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Kosher List-July 2015 or Here.

RESTAURANTS (the best of)

There are hundreds of kosher restaurants in Paris.  The locals generally don't eat the meat under Beis Din as they don't require Glatt meat.  But they will eat everything else under Beis din.

Search for restaurants by cuisine and hashgocha here.


NameLocationMetroTypeHechsherNotes
Darjeeling17thArgentine-1MeatRottenberg
Chez Akol19thOurcq-5BakeryBeth-DinOrganic bakery
Charles Traiteur19thOurcq-5BakeryBeth-Din
Korcarz4thSaint-paul-1BakeryBeth-DinIn the Marais
Ardely’s19thOurcq-5Milk ChocolateKatz
Damyel19thOurcq-5Parve ChocolateRottenberg
L’As Du Fallafel4thSaint-paul-1FallafelBeth-Dinin the Marais
L’Inte Cafe12thMiromesnil-9,13DairyBeth-Din15 minute walk from the Park Hyatt
Il Conte8thSaint-Philippe-du-Roule-9PizzaBeth-Dinwalkable to the Park Hyatt and the Champs Elysees
Kosher pizza4thSaint-paul-1PizzaRottenberg
Pitzman4thSaint-paul-1DairyRottenbergIn the Marais
Le Shine17thPorte Maillot-1ChineseLubavitchnear the Arc
La Marina19thOurcq-5DessertBeth Dinhas a Farandole dessert which is a treat
Tibs19thOurcq-5DairyKatz
Thai One2ndSentier-3MeatRottenberg
Izaaki9thLe Peletier-7MeatBeth-DinNot Glatt, but it's a sushi place, so if you get sushi you don't have any issues



Activities:
-Segway Tour. Please do not PM Ergel with requests for coupon codes. The codes are long dead
-Seine River Tour
-Eiffel Tour (Metro: Trocadero -6,9)
-Versailles Palace and Gardens. Never wait on line to buy tickets. 1. Use museum pass 2. Buy in advance 3. There are vending machines near the bathrooms (you have to poke around to find them) without lines. (if you go during a really busy time and the line seems endlessly long, go to the gardens first and return to the palace in the afternoon when lines are shorter)
-Louvre Art Museum (Closed Tuesday) (Metro: Palais Royal - Musée du Louvre -1,7) Shushan/Purim artifacts that can be seen at the Louvre, per the book Purim and the Persian Empire.
-D'Orsay Art Museum (Closed Monday) (Metro: Solférino -12)
-Musée de l'Orangerie des Tuileries (closed Tuesday) small museum featuring Monet's lilies (Metro Concorde: -1,8,12)
-Centre Georges Pompidou modern art museum open 11-9. closed tuedays (Metro: Rambuteau -11)
-Tuileries Gardens. (Metro: Tuileries -1)
-Paris sewer museum Smells really bad but an interesting look at the sewer system
-Champs Elysees shopping (Metro: Champs-Élysées - Clemenceau -1,13)
-Arc de Triomphe (Metro: Charles de Gaulle - Étoile -1,2,6)
-Operan National De Paris opera house. tours daily 11:30 and 2:30. Admission included in Museum Pass, tour extra
-Montmartre (Great neighborhood to walk around with boutiques, artists, and great views, and a funicular that kids will love) (Metro: abbesses -12, Anvers -2)
-The Great Synagogue (La Victoria) is beautiful but the main shul is only open on Shabbos mornings for Shacharis, but definitely worthwhile if you're there over Shabbos (Metro: Notre-Dame-de-Lorette -12)

Hotels:
-Park Hyatt Paris (Hyatt cat 7) is an outstanding value for your points. They used to give a phenomenal kosher breakfast but now it's barely even worth requesting.  Still rooms are a decent size for Paris, the Spa facilities are very nice, and the intoxicating smell used throughout the hotel for forever be linked with the romance of Paris. Ideally located between the Opera and Tuileries metro stations.
The Park Hyatt has free parking, though driving and parking elsewhere in Paris is very difficult.
The Park Hyatt has also complimentary bikes for guests.
There is a backdoor for entry on shabbos.

-The Westin (SPG cat 6) is not as luxurious at the Park Hyatt but is located nearby and does the trick if you only have Starpoints and not Chase or Hyatt points.

Shabbos meals:
-Chabad of Champs Elysees has great shabbos meals and you're sure to bump into other tourists there as well to share tips.
It is a 30 minute walk to the Park Hyatt, but the walk is quite lovely via the Tuileries Gardens and the Champs Elysees.
Reservations are required: http://www.chabadchampselysees.com/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/888847/jewish/Shabbat-at-Chabad-Champs-Elyses.htm
-if you don't/can't eat at Chabad, they suggest getting takeout from Ben & Cook located in the 8th. Hashgacha: rabbinate Lubavitch De France 33 1 45 61 03 95. 35 Euro for 2 challas, 2 dips, meatballs with noodles or veggies for 2. they close at 3pm on Fridays (in the summer). call for more info

There is no eruv in Paris. Consider taking the metro to shul with your talis bag along with return tickets for motzei shabbos.

