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La Cocotte

Certificate of Excellence
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20 Rue du Petit Saint Jean, 34000 , Montpellier, France
04 67 86 74 95
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Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good traditional French food, nothing fancy. Daily changing special. Good price-quality. Outdoor seating available. Reservations recommended.

Thank Lut2011
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016 via mobile

We found this little place after deciding to get off the main street to look for something nice. What a find! You just get the feeling that this place is run by people who love food and want to cook good food for other people. We loved it!

Thank Bristol_Family
Montpellier, France
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

We eat regularly at this restaurant and have always had a good experience. The owners and staff are super nice, the ambience is cosy inside and lively outside in summer. And the food is great. We are particular fans of the magret de canard. And the café gourmand (selection of four small deserts with a coffee) is the best in... More 

Thank gordohughes
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016

My husband and I routinely dine at La Cocotte when we winter in Montpellier. It amazes us that such wonderful meals are produced in their small kitchen! Tables are available inside and out and the decor is pleasing and colorful. I have never had a more tender and tasty lamb shank than here, the ravioli salad is a favorite and... More 

Thank LuckyDucks3
United Kingdom
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39 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

The food is flavoursome, good portion size (not too big, but enough), interesting dishes. Nice inside and good atmosphere. Price is reasonable.

Thank Molly G
Sydney, Australia
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

I was expecting something possibly a little outstanding having read the reviews, but now I understand it is a restaurant that never disappoints. It felt a bit like home style cooking. I had a slow cooked lamb shank served in its own individual cocotte (casserole dish) with potatoes and plenty of gravy, the meat fell off the bone as you... More 

Thank Z4ZUMA
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

I visited twice during a month stay in Montpellier (which says something because I am a student and it's hard to separate me from my short supply of money!) and both times it was truly excellent. The food is delicious and all homemade. Service is quick, you get a lovely free appetiser and the staff are very friendly - I... More 

Thank jfhmorris
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were in Montpellier for a week and we visited this place twice, for a good reason. The lamb stews were amazing, the starters were original and stunning, the deserts made us pop. Add to this a sec and friendly service and you got a winner.

Thank stijn s
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

.........but I will. Amazing food all 'fait maison'. Amazing atmosphere. Amazing location. Hey, and the house red wasn't bad either. Give it a go, you won't regret it.

Thank Steve H
Seattle, Washington
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119 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

La Cocoette, like almost all Montpellier restaurants fronting a square, has outdoor tables in the shared open space with its nearby fellows. This makes for a crowded and somewhat un-level dining experience. The menu selection was the usual limited number of items with reasonable variety. Our earnest young waiter helped us along with his limited English complementing my limited French.... More 

Thank Michael V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Rue du Petit Saint Jean, 34000 , Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Languedoc-Roussillon  >  Herault  >  Montpellier
  • Phone Number: 04 67 86 74 95

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?