Fodor's Expert Review Breizh Café

$ The Marais French Fodor's Choice

Eating a crêpe in Paris might seem a bit clichéd, until you venture into this modern offshoot of a Breton crêperie. The plain, pale-wood decor is refreshing, but what really makes the difference are the ingredients—farmers' eggs, unpasteurized Gruyère, shiitake mushrooms, Valrhona chocolate, homemade caramel, and extraordinary butter from a Breton dairy farmer. You'll find all the classics among the galettes, but it's worth choosing something more adventurous like the cancalaise (traditionally smoked herring, potato, crème fraîche, and herring roe). You might also slurp a few Cancale oysters—a rarity in Paris—or try one of the 20 artisanal ciders on offer.

French Lively Lunch Dinner Brunch Quick Bite $ Fodor's Choice Family

Quick Facts

109 rue Vieille du Temple
Paris, Île-de-France  75003, France

-01–42–72–13–77

www.breizhcafe.com

Known For:
  • Some of the best crêpes in Paris
  • Adventurous ingredients
  • Cancale oysters also on the menu
Restaurant Details:
Rate Includes: Closed Mon. and Tues., and Aug., Closed Mon., Tues., and Aug.

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