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Recommendation for Moroccan restaurant?

jocatlo Aug 20, 2007 08:11 AM

Any suggestions for great Moroccan food in Paris?

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    gletargat Sep 2, 2007 01:36 PM

    try this one it's a little bit expensive but excellent ! : La Mansouria 11 r Faidherbe 75011 PARIS
    01 43 71 00 16
    01 40 24 21 97
    The owner is a woman Fatema Hal, she is one of the best cooker in France ..Une cuisine toute en délicatesse...

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    1. re: gletargat
      patz Sep 15, 2007 10:27 PM

      I purchased one of her cookbooks when I lived in Morocco -- based on that alone, I'm sure this restaurant is outstanding!

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      goody2shoes Aug 23, 2007 02:21 PM

      We just finished dinner at Les Oudayas, 34 boulevard St Germain, in the 5th. My family has an apartment in the 5th and we are visiting. The restaurant is only a year old. They speak english, although the menu is only in french (a good sign). The were several chic French-Moroccan families having dinner (another good sign). We had the couscous royal which was excellent, and we also had Moroccan wine with the meal.

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        mellospice Aug 20, 2007 05:25 PM

        Don't forget Chez Omar, near the outskirts of the Marais, for fantastic couscous and ambiance.

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          Bob Loblaw Aug 20, 2007 02:23 PM

          I don't know if it's Moroccan or not, but for north african food, I love Le Souk in the 11th, and also Au Petit Kahua right nearby. Also, there's another Au Petit Kahua in the 5th (or perhaps 13th, it's near Gobelins).

          L'Atlas is great if you want fancy food, but you can get great, informal couscous tagines etc. in Paris too.

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            Theobroma Aug 20, 2007 09:45 AM

            I suggest Royal Maroc, boulevard Port Royal. The mechoui couscous is divine.

            1. souphie Aug 20, 2007 08:16 AM

              La table de Fès in Montparnasse. Oum el banine and Al Mounia in the 16th.

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                Dodo Aug 20, 2007 08:22 AM

                I second La Table de Fès, 5, Rue Sainte-Beuve, 6th arr., M°: Vavin.
                Diner only!

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                  souphie Aug 20, 2007 08:31 AM

                  And of course Wally le saharien, exceptional if atypical

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                Pistou Aug 20, 2007 08:15 AM

                L'Atlas in the 5th on Bvd. St. Germain is terrific. Here's my writeup on it from last year:


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