marché des enfants rouges

September 28, 2009

P1040765while exploring my neighborhood the other day, i just happened to stumble into the oldest covered food market in paris, marché des enfants rougesestablished in 1628 (1628!!), this market has a cross between fresh food and flower stalls, and various ethnic food booths.  fancy some moroccan food?  how about mediterranean or afro-caribbean food?  you can find it here.

P1040774P1040767what to do: once you have decided what you want to eat, stand in the line and place your order.  when you have your tray in hand, find a spot amongst the many picnic tables around the perimeter of the market.  sit, eat, enjoy, relax.

P1040758P1040759P1040755P1040771P1040750P1040770now, for obvious reasons, it’s a great place to go on a sunny day… however, during the winter months, they set up heaters and plastic covering, perfect for eating japanese noodles.

39 rue de Bretagne, Paris, 75003

metro: temple

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3 Responses to “marché des enfants rouges”

  1. Leslie Says:

    Alors, qu’est-ce que vous avez?

  2. […] the best brunches i have had in paris goes to café charlot.  located just across the street from les enfants rouges, it is a very trendy and very parisian place to people watch while sitting eating your scrambled […]

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