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Mouthwatering Restaurants in Paris with an Eiffel Tower View

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There’s no question about it, I love the Eiffel Tower. Therefore when I’m planning a trip to Paris one of my goals is to see it as often as possible. Aside from staying in an Eiffel Tower view hotel, one of the best and most relaxing ways to do this is by dining at restaurants with a view of the Eiffel Tower.

To be prepared, I’ve compiled a list of amazing restaurants in Paris with an Eiffel Tower view. With so many choices, you’re bound to enjoy a wonderful meal perfectly suited to your budget and tastes.


For a headstart with the menu, familiarize yourself with these famous French foods you need to eat in Paris.


Paris Restaurants with a View of the Eiffel Tower.


Le Georges

19 rue Beaubourg – Centre Georges Pompidou, 75004, Paris
+33 (0)1 44 78 47 99

The view of the Eiffel Tower from the restaurant Le Georges
The view of the Eiffel Tower from the restaurant Le Georges by JR P on Flickr

On the 6th floor of the National Museum of Modern Art, the Le Georges restaurant is a popular choice among visitors looking for a cafe with a view of the Eiffel tower. With a unique edgy atmosphere, this cafe/restaurant serves creative French-fusion dishes. Especially busy on weekends and at sunset, Le Georges offers indoor and outdoor seating and reasonably priced main courses.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


La Tour d’Argent

15 Quai de la Tournelle, 75005, Paris
+33 (0)1 43 54 23 31

The wine cellar at La Tour d'Argent, one of the oldest Eiffel Tower view restaurants in Paris
The wine cellar at La Tour d’Argent, one of the oldest Eiffel Tower view restaurants in Paris. Image by bibliobess on Flickr

La Tour d’Argent is reputedly the oldest restaurant in Paris with a history dating back to 1582. Located on the banks of the Seine in the Latin Quarter, this sixth-floor restaurant boasts a spectacular view of the Eiffel Tower and Notre Dame Cathedral.  La Tour d’Argent specializes in pressed-duck and has one of the most impressive wine cellars in Paris containing more than 450000 bottles. The main courses range from approximately €80-150 and it’s important to note that the pressed-duck must be pre-ordered.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Le Calife

Port des Saints Pères, 75006, Paris
+33 (0)1 43 54 50 04

Le Calife, a floating restaurant with an Eiffel Tower view
Le Calife, a floating restaurant with an Eiffel Tower view, by Damien on Flickr

One of the finest meals in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower can be found aboard Le Calife, a cruising restaurant. Popular among first-time visitors and couples seeking a romantic dinner, Le Calife prepares each meal in its onboard kitchen. Open year-round, cruises depart every evening and also at lunchtime on the weekends. The cost for a 2-hour cruise and a 3-course meal varies between €67 and €108.

Wheelchair Accessible: No


Le Bal de la Marine

4 Port de Suffren, 75007, Paris
+33 (0)1 47 05 65 57

Anchored along the Seine in the 7th arrondissement, Le Bal de la Marine is a great Paris restaurant with an Eiffel Tower view. This seafood restaurant is only open on a seasonal basis, however, the boat can be rented for private events all through the year.

Wheelchair Accessible: No


Bateaux Parisiens

Port de la Bourdonnais, 75007, Paris
+33 (0)1 76 64 14 66

Bateaux Parisiens is a unique glass-encased boat that offers lunch and dinner cruises along the Seine. Here, guests can enjoy listening to live music and indulging in traditional French cuisine which is prepared on-site. Be sure to book the restaurant’s Privilege Service for the best views of Paris and the Eiffel Tower. Three-course lunch cruises begin at €59 and three-course dinner cruises begin €99.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Bistro Saint-Dominique

131 Rue Saint-Dominique, 75007, Paris
+33 (0)1 45 55 80 42

Opposite the Fontaine de Mars in the 7th arrondissement, the Bistro Saint-Dominique is open for all-day service. Preparing gourmet French cuisine inspired by the seasons, they place emphasis on organic, locally sourced products. Prices are reasonable and there is an Eiffel Tower view from the restaurant’s outdoor terrace.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Les Ombres

27 Quai Branly, 75007, Paris
+33 (0)1 47 53 68 00

The view from Les Ombres, one of the restaurants in Paris overlooking the Eiffel Tower
The view from Les Ombres, one of the restaurants in Paris overlooking the Eiffel Tower. Image by John Karwoski on Flickr

One of the best views of the Eiffel Tower can be enjoyed from the restaurant Les Ombres. Located on the rooftop terrace at the Quai Branly Museum, this restaurant prepares contemporary French cuisine in an elegant setting. Many of the wines available are from French regions including Alsace, Bordeaux and the Loire, and there is also a lounge bar for guests to enjoy a variety of cocktails. Open for lunch and dinner, the cost of a three-course meal at Les Ombres begins at 71€.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Maison Blanche

