A busy commerce street of Paris has of course a wide
range of things to buy, and both in the street and in
the area around you will find a wide range of things to
match all tastes. Most importantly simply walk
along the road, and also into side streets, to see what
there is to see.
Because the road is located just at the edge of where
the Les Halls covered markets where, until their said
demise in the 1970s, the road has always been an area
with plenty of fresh market ingredients. But today
they are sold from within shops, though the shops do
test to spread their wares out onto the pavement and
Here are some of the highlights of what you will find
as you stroll down the street.
- The daily pastry for people who live nearby, but also
a historic place in Paris the Baker Stohrer. Established in 1730 by
the famed pastry chefs Nicolas Stohrer who had
worked for Louis XV, this is where the rum
baba was first invented merging French and Polish
traditions. Today it is the oldest pastry shop in Paris
if not france and is well visited every day by hungry
people from all over the city and the world! Open
every day of the week from 7:30 in the morning until
8:30 in the evening it is a veritable Aladdin's cave of
delicate pastry treats. Try the best pain au chocolat you will eve eat in
Paris here at 51 rue Montorgueil!
Daily fresh food
There are no shortage of boulangeries, fromageries,
�piceries and so on along the street. But you will
Palais du Fruit Montorgueil - For al lthe
fresh fruits that you can imagine, from europe and
around the world. Browse the stalls at the front
but don't forget to dig into the interior of the shop
where the real bulk nuts and dried fruits are kept.
Always busy! On the corner of rue Marie-Stuart.
Le March� Franprix - A chain grocery store.
Le Pain Quotidien - One of the most highly
ranked bakeries in all of Paris, it has locations all
around the city but the one on rue Montorgueil is very
popular and opens every day of the week from 8am in the
morning until 10pm at night.
Le comptoir des cotonniers -
Boutique I Love -
Organic and natural products
L�v Organic- Organic teas -
du Grand Cef - This early 19th Century covered
shopping street was built on the site of the historic H�tel du Grand Cerf, hence the name, and is
found at the far end of rue Marie-Stuart. Today it is
filled with designer and jewlery shops, but is visited
just as much because of it's impressive authentic
architecture and original features. Shop for
vintage spectacles , textile jeweler or eat in the
cutely named cafe 'Le pas Sage' (which means "not
Passage du Caire -