Literary Tour: Eat Your Way Through Paris’s Past


Memorable Meals in Montparnasse
This part of Paris was home to many Americans like Hemingway and Fitzgerald, as well as Joyce and a whole host of artists who frequented the bars and cafes… 

La Coupole
102 Boulevard du Montparnasse
Breakfast in La Coupole surrounded by 33 pillars. Hemingway was a regular

Le Dôme Café
108 Boulevard du Montparnasse
Lunch on seafood at Le Dôme, known as the Anglo-American café in its heyday

La Closerie des Lilas
171 Boulevard du Montparnasse
Spend the evening with food, wine and piano music like many literary luminaries


Sensational Snacks in Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Follow in the footsteps of existentialists like Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir by sampling Saint-Germain-des-Prés’s cafe culture…

Les Deux Magots
6 place Saint-Germain-des-Prés
Breakfast at Les Deux Magots, like Mallarme, Oscar Wilde and Hemingway

Café de Flore
172 Boulevard Saint-Germain
Enjoy mid-morning patisseries at Sartre and de Beauvoir’s choice, Café de Flore

Brasserie Lipp
151 Boulevard Saint-Germain
Lunch at Brasserie Lipp, which has barely changed since Proust and Gide’s days

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