Oct 5th, 2015, 12:50 AM

Under 10 Euros! Top 10 Must-Have Street Food in Paris

By Victoria Nianci Lyu
Food truck in front of the Eiffel Tower
Even in Paris you can find fast, filling, and cheap food while on the go.

Filled with fancy bistros on nearly every corner in Paris, our taste buds have been constantly bathing in exquisite foods, desserts, and wine but a sudden craving for crêpes, fries, and fried chicken can hit anytime. Finding street food in a city like Paris with tourist crowds everywhere is always hit-and-miss. If you do not wish to end up with a flavorless crêpe in your hand while traveling around Paris, read on:

Du Clercq  184 Rue Saint-Jacques,75005 Paris (Sorbonne / Panthéon, 5th)

Du Clercq, considered Les Rois de la frite (King of French Fries) is located in the heart of Paris student district —the Latin quarter. Their raw products come directly from Belgium, which is the birth place for french fries! They also offer a wide range of burgers and snacks.

Opening hours:

(Monday - Thursday 11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.; Friday - Saturday 11:00 p.m. - Midnight; Sunday 6:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.) 

Mussubï  89 Rue d'Hauteville, 75010 Paris (Strasbourg-St Denis / Bonne Nouvelle, 10th)

A small Japanese Canteen with offering a bento box filled with salad, flavored rice balls and cooked proteins (pork, fish, beef etc.). You can also add a soup or soda to your meal. Although mainly set up for takeaway, you can also grab a seat at the wooden tables. What makes it better is the vegetarian option for each item.

Opening hours:

(Monday - Friday 12:00 p.m. -3:00 p.m.)  

Clasico Argentino  217 rue du Faubourg Saint-Antoine 75011 Paris (Ledru Rollin, Nation / Vincennes; 11th)

An ideal place for ice cream if you want to take a break from French glace and Italian gelati. Classic Argentino is famous for its Argentinean helado. 8 different flavors are offered, including fruit helados laced with alcohol. Besides ice-cream, there are also a variety of empanadas offered. There is even a small DVD selection where you can borrow some cool Argentinean movies. 

Opening hours:

(Monday - Friday 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.; Saturday - Sunday 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. )  

Hutch Hot Dog House — 63 rue du Faubourg-Saint-Denis (10th) 

As American food culture continues seeping into France, a burger place in the Big Apple way emerged. Although named Hot Dog House, its burgers are actually the must-have item. Choose between three types of topping – pickled cabbage, chilli or caramelized onions – all served in squidgy white rolls with mustard, ketchup and fried onions. 

Opening hours:

(Everyday from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. )  

Little Fernand — 45 rue du Faubourg-Poissonnière (9th) 

For this one, you will have to brave the endless queues. You might find the name of this shop quite familiar, as it is the "little brother" of the iconic fast food success Big Fernand. The Little Fernand focuses on hot dogs with nice quality goat cheese. The menu contains many French farm animal noises like Meuh! Rrrrr! Bzzzz! Bêêêê! Many find that 10 euros a throw, even only for a hot dog is totally worthwhile.

Opening hours:

(Monday - Saturday 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; 7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.) 

Bügelski Deli — 59 rue Belliard (Porte de Clignancourt, 18th)

Enough of burgers and hot dogs, this is a deli that specializing in Bagels. Four different versions are offered: Classic pastrami, smoked turkey, roast chicken breast and smoked salmon. The set menus are reasonable value: €9 or €10 for a salad/bagel or bagel/dessert combo, or €11 for all three. 

Opening hours:

(Monday - Tuesday 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.; Thursday 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.