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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 #1245 on: June 25, 2013, 04:59:29 PM »
I'd do it with a kid no doubt, but what was the advantage over the RoissyBus otherwise?

I wouldn't usually do it because of cost. Especially because I ended up staying st the Intercontinental which is super close to the stop. It was a combination of getting sick the day before travelling, having a lot of luggage since I was continuing on to Israel for a month and a forecast of storms. 

 Just made the long trip a bit easier.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1246 on: June 25, 2013, 06:05:31 PM »
I wouldn't usually do it because of cost. Especially because I ended up staying st the Intercontinental which is super close to the stop. It was a combination of getting sick the day before travelling, having a lot of luggage since I was continuing on to Israel for a month and a forecast of storms. 

 Just made the long trip a bit easier.


so ur in israel? :D

amd whats his number?
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« Reply #1247 on: June 25, 2013, 06:07:49 PM »
so ur in israel? :D

amd whats his number?

Not sure he wants it posted. But there should be a number on the site.
And I'm still on the way to Israel....
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« Reply #1248 on: June 25, 2013, 06:18:07 PM »
I'd do it with a kid no doubt, but what was the advantage over the RoissyBus otherwise?
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« Reply #1249 on: June 25, 2013, 06:40:56 PM »
Not sure he wants it posted. But there should be a number on the site.
And I'm still on the way to Israel....
Thougb Venice has me wanting to buy a boat and stay put. ^-^

so when u comin in exactly? :)
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1250 on: June 25, 2013, 06:56:20 PM »
amd whats his number?

his number is on the wiki
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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1251 on: June 26, 2013, 07:13:25 AM »
Cost?

He quoted me 60 Euro but that is for a 10:45 PM arrival. The last Roissybus leaves at 11:00 PM.


Has anyone know how to get through to Darjeeling? They don´t answer their phone!

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« Reply #1252 on: June 26, 2013, 07:48:35 AM »
You can make it.

So what's the best way to get there?  Will I make it if I just take Roissy Bus?
It seems like the Grand Synagogue is only a 10 minute walk from the Opera, sound about right?
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« Reply #1253 on: June 26, 2013, 10:12:07 AM »
Has anyone know how to get through to Darjeeling? They don´t answer their phone!

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« Reply #1254 on: June 26, 2013, 11:43:56 AM »
So what's the best way to get there?  Will I make it if I just take Roissy Bus?
It seems like the Grand Synagogue is only a 10 minute walk from the Opera, sound about right?

Yes the Great Synagogue is only a short walk from Opera.  It is a beautiful building, but the main shul is only open on Shabbos I think.

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1255 on: June 26, 2013, 03:52:25 PM »
Anyone know the most cost effective way to get to Paris with amex points? Convert to miles? Trying to help a friend looking for last week of July....

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1256 on: June 27, 2013, 01:58:10 PM »
We have two rooms booked at the Park Hyatt for our stay in July. My husband has Hyatt Diamond status. Do you think they will give us the free breakfast for both rooms that are booked under his name or just 1 room?  Anyone have experience with this?

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Re: Paris Master Thread
« Reply #1257 on: June 27, 2013, 02:11:40 PM »
We have two rooms booked at the Park Hyatt for our stay in July. My husband has Hyatt Diamond status. Do you think they will give us the free breakfast for both rooms that are booked under his name or just 1 room?  Anyone have experience with this?

You will get just one room.  Had a reservation last month in both mine and my wifes name and we only got the breakfast for my reservation since only I was Diamond.

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« Reply #1258 on: June 27, 2013, 02:15:05 PM »
Ok, good to know thanks. My mother will be with us and she is also Diamond so I will put her name on the other reservation. That should do the trick! (I hope!)

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« Reply #1259 on: June 27, 2013, 02:27:25 PM »
You will get just one room.  Had a reservation last month in both mine and my wifes name and we only got the breakfast for my reservation since only I was Diamond.
Why didn't you book both rooms under your name?
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