Hungry locals and travelers and have gathered in Downtown Paris to enjoy mouthwatering meals since the 1820s. Today, the delicious selections are more varied, but the delight that downtown’s restauranteurs take in serving up fresh, satisfying meals is unmistakable.
In a hurry? Gigi’s Picnic Basket is the spot to pick up delectable daily soups specials, sandwiches and bakery items. Vegetarian options are available and delicious. Enjoy your meal outside or take home something scrumptious.
The name says it all at the Golden Dragon Chinese Restaurant. Sit down for a mouthwatering meal in the newly remodeled dining room or carry-out your favorite Chinese fare from this family restaurant that has been feeding happy customers for decades.
Jack's Java on North Poplar Street is where coffee lovers, frappe fans and smoothie buffs get their fix. Don’t miss the delectable baked sweets and locally made gift items. Enjoy free wi-fi and a seat by the window or relax on the sofa for a visit with friends.
Wednesday meals hot off the grill; games of pool on vintage, rosewood tables; cool murals, cold beer and history dating back to 1929 make Jack's Pool Room a popular destination.
At La Ingrata on West Side of the court square you can enjoy a Tex-Mex menu along with an icy beer or cocktail. Enjoy your meal at street level at a table or at the bar. Dine upstairs for scenic views of our historic courthouse and Downtown Fountain Plaza.
Three blocks east of the square, LL's Bar & Grill offers top-rated burgers, wings, and fish hot off the grill. Grab a cold one and watch the game or head to their outdoor pavilion. The pool tables are ready and waiting and weekends often bring live music.
Your pizza craving is saying, “Take me to Nonnie’s” Their pizzas by the slice are a meal, but there's also stromboli, giant cinnamon rolls and made to order sandwiches. Pick up lunch and enjoy it at outdoor tables, across the street on the courthouse lawn.
The vibe is as cool as the drinks at Paris Nutrition where they create a variety of delectable, healthy meal-replacement shakes, energy loaded teas, and seasonally inspired drinks seven-days a week. Paris Nutrition thanks you for sippin’ local. Drink up!
Paris Station, opening Fall of 2023, will be a restaurant, marketplace for local goods, a game center and a brewery all in one spot. Check out the renovations as the 115 year old building is brought back to life.
Nothing says noontime in the South like The Point BBQ. Their savory plates, sandwiches and sides are beyond compare. Enjoy your feast at their picnic table, the Fountain Plaza or at home.
After enjoying a great meal downtown, check out R.J.'s Lounge and Billiards where you can enjoy an ice-cold beer at the bar, throw some darts, hear some tunes and shoot a little pool!
Enjoy Sprocket’s Coffee in person on North Market Street or order online. According to their site….Sprockets is much more than just great coffee; it’s an open door to an alternative world that is only now beginning to take shape.”
If it’s been a while since you sat down to a true meat and three, Take Me Back Café is your next stop. Breakfast and lunch are served seven-days a week, plus dinner on weekends from their long-time location on West Wood Street.
Uncle Billy's Downtown Eateryis a hopping lunch spot that prides itself on healthy fare. Sandwiches, wraps, a potato bar, soups, salads and fresh fruit round out their satisfying lunch.