The restaurant "Au Crocodile" is still considered to be the best restaurant in Strasbourg, although Emile Jung sold the restaurant in 2010. The Crocodile received in 1989 under Chef Emile Jung 3 Michelin stars. This is the highest award, in France there are only about 25 restaurants with 3 stars. Currently the restaurant is rated with just one Michelin star. The "Au Crocodile" is still the top restaurant in Strasbourg and a favored place of the members of the European Parliament.
The "Patisserie Christian" offers a wide range of the finest pies, cakes and other delicacies. Small pieces of art created by Christian, that are almost too beautiful to eat. There are unusual chocolate creations, ice creams and sorbets. At the cathedral there is also a restaurant by "Christian".
The restaurant "Au Pont Saint Martin" is located directly at the river Ill to the opposite of "La Petite France". The restaurant has three guest rooms overlooking the river. The kitchen offers Alsatian specialties such as tarte flambée, sauerkraut, Bibeleskäs or Baeckeoffe.
The "Chez Mon Ex" is a very nice student cafe with colorful tiles on the wall. Very pleasant, friendly atmosphere north of the university. In the "Chez Mon Ex" you can have breakfast, lunch, dinner and drinks in a very relaxed place.
If you do not want to travel to Paris, you will find a typical Parisian café in Strasbourg called "Le Rive Gauche". At a small square in the mayor Kuss street, you can enjoy the French flair of Strasbourg. For breakfast there is baguette with butter and a cafe. It's so simple, but you can not copy that mood. Save the breakfast in the hotel and go to the "Rive Gauche".