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This street is known for its open-air market: a popular destination for Christmas time shopping.
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Rue Montorgueil, 75001 Paris, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Really glad to stop and look around the different areas of this great city. We are happy to see these more quiet places. Plenty of small shops to look in, if time permits try some of the side streets away from the big tourist places

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank JDTravelhome
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best neighborhoods in Paris for cafe sitting and enjoying the liveliness of the city. Great because it's pedestrian only, so away from the noise and the pollution of the traffic. It's what's left of the old food markets in the center, so...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a quaint restaurant and my wife and I were seated outside which was very pleasant. Had beautiful escargot, "frogs legs" and a cheese board with a nice Pinot Noir to wash it all done. Waiter's recommendations were excellent. Highly recommended!

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Fantastic pedestrian area...very pleased with making this an adgenda item on our trip! Lots of cafes, wine, pastry and breadshops as well as cheese options. Lots of side streets to explore.

Date of experience: September 2019
1  Thank Joseph D
Reviewed 7 September 2019

Excellent / very good rating if you considered Montorgueil Street as a museum or tourist sightseeing only, because this street is the heart of Paris in did, very nice to see. But I can't. I am rating it as very poor because of the shops,...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank Elleinne
Reviewed 22 August 2019

Rue Montorgueil is the kind of street lined with cafes, bakeries, florists, and cheese and meat markets that one sees in movies set in Paris, on travel shows, etc. Spending an hour or several strolling this street, window shopping and going into the various shops,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2019

Lots of shops, bakeries, bistros and stunning architecture. A great place to go in the afternoon, visit a few shops and enjoy a glass of wine. Highly recommend!

Date of experience: May 2019
14  Thank misopiso88
Reviewed 10 June 2019 via mobile

We booked a 2 bed apartment in this area via Airbnb after excellent reviews. 20 mins walk to the Louvre, 15 mins to the Seine and a great area for a number of restaurants, boulangeries, patisseries and shops. The world famous patisserie Stohrer was 2...More

Date of experience: May 2019
4  Thank Ktcarr
Reviewed 9 June 2019 via mobile

Staying next to this street during a Paris holiday. How wonderful is it to wander around! Simply devine. Has a lovely market village feel about it and you can spent a lot of time here. Has everything you need.

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank MarkNob
Reviewed 23 May 2019

Warm and approachable, with lots of great food options and interesting shops. It's an authentic neighborhood market street. Definitely worth the visit while you're in Paris!

Date of experience: April 2019
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LH231
I will be traveling in November with my Mom who I will be pushing in a fold-up wheelchair (12” rear wheels). We arrive on a Wednesday around 2pm on the Eurostar and are considering going to Rue Montorgueil to walk around and get lunch. We are then heading to the Louvre. Is there another similar location that might work better on the way to the Louvre for a wheelchair? She is able to get out and walk short distances and up/down a few steps. Will the walking route from Rue Montorgueil to Louvre work for a wheelchair (ex: not hilly)? How successful might we be at hailing a taxi from the market area? I don’t see any good backup bus routes. The rest of our plan is Louvre to Champs Elysees area hotel (taxi or bus 72 to 73). Next day: taxi or Bus 73 to 62 Notre Dame, Then taxi or Bus 27 to 72 to Eiffel Tower, noon lunch at Restaurant 58 (Mom’s request) then Bateaux Parisians Seine cruise. Bus 42 back to Gare du Nord for Eurostar return trip @ 7:15pm. Does this all seem reasonable pushing a wheelchair in November? Are there better bus routes that I'm not finding? Should we just plan on all buses with the transfers or will we have a chance at finding a Taxi? Thank you.
15 May 2017|
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Response from Walia H | Reviewed this property |
streets can be navigated by wheel chair with some planning. Rue Montorgueil to Louvre is almost flat. There might be few steps to walk up and down the stairs because wheel chair ramps are not located is most places. The... More
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Response from Thomas V | Reviewed this property |
We've had success in renting from Home Away. I highly recommend the area around Rue Montorgueil, which is in the Second Arrondissement for foodies. Better central location and less expensive than St. Germain.
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Response from GAJillian | Reviewed this property |
The bookstore is at 92-96 Rue Montmartre and is called Librarie Gourmande. Wonderful place. As for bakery items, suggest that if the large department stores aren't enough, they do have quite a range of speciality stores... More
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