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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
Soumsoum11thVoltaire- 9MeatLubavitchGreat Israeli restaurent, there is a second one in the 8th
Doron ba Laïla19thGare Saint-Lazare 3-12-13-14MeatRottenbergNice meat restaurant
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 #80 on: July 29, 2010, 08:01:22 PM »
In europe most spas are mixed!
It was nice, but very small. Most fancy hotels have biggers spas, with a small pool as well, but it was ok. Nothing special, but nice.
Yes, they are mechubad the diamond status, cant complain, service was topnotch!

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #81 on: July 29, 2010, 08:05:53 PM »
By the way i asked them for babysitting, they wanted 25 euros for a cab and 35 euros per hour. Only 2 kids per babysitter. So if my 3 kids would be sleeping at night and i wanted to go out with my wife i would have needed 2 babysitters, that would have been 100 dollars an hour. That was a little much! So i said, merci, but no no

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #82 on: July 30, 2010, 12:01:44 PM »
By the way, the best part was. After 4 amazing days, 2 rooms with breakfast, wireless internet I came to check out and they say: Your Bill is zero Euros, thank you very much for staying with us. The pleasure was all mine, I said ;-)

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #83 on: July 30, 2010, 12:07:54 PM »
In europe most spas are mixed!


 In many European Countries its even worse (or better for some) not only is it mixed but for non-pool areas its bathing suit/clothing optional, which includes running into a full family sitting in a sauna or steam all dressed in their Birthday Suits

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #84 on: July 30, 2010, 12:09:38 PM »
In many European Countries its even worse (or better for some) not only is it mixed but for non-pool areas its bathing suit/clothing optional, which includes running into a full family sitting in a sauna or steam all dressed in their Birthday Suits
Well then, I'm quite happy we never saw anyone in the PHP spa!
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #85 on: July 30, 2010, 12:11:01 PM »
Nice report!

The skip-the-line pass sounds worthwhile.  I went to Cedar Point (roller coaster capital of the world) the other day and a similar pass is $400 per person!

 was that for the day or season? per person

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« Reply #86 on: July 30, 2010, 12:30:51 PM »
was that for the day or season? per person
That's for one day, per person!
They say people fly in from Europe just to go to Cedar Point for the day and the pass is basically the only way to hit up every coaster in the park in a single day.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #87 on: November 23, 2010, 05:29:03 PM »
Are there any authentic Parisian restaurants that are glatt? (not Indian or Chinese I can get those in Brooklyn)

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #88 on: November 23, 2010, 05:40:31 PM »
where is there an indian restaurant in bklyn?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #89 on: November 23, 2010, 06:15:27 PM »
I didn't specifically mean Brooklyn in the tristate area http://www.shalombombay.com/ http://www.dakshinkosher.com/

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #90 on: November 23, 2010, 11:50:35 PM »
you can also get french food in ny

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #91 on: November 24, 2010, 12:50:18 AM »
you can also get french food in ny
obviously not the point.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #92 on: November 24, 2010, 02:25:11 AM »
what is the point then?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #93 on: January 03, 2011, 11:16:20 AM »
Does anyone have any recommendations for a hotel deal in Paris using Starwood points, membership rewards points, airline mileage or otherwise? We’re going in March for 3 nights. Thanks a lot!


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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #94 on: January 03, 2011, 08:45:16 PM »
sign up for the hyatt card from chase for you and you and your wife. You will be able to stay at the park hyatt for free for 4 nights (well not free cuz each card has 75$ yearly fee)

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« Reply #95 on: January 03, 2011, 08:48:09 PM »
Or trade Starpoints for Hyatt points from a Diamond member and be prepared for an incredible experience at the PH Paris.
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« Reply #96 on: January 04, 2011, 08:38:51 AM »
how can you trade starpoints in this day and age?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #97 on: January 04, 2011, 08:40:41 AM »
how can you trade starpoints in this day and age?
You can book hotel stays for others...

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« Reply #98 on: January 04, 2011, 09:20:05 AM »
eh

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #99 on: January 04, 2011, 11:48:54 AM »
Thanks all for the great leads. I'm going to get a Chase Hyatt Card for 2 free nights. But it would be nice to get the Diamond member experience. Is there any way for me to get Diamond status without the hotel stays?

Any Diamond members interested in trading Hyatt nights for Starwood or Amex Membership Rewards points?

Also, is there any chance I can cancel my new Chase card for a refund of the annual fee after I use the free nights?

Thanks again for all your help.