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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 #1155 on: May 31, 2013, 11:25:55 AM »
if you eat only lubavitch you have to order trough the champs elysée's shliach
if not in the pleitzel or in the 19th they should have
like charles traiteur
Where in the pletzel can you find glatt kosher shabbos food?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1156 on: May 31, 2013, 11:36:47 AM »
if you eat only lubavitch you have to order trough the champs elysée's shliach
if not in the pleitzel or in the 19th they should have
like charles traiteur
I don't only eat lubavitch.
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« Reply #1157 on: May 31, 2013, 12:31:10 PM »
No only can you take a subway there on Friday night, the walk is much better at night, too.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1158 on: May 31, 2013, 01:01:46 PM »
I was there over shabbos a few weeks back staying at the PH. We ate at Chabad Shabbos lunch but Friday night we decided to get food on our own. I called Chabad prior to going to Paris and they were extremely unhelpful when I asked where we could get shabbos food.

In the end we picked up sushi from I don't remember (on Blvd Voltaire), then went to a place Rottiserie to pick up some chicken and salads. We also went to Korcarz in the 4th to buy challah for shabbos.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1159 on: May 31, 2013, 01:04:02 PM »
I could be wrong about it being the only restaurant open, but I know Tib's opens in the summer Saturday nights till 1ish

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1160 on: May 31, 2013, 01:07:21 PM »
I called Chabad prior to going to Paris and they were extremely unhelpful when I asked where we could get shabbos food.
It seems to be very hard to find a place with glatt shabbos food.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1161 on: June 03, 2013, 04:59:15 PM »
landing in paris for 1 day in the am, sky alliance lounge is the only lounge with showers in CDG.
I am not a gold member although I have the lounge club pass & a united lounge pass. Where can I take a shower  when
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1162 on: June 04, 2013, 04:32:41 PM »
I was there over shabbos a few weeks back staying at the PH. We ate at Chabad Shabbos lunch but Friday night we decided to get food on our own. I called Chabad prior to going to Paris and they were extremely unhelpful when I asked where we could get shabbos food.

In the end we picked up sushi from I don't remember (on Blvd Voltaire), then went to a place Rottiserie to pick up some chicken and salads. We also went to Korcarz in the 4th to buy challah for shabbos.

Ate by the Chabad last shabbos for both meals.  Very enjoyable, the food was pretty good and it was nice seeing so many jews in Paris from all walks of life.   Walk from the PHP was around 35 minutes up the Champs which is great.  Meals do run late so dont count on a quick meal.....   

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1163 on: June 04, 2013, 07:33:55 PM »
landing in paris for 1 day in the am, sky alliance lounge is the only lounge with showers in CDG.
I am not a gold member although I have the lounge club pass & a united lounge pass. Where can I take a shower  when
I land?


Airfrance lounge on terminal 2E has showers

Ate by the Chabad last shabbos for both meals.  Very enjoyable, the food was pretty good and it was nice seeing so many jews in Paris from all walks of life.   Walk from the PHP was around 35 minutes up the Champs which is great.  Meals do run late so dont count on a quick meal.....   

:) very cool
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1164 on: June 06, 2013, 06:19:54 PM »
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Is there any benefit to taking a CC that has a chip to Europe? Is it needed anywhere?   Like I said previously the bike rentals wouldn't work without the chip card but you need a pin and Chase said there isn't one attached to the card so that wouldn't help me anyways.


Did anyone run into any places that wouldn't accept the Chase Sapphire Preferred card?


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« Reply #1165 on: June 06, 2013, 06:31:08 PM »
Anyone here ever go to the Paris Air Show? I am thinking of going this year (in two weeks) and trying to figure out where to stay for Shabbat and if it is actually worth it. Hotels are made expensive in any decent area even with points. TIA
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1166 on: June 07, 2013, 08:05:59 PM »
For anyone who doesn't remember you can now download languages for offline translation with Google. Comes in mighty handy when travelling especially at restaraunts.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1167 on: June 09, 2013, 09:06:43 PM »
Just returned from a weeklong trip to Paris.  Thought I would share the following tips:

- My regular US credit card worked everywhere with the exception of a couple of train stations which required the pin technology (Hyatt cc came in handy there)

-Most cabs in Paris dont take credit card and if they do they wont admit to taking it.  Unless you are willing to wait for one to agree to take cc, you might need some Euros. Also, most places have a 10 Euro minimum on purchases for which they will take cc.  Be sure to bring  a cc with no foreign exchange fee (Chase Sapphire or Hyatt)

- Be sure to buy a ticket to the Louvre in advance.  The security line for advance ticket holders was non-existent, while the regular security line for everyone else was huge!

- At Versailles, there is a massive security line in the morning - at least an hour wait.  By 1pm the line was gone.  Either plan on coming later in the afternoon or go to the gardens first (no line) and then visit the Palace in the afternoon.

-  Disneyland Paris is a 45 minute train ride and a miniature version of Disneyworld in Orlando. If you go, think about buying the hopper ticket since you can likely cover both parks in one day.

- Sign up for free month trial of Skype Premium to make free international calls to anyone in the US.

- PHP is very nice.  I am not sure it is as good as everyone makes it sound though.  The free breakfast though was very nice.

- Ate by chabad for both Shabbos meals.  Good company, good food, good walk up the Champs.  Meals run very late so be prepared. 




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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1168 on: June 09, 2013, 09:09:45 PM »
Just returned from a weeklong trip to Paris.  Thought I would share the following tips:

- My regular US credit card worked everywhere with the exception of a couple of train stations which required the pin technology (Hyatt cc came in handy there)

-Most cabs in Paris dont take credit card and if they do they wont admit to taking it.  Unless you are willing to wait for one to agree to take cc, you might need some Euros. Also, most places have a 10 Euro minimum on purchases for which they will take cc.  Be sure to bring  a cc with no foreign exchange fee (Chase Sapphire or Hyatt)

- Be sure to buy a ticket to the Louvre in advance.  The security line for advance ticket holders was non-existent, while the regular security line for everyone else was huge!

- At Versailles, there is a massive security line in the morning - at least an hour wait.  By 1pm the line was gone.  Either plan on coming later in the afternoon or go to the gardens first (no line) and then visit the Palace in the afternoon.

-  Disneyland Paris is a 45 minute train ride and a miniature version of Disneyworld in Orlando. If you go, think about buying the hopper ticket since you can likely cover both parks in one day.

- Sign up for free month trial of Skype Premium to make free international calls to anyone in the US.

- PHP is very nice.  I am not sure it is as good as everyone makes it sound though.  The free breakfast though was very nice.

- Ate by chabad for both Shabbos meals.  Good company, good food, good walk up the Champs.  Meals run very late so be prepared. 




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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1169 on: June 09, 2013, 11:44:41 PM »
What did they give you for breakfast?
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