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Map of Jewish Paris
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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 #2475 on: February 13, 2016, 09:22:40 PM »
Rafael is still open?
I reviewed several bakeries in my 2012 Paris trip notes.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2476 on: February 27, 2016, 07:45:21 PM »
I was reading Purim and the Persian Empire today and couldn't believe how many artifacts from Shushan are in the Louvre. Wish I would have known that when I was there.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2477 on: March 04, 2016, 03:29:26 AM »
Anyone know if you can stay in CDG overnight? This article says you can, but commentator Pvoyageuse over here says the terminals are closed?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2478 on: March 04, 2016, 09:00:34 AM »
If you are referring to staying at the hotel at the airport- the sheraton is open you can book it on tripadvisor
the first link allows you to do so

as far as sleeping on a couch there were many people sleeping on
mini beds in the terminals -many had charging stations for your phone/laptop

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2479 on: March 04, 2016, 09:01:24 AM »
I was reading Purim and the Persian Empire today and couldn't believe how many artifacts from Shushan are in the Louvre. Wish I would have known that when I was there.
Such as?
Can you scan the relevant pages?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2480 on: March 04, 2016, 09:02:07 AM »
Any DDFers in Paris these days?
Segway DO?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2481 on: March 04, 2016, 09:06:22 AM »
Such as?
Can you scan the relevant pages?
So far, I've come across things like columns that were rebuilt from the palace and some other things I can't recall right now. I can try over the weekend.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2482 on: March 06, 2016, 10:37:10 AM »
Any DDFers in Paris these days?
Segway DO?
Which segway company are you going with? The one I used was excellent.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2483 on: March 06, 2016, 11:03:28 AM »
Is there more than one?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2484 on: March 06, 2016, 11:57:44 AM »
I think there are at least two, though I don't know if both operate in the winter.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2485 on: March 06, 2016, 02:18:16 PM »
Such as?
Can you scan the relevant pages?
Here's what I've come across so far:


(The remains of the actual bases.)









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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2486 on: March 14, 2016, 11:16:59 AM »
Seems like I've done the major tourist things in Paris aside from segway.

Is it worth hitting up d'orsay or Picasso if I'm not a major art fan?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2487 on: March 14, 2016, 11:17:51 AM »
Dinner, lunch, and dinner:

Darjeeling
Linte cafe
Thai one

Or?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2488 on: March 14, 2016, 11:29:56 AM »
Is it worth hitting up d'orsay or Picasso if I'm not a major art fan?
If you have nothing else to do anyways, go to d'orsay. Or better yet, l'orangerie. It's the smallest, least overwhelming, yet still highly enjoyable art museum experience I have ever had.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #2489 on: March 14, 2016, 12:00:09 PM »
Dinner, lunch, and dinner:

Darjeeling
Linte cafe
Thai one

Or?
ThaiOne is only open for lunch, so if you listed them in order I'd switch 2 & 3. We liked Il Conte and Linte Cafe the same, so whichever one is more convenient.