9 Restaurants in Paris Where You Can Eat an Excellent (The Best!) Sauerkraut

Do you really want to try some good sauerkraut? We know that Paris is not Strasbourg and that Alsace is not nearby, but it is still possible to find tasty sauerkraut in the capital! If you are nostalgic for your native region or simply want to taste one of the typical dishes of French gastronomy, follow this guide of the 10 Parisian restaurants where you can eat an excellent or even the best sauerkraut of your life!

 

1. Chez Jenny

jenny choucroute
Credits: © Chez Jenny

This famous brasserie welcomes you to its warm Alsatian atmosphere with a typical Alsatian decor. Alsatian specialities are in the spotlight and you can also enjoy an excellent sauerkraut and a flameless flammekueche. You are even entitled to valet parking on Friday and Saturday evenings and you can book private lounges for an event if you want to discover Alsatian specialities.

Address: 39 boulevard du Temple, 75003
Hours: Monday to Thursday from 12:00 to 00:00, Friday to Saturday from 12:00 to 01:00, Sunday from 12:00 to 00:00
Access via transportation: République

“Chez Jenny” Sauerkraut price: 27 €

Rating:
Google grade: 4.0/5
TripAdvisor grade: 3.5/5
LaFourchette grade: 8.6/10

For more information, check the official website.

 

2. L’Alsace

alsace choucroute
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This mythical brasserie on the Champs-Elysées offers many Alsatian specialities for those who want a piece of Alsace on their plates. The sauerkraut, although a traditional dish, can also be cooked with taste and this is what Alsace offers you in its luxurious Parisian décor. Perfuming the place, it will make your mouth water for your greatest pleasure. Other French specialities are also available such as snails or even French desserts and pastries. Of course, the prices are a little high per dish but the quality is there, as well as the excellent service and carefully selected products.

“L’Alsace” sauerkraut price: 23 €

Address: 39, Avenue des Champs Elysées, 75008 Paris
Hours: Everyday, 24h/24
Access via public transportation: Franklin Roosevelt

Rating:
Google grade: 4.0/5
TripAdvisor grade: 3.5/5
LaFourchette grade: 8.6/10

For more information, check the official website.

3. Au Brétzel

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A couple of doors from Montparnasse, come and discover Au Brétzel, your new Alsatian restaurant. With its charming setting and its warm and friendly team, you will immediately feel at home! Recommended by many guides, it is definitely the place to go whether you are Alsatian or if you just want to taste a piece of Alsace. Sauerkraut? You can eat it hot on site or even to take away. It will be just as good and you can enjoy it just as much.

“Au Brétzel” sauerkraut price: 21 €

Address: 1 rue Léopold Robert 75014 Paris
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 12pm to 2pm and from 7.30pm to 10.30pm
Access via public transportation: Vavin ou Raspail

Rating:
Google grade: 4.5/5
TripAdvisor grade: 4/5

For more information, check the official website (French website).

 

4. Bofinger

bofinger choucroute
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Between the Place des Vosges and the Opéra Bastille, you will come across the mythical address of the Bofinger. With its exceptional historical decor, Bofinger offers you Alsatian specialities such as fish Baeckoeffe, Kougloff with French toast, and soufflé au Grand Marnier. Not to mention the sauerkraut! Cabbage is cooked in a traditional way, which makes you want to taste it even more. Do not hesitate to ask for more information about the history of this restaurant!

Bofinger sauerkraut price: 27 €

Address: 5-7, rue de la Bastille, 75004 Paris
Hours: Monday to Saturday from noon to 3pm and from 6.30pm to midnight, Sunday from noon to 11.30pm.
Access via public transportation: Bastille

Rating:
Google grade: 4.1/5
TripAdvisor grade: 3.5/5
LaFourchette grade: 8.6/10

For more information, check the official website.

 

5. La Forge

la forge choucroute
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With its wooden front that will remind you of a small mountain chalet, you can’t miss La Forge. The rustic decoration will immediately invite you into the atmosphere. In addition, the typical Alsatian dishes will convince you. Let yourself be seduced by the flammekueche and sauerkraut, which are the house specialities. The chef and his good humour will complete the picture to ensure you have a good time.

