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La Maison de Couscous

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Rue Ali Barbar, Algiers | oui, Algiers 16000, Algeria
+213 21 64 01 17
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Trenton, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

This restaurant, two blocks from the Catholic cathedral of Sacré Coeur, is popular with both locals and discerning visitors. When I first sought to eat there, on a Friday, it was packed with people—and then, spotting a woman in bridal attire at a place d’honneur across the room, I realized I was intruding on an Algerian wedding reception. I returned... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

This is a nice Algerian restaurant serving traditional Algerian cuisine tucked in a side street. Its quite tricky to get to and if you aren't paying attention you can easily miss it. The Chourba was ok, although the pieces of lamb in it were full of fat, I had a chourba two days before elsewhere that was better due to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

The place is decorated as a traditional tuareg tent with wool rugs on the walls and ceiling - it feels very comfortable. The food is delicious! We had the shorba (soup) to start with and it was flawless. Afterwards I had cous-cous for the main course. It was nice and fluffy, just like it's supposed to be. Since we were... More 

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Algiers, Algeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2012

The place is typically algerien so nothing fancy like in Europe but if you get over the environment and order a couscous, you will receive a generous portion with fresh vegetables and very good meat and excellent couscous. The price is also not expensive for european norms and the owner was so nice to bring us for free back to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $23
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Ali Barbar, Algiers | oui, Algiers 16000, Algeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Algeria  >  Algiers Province  >  Algiers
  • Phone Number: +213 21 64 01 17

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