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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
Sar Eden19thOurcq-5BakeryRottenbergOrganic bakery
Charles Traiteur19thOurcq-5BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur20thSaint-Mandé-1BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur11thRue-Des-Boulets-9BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur16thVictor-Hugo-2BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur17thWagram-3BakeryBeth-Din
Charles Traiteur Halavi17thWagram-3BakeryBeth-Din Chalavi
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
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
Le XXV16thTrocadéro-9-6BakeryRottenberg Chalavi
Le XXV8thTernes-2BakeryRottenberg Chalavi




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). To get an audio guide, you usually proceed across the Royal Courtyard after passing security. If the lines for the audio guides are long, turn left in the Courtyard, to the Apartments of the daughter's of Louis XV’s. There you'll find another counter where you can get audio guides, with no lines at all. You can then exit the apartments and continue along the tour, bypassing the longer line.
-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 InterContinental Paris - Le Grand is not far from the Park Hyatt. It cost 70k IHG points per night or you can use IHG free nights. It is a good alternitive if the PH is not available or if you don't have/don't want to spend 30k Hyatt points per night.

-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

- Mendy Taxi: 0(1133) 6 50 99 82 93 http://mendystransport.com/en/
- Shimon taxi: 0(1133)6 98 27 16 08  Tamidshuttle@gmail.com

- Uber, Txfy, Chauffeur prive, le Cab are the best option to get to paris cheapest and fastest

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: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #165 on: May 31, 2011, 07:46:18 PM »
What started out aas a cool plan to enjoy the fameous french cuisine in Paris (i'm from NY), is looking like it's going to be a bust.

Yeah yeah, ok, I'll go to Dajeerling for 1 night out of the 6 we will be there. Other than that, I can't find 1 restaurant that is glatt kosher that I can go to that isn't chinese (not great reviews bytheway from what I'm reading for le shine), and a few falafel and pizza joints. I mean, i'll go to israel for falafel, and italy for pizza, but I want french food at its finest!

Now I saw a few posts how some places serve beit yosef, even though they are under beit din, but come on now, that's not going to cut it. We still don't know who the shochet is and whether the act of slaughtering meets the ashkenazi glatt standard. Just because they check the meet, post-slaughter, to a higher standard, does not make it fit for consumption. Bottom line, where does the meat come from and who is supervising it - Beit Din, which does not require glatt to begin with...

Where in the world can I go for true glatt french cuisine?

Welcome to the forums!

I'm totally lost

What don't you understand? The OP is looking for a French (fleishig) restaurant in Paris that's under a good (Ashkenaz) hashgacha.
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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #166 on: May 31, 2011, 08:20:47 PM »
Exactly right AsherO...

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #167 on: May 31, 2011, 08:22:01 PM »
welcome to the club of those of us that learn the hard truth, at least you found out before your trip

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #168 on: May 31, 2011, 08:35:39 PM »
There are plenty of very good milchig restaurants and many will eat at the beth din ones for milk if not for meat.

Not sure what else for meat is any good besides Le Shine and Darjeeling. 

The bakeries and chocolatiers (Damyel's and Ardely's) are very good.
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #169 on: May 31, 2011, 08:42:15 PM »
french are know for there baguettes and maybe dairy stuff
so like aussie said for meat u come to N.Y

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #170 on: June 07, 2011, 02:06:15 PM »
I would suggest that you find someone in/from Paris whose kashrus standards you are comfortable with, and ask them for guidance regarding the fleishig restaurants.  You'll probably get a much picture than you'll get here.

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #171 on: June 15, 2011, 02:20:25 PM »
AFAIK They aren't any glatt kosher "French cuisine" style restaurants. The fact is that a lot of french cuisine is inherently not kosher (escargot,pig,rabbit) so you arent missing much.

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #172 on: June 16, 2011, 12:14:51 PM »
The fact is that a lot of french cuisine is inherently not kosher (escargot,pig,rabbit) so you arent missing much.
thats one of the most ridiculous things ive heard in a long time

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #173 on: June 16, 2011, 12:18:04 PM »
thats one of the most ridiculous things ive heard in a long time
They do enjoy a good frog.

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #174 on: June 16, 2011, 01:08:06 PM »
what about pig?

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #175 on: June 20, 2011, 08:42:34 PM »
I am in Paris for for one night arriving at five and leaving next morning with my wife. Both of us have never been there. Where should we stay?

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Re: Getting depressed about Paris...
« Reply #176 on: June 20, 2011, 08:44:35 PM »
probably an airport hotel

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #177 on: June 20, 2011, 10:38:55 PM »
How about the westin near the Eiffel tower on cash n points?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #178 on: June 21, 2011, 03:21:23 AM »
How about the westin near the Eiffel tower on cash n points?

I don't believe there is a Westin next to the Eiffel Tower. I think you mean the Westin Paris Vendome. It is not far from the Louvre and is a pretty nice place (I stayed in a suite there recently).


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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #179 on: June 21, 2011, 07:10:10 PM »
Does anyone know its it is still posible to get Hyatt Gift Cards? If not is anyone looking to get rid of any and want to sell them?

Also, can u book tours at he Park Hyatt, bill them to your room and use the gift cards at .80 on the dollar? (I know Dan said he did it at the GH Kauii.