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Oum el Banine

16,rue Dufrenoy, Paris, France (Passy)
01 45 04 91 22
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Ranked #3,651 of 13,460 Restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: African, Moroccan
Neighborhood: Passy
Dining options: Reservations
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Paris, France
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We stopped here by chance and found it to be very friendly with good Moroccan cuisine. My wife had a tagine and I ordered the pastilla. Both were excellent. A warm welcome in cosy surroundings. We will return.

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Bar Harbor, Maine
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152 reviews 152 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

The 16th arrondissement is largely residential, but visitors will find at least three reasons to go there: the Marmottan Museum, which houses the world's largest collection of works by Claude Monet, the Guimet, an amazing museum of Asian art, and Oum el Banine. On a recent sunny day, my husband and I combined a visit to the Marmottan with a... More 

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Paris, France
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80 reviews 80 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

I organized for English colleagues of Lloyd's of London a lunch yesterday One of them, born in French Algeria is a big fan of couscous. Being myself born there, I'm demanding on the quality of this dish that does not support mediocrity. So I chose Oum El Banine a renowned restaurant in the classy part of the 16th district of... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

We found this in a street near our hotel and the experience was so good we returned again. The staff including the manager were so welcoming with tips on the best wines and menu selections, and the complementary appetiser was sensational. Additional elements such as scented hand wash and the Morrocan serving of mint tea made for the best meals... More 

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Mons, Belgium
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013 via mobile

This is a bit of a favourite and we have eaten here a few times. It was always going to be a favourite after our first visit, when the Manager returned to the table after we had ordered in order to recommend a different Moroccon wine to the one we had chosen with our food. He suggested that a cheaper... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013 via mobile

My wife noticed this whilst walking in the 16th, we popped in to try it out and were looked after extremely well. The Soup(lamb) was very good, the salad lavish and tasty, mains we had chicken cuscus and chicken prepared in traditional Moroccan style oven with traditional Moroccan vegetables all steamy hot and very very good. For desert we had... More 

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Curitiba, Brazil
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75 restaurant reviews
232 helpful votes 232 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2009

Having spent a couple of weeks in Morocco some time ago, I turned out to be a huge fan of its fabulous food and the exquisite atmosphere of its restaurants. Oum el Banine is a very small, family-run spot in a quiet 16me arr street, which provides good samples of Moroccan flavors. The tagines we had were excellent, and the... More 

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Address: 16,rue Dufrenoy, Paris, France
Phone Number: 01 45 04 91 22
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Passy
Cuisine: African, Moroccan

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