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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 #2880 on: November 23, 2017, 01:53:10 PM »
Only about meat obviously.
It seems he's saying about everything

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« Reply #2881 on: November 23, 2017, 02:20:34 PM »
Actually many do rely on their supervision for everything else. It's their shechita and bedika that is not highly regarded.

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« Reply #2882 on: November 23, 2017, 03:05:14 PM »
Actually many do rely on their supervision for everything else. It's their shechita and bedika that is not highly regarded.
I suspect it's the glatt issue

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2883 on: November 23, 2017, 05:36:27 PM »
It seems he's saying about everything

I'm saying that it is not case.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2884 on: November 25, 2017, 07:21:52 PM »
chez akol or charles traiteur for final breakfast in Paris?

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« Reply #2885 on: November 25, 2017, 08:13:27 PM »
chez akol or charles traiteur for final breakfast in Paris?
Chez akol
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2886 on: November 25, 2017, 08:14:19 PM »
XXV or Marais places like Korcarz are better IMO

Get the round raisin pastry
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« Reply #2887 on: November 25, 2017, 08:19:07 PM »
XXV or Marais places like Korcarz are better IMO

Get the round raisin pastry
LOL
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« Reply #2888 on: November 25, 2017, 09:30:28 PM »
It’s called pains au raisin :)

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« Reply #2889 on: November 29, 2017, 10:08:17 PM »
Wife wanted to go shopping instead so we picked up il palazzo pizzas for lunch to bring onto plane (italian KSML), which were both really excellent Pizza dSolo level.
here is my review of the Intercontinental Le Grand, which we absolutely loved (partially bc they treated us great as lowly Plats with 3 free night awards). hoping to put together a mini TR of our 3 night stay at some point but happy to take questions on any current paris stuff i may know about. Meals were both really enjoyable, though the Grand Synagogue davening friday night was a little off putting and not a very religious experience for me. Chabad was much more classic, and food was a bit better (excellent gefilte, shnitzel and chulent).  https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g187147-d207742-r543874981-InterContinental_Paris_Le_Grand-Paris_Ile_de_France.html#CHECK_RATES_CONT

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2890 on: November 30, 2017, 08:11:34 AM »
Wife wanted to go shopping instead so we picked up il palazzo pizzas for lunch to bring onto plane (italian KSML), which were both really excellent Pizza dSolo level.
here is my review of the Intercontinental Le Grand, which we absolutely loved (partially bc they treated us great as lowly Plats with 3 free night awards). hoping to put together a mini TR of our 3 night stay at some point but happy to take questions on any current paris stuff i may know about. Meals were both really enjoyable, though the Grand Synagogue davening friday night was a little off putting and not a very religious experience for me. Chabad was much more classic, and food was a bit better (excellent gefilte, shnitzel and chulent).  https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g187147-d207742-r543874981-InterContinental_Paris_Le_Grand-Paris_Ile_de_France.html#CHECK_RATES_CONT
Sat in front of you on the plane on the way back.. pizza smelled delicious ;)

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« Reply #2891 on: November 30, 2017, 12:29:10 PM »
Sat in front of you on the plane on the way back.. pizza smelled delicious ;)
the one we ate on the way in the uber was better (a cream-based pie with onions, mushrooms and tomato), the one on the plane had egg and mushrooms on top of a more classic tomato sauce base, but it was a bit cold.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2892 on: December 08, 2017, 11:20:31 AM »
Wife wanted to go shopping instead so we picked up il palazzo pizzas for lunch to bring onto plane (italian KSML), which were both really excellent Pizza dSolo level.
here is my review of the Intercontinental Le Grand, which we absolutely loved (partially bc they treated us great as lowly Plats with 3 free night awards). hoping to put together a mini TR of our 3 night stay at some point but happy to take questions on any current paris stuff i may know about. Meals were both really enjoyable, though the Grand Synagogue davening friday night was a little off putting and not a very religious experience for me. Chabad was much more classic, and food was a bit better (excellent gefilte, shnitzel and chulent).  https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowUserReviews-g187147-d207742-r543874981-InterContinental_Paris_Le_Grand-Paris_Ile_de_France.html#CHECK_RATES_CONT

Thanks for your review. It was nice to see you in Paris over Shabbos. Maybe we'll meet again in the next random city.

I will try writing a trip report soon. Hopefully on Sunday. We stayed in Paris for 8 days and did a lot, so it should be informative.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2893 on: December 17, 2017, 03:22:53 PM »
planning a trip to paris next week. best hotels for points/night awards? (want to go for 3 nights)
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« Reply #2894 on: December 17, 2017, 05:41:26 PM »
planning a trip to paris next week. best hotels for points/night awards? (want to go for 3 nights)
I think general consensus is that Park Hyatt is amazing