Food Markets

In this open-air market, dozen of stalls are put up three times a week, along the Boulevard Raspail between the Metro stations Sèvres-Babylone and Rennes. A lot of customers are regularly crossing, comparing prices or going straight to their favourite vendor. I noticed a lot of Asian tourists in this market.I don't know if it's my imagination, but the sunday market, which is an organic one, has got a particularly laid back atmosphere. Everybody seemed in a good mood! Maybe an effect of the …

As its name says, this market is a street market, meaning that the shops themselves have their place and stalls on the street, and close only on monday. Amongst the fruits-and-veg, meat, fish, and cheese shops, you can also enjoy nice cafés and restaurants, and a great atmosphere, two steps away from the beautiful Saint-Eustache church and the busy area of Les Halles!

Open from tuesday to saturday between 10.00 a.m. and 6.00 p.m., and sunday morning.

Both Bastille and Popincourt open-air markets are big and popular. They are located on the same street (Boulevard Richard Lenoir), and in the same area, the 11th. Their alleys are broad and so are the stalls! The well-presented fresh food is appealing and the vendors are quite friendly.They are complementary because not open on the same days.Marché Bastille: open thursday from 7.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sunday from 7.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.Marché Popincourt: open tuesday and friday from 7.00 …

A few streets behind the Bastille Opera stands one of the oldest covered markets of Paris, the Marché Beauvau. It's a complex architecture, made of a metal structure, wood beams and glass windows.  It's registered as an historic site and therefore protected from demolition or any eccentric changes.Open every day except monday from 7.30 a.m. to 12.30 a.m.You have to complete your shopping by a walk along Rue d'Aligre, a very good popular market street, where the vendors are shouting out loud …

This open-air market was the very first organic one in Paris ("organic" is "biologique" in French).

It takes place every saturday from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

On the cute Square Monge (Place Monge), not far from the Jardin des Plantes, the Arènes de Lutèce and the Panthéon, you're going to enjoy this little open-air market and its village atmosphere. Already a lot of tourists know the place! I noticed a cooked food stall from West Indies and an other one from Lebanon.Open  wednesday and friday from 7.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. and sunday between 7.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m.Don't forget to carry on the walk down the market street Rue Mouffetard, where you …

This open-air market, straight in front of the Eiffel Tower, is a really rich one, with all types of fresh food, but also clothes, kitchen tools, and all sort of household goods.

Open thursday from 7.00 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. and saturday from 7.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m.

This is the oldest covered market in Paris, and takes its names from the kids dressed in red who used to live in the orphanage of the area. The Marché des Enfants Rouges opened in 1628 to be destroyed in the 1980's, but the local residents, attached to their market, had it rebuilt. It lost a part of its charm, but not its atmosphere! It's small, but surrounded by a lot of cooked food stalls with terraces where you can eat at ease the menu of your choice: West Indian; North African, or Italian! …

Also called Marché de l'Olive (because it's in Rue de l'Olive) this covered market, located in a popular area, is a beautiful example of Victor Baltard's work, with a splendid lacy iron structure and typical shape with a great glassroof. After being under a complete renovation during 30 months, it finally reopened on the 7th of september 2010.You'll find various stalls of fresh products (fruits and vegetables, fishes, cheeses, poultry, "charcuterie", but also international food with …

Rue Cler is a nice pedestrian market street, with a variety of shops, stalls and terraces. if it's not too early (or sunday) when you go there, don't miss the Rue Saint Dominique, a perpendicular street full of nice boutiques!

 Open tuesday to saturday from 10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m., and sunday morning.