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Au Bon Couscous

7 rue Xavier Privas, 75005 Paris, France
+33 9 82 28 98 20
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good42%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible13%
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“couscous” (48 reviews)
“chicken” (7 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (2 reviews)
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Moroccan, Middle Eastern
££ - £££
7 rue Xavier Privas, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Possibly the best meal we had in over a week in Paris. The waiter greeted us with small glasses of wine, while we considered the menus. The Mechoui lamb shoulder couscous was outstanding. The couscous was lightly steamed - tender and very fluffy. A large...More

Thank Schrodinger Cat
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We were on the lookout for couscous, and a friendly barker ushered us into this restaurant with, it seems, many names: Nouveau Village and Au Bon Couscous among them. The free glass of wine charmed us for sure, and the little venue is charmingly replete...More

Thank JackIndo
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Went in on spec , wonderful welcome , free glass of wine , took recommendations from a French couple next to us and had the couscous. Delicious 😋 Lovely house wine , and complimentary mint tea to finish What a lovely friendly place Thank you...More

Thank Kara H
Reviewed 22 July 2017

I live in the states and go to France every year. Au bon couscous is my favorite place .Good food nice people good atmosphere. I will be there next month. Zaid

Thank parisamsterdam2017
Reviewed 17 May 2017

It's always fun to walk the small, winding, medieval streets in the Latin Quarter, surrounded by the Blvd St. Germain, the Blvd St. Michel and the Seine. All kinds of restaurants are here, and Au Bon Couscous is one of the good ones. My wife...More

Thank Wilbert S
Reviewed 2 May 2017

We stopped here last night for dinner. We weren't all that familiar with Moroccan food so we asked the waiter for a recommendation. We shared the beef with vegetables, which had really tough and dry beef. Also had the chicken with almonds which was just...More

Thank Bocagrlz
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Yes, Latin quarter... I know. We stumbled I to this place looking for some more healthy options and ended with a Couscous merguese (that is a sausage) and a tajine of mouton. Amaaaazing.. took us one and a half hour to finish but we did....More

Thank bcbtoronto
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had the Tajine vegetarian and spicy sausage dishes. They had a vegi soup and couscous which was delicious... They also gave us two free glasses of wine which were fare. I would recommend you stop by when in the Latin Quarter.

Thank Rick S
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Cute cozy place in a great location in the Latin Quarter. Service was just ok, but they did offer a complimentary aperitif and mint tea. Couscous tasted a bit dry and the lamb dish was not as tasty as I expected, but over the wine...More

1  Thank Laura H
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant used To be my favourite until I stopped by 3 times only to buy the tea (which isn't worth their time apparently)which the owner didn't approve of showing it by his facial expression and letting us wait for 45 minutes for our tea...More

1  Thank Tina B
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next door and the prototypical terraced French
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 rue Xavier Privas, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighbourhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 9 82 28 98 20
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