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Oum el Banine

#2,285 of 13,320 Restaurants in Paris
#2,455 of 13,923 Places to Eat in Paris
Passy
African, Moroccan
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16,rue Dufrenoy, Paris, France
01 45 04 91 22
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Excellent cosy Moroccan restaurant

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 19, 2014
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Paris, France
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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  • Address: 16,rue Dufrenoy, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Passy
  • Neighborhood: Passy
  • Phone Number: 01 45 04 91 22

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African, Moroccan

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