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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 #60 on: July 25, 2010, 12:09:05 PM »
On my way to the airport. Not many replies until now.
Anybody know what the situation with the chabad hechsher is
Thanks
I was told that for meat stick with Chabad and Rottenberg and for milk you can even eat in beis din restaurants as the main problem is beis din restaurants having non-glatt meat.

But ask locals and find out for yourself.

-Pitzman (4) had some of the best pizza we've ever had.
-LeShine (17) had pretty good chinese
-Il Conte ( 8 ) had pretty good milchig along with great free bread with spicy garlic oil.
-Darjeeling (17) is supposed to be amazing Indian food, but we went there at 6pm only to find out they didn't open until 7:30pm for dinner.
-La Marina (19) had OK milchig stuff but had an amazing dessert not to be missed called Farandole.  Perhaps eat the main meal at another milchig place called Tib's next door.
-Korcarz (4) has a bakery with some great stuff like their mini lemon meringue pies.  Sit down restaurant there isnt great and they'll charge you a lot to eat the bakery stuff sitting down.  In fact in general for Paris if you take stuff to go you'll save up to 40% of the sit down price depending on the place.
-Chez Hakol (19) is supposed to be the best bakery but we didn't make it here.
-Damyel's Chocolates (19) excellent parve chocolates, but don't miss the dozens of flavors of macarons which are all the craze.
-Ardely's Chocolates (19) excellent milchig chocolates next door to tib's, la marina, and damyel's.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #61 on: July 25, 2010, 12:31:40 PM »
If LeShin, has as logo, the hebrew letter of 'Siyn', so i ate there, assuming the chabad hechsher is always ok, but was told that in this case I was mistaken...

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #62 on: July 25, 2010, 12:38:28 PM »
If LeShin, has as logo, the hebrew letter of 'Siyn', so i ate there, assuming the chabad hechsher is always ok, but was told that in this case I was mistaken...
I have a hard time believing that Chabad would put their hechsher on a restaurant that wasn't mehadrin.  Who told you that you were mistaken?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #63 on: July 25, 2010, 01:26:43 PM »
A religious (not taliban) frenchie, a regular guy, that is "with it".

Again, chabad worldwide is known to be a good hechsher, but in France, the general trend (with all hechsherim) is that you quote the hechsher + the place, only then can you be told whether good or not.

Some hechsherim are categorically not very good, and others maybe good, but by a lot, its apparently not the case.

I'm not trying to pretend to be SH (super holy), again, I myself ate there, and was convinced that its ok.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #64 on: July 25, 2010, 03:07:17 PM »
Tibs is better and more upper class then La Marina but it is also pricier. So if price is a factor I'd say La Marina is better bang buck.

Both Lubavitch and Rottenberg are 100% glatt.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #65 on: July 25, 2010, 04:25:20 PM »
Now in pizman. What a hassle to find parking!

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #66 on: July 25, 2010, 04:27:31 PM »
Guys, once again.

I'm not a taliban, but lubavitch hechsher in paris is not always tops.

For ref: I live close to france and encounter those hechsherim in the local supermarkets very often, so I'm in the inyonim.

But do whatever you like.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #67 on: July 25, 2010, 04:30:30 PM »
Now in pizman. What a hassle to find parking!

Yup, hardly worth having a car in Paris.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #68 on: July 25, 2010, 05:40:36 PM »
Dan you are right, but going with 3 kids on the subway is not easy as well. A taxi from cdg to ph costs about 60 euros a. Thats 120 to start with. The car was 180 for 4 days for a bmw.
I found parking 300 yards a way, it did cost 6 euros but nunu.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #69 on: July 25, 2010, 08:20:05 PM »
It costed 6 euro, but what???!!!


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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #70 on: July 26, 2010, 03:02:52 AM »
But nu nu. Thats a jidishe expresion, like nu nu, nischt a soi schlimm.

By the way pizman was good, but nothing out of this world.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #71 on: July 26, 2010, 04:11:52 AM »
Was just kidding

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #72 on: July 26, 2010, 12:31:04 PM »
But nu nu. Thats a jidishe expresion, like nu nu, nischt a soi schlimm.

By the way pizman was good, but nothing out of this world.
Which pizza did you get? We loved the concept of the tropical pizza (pineapple, hearts of palm, corn, mushrooms) 
It sounds funny, but it was really quite good!
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #73 on: July 26, 2010, 12:56:13 PM »
Of course you loved it.

Its called Hawaiian Pizza.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #74 on: July 26, 2010, 01:23:25 PM »
Of course you loved it.

Its called Hawaiian Pizza.

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