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Best Places to Eat Cheap in Paris

Taking a trip to the great city of Paris in France can be an expensive venture. Luckily there are several places to eat in the City of Light that can be enjoyed for a lot less money than you think.

Taking a trip to the great city of Paris in France can be an expensive venture. Luckily there are several places to eat in the City of Light that can be enjoyed for a lot less money than you think.

For many people, a trip to Paris is the vacation event of a lifetime. Some of the most common foreign visitors to Paris, particularly from the United States, are actually college students and college age people. Paris can be a very expensive city for tourists and this particular demographic usually has the least amount of money to spend.

It is therefore very helpful to know where you can go in Paris to find great food at prices that aren't as exorbitant as just about everything else in this exciting city.

L’As du Falafel on Rue des Rosiers has been serving locals and visitors to Paris for the better part of the last 75 years. Located in Paris's predominantly Jewish Marias neighborhood, this quaint little eatery serves some of the best falafel in Europe for around 5 euros.

The Verjus Wine Bar on Rue de Richelieu offers a diverse menu which includes delicious items like celery root dumplings in dan-dan sauce and buttermilk fried chicken with cabbage. And of course as the name implies they have a great selection of wines as well. Entire meals can be had for between 4 and 7 euros and wines are typically between 7 and 12 euros per glass.

For those who want to experience lunch near the famed Eiffel Tower, L'éclair located on Rue Cler is about as good as it gets. Located just steps from the Tower, this boutique restaurant serves a variety of dishes including burgers, salads, tartines (which are essentially open-faced sandwiches), and a wide selection of delicious omelettes. Most meals can be enjoyed for less than 20 euros.

While a visit to Paris can be on the pricey side, eating there doesn't have to be. Let this article point you in the direction of some of the iconic city's best dining options at prices that will keep your wallet thick and happy.