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Au Petit Cahoua

39 boulevard Saint Marcel, 75013 Paris, France
+33 1 47 07 24 42
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
17 Jan 2017
“Excellent food and service”
28 Jun 2016
“Bad”
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CUISINES
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Food
Value
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LOCATION
39 boulevard Saint Marcel, 75013 Paris, France
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

My wife and I were invited by a regular at this restaurant and if you have never tried Moroccan food you are in for a treat.The three of us had two different tagines ,both delicious and one meat plate and couscous which were special. If...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

It was very bad experience, i was happy before i go as finally i found the morocean food in paris , But the food was not good and the waiter was not helpful , the visa machine was jot working also there is sign of...More

Thank Khaled S
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Really Good restaurant, with a welcoming atmosphere, and a very good service! There is quite a lot of choices of food plates, and prices starting from15-28 euro. Lovely place for two and for a group dinner. You get a good taste of Moroccan food!

Thank MariosTheodosia
Reviewed 15 November 2015

I don't know if this is a new location. It didn't look brand new, But TA sure wanted to send me to another restaurant review of the same name elsewhere in Paris. What a chore to enter this place in the reviews! But it bears...More

1  Thank Beentobim
Reviewed 12 October 2015 via mobile

We were wishing for Moroccan food in Paris on a Sunday night. There was't a lot of selection, but we found this one, a little further from our apartment than we would have liked, but we were glad we made the trip here. I had...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Absolutely love this couscous place. I've read some bad reviews but really nothing has changed since the last 4 years I hadn't been. Service was very nice. Harrirra soup, choppes and shrimp pilpil excellent starters. Couscous petit cahoua, plenty full and delicious and Tagine caille...More

1  Thank homezgr8t
Reviewed 26 July 2015

The waiter was friendly and helpful. The food was adequate and plentiful, but I believe one can find tastier Moroccan food.

Thank NotaSucker
Reviewed 13 October 2014

Had a lovely evening here with friends. The restaurant is intimate and pretty; the front of house staff were funny and helpful; even the Moroccan radio station was enjoyable, Best to reserve if you're keen as the place is not big by any means. We...More

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 14 October 2013

First experience here was a winner. We were a group of six, had a cozy (RESERVED) corner table. I ordered a tajine with kefta (beef), olives and vegetables - divine. Ate a good amount of my boyfriend's tajine with lamb, figs and almonds - divine....More

1  Thank j_mc431
Reviewed 22 April 2013

I have given a 'very good' rating for this restaurant based on my first experience of having lunch there and being so impressed I booked for dinner later in the week. Lunch was excellent, in fact it was the best couscous I have eaten in...More

Thank nat1962
Nearby
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:15
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 39 boulevard Saint Marcel, 75013 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 47 07 24 42
Description
Au P'tit Cahoua restaurant in Paris, near the Jardin des Plantes, is a gorgeous Moroccan restaurant that leaves all North African cliches behind. The comfortable and inviting dining room is full of light with crazed mosaic tables and floors, pretty pierced screens and wrought iron detailing, tented ceiling, imported lighting and big mirrors everywhere. It's cool. The menu features both the tagines, couscous and pastillas you require from your Moroccan restaurants but made more lightly and healthily, as well as some inventive dishes that will intrigue you: triangular pastry briouats with chevre, almonds and mint, chicken and mango tagine. Fans adore the marinated and fried legumes that arrive on your table as soon as you are seated, as well as the geniunely attentive service.
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