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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: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3075 on: August 03, 2018, 01:20:20 PM »
To/from the airport, use the Roissy Bus. Inside Paris it will be much cheaper and easier to use buses and the RER train.
It's not like the Eiffel tower or the Louvre have a huge free underground parking lot.
If something is very complicated by bus or train you can Uber.
Not worth taking a uber?

How about Versailles? Isn't it much faster, easier, and more convenient with a car?

Last summer we went with a 1 year old.  We did not rent a car.  We took trains/RER everywhere except to and from airport where we took a shuttle.  We we had to carry the stroller up and down each time going to subway, but I couldn't imagine the parking mess.  The carrying wasn't too bad when there was two of us and many places had an escalator. 
Which hotel did you stay, that provided a shuttle?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3076 on: August 03, 2018, 03:02:04 PM »
Not worth taking a uber?

How about Versailles? Isn't it much faster, easier, and more convenient with a car?
Which hotel did you stay, that provided a shuttle?
It will only save you about 15 minutes and will probably cost a lot more but you should compare both options.
The bus makes one stop at every airport terminal (4 or 5 stops total) and then drives straight to the opera district where everyone gets off. We stayed at the Intercontinental which was a 2 minute walk from where the bus stop is. The bus cost 14 euro per adult.
Uber will probably be 50-80 euro.

Versailles would be much easier with a car. If you want to get a car, you should probably rent one at the airport, drive to the hotel, drive to Versailles. Everything else is inside the city and you are better off using Bus/RER. You have to compare the cost of renting a car and not using it for half your trip and decide if it's worth it for you.
BTW, the Intercontinental offers free parking to its guests.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3077 on: August 03, 2018, 03:03:49 PM »
Not worth taking a uber?

How about Versailles? Isn't it much faster, easier, and more convenient with a car?
Which hotel did you stay, that provided a shuttle?

We didn't stay in a hotel, we did a AirBnB - but there was a general shared shuttle (like the Israel Sherut) that we used.

As for Versailles, while I can't comment on parking there, getting there by Subway/RER was very easy.  Think of it like NYC.  Cabs/Uber are easiest but costly.  Parking is a pain and potentially costly.  Driving is tough because of the congestion (and add in language issues).  Subway/LIRR is easy, relatively cheap but somewhat inconvenient. 

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3078 on: August 03, 2018, 05:57:29 PM »
Uber in Paris  is pretty cheap.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3079 on: August 03, 2018, 10:41:37 PM »
We didn't stay in a hotel, we did a AirBnB - but there was a general shared shuttle (like the Israel Sherut) that we used.

As for Versailles, while I can't comment on parking there, getting there by Subway/RER was very easy.  Think of it like NYC.  Cabs/Uber are easiest but costly.  Parking is a pain and potentially costly.  Driving is tough because of the congestion (and add in language issues).  Subway/LIRR is easy, relatively cheap but somewhat inconvenient.
Subway/RER you have to switch a couple of times, right?
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3080 on: August 05, 2018, 07:28:16 AM »
Subway/RER you have to switch a couple of times, right?

I don't remember the details but I do recall that there are 2 ways, one of them a little easier on the stops/switches that got us to station about a 15 minute walk away and one them that was a little more difficult but only a 7 minute walk away.

One tip - we arrived at 11:30. rather than join the really, really long line to the palace (even with skip the line), we went to the gardens first and ate lunch.  We then walked around the gardens and went to the 2 smaller palaces.  You can rent bikes or pay to take a tram back to the main palace from there (by the time we finished all the walking to the palaces, we could not walk back to the main palace).  Finally, at around 3 we went to the main palace and NO line!

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3081 on: August 05, 2018, 01:27:23 PM »
What are the best kosher restaurants in Paris with reliable Hechserim?

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« Reply #3082 on: August 05, 2018, 08:17:03 PM »
I don't remember the details but I do recall that there are 2 ways, one of them a little easier on the stops/switches that got us to station about a 15 minute walk away and one them that was a little more difficult but only a 7 minute walk away.

One tip - we arrived at 11:30. rather than join the really, really long line to the palace (even with skip the line), we went to the gardens first and ate lunch.  We then walked around the gardens and went to the 2 smaller palaces.  You can rent bikes or pay to take a tram back to the main palace from there (by the time we finished all the walking to the palaces, we could not walk back to the main palace).  Finally, at around 3 we went to the main palace and NO line!
Thanks, we were last there in 2014, I remember we had to switch a couple of times, but nothing inconvenient, was a short wait.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3083 on: August 05, 2018, 11:19:23 PM »
What are the best kosher restaurants in Paris with reliable Hechserim?
Meat or dairy?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3084 on: August 06, 2018, 02:27:26 AM »
Both we are staying at park hyatt

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3085 on: August 09, 2018, 05:00:40 PM »
https://bit.ly/2npiWu8 is our plan for around 5 hours in the city
1.is it too optimistic?
2. Is biking a good idea?
3. Where would you recommend eating along the way?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3086 on: August 14, 2018, 11:32:46 AM »
Have this planned for next week & would appreciate any input/comments. We will be traveling with a 1yr old so we're trying to stick to a light & flexible schedule.

Monday:
Landing CDG 9:25AM
Check in to hotel
Brunch at Linte Café
Champs Elysees
Arc De Triomphe
Louvre
Supper at Darjeeling

Tuesday:
Breakfast at Chez Akol
Palace of Versailles
Supper at Thai One

Wednesday:
Breakfast at Korcarz
Pletzel
Seine River Tour
Eiffel Tower tour 1:30
Lunch Falafel
Buy supper (for the airport) at Pitzman

Have a 8:45 flight CDG-ZRH. How much time do I need to get to the airport & get thru check-in/security ?

Thanks!
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« Reply #3087 on: August 14, 2018, 11:41:04 AM »
2x Seine River sounds like a lot. May want to replace that with the Opera

I would leave to the airport around 5.
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« Reply #3088 on: August 14, 2018, 11:46:32 AM »
2x Seine River sounds like a lot. May want to replace that with the Opera

I would leave to the airport around 5.

My bad. Had it originally for Monday but switched it to Wednesday

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« Reply #3089 on: August 14, 2018, 09:49:41 PM »
Have this planned for next week & would appreciate any input/comments. We will be traveling with a 1yr old so we're trying to stick to a light & flexible schedule.

Monday:
Landing CDG 9:25AM
Check in to hotel
Brunch at Linte Café
Champs Elysees
Arc De Triomphe
Louvre
Supper at Darjeeling

Tuesday:
Breakfast at Chez Akol
Palace of Versailles
Supper at Thai One

Wednesday:
Breakfast at Korcarz
Pletzel
Seine River Tour
Eiffel Tower tour 1:30
Lunch Falafel
Buy supper (for the airport) at Pitzman

Have a 8:45 flight CDG-ZRH. How much time do I need to get to the airport & get thru check-in/security ?

Thanks!
I will be there as well on Monday.