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Map of Jewish Paris
Kosher Paris Map
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: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #255 on: August 18, 2011, 04:30:04 AM »
Has anyone ever eaten here: http://www.lemilk.fr/ ?(turn down your volume before clicking on the link ;))
it looks pretty good...

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« Reply #256 on: August 18, 2011, 12:28:16 PM »
Has anyone ever eaten here: http://www.lemilk.fr/ ?(turn down your volume before clicking on the link ;))
it looks pretty good...
Nope, but while you're in the 19th don't miss the 2 chocolate shops!

Have you been to Pitzman or Darjeeling yet?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #257 on: August 18, 2011, 01:18:31 PM »
Nope, but while you're in the 19th don't miss the 2 chocolate shops!

Have you been to Pitzman or Darjeeling yet?
We were there today- we saw only 1 chocolate shop...Ardeleys. We didnt see the other one. Is it worth going back?

We went to Darjeeling-was not impressed. The appetizers were much better than the entrees. Pitzman was delicious!
We went to Tibs today for lunch- the food was pretty good there as well.

Dan, when you went to the spa- was that comped? Or did you pay these prices?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #258 on: August 18, 2011, 01:22:37 PM »
Personally found Tibs a little pricey.
Couple doors down, La Marina is much better value.

And a couple doors further down is Damyel. Amazing pareve chocolate!
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #259 on: August 18, 2011, 01:27:04 PM »
Personally found Tibs a little pricey.
Couple doors down, La Marina is much better value.
Pricey? everything here is pricey! I mean a small box of chocolate set us back $45. Every meal ends up being 50 euro ($75).
Im curious about the spa here...it seems id be paying quite a bit of money if we go there. Is that what people are doing?

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« Reply #260 on: August 18, 2011, 01:31:16 PM »
Personally found Tibs a little pricey.
Couple doors down, La Marina is much better value.

And a couple doors further down is Damyel. Amazing pareve chocolate!
Just 2 doors down from Ardely's, Damyel's has the best parve chocolate I've ever had and amazing macarons.
La Marina's farandole dessert is legendary, it's next door to Tibs in the 19th.

We were there today- we saw only 1 chocolate shop...Ardeleys. We didnt see the other one. Is it worth going back?

We went to Darjeeling-was not impressed. The appetizers were much better than the entrees. Pitzman was delicious!
We went to Tibs today for lunch- the food was pretty good there as well.

Dan, when you went to the spa- was that comped? Or did you pay these prices?
Every American that I talk to loved Pitzman.  Funny that the Europeans don't seem to care for it.
I guess I shouldn't feel too bad for missing Darjeeling with the mixed reviews DF'ers have given the place.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #261 on: August 18, 2011, 01:31:40 PM »
Pricey? everything here is pricey! I mean a small box of chocolate set us back $45. Every meal ends up being 50 euro ($75).
Im curious about the spa here...it seems id be paying quite a bit of money if we go there. Is that what people are doing?
Right.
It's been some time but for example if I remember correctly a pizza in Tibs was around €12 while La Marina was €7...

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« Reply #262 on: August 18, 2011, 01:53:19 PM »
Right.
It's been some time but for example if I remember correctly a pizza in Tibs was around €12 while La Marina was €7...
Tibs was 11.50...yes we just paid $17.25 for a small pizza!

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #263 on: August 18, 2011, 05:12:09 PM »
David: If you just use the Hot Tubs and sauna at the Spa it won't cost  as a Diamond but if you want a massage, facial......it will cost a fortune!!

We got Kosher Champagne a few weeks ago upon our arrival. We told them it was our anniversary so that might have helped. The price in the store for the bottle was about 50 Euro so its not like getting a bottle of Rashi champagne!!

Pitzman was amazing. Its a good thing you went to Tibs for lunch because we went for dinner and they only had Pizza on their menu. We left and went to La Marina were not at all impressed. 

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #264 on: August 18, 2011, 05:17:16 PM »
I also got the 45 Euro box of chocolate from Ardeleys that I found to be a rip off. The chocolate stores here such as Le Chocolate are just as good and cost lot less so no need to schlep.   Sorry Dan, but this is just my opinion! :)

If you really want amazing chocolate go to Chocolate Charm in Toronto!!

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #265 on: August 18, 2011, 05:22:51 PM »
Sorry Dan, but this is just my opinion! :)
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« Reply #266 on: August 18, 2011, 06:49:22 PM »
David: If you just use the Hot Tubs and sauna at the Spa it won't cost  as a Diamond but if you want a massage, facial......it will cost a fortune!!

We got Kosher Champagne a few weeks ago upon our arrival. We told them it was our anniversary so that might have helped. The price in the store for the bottle was about 50 Euro so its not like getting a bottle of Rashi champagne!!

Pitzman was amazing. Its a good thing you went to Tibs for lunch because we went for dinner and they only had Pizza on their menu. We left and went to La Marina were not at all impressed. 

We asked about kosher champagne and they said they would ahve to charge us. My thoughts is they decided to cut back on what they can offer because too many people were asking for them.

Overall, we were not very impressed with the hotel. I mean its nice but not worth the amount they charge and i cant say it was the nicest hotel ive stayed in. Ill try and get a picture tomorrow AM of the sorry excuse for a breakfast.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #267 on: August 19, 2011, 08:07:53 AM »
We asked about kosher champagne and they said they would ahve to charge us. My thoughts is they decided to cut back on what they can offer because too many people were asking for them.


If you dont really care for it, dont ask. Just to take a free bottle home, its not worth it. Leave it for some people, that really care and deserve it (have anniversary)  If every other jew "machs them meshige" the party will be over.     Yes, I was there and didnt ask them for kosher champagne

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #268 on: August 19, 2011, 01:07:54 PM »
If every other jew "machs them meshige" the party will be over.
Sounds to me like that ship has sailed.

Also worth noting that apparently the F&B director, whi was the most amazing person I've ever dealt with in a hotel, Thibault de Vries, left the PH Paris for HR JNB earlier this year.  That could be part of the reason people are having a much harder time than I was getting kosher food than I did.

He literally went out of his way to get anything he could for us, down to the type of champagne.

I was doing some DD concierge help for someone and this was the response from PH Paris:

"First of all, please allow me to thank you for your interest towards Park Hyatt Paris-Vendôme, thank you for choosing our hotel for your honeymoon!

Further to your email to Mr De Vries, who has a new position as Director of Food and Beverage at the Hyatt Regency Johannesburg, I am pleased to arrange any special requirement for your stay.

Regarding the kosher food, for your information, we can propose the following for your breakfast with no extra charge:
Tea or coffee
Milk carton pack
Juice bottle
Kosher pastries and bread

Should you wish anything else (eggs, cheese, cakes...) kindly advice us at your earliest convenience and we will order it with additional cost. Kindly note that we do not have a kosher kitchen, we can only buy kosher products from outside suppliers.

We have the pleasure to offer a kosher bottle of champage as welcome amenities."
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« Reply #269 on: August 19, 2011, 01:15:47 PM »
While not my favorite, the fact that it was a free room at the Park Hyatt Paris makes this a picture that I love.

And yes, I know I owe you a trip report, Dan. I have been bad about getting it posted, and I am sorry.