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128 avenue du Maine | Paris, 75014 Paris, France
+33 1 43 21 69 74
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  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
16 Aug 2017
“The best couscous I have ever had”
1 Jun 2017
“Lovely dinner for 2”
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Moroccan, Middle Eastern, African, Mediterranean, Tunisian
££ - £££
128 avenue du Maine | Paris, 75014 Paris, France
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The Couscous dishes are pretty big, well prepared, delicious and not expensive relatively to Paris. I had the vegetarian Couscous ("Nature") and enjoyed a lot - all the ingredients (Couscous, vegetable soup, boiled Hummus grains, amazing spicy Arisa and Raisins) are served seperately so you...More

Thank Matan S
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Really friendly waiter and excellent food. Great atmosphere. Obviously a cafe favoured by the locals so to be recommended.

Thank ChrisP6252
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The opener was very friendly and both meals were perfect😍 My girlfriend ate tayine and i hat couscous!!

Thank Dominik L
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely dinner here. The server was so patient with us as we tried to use our French. The tagines were amazing... I'd never tried one before. Definitely go! Have the mint tea!!

Thank Saga99
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

Where do you find an authentic cous cous in Paris that comes without the hookas, tiles, music, etc? Icosium produced a real home cooked version: perfect fine grains, delicious and tender lamb or chicken, fresh vegetables in tasty broth with accompanying white sultanas, chickpeas and...More

Thank Lanelady
Reviewed 31 March 2016

Normally I do not write reviews, but in this case I am making an exception. Icosium is a wonderful couscous restaurant in the 14th district of Paris. I have been to many couscous restaurants in Paris and this one is by far the best, which...More

Thank hoppitycow
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Algerian food is similar to Moroccan in that both include couscous and tagines. We had a lamb tagine and a lamb tagine with prunes, both of which were good, well presented and accompanied by some plain couscous which was much better than any I'd had...More

Thank Miriam303
Reviewed 11 November 2015

We had our last dinner in Paris at Icosium and it was memorable. The couscous were great and service very kind and helpful. They were very understanding with our 2 years old who was very tired and a bit loud that evening. The high point...More

Thank Daniela M
Reviewed 11 December 2014 via mobile

Although right on one of the main Paris highways, it somehow feels like your local couscous place. Maybe this is because it seems to be frequented by regulars. The food is very well done and obviously cooked on the premises by someone who knows. The...More

Thank Jonathan F
Reviewed 28 January 2014

We had a nice dinner for two in Royal Berbere and would definetly recommend it. It was our last evening of a lovely weekend in Paris, and we craved some real food with a lot of soul in a nice comfortable place that isn't too...More

Thank Moran L
The namesake tower of Montparnasse dominates over the
landscape but the fun part is the throbbing life that
goes on below it. Bright lights, busy cinemas,
brasseries and diners encompass hidden museums and
parks to entertain the masses. Long avenues lead away
from the tower to take you to unsuspecting places and
historical monuments and treasures. In between lie
adorable ivy-covered houses with beams and small
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$18 - US$35
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
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09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 avenue du Maine | Paris, 75014 Paris, France (Formerly Royal Berbere)
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Montparnasse
  • Neighbourhood: Montparnasse
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 21 69 74
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Enjoy our traditional semolina couscous with its delicately hand-rolled , flavored with olive oil and accompanied by fresh vegetables , chickpeas and raisins. We also offer assorted grilled As our sweet or savory tagines prepared their spices to taste and cooked over low heat
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