15 avenue Montaigne, 75008, Paris
+33 (0)1 47 23 55 99

Located on the rooftop at the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Maison Blanche is another one of the terrific Paris restaurants with a view of the Eiffel Tower. Featuring a romantic atmosphere and gourmet French cuisine, guests can choose to be seated on either the upper or lower level. The lower floor of the restaurant is the main dining room which offers panoramic views from its floor-to-ceiling windows while the upper level includes a colour-changing bar and an expansive garden terrace boasting unparalleled views of the Eiffel Tower.  Maison Blanche welcomes guests daily for lunch and dinner as well as on Saturdays from 12:30 am when it transforms into the hip “Club Montaigne”. Prices for a three-course meal begin at 72€.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Chez Francis

7 Place de l’Alma, 75008, Paris
+33 (0)1 47 20 86 83

The patio at Chez Francis, one of the restaurants in Paris with an Eiffel Tower view.
The patio at Chez Francis, one of the restaurants in Paris with an Eiffel Tower view, by Magalita B. on Flickr

Located in the Golden Triangle at Place de l’Alma, Chez Francis offers fine French dining with a fantastic view.  Facing the Eiffel Tower, the restaurant has a large outdoor terrace and a lavish interior dining room. Open daily between 8:30 am to 11:30 pm, guests can expect to pay between 35-65€ for their main course.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Benkay Washoku – Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel

61 Quai de Grenelle, 75015, Paris
+33 (0)1 40 58 21 26

For flavours from Japan, visit Benkay Washoku, another one of the great Paris restaurants with a view of the Eiffel Tower. Located within the Hôtel Novotel Tour Eiffel in the 15th arrondissement, Benkay Washoku is known for it’s three elite chefs who specialize in Washoku, teppanyaki and sushi.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Le Ciel de Paris

33 avenue du Maine – Tour Maine Montparnasse, 75015, Paris
33 (0)1 40 64 77 64

The view from Le Ciel de Paris, which is the highest restaurant with an Eiffel Tower view
The view from Le Ciel de Paris, which is the highest restaurant with an Eiffel Tower view

At 210 meters above the ground, Le Ciel de Paris is the highest restaurant in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower. Located on the 56th floor of the Tour Montparnasse, this exclusive restaurant specializes in gourmet French cuisine. Le Ciel de Paris is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, but be sure to book in advance if you want a table by the window. Prices here vary depending on your choice of seats, so take that into consideration when making reservations.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Maison Pradier – Foyer de Chaillot

1 Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, 75016, Paris
+33 (0)1 53 65 30 70

From its position in Place du Trocadéro, the restaurant Maison Pradier features direct views of the entire Eiffel Tower.  Voted the “Best Chocolate Eclair of Paris” by the Figaroscope, the Maison Pradier is also known for its legendary Sunday brunch. It is also open every evening for dinner, preparing French cuisine at a reasonable price.  

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Please note that wheelchairs must enter through the Trocadero Gardens on Avenue Hussain 1er de Jordanie. Reservations are highly recommended.


L’Instant by Le Paris

2 Port Debilly, 75016, Paris
+33 (0)1 53 95 26 21

L’Instant by Le Paris floats on the Seine across from the Eiffel Tower in the 16th arrondissement. Focusing on BBQ’d meat and fish, l’Instant creates seasonally inspired dishes at a modest price. This restaurant is only open on sunny evenings during July and August, and there is a chance it may be closed for privately scheduled events.

Wheelchair Accessible: No


Café de l’Homme

17 Place du Trocadéro, 75016, Paris
+33 (0)1 44 05 30 15

Located within the Musée de l’Homme, the Café de l’Homme is another great Paris restaurant with an Eiffel Tower view. Guests can enjoy dining in the art deco style dining room or on the upper level terrace. Serving traditional French cuisine, Café de l’Homme uses only the best locally sourced ingredients. Open daily, a meal here costs roughly €75.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Café du Trocadéro

8 Place du Trocadéro, 75116, Paris
+33 (0)1 44 05 37 00

The patio at Café du Trocadéro, a restaurant with an Eiffel Tower view
The patio at Café du Trocadéro, a restaurant with an Eiffel Tower view, by Sérgio Giron on Flickr

Those looking for a modestly priced restaurant with an Eiffel Tower view should check out the Café du Trocadéro. Located in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, this French restaurant offers a stunning view from both the dining room and the outdoor patio.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Le New York

48 avenue de New York, 75116, Paris
+33 (0)1 40 76 09 71

Another one of the great Paris restaurants with a view is Le New York, which is perfectly positioned in the 16th arrondissement across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower.  Known for its delicious hamburgers and reasonable prices, this trendy restaurant is a great place for a casual meal.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Antoine

