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Feb 19, 2007 12:28 AM

Day Trip Eating?

Hi - Just appealing for some ideas - Im suprising my girlfriend with a day trip to Paris in a month or so, and was just wondeirng where people would reccomend for lunch considering neither of us have ever been to Paris before. She is a vegetarian but I would imagine most restaurants will cater for that. Money is not really a problem, but obviously time is so it'll need to be located near a major landmark as we wont have time to go of the beaten track.

Any ideas welcomed!


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  1. except for Friday night and Saturdays, a must is L'as du Falafel 34 Rue des Rossiers in the Marais is wonderful and a fun neighborhood. also check out:

    1. Veggie restos are not in abundance in Paris. Here is a discussion which should be a useful start.

      A more recent list includes:

      1. Maceo (15 rue des Petits-Champs in the 1st) has a seperate veggie menu, which is quite innovative - I think it is on their web site.
        It is a mid-priced restaurant. The room is very light with high ceilings. It is just behind the Palais Royal Gardens, so you can walk up from the Louvre through the gardens to lunch.
        I am not vegetarian but my observation is that the options for a good selection of food are pretty poor unless you go a bit up-market.

        1. If money is no object try L'Arpege in the 7th. It is three star and Passard is famous for vegetarian dishes.

          1. Le Z Kitchen Gallerie serves great, creative vegetarian stuff, with a bit of an Asian flair. IMy daughter loved her veg meal and I loved my non-veg meal (and her dishes) .Stylish but casual - very well priced. Near the Seine and Notre Dame, on the Left Bank very convenient.

            (hope I spelled the name right)