Co-Founder Of “L’Ours Bar” Shares 5 Tasty Bistros In Paris

If you’re a fan of bears, L’Ours Bar is where you should go in Paris.

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If you’re a bigger fan of hanging out amongst cool crowds relaxing on any given night of the week, then you’ll become a regular at L’Ours.

Voted by Time Out Paris as the best bar in 10th arrondissement, co-Founder Victor Gregoire (Above photo: right, below photo: left) started this popular joint in a district now known by locals as the center of bobo (bohemian bourgeois) defining a socio-style characterized by a younger generation of local French prepped in sleek urban wear. Folks who you’ll meet at L’Ours are unpretentious, drawn by an intimate hotspot where drinks are delivered with epic service.

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Adorned by cozy wallpapers with printed bears and a charismatic staff, L’Ours makes any long day at work much bearable whether you opt for a chilled pint of beer or a glass of French wine. As a local entrepreneur who knows where to go for a cool and tasty bite, we had to ask Victor for his top five favorite neighborhood bistros. It just so happens, his savory recommendations are quite similar to ours!

Check out Victor Gregoire’s L’Ours Bar: 8 Rue de Paradis 75010 Paris, France.

1. Paradis

14 rue de Paradis, 75010 Paris, France (map, website)

Paradis is sophisticated, but yet affordable cuisine. Its warm welcoming and has a well-decorated dining area. With a great selection of wines and amazing service, this is a can’t-miss bistro!

Risotto aux Truffes.

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2. Le 52

52 rue du Faubourg Saint-Denis, 75010 Paris, France (map, website)

Located on one of the most vibrant streets in the 10th arrondissement, Le 52 knows cuisine and serves an unforgettable culinary experience!

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3. Holybelly

19 rue Lucien Sampaix, 75010 Paris, France (map, website)

For its delicious brunch, cool ambience, superb decoration and affordable prices, Holybelly will guarantee an unforgettable gastronomical experience!

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4. Buvette

28 rue Henry Monnier, Paris France (map, website)

For its amazing brunch and even better a la carte menu, Buvette has a great atmosphere that will satisfy more than just your taste buds! Don’t forget to explore the area around the restaurant, as there are many cool places to stop by and have a drink after your dinner.

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5. Jefrey’s

14 rue Saint-Sauveur, 75002 Paris, France (map, website)

Best cocktail bar after L’Ours Bar, of course!

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Wendy Hung


As the founder of Jetset Times, Wendy is an avid traveler and fluent in five languages. When she's not traveling, Wendy calls Paris and Taipei home. Her favorite countries so far from her travels have been: Bhutan, Iran, and St. Bart's because they were all so different!

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