10 avenue de New York, 75116, Paris
+33 (0)1 40 70 19 28

Antoine is a hidden gem located in the 16th arrondissement. This one-starred Michelin restaurant is among the finest seafood restaurants in Paris and also boasts spectacular views of the Eiffel tower.  With a quiet romantic vibe, Antoine is especially popular amongst couples looking for a moderately priced meal to remember.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Al Mankal

8 avenue New York, 75016, Paris
+33 (0)1 40 70 01 45

Those looking for something a little different should check out Al Mankal in the 16th arrondissement. Unique for its authentic middle eastern cuisine, this restaurant offers an Eiffel Tower view from its dining room.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


6 New York

6 Avenue de New York, 75016, Paris
+33 (0)1 40 70 03 30

Located opposite the Eiffel Tower in the 16th arrondissement, 6 New York serves traditional French dishes in a chic contemporary setting. Featuring a street-level view of the Eiffel Tower from almost every table, 6 New York is a fantastic place to enjoy a meal with a view. Open for lunch and dinner, main courses range from 25-50€.

Wheelchair Accessible: No


Bustronome

2 avenue Kleber, 75116, Paris
+33 (0)9 54 44 45 55

For a truly unique dining experience take a trip aboard the Bustronome. Always on the move, this Paris restaurant with a view of the Eiffel Tower is located within a double-decker bus. While it sounds tacky, it’s actually the opposite.  The interior is especially luxurious and the panoramic glass roof makes it feel as if you are outdoors. Bustronome is open for lunch and dinner year-round and serves only the best seasonally based French cuisine.

Wheelchair Accessible: No


L’Oiseau Blanc – The Peninsula Paris

19 avenue Kleber, 75116, Paris
+33 (0)1 58 12 67 30

L’Oiseau Blanc is a 6th-floor rooftop bar and restaurant known for its amazing view of the Eiffel Tower. Set within the 5-star Peninsula Paris hotel, it is the epitome of luxury.

Its unique retracting roof makes it feel as if you are dining outdoors, and its lovely outdoor terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a warm summer evening.  Serving exquisite French cuisine with a contemporary flair, the menu at L’Oiseau Blanc is sure to please even the most refined of palates.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Le Terrass – Terrass” Hotel

12-14 rue Joseph de Maistre, 75018, Paris
+33 (0)1 46 06 72 85

Another one of the fantastic Paris restaurants with a view of the Eiffel tower is within the Terrass Hotel.  Located on the 7th floor, in the heart of Montmartre, the Le Terrass features a restaurant and bar with large bay windows and an outdoor terrace offering guests panoramic views over Paris.  Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, Le Terrass is a fantastic place to enjoy a meal with a view.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Moncoeur Belleville

1 rue des Envierges, 75020, Paris
+33 (0)1 43 66 38 54

Formerly Ô Paris, the restaurant Moncoeur Belleville offers the best view of the city’s skyline. Located at the top of the Parc de Belleville in a quiet residential area, Moncoeur Belleville offers a great escape from the hustle and bustle of the city centre. Open every day from 10 am until 2 am, the Moncoeur Belleville serves up traditional French dishes at a very reasonable price.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Restaurants with Honorable Mentions for their Eiffel Tower View


Le Jules Verne

Avenue Gustave Eiffel, 75007, Paris
2nd floor of the Eiffel Tower
+33 (0)1 45 55 61 44

The view from Le Jules Verne, one of the restaurants inside the Eiffel Tower
The view from Le Jules Verne, one of the restaurants inside the Eiffel Tower, by Christopher Michel on Flickr

Le Jules Verne is closed for renovations until spring 2019.

When discussing Eiffel Tower view restaurants in Paris, Le Jules Verne deserves an honourable mention. Located on the 2nd floor of Iron Lady herself, this upscale restaurant prepares French classics with a modern flair.

Open for lunch and dinner, the prices reflect the location for this once and a lifetime dining experience.

Wheelchair Accessible: No


58 Tour Eiffel

Avenue Gustave Eiffel, 75007 Paris
1st floor of the Eiffel Tower
+33 (0)1 72 76 18 46

58 Tour Eiffel
58 Tour Eiffel by André Luís on Flickr

Another honourable mention on our list of Paris restaurants with a view of the Eiffel Tower goes to the 58 Tour Eiffel.  Inside the tower on the first floor, this contemporary restaurant offers up close and personal views of the metalwork as well as views outwards from its wall-to-wall windows.  The 58 Tour Eiffel is open for casual lunches and elegant dinners with or without a reservation.

Wheelchair Accessible: Yes


Have you eaten at one of these fantastic restaurants with an Eiffel Tower view? Or, do you know of other restaurants in Paris with a view of the Eiffel Tower? I’d love to hear about it in the comments section below!


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