The Best of Paris Food Tour, EXPLORE FOOD TOURS.

Paris, France

From USD 139.59

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Free cancellation
Up to 24 hours in advance.
  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Paris is nothing if not a gastronomic hub, so foodies hoping to unpack the culinary culture of this city shouldn't miss the chance to taste the best local fare. You can do just that on this private culinary tour, where your personal guide helps you unpack French food culture and discover the basics of French gastronomy. Highlights include visiting charming Paris markets and eateries, tasting sweets and baked goods, and sipping French wines—with drinks, snacks, and coffee included.
  • Foodies experience Parisian gastronomic culture on this guided food tour
  • Visit the Tour d'Argent bakery, and sample delicate Pierre Hermé macarons
  • Improve your palate with wine tasting, with your oenologist-guide, included
  • Meet-up in the 5th Arrondissement, steps from the Maubert-Mutualité metro

Sample Menu


Duck breast or veal


Foie Gras and onion soup

Goose or Duck liver


Cheese platter

Camembert, Brie, Cantal, Rocamadour Goat cheese, Comté



Steak or stew



French Crepe



The best Macarons of Paris

What's Included

  • Alcoholic Beverages
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Gratuities
  • Soda/Pop

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • 1 Pl. Saint-Germain des Prés
    1 Pl. Saint-Germain des Prés, 75006 Paris, France

    In front of the church: Église de St Germain des Prés Place Saint-Germain des Prés, 75006 Paris.

End point

This activity ends back at the meeting point.

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Not recommended for pregnant travellers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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Traveller Tips

Perhaps the price goes down the more people you book in, but I would not recommend this tour unless you have a bunch of people and you're not paying as much as I did!


12 reviews
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Reviews by Viator travellers.
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Disappointing experience.
Martin_N, Aug 2023
We’ve done lots of food tours and they usually involve several groups of friends or couples so we were surprised that it was just us on the tour. Part of the fun of the tours is meeting other people and talking about the food you are trying. The food was pleasant enough but we expected 4 or 5 stops to sample ‘bites’. What we got was 3 food stops, the second of which was at a cake shop that was closing and the third was a full meal which we had not expected and could not finish. Very disappointing.
Response from Host, Aug 2023
It is difficult to block a good restaurant the evening only for a crêpe or cheese plate. The morning option was better for you. But you never replied to our questionnaire. I hope you could finish your beef in your hotel room. Normally we do not make doggy bags.
A MUST tour
Jennifer_M, May 2023
Francois was our guide and he was amazing! We had great food and wine and learned so much about the French culture
Response from Host, May 2023
Merci Jennifer!!
Best day ever
Jane_M, Apr 2023
Francois was such a knowledgeable, warm, and friendly guide. I was fortunate to be the only person on the tour and it soon felt like being shown around by a dear friend. His food choices were outstanding. Finished the tour full and satisfied. Then he made sure I got on the correct bus. One of my best Paris experiences. Highly recommend.
Response from Host, Apr 2023
Merci Jane!!
An experience not to be missed.
james_m, Oct 2022
Wonderful descriptions of food and history delicious wine tasting. Great selections of specialty food and extraordinary pastries. Funny and thoughtful discussion and answers to our questions
Response from Host, Oct 2022
Merci beaucoup
Knowledgeable and delicious
Fiona_B, Aug 2022
Francois guided us on a Sunday and manoeuvred us around the later opening hours. He was also accommodating and flexible with the tour time. His selection of foods and places were all great. My teenagers loved the sweets and pastries. We also learned about olive oil and had a fab lunch with cheesy mash, followed by the best choc mousse. We went back the next day!
Response from Host, Oct 2022
Thank you so much!
You have to do this!
Kathy_T, July 2022
Francois was a wonderful guide. He was informative and very knowledgeable about all kinds of things. All the places we went and the foods we tasted were incredible. This was a wonderful experience!
Amazing tour!
Amy_E, Apr 2022
What a wonderful experience! Francois was the BEST host and we had a wonderful time! The cheeses, the wine, the escargot and fois gras, and macarons were all perfection! Francois was so sweet and kind and we absolutely loved him! Highly recommend this tour!
Delicious food options
Joseph_C, Sept 2021
Our tour guide, Francois, was quite knowledgeable and shared great food history, stories and food with us.
Good guide but very expensive for what I got
E6534LMninah, Jan 2020
I booked this very last minute, and thought from the price that it would be something special. Unfortunately, I think the price was because I was the only one on the tour! The guide was nice and took me to some great places with yummy food, but it was very awkward with just the two of us, and he wasn't eating any of the food. In the end, I couldn't eat half of what was put in front of me, which was a real waste as it was all very tasty. Perhaps the price goes down the more people you book in, but I would not recommend this tour unless you have a bunch of people and you're not paying as much as I did!
Response from Host, Jan 2020
We agree that you did your reservation at midnight for the following morning. It was a bit too much for one person. The best beef stew of Paris (bœuf bourguignon), a full plate of cheese from the Bistrot d'Henri facing Castel with Gérard Mulot baguette tradition, Camembert Réo noir, Saint-Nectaire and Comté 18 months, a glass of Saint-Emilion Grand Cru, the best crepe of Paris with the best artisanal cider and two more stops: The Wine cellar of Saint-Germain-des-Prés covered market with the Saint-Marcellin cheese from the Lyon most famous cheese shop la Mère Richard and a glass of white wine from Valençay, Loire valley, the trendy place of the inventor of the 'Bistronomy' in Paris Yves Camdeborde, former Crillon and Ritz chef with a glass of red wine and scallop in Brittany butter sauce for a special pairing plus the original macaron from Persia made from rice with saffron as a final gift to finish our walk next to Notre-Dame. We do the best, we give the best even if it seems too much. We wanted you to have the excellence, not something average even for a last-minute booking during the night. This is the way we treat friends, not clients. We did. Best, Francois Lavergne
Best food tour ever
marblefamily8, Sept 2019
Francois provided an excellent adventure into the French cuisine and culture. He was very down to earth, personable and the “real deal”. His passion for the food and culture really showed. We had a very stressful travel day and were late to our tour but he worked with us and still provided us with an excellent experience. We wanted to see what the local food and people were like and he showed us this and more. I recommend this tour with Francois wholeheartedly and without reservations.

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