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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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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing flavours in a really small restaurant in the old Ecusson neighbourhood close to Saint Roche church. Really good value for money.

Thank Felipe M
Frankfurt, Germany
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125 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent and original French food in a small restaurant with outdoor seating. Reservation is definitely advised. We went there for lunch. Besides the "lunch plate" (3 small dishes + cake for about 12€), the regular menu was available as well for 26/29€ (2/3 course meal), 3-4 dishes to choose from. The ravioles salade, vegetable crumble, parmentier de canard and particularly... More 

Thank so_voyage49
Toronto, Canada
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Been there twice, once for dinner and once for lunch. Both times the food was excellent -delicious food prepared with care. The owner is very friendly and is proud of his establishment. Reasonable pricing given the quality. Highly recommended.

Thank EmJay_Canada
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

We visited La Cocotte on a busy Monday evening sitting outside in the vibrant square. The food was very tasty and the choice as delicious as it was the last time. Reasonably priced for the quality of the meal.

Thank Fiona2810
Seattle, Washington
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016

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

Thank Lut2011
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue du petit Saint Jean, 34000, Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  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?