Transport from CDG:
-If you are going to the Opera area you can take the RoissyBus (pronounced Wahsee-Boos as you will get blank stares if you ask for the Royzee-Bus) which goes there nonstop. You can pay by credit card in the RoissyBus waiting station or on the bus.  The cost is €10.  It is a 5 minute walk to the Park Hyatt.

-There are also train options from CDG: the subway is located in terminal 2E/2F, to get to paris its ligne B (Blue) it should take approximately 30minutes to get to Gare Du Nord
it cost 9€10 each way per person

- Shimon taxi: 0(1133)6 98 27 16 08  Tamidshuttle@gmail.com

- Uber is the best option to get to paris cheapest and fastest
- Blacklane.com has luxury cars for around 50 Euro. Very easy to book online.

Metro:
The subway is fast, efficient, and cheap. A book of 10 tickets is 13,30€ for adults and 6,65€ for kids.
The subway closes between 12:30 and 2am.

Map:
Streetwise Paris cannot emphasize enough, this is really a must. Of course, if you have GMaps and data you don't need this map unless you really like paper.

Guidebooks
Rick Steves' Paris 2013
Fodor's Paris 2013 (Full-color Travel Guide)

Other Tips
-If you plan on visiting several of the items covered by the Museum Pass - make sure to check it out and price out your options.  Many times it is worth it to get a one-day or multi-day Museum Pass to save some money and more importantly, time (see link for more details: http://en.parismuseumpass.com/)
-Double check days when museums/sites are closed as many do close on different days of the week.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2730 on: March 06, 2017, 04:58:48 PM »
thx, wish there was a better answer (i saw the suggestion to walk with it a tallis but that isnt an option these days in my mind, i would hope that shuls in a place with no eruv and some danger have like 50 taleisim at the ready. I dont want to have to come before shabbos if i dont have to. did u notice whether they had a bunch available at the grand synagogue (or anyone else at chabad)?
on 1-2 seems clear people did like the le grand IC (AJK seemed to like it more than the PH :)), just no one talked about the smaller one which i think might be a great value. i personally think the park hyatt just isnt worth it on points when i have 3 IHG nights i can use.
I guess some people did stay there. Anyway, if you plan on Davening Friday night at Chabad, then bringing your Tallis shouldn't be an issue at all, unless you plan on coming late to Shul...?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2731 on: March 06, 2017, 05:42:55 PM »
I guess some people did stay there. Anyway, if you plan on Davening Friday night at Chabad, then bringing your Tallis shouldn't be an issue at all, unless you plan on coming late to Shul...?
thats the fear. i guess it will be fine if i go to chabad nearby for both davenings, but it kind of knocks out going to the grand synagogue.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2732 on: March 08, 2017, 09:05:36 AM »
Any suggestions for the best meat place in the 19th?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2733 on: March 20, 2017, 03:31:10 PM »
Any chance the PH will open award space if I call?
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« Reply #2734 on: March 21, 2017, 02:51:09 PM »
Any chance the PH will open award space if I call?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2735 on: March 28, 2017, 01:32:10 PM »
Any chance the PH will open award space if I call?

IME calling does not help with award space. Check the Hyatt website at least daily and hope for something to come up.


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« Reply #2736 on: March 28, 2017, 02:01:11 PM »
Good Diamond line agents have been able to call the hotel to open things up. Required HUCACACA
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« Reply #2737 on: March 28, 2017, 02:02:19 PM »
Good Diamond line agents have been able to call the hotel to open things up. Required HUCACACA
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2738 on: April 22, 2017, 11:47:32 PM »
Does anyone know if there is a kosher list available in English?

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« Reply #2739 on: April 24, 2017, 02:14:20 AM »
Does anyone know if there is a kosher list available in English?

Try here, with Google Translate.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2740 on: April 24, 2017, 10:35:01 AM »
It looks like i will be staying at Le Grand (IHG IC with free nights) with my wife, and Chabad is a hoof (30 minutes). Anyone here try the fri night dinner at the great Synagogue (la victoire)? seems they have been running it since 2014... http://www.lavictoire.org/English/

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2741 on: April 24, 2017, 01:18:56 PM »
It looks like i will be staying at Le Grand (IHG IC with free nights) with my wife, and Chabad is a hoof (30 minutes). Anyone here try the fri night dinner at the great Synagogue (la victoire)? seems they have been running it since 2014... http://www.lavictoire.org/English/
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« Reply #2742 on: April 24, 2017, 03:15:52 PM »
Don't trust their website, call them. I went for Shachris one day and it turned out to be 3 people there.
ooh, weekday or shabbos? I feel like their crowd is probably a shabbos only crowd...

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« Reply #2743 on: April 24, 2017, 03:24:08 PM »
ooh, weekday or shabbos? I feel like their crowd is probably a shabbos only crowd...
Weekday. I don't know
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2744 on: April 26, 2017, 01:46:59 PM »
Delta plane to tlv makes emergency landing in Paris. Which kosher kosher restaurant is closest to airport?
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