Brasserie de LIles St Louis
Nothing has changed in this brasserie for decades, certainly not the menu or the stuffed swan above the bar, or the view from the tables outside looking up to Notre-Dame's soaring buttresses, the interior sports hunting trophies and endearing Alsatian bric-a-brac. Tourists rub elbows at the long tables with French rugby fans and residents of the little island. The hearty Alsatian menu offers tarte l'oignon as a starter and the succulent jarret de porc aux lentilles or choucroute garni as a main. Wines are reasonable, but skip the overpriced coffee and ice cream. Instead, walk across the street and buy your own.