10 Most Charming Cafés in Paris
When you think of Paris, you think of cafés. People-watching on terraces, sipping a good cup of coffee while reading your favorite novel, or meeting with friends in a cozy setting. Some cafes are historic, some are iconic, and some are modern. Some of them you may know from your favorite French movies and TV shows.
Here’s a list of the most charming cafes in Paris, with a map of all the locations linked at the end of this article. Sit back, relax and have a cup of coffee.
Cafés in Paris
1. Les Deux Magots
Les Deux Magots is a famous café in the charming St. Germain-des-Prés neighborhood. It can be seen in famous movies such as “The Intouchables”.
It offers an impressive interior and a terrace where you can people watch. It was already popular with artists in the late 1800s. This makes it one of the oldest cafes in Paris.
2. Café de Flore
Another iconic café is Café de Flore. You may know it from the Netflix series Emily in Paris. It is also old and rich in history. A perfect place to meet with a friend and talk about la vie.
3. Boot Café
A bit hidden, but no less charming is the Boot Café. A hip place to get a caffeine and sugar kick.
Address: 19 Rue du Pont aux Choux, 75003 Paris
4. Café des Deux Moulins
Back to the old classics is the Café des Deux Moulins, which was featured in the famous movie “Amélie” and is located in the red light district of Paris. If you don’t know the area from “Amélie”, you probably know it from the movie “Moulin Rouge” (moulin= windmill; rouge=red).
5. KB CaféShop
Excellent, freshly roasted and brewed coffee can be found at KB CaféShop. Here you can also stock up on beans for home.
6. Treize Bakery Paris
The Treize Paris bakery charms with its pretty vintage interior inside and out. With a hot cup of coffee and a homemade piece of cake, you will immediately feel at home.
7. Lily of the Valley
Lily of the Valley is actually a pastry shop, not a café. But you can have coffee with your delicious piece of cake! Especially for someone who loves a good slice of cake, this is the place to go.
8. Café Bohème
As the name suggests, Café Bohème is a bohemian themed café in Paris.
Here you can enjoy a cup of coffee with delicious food in an eclectic setting. They also serve brunch here on the weekends!
9. Au Petit Versailles du Marais
Au Petit Versailles du Marais is an iconic historic bakery that serves you delicate pastries with aromatic coffee in a setting reminiscent of the interior of a castle.
Address: 1 Rue Tiron, 75004 Paris1 Rue Tiron, 75004 Paris
10. Baguett's Café
Baguett’s Café is another great place for brunch. The food is delicious, the coffee tastes lovely, and the ambiance is rustic yet cozy.
Address: 33 Rue de Richelieu, 75001 Paris
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