Paris on the Go – 8 Parisian Fast-Foods for a Quick Lunch

Whether you are sightseeing, running to a meeting or catching a train sometimes a quick bite is your only option to refuel for the day. Just because it’s a fast does not mean it can’t be good! We have a great selection of places for all tastes, selected for the quality, price, and originality. A great fast- food feast in Paris awaits you!

Starting with the Cook’n With Class district of the 18th, where you will find the famous Sacre Coeur and artists square Place de Tertre:

Gontran Cherrier

The star baker always has a new creation with sandwiches from bread with flavors like curry, squid, and delicious pastries, and bagels.

Location: 22 rue Caulaincourt, 75018

Metro: Place de Clichy

Sale e Pepe

This Sicilian owned deli makes the best Fresh Italian sandwiches and a range of pasta to go. They even have a small terrace where you sit in the summertime. Do forget to try their homemade ice-cream.

Location: 30 Rue Ramey, 75018

Metro: Jules Joffrin


Don’t be put off by the busy area, this Indian restaurant is a little jewel on a side street off the Chateau Rouge fruit and vegetable market. Drop by for some homemade Nan bread and chicken curry all under 10 Euros.

Location: 4, rue de Suez, 75018

Metro: Chateau Rouge

Pizza di Loretta

Pizza by the weight is now nothing new in Paris but this gem which now has two locations will always be on my top 10 list. You can now even order it from Deliveroo but better be planning a large party! This little Paris bijou has now opened several outlets throughout the city. Including one in our very own Montmartre. 

Locations: 62 Rue Rodier, 75009 Paris
43 Reu Lafayette 75009 Paris
122 Rue Caulaincourt 75018 Paris (open Tuesday – Sunday)
12 BD de Courcelles 75017 Paris
112 Rue de la Roquette 75011 Paris

Gustave Claps

Situated in the famed “Sopi” area (South of Pigalle) go to Gustave’s when you are craving a fresh sandwich. But more than a sandwich it’s like a meal with a great selection such as Pastrami, Fish, Beef and Marinated Chicken served with lots of garnish in a yummy flatbread.

Location: 21 rue Henry Monnier, 75009 Paris



Moving into central Paris:

Food Trucks

Cantine California is one of Paris’ first food trucks serving burgers, tacos and homemade desserts all from organic ingredients.

Location: Marché St. Honoré.

Metro: Opéra or Pyramides

cantine california



A fabulous concept with 8 Michelin star Chef’s creating the lunch menu with organic French dishes served in a “bocal”, small glass jars. They have 4 locations in Paris and you can enjoy dishes from “croque-monsieur” to Veal stew always fresh and delicious.

Location: 3 rue Danielle-Casanova, 75001 



Street, Bangkok Local Food

A taste of the night markets of Bangkok in the city of light. This small eatery offers both eat-in and takeaway. Grab your lunch (or dinner), and grab a seat along the Canal Saint-Martin with other locals. 

Location: 3 Rue Eugène Varlin, 75010 



Urfa Dürüm

It may not be on the tourist trail but it’s worth a try. Listed in TimeOut Paris, Urfa Dürüm is a tiny venue where you can try out the famous Kurdish sandwich. Only two choices, but both are served up as a meat wrap with flatbread made on site and lots of lovely fresh, salad, tomatoes & onions.

Location: 58 rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis, 75010 

urfa durum


La Grande Épicerie de Paris

Last but not least the summit of Parisian epicurean food shopping. At La Grande Épicerie de Paris you can explore four departments: groceries, fresh produce, wines, and gourmet food, stock up on gifts, have some lunch and soak up the classy atmosphere of one of the finest food stores.

Location: 38 Rue de Sèvres, 75007 

And what if you prefer to pack your lunch? Well, we’ve got some great tips on packing a Paris picnic right here! !

Check out our hands-on French cooking classes in Paris next time you’re in town.

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