Rue Montorgueil, Paris: A Food Lover's Delight

France, Paris Guide (B): Rue Montorgueil, Paris: A Food Lover's Delight

A charming pedestrian cobbled street in the heart of Paris, rue Montorgueil, is lined with wonderful restaurants, cafés, cheese shops, bakeries, wine shops as well as Paris’ oldest (and one of its finest) pâtisseries. It’s a real joy to explore, especially for food lovers. Here are just some of the street’s culinary highlights.

Rue Montorgueil’s name literally translates as “Mount Pride” after the hilly area on which the street lies. Look out for the only fortified tower in Paris, Jean-Sans-Peur, a Medieval tower built in the early 15th century by by “Fearless Jean”, the infamous Duke of Burgundy, who assassinated his cousin, the Duke of Orléans. For a small entrance fee you can climb the staircase and visit some of the original rooms. However, the street is most known as a market street that only tourists in the know visit.

True to its name, this restaurant offers a wide range of variations on this French classic, snails with parsley and garlic butter, with equally delicious main meals and desserts, served at a leisurely pace in a traditional setting. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Rue Montorgueil, Paris: A Food Lover's Delight
Guide Location: France » Paris
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Kathryn Burrington
Read it on author's website: https://boutiquetravelblog.com/favourite-streets-of-paris-rue-montorgueil/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Jean-Sans-Peur
  • L’Escargot Montorgueil
  • Stohrer
  • Soguisa
  • Le Palais du Fruit
  • Au Rocher de Cancale
  • La Fermette

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