If that trip to Europe is looking a little out of reach this year, then do not worry. Atlanta’s culinary scene is home to so many eateries and cafes inspired by European cuisines, including France. From adorable cafes where you can stop of for a coffee and some lunch, to spectacular bakeries and sweet treats that’ll transport you to the streets of Paris. Keep scrolling for some enchanting French cafés & bistros in and around the ATL.
1. Le Bon Nosh
Walking into Le Bon Nosh is always a dream-like experience. Not just a restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but a market with a mission to celebrate the simplicity of good ingredients. One of our favorite spots for lunch, we’re obsessed with the gorgeous interiors and design that went into this Buckhead gem.Click here to visit their website.
2. Saint Germain Bakery & Café
Where: Ponce City Market, The Interlock, Buckhead
With four locations scattered across A-Town, y’all know that Saint Germain Bakery is a beloved hotspot for a pick-me-up. With French pastries, macarons, lunch offerings, and coffees, you’re in excellent hands if you want a proper Parisian experience without the hassle of leaving Atlanta!Click here to visit their website.
3. Bistro Niko
This bustling eatery will make you forget you’re in the ATL, and transport you to the hottest restaurant in Paris. Executive Chef Gary Donlick’s classic French training and passion for French food is crystal clear throughout his innovative menu. There’s a lunch, dinner, and midday menu, but we suggest checking out their brunch or happy hour!Click here to visit their website.
4. Anis Café & Bistro
Where: Garden Hills
It’s safe to say we’re obsessed with heading to Anis Café & Bistro for brunch on their enchanting patio. Serving up an extensive menu of tempting French comfort food, we suggest trying out one of their eggs benedict offerings during their Sunday brunch. But whatever you do, don’t you dare skip dessert!
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4. Café Vendôme
Where: Buckhead, City Springs
Get lost in the Parisian façade, and escape Atlanta to an adorable square in the French capital. Great for a coffee and a pastry, or a little bit of lunch. Make sure you check out this adorable café should you be in the area, with locations in both Buckhead and Sandy Springs.Click here to visit their website.
5. Petite Violette
With an unbeatable atmosphere and a menu which is an obvious love-letter to French cuisine, we couldn’t leave out Petite Violette from this round-up. If the chic and intimate vibes don’t leave you wanting more, then their killer menu certainly will. We recommend trying out the beloved onion soup. It really is the star of the menu.Click here to visit their website.