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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 #3255 on: June 21, 2019, 11:01:56 AM »
For breakfast you can do Le XXV great place for French breakfast CY
There is a Chabad on Champs Elysées pretty sure there is a morning minyan.

For Mikve you use the one Rue Montevideo 75116 (Sepharade) or the Chabad one https://www.loubavitch16.com/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/2189298/jewish/Le-Mikve.htm

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I'm planning a 3 day trip to Paris and have a few questions, any help would be very appreciated! (Just a couple, no children)

1) I want to do top of Arc de Triomphe at sunset, but have no patience climbing the steps. Any DP’s how to get into the elevator, which is officially only for handicapped?

2) Any Chabad/Heimish Shul with a Mikvah and 8ish - 9ish Shachris?

3) The PH seems to be the rage. However, Hyatt now has "Small Luxury Hotels of the World", and there is a Hotel called "Grand Powers" which seems to be way better than PH in luxury and location. Also the "Le Narcisse Blanc HÔTEL & Spa" looks better than PH. Anyone stayed here/knows about the experience? Or is PH really the holy grail and I'm just being blinded by TripAdvisor...

4) I like renting cars in European cities. I am landing at ORY and leaving CDG. Is there a one way rental fee? Or is it like NYC where they don't charge one way fees airport-to-airport?

5) I have 2 mornings, where I am eating breakfast, top 2 CY places?

6) Seems like Kavod is only Glatt option this summer, correct?

7) I have patience for only one art museum. Louvre or Orsay? (Don't feel a need to tick off Mona Lisa, but want the better overall experience)

TIA!!

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3256 on: June 21, 2019, 11:51:31 AM »
For breakfast you can do Le XXV great place for French breakfast CY
There is a Chabad on Champs Elysées pretty sure there is a morning minyan.

For Mikve you use the one Rue Montevideo 75116 (Sepharade) or the Chabad one https://www.loubavitch16.com/templates/articlecco_cdo/aid/2189298/jewish/Le-Mikve.htm

You can PM me if you want I’ll give you my WhatsApp number if you need while in Paris.

Thank you so much! (Everything is so spread out in this city, most European cities all the Jewish stuff are in one or two concentrated areas...)

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3257 on: June 21, 2019, 12:03:13 PM »
Thank you so much! (Everything is so spread out in this city, most European cities all the Jewish stuff are in one or two concentrated areas...)

It’s not really spread out but you have several Jewish area across the city where you can find everything you need. You have one big area in the 8,16,17th another one in the 19th and some restaurants synagogue and Mikve in the center of paris.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3258 on: June 23, 2019, 07:11:08 PM »
i am planing a trip for my parents they have a simcha in Paris on Thursday July 18 i was thinking of them flying in from nyc on Tuesday night and spending two days in Paris and then go somewhere else nice for shabbos
1)does anybody have some dp on flights (i have chase points) (for example a good redemption for j class)
2) any ideas of a nice place do go for shabos

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3259 on: June 23, 2019, 07:14:59 PM »
i am planing a trip for my parents they have a simcha in Paris on Thursday July 18 i was thinking of them flying in from nyc on Tuesday night and spending two days in Paris and then go somewhere else nice for shabbos
1)does anybody have some dp on flights (i have chase points) (for example a good redemption for j class)
2) any ideas of a nice place do go for shabos
Shabbos at Chabad of Paris or Venice are both excellent.
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3260 on: June 24, 2019, 10:02:09 AM »
Shabbos at Chabad of Paris
Which one?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3261 on: June 24, 2019, 10:04:40 AM »
Which one?
He probably meant on the Champs-Elysées
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« Reply #3262 on: June 24, 2019, 11:05:50 AM »
Of course. Great people, great food, great walk.
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« Reply #3263 on: June 25, 2019, 07:28:31 PM »


3) The PH seems to be the rage. However, Hyatt now has "Small Luxury Hotels of the World", and there is a Hotel called "Grand Powers" which seems to be way better than PH in luxury and location. Also the "Le Narcisse Blanc HÔTEL & Spa" looks better than PH. Anyone stayed here/knows about the experience? Or is PH really the holy grail and I'm just being blinded by TripAdvisor...


TIA!!

@Dan , any take on this? (As u referenced SLH today...)

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3264 on: July 08, 2019, 06:43:55 PM »
Hyatt Globalist gets free Kosher Breakfast @ PH Paris?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3265 on: July 08, 2019, 06:50:29 PM »
Hyatt Globalist gets free Kosher Breakfast @ PH Paris?
Don't think so, but it cost around $20-50 for them to buy it and bring it
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« Reply #3266 on: July 10, 2019, 07:54:18 PM »
I have 2 mornings, where I am eating breakfast, top 2 Cholov Yisroel places?

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« Reply #3267 on: July 10, 2019, 07:55:12 PM »
Chez Akol
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« Reply #3268 on: July 10, 2019, 08:00:41 PM »
Chez Akol
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #3269 on: July 10, 2019, 08:04:23 PM »
I have 2 mornings, where I am eating breakfast, top 2 Cholov Yisroel places?
Sareden Halavi (not the parev one)
Chez akol is not far from sareden but just cheap and not such a clean place. They do have a larger seating area. Sareden is way better.
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