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Oum el Banine

16,rue Dufrenoy, Paris, France (Passy)
01 45 04 91 22
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Ranked #4,179 of 12,460 restaurants in Paris
Cuisines: African, Moroccan
Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Passy
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Passy
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English first
Paris, France
Top Contributor
78 reviews 78 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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105 reviews 105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
219 helpful votes 219 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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