma, Kunitoraya or Yasube. In these lively places, you can eat lamens, ramens, or even sushi, from 2 euros.
And now, a change of decor with Bec Fin, which has couscous, paella and other oriental specialities on the menu.
As for the Italian restaurant Il Goto, it offers a menu which is great value for money.
Also see Where to eat in Paris?