Sauerkraut Shank Price: 18,50 €

Address: 63 Boulevard de Vaugirard, 75015 Paris
Hours: Monday to Saturday from noon to 10:30 pm, Sunday from noon to 10 pm
Access via public transportation: Pasteur

Rating:
Google grade: 3.7/5
TripAdvisor grade: 3.5/5
La Fourchette grade: 8.2/10

For more information, check the official website.

 

6. Lazare

lazare choucroute
Credits: © Lazare

As a buffet-style Parisian brasserie near Saint-Lazare station, the Lazare restaurant will allow you to taste its fabulous sauerkraut, revisited by chef, Eric Frechon. This sauerkraut is served on a nice plate. Sauerkraut is composed of turnips and pork shank poached and lacquered with spicy honey. This gives you sweet and tender flavours. Because of its original and unique recipe that you will not find anywhere else, you must go to the Lazarus to taste this excellent sauerkraut. In addition, the waiters will be able to welcome you and advise you on any drink that goes with this wonderful sauerkraut.

Sauerkraut price: 29 €

Address: Parvis de la Gare Saint-Lazare, rue intérieure, 75008 Paris
Hours: Monday to Saturday from 07:30 A.M to 11 P.M, Sunday from noon to 11 P.M.
Access via transportation: Saint-Lazare (Subway and RER)

Rating:
Google grade: 4.0/5
TripAdvisor grade: 4.0/5
LaFourchette grade: 8.6/10

For more information, check the official website (French website).

 

7. Memere Paulette

memere paulette choucroute
Credits: © Memere Paulette

Sauerkraut with wine? It is possible at Memere Paulette. First of all, Memere Paulette is a wine bar that celebrates the good life. With more than reasonable prices, come and taste the braised pig hocks with Riesling and braised cabbage sauerkraut and homemade braised turnips served with horseradish mustard from the Raifalsa house. Delicious! The waiters and the helpful team will be able to offer you a suitable wine so that the culinary experience is perfect.

Lunch menu Starter/main course/dessert with sauerkraut: 24 €

Address: 5 Rue Paul Lelong, 75002 Paris France
Hours: Tuesday to Thursday from 6pm to 1am, Friday to Saturday from 6pm to midnight
Access via public transportation: Bourse or Sentier

Rating:
Google grade: 3.8/5
TripAdvisor grade: 3.5/5

For more information, check the official website.

 

8. Les Relais d’Alsace – Taverne Karlsbräu

relais alsace choucroute
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Just in front of the Gare de Lyon, Les Relais d’Alsace is at the crossroads of many tourists but also regular customers. Cooking Alsatian specialities, you will inevitably come across sauerkraut. And what a sauerkraut! This one will make you salivate. And there are several versions of sauerkraut for diversity. Come along and try these exceptional sauerkraut dishes!

“Brasserie” sauerkraut price: 13,50 €

Address: 1 rue de Lyon, 75012 Paris
Hours: Every day from 8am until midnight
Access via public transportation: Gare de Lyon

Rating:
Google grade: 3.4/5
TripAdvisor grade: 3.5/5
La Fourchette grade: 7.6/10

For more information, check the official website.

 

9. Brasserie LIPP

brasserie LIPP choucroute
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As a true temple of the Parisian gastronomy, the Brasserie LIPP serves traditional French specialities as well as sauerkraut. It takes particular care to select quality products. Three sauerkraut dishes are available: sauerkraut with real Prince of Paris Ham, special LIPP sauerkraut with pork shank, and sea sauerkraut. These three sauerkraut dishes will please you with their particular and different tastes. There is always something to delight your taste buds!

Price of sauerkraut topped with real Prince of Paris Ham: 25 €

Address: 151, boulevard Saint-Germain, 75006 Paris
Hours: Every day from 9am to 00h45
Access via public transportation: Saint Germain des Prés

Rating:
Google grade: 3.8/5
TripAdvisor grade: 3.5/5
La Fourchette grade: 7.6/10

For more information, check the official website.

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