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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 #2835 on: November 16, 2017, 10:08:21 AM »
Any comments on shabbos day davening at LA VICTOIRE Grande Synagogue? they have a cantor and choir starting at 9:30, do you think its crazy to plan to daven there and then run to chabad (40 min walk) for lunch at 1:30?
When will you be in Paris? I'm actually eating at the Chabad Champs Elysees next Shabbos.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2836 on: November 16, 2017, 01:48:44 PM »
When will you be in Paris? I'm actually eating at the Chabad Champs Elysees next Shabbos.
Coming for thanksgiving thurs am-sunday afternoon, will probably lunch at chabad, how will i recognize u? they say lunch is at 1:30, hope we get there in time from the Grande Synagogue (after dropping off my talis at the hotel).

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2837 on: November 16, 2017, 02:06:16 PM »
Coming for thanksgiving thurs am-sunday afternoon, will probably lunch at chabad, how will i recognize u? they say lunch is at 1:30, hope we get there in time from the Grande Synagogue (after dropping off my talis at the hotel).
I heard that there isn't any eruv in Paris. Is that true? Because that complicates the tallis thing.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2838 on: November 16, 2017, 02:10:13 PM »
Coming for thanksgiving thurs am-sunday afternoon, will probably lunch at chabad, how will i recognize u? they say lunch is at 1:30, hope we get there in time from the Grande Synagogue (after dropping off my talis at the hotel).
I PM'ed you about Shabbos btw
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2839 on: November 16, 2017, 02:48:50 PM »
I heard that there isn't any eruv in Paris. Is that true? Because that complicates the tallis thing.

Unfortunately, no Eruv in Paris.  We stayed near the 4th, so I just left my tallis there after shacharis on Friday.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2840 on: November 16, 2017, 03:05:55 PM »
I just called Kavod and they confirmed they are not glatt
Nobody claimed they are glatt. I said all of their meat is glatt.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2841 on: November 16, 2017, 03:06:09 PM »
Coming for thanksgiving thurs am-sunday afternoon, will probably lunch at chabad, how will i recognize u? they say lunch is at 1:30, hope we get there in time from the Grande Synagogue (after dropping off my talis at the hotel).
Same! DO Paris style?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2842 on: November 16, 2017, 03:24:05 PM »
Same! DO Paris style?
Cool! I’m staying Monday November 20 to Monday November 27.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2843 on: November 16, 2017, 03:32:40 PM »
Cool! I’m staying Monday November 20 to Monday November 27.
If we make it to chabad lunch, we'll see you there

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2844 on: November 16, 2017, 03:41:46 PM »
Same! DO Paris style?
sounds good (i will only be by chabad for lunch). My plan was to wear my tallis to the Grand Syn for shachris (since noone seems to know if they have extra taleisim) and then walk back to my hotel (10 minutes away) with it, in each case under my coat with the tzitzis in my pockets as a nice warm scarf (so no eruv issue), and then go to chabad from the hotel.

Anyone know if the Le Grand Hotel has particular shabbos issues? my plan would be to ask for a hard key but if that doesnt work i will logjamb the lock and just put valuables in the safe.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2845 on: November 16, 2017, 03:47:29 PM »
sounds good (i will only be by chabad for lunch). My plan was to wear my tallis to the Grand Syn for shachris (since noone seems to know if they have extra taleisim) and then walk back to my hotel (10 minutes away) with it, in each case under my coat with the tzitzis in my pockets as a nice warm scarf (so no eruv issue), and then go to chabad from the hotel.

Anyone know if the Le Grand Hotel has particular shabbos issues? my plan would be to ask for a hard key but if that doesnt work i will logjamb the lock and just put valuables in the safe.
Just be careful about wearing a tallis in public. I know people who live there or went on vacation and said it could be dangerous.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2846 on: November 16, 2017, 04:01:22 PM »
Nobody claimed they are glatt. I said all of their meat is glatt.

I am sorry to say it - but if that is the case, you post was very misleading.  This is why people need to do their own research. 

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2847 on: November 16, 2017, 04:03:01 PM »
Just be careful about wearing a tallis in public. I know people who live there or went on vacation and said it could be dangerous.

FWIW, when we walked around on shabbos in the le marais district (yes different area) there were many people walking around clearly identified as frum.  We did the typical american thing of suit and cap - but plenty of people said shabbot shalom to us very nicely.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2848 on: November 16, 2017, 04:04:08 PM »
Easiest thing is bring talis and a return metro ticket to chabad for friday mincha and then take the metro home after shabbos from there.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2849 on: November 16, 2017, 04:04:58 PM »
FWIW, when we walked around on shabbos in the le marais district (yes different area) there were many people walking around clearly identified as frum.  We did the typical american thing of suit and cap - but plenty of people said shabbot shalom to us very nicely.
Last time I wore a yarmulka in Paris I got spit on FWIW. Did the baseball cap thing since then.
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