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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 #3165 on: January 27, 2019, 02:32:04 PM »
So it looks like I will be in Paris for like a day. What are the must do restaurants and sights?
Also how far is the Jewish area from CDG?
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« Reply #3166 on: January 27, 2019, 02:56:24 PM »
Look on any Paris airfare deal on DD
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3167 on: January 28, 2019, 01:48:53 PM »
Have a choice between 28k AF miles + $196 in taxes and infant fee (that ritz credit should cover) for RT flights on AF from LHR-CDG or pay around $550-$600 for RT Eurostar tickets.

Not sure where I am leaning more towards and was wondering if any of you could steer my towards the right direction?


Update: Chose train. For those who end up booking through eurostar don't forget to compare prices on the eurostar.com by switching the country website as prices can differ.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3168 on: February 11, 2019, 11:26:34 AM »
Look on any Paris airfare deal on DD

I did. All I can find there are a few restaurant names.

My question is, if anyone can help me, is when I get to CDG, where do I go? Are all Restaurants in the same neighborhood? Or where is the main area to go to to? I'm looking for a nice pastry shop, and a nice restaurant. Not Beis Din.
Will be there tomorrow.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3169 on: February 11, 2019, 11:29:35 AM »
I did. All I can find there are a few restaurant names.

My question is, if anyone can help me, is when I get to CDG, where do I go? Are all Restaurants in the same neighborhood? Or where is the main area to go to to? I'm looking for a nice pastry shop, and a nice restaurant. Not Beis Din.
Will be there tomorrow.

Those are also listed. Look again.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3170 on: February 11, 2019, 01:23:23 PM »
I did. All I can find there are a few restaurant names.

My question is, if anyone can help me, is when I get to CDG, where do I go? Are all Restaurants in the same neighborhood? Or where is the main area to go to to? I'm looking for a nice pastry shop, and a nice restaurant. Not Beis Din.
Will be there tomorrow.
They are not all in the same area. Wiki has a map.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3171 on: February 19, 2019, 05:48:05 AM »
Doesn’t seem to be any updates info on the breakfast situation at PHP so thought I’d update the thread that they no longer offer any sort of breakfast option as they claim to have received to many complaints about the quality of the food from their caterers and therefore stoped offering it.

Are the closest breakfast options to the PHP really only Korcaz, Chez Akol, and Charles Traiteur? All of which are at least 20 minutes by car/train away.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3172 on: February 19, 2019, 06:20:18 AM »
Doesn’t seem to be any updates info on the breakfast situation at PHP so thought I’d update the thread that they no longer offer any sort of breakfast option as they claim to have received to many complaints about the quality of the food from their caterers and therefore stoped offering it.

Are the closest breakfast options to the PHP really only Korcaz, Chez Akol, and Charles Traiteur? All of which are at least 20 minutes by car/train away.
There's also LE XXV


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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3173 on: February 19, 2019, 05:57:49 PM »
Doesn’t seem to be any updates info on the breakfast situation at PHP so thought I’d update the thread that they no longer offer any sort of breakfast option as they claim to have received to many complaints about the quality of the food from their caterers and therefore stoped offering it.

Are the closest breakfast options to the PHP really only Korcaz, Chez Akol, and Charles Traiteur? All of which are at least 20 minutes by car/train away.
Korcarz should be about 12 minutes by train IME

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3174 on: February 19, 2019, 07:04:48 PM »
kosher paris map in wiki doesnt seem to be working

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3175 on: February 19, 2019, 08:32:07 PM »
kosher paris map in wiki doesnt seem to be working
I just checked, and it appears to be working on my end.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3176 on: February 21, 2019, 07:52:52 PM »
Although Google says otherwise, ThaiOne is closed for renovations for not sure how long but the place looked completely gutted. It will probably be at least 3-6 months if and when it re opens but that's just an assumption.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3177 on: February 21, 2019, 08:12:33 PM »
Although Google says otherwise, ThaiOne is closed for renovations for not sure how long but the place looked completely gutted. It will probably be at least 3-6 months if and when it re opens but that's just an assumption.
Had the same thing in August. Schlepped there only to find it closed

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3178 on: February 21, 2019, 08:14:36 PM »
Had the same thing in August. Schlepped there only to find it closed
Did you post about it here? Read through all 212 pages and don’t recall anyone saying it had been shut :/

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« Reply #3179 on: February 21, 2019, 08:17:33 PM »
Did you post about it here? Read through all 212 pages and don’t recall anyone saying it had been shut :/
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