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Nouveau Village 'Chez Momo'

#8,566 of 13,486 Restaurants in Paris
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Odeon / Saint-Michel
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Rue Xavier Privas, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 29 75 92 ‎
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Austin, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

As another reviewer noted, they beckon you in from the street, offering you a free cocktail (which is actually called a "Kir". Nothing amazing, but good standard couscous. The spicy sausage, Merguez, was perfect. The couscous and savory vegetable stew we're quite good. Busy with locals, as well as street visitor walk-ins. I wouldn't recommend most restaurants in this very... More 

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Guildford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

When we come to Paris, we come here. Slightly tucked away in the Latin Quarter, it is alongside other types of restaurant, all competing for trade. The person (usually a young lady) at the entrance entices with the obligatory 'free cocktail' (rose wine, with something sweet in it, I think). Food is authentic (witness locals eating here - known to... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Had a vary good lunch here with an excellent chicken couscous. Service very good, place clean and good atmosphere. Really loved my couscous! Would recommend

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Brussels, Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

We have eated in couples and ordered a full couscous . A part of meal was missed and we have 3 times to receive it . At the end we have ordered a tea and said for 4 times that sometimes was missed . The answer was : when you will come back a second time we will offer a... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016

We have eaten here on two separate trips to Paris. It is in an area that reminds me of Bourbon St in New Orleans only the barkers are trying to get you in their shop for food instead of "girls". Love the couscous and the huge bowl of home style vegetables that come with it. We tried the lamb shoulder... More 

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Thank Rembrandtfan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

If you've been to France, you know it is hard to find a bad meal. Some are more outstanding than others, but hard to find a bad one. This is average, so if you are hungry, go in for food, but if you want something special go to a different place.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

After a long day of walking around the city, eating at different food joints, walking around parks, we started our journey of dinner search. We came back to Rue de la Huchette after a short wall and stroll around Luxembourg garden and started looking for a place to eat. As usual, we were going through the menu and then we... More 

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Towson, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

A female employee enticed us inside the restaurant by offering a free appertif drink. The free drink was delivered as promised. Three of us shared 2 dishes which was plenty of food and absolutely delicious. We ordered couscous with vegetables and tagine (a large pot with slowed cooked vegestables). Since 2 of us are vegetarians we found this restaurant very... More 

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Ebensburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This is the second time that I have been here with a large group of (28) students. The owner has been very accommodating, and has been able to fit all of us in his restaurant at once! I'm so glad that he could because we all enjoyed the huge portions of meat, vegetables, and couscous. The atmosphere is also enjoyable... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014 via mobile

Sadly, our experience was not a pleasant one. We arrived at 21:50 ordered a tangine and couscous. All the people that had arrived after us received their meals promptly. By the time we received ours close to 23:00 the couscous was cold along with the meats, the bread was stale and the tangine was bland. The waiter tried to sell... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Halal, Moroccan, Middle Eastern
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Xavier Privas, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Neighborhood: Odeon / Saint-Michel
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 29 75 92 ‎

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Odeon / Saint-Michel
As the bustling center of entertainment for the residents of the Rive Gauche, the activity at Odéon never stops. Boulevards are lined with traditional cafes, restaurants, and boutique cinemas. The streets surrounding the fountain at Saint-Michel provide eateries from around the world. Lively bars are just next door and the prototypical terraced French brasserie is on every corner. The setting for this area is second to none; the Haussmann-style boulevards are contrasted by monumental architecture and overshadowed by the iconic Notre Dame, all within a moment’s walk from the Seine. This neighborhood's world-famous bookshops, cafés, and streets will not fail to impress you.
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