Visiting the City of Light is a good opportunity to have a lunch or a dinner in one of many Moroccan restaurants in Paris. Moroccan food, which is very refined and varied, is very appreciated by Parisians and the Couscous is one of favorite dishes of French people.
You can choose one of following Moroccan restaurant and taste a couscous, a tajine or pastilla. After your meal, don’t miss the Moroccan tea. The team of Still in Paris has tested all those restaurants.
La Mansouria – Refined Moroccan restaurant
This restaurant has been founded by a cooker famous in Morocco, Fatima Hal. In a sumptuous Moroccan deco, the crew serves refined gourmet dishes. It is an ideal place for a romantic dinner and a good value! We love the pastilla and the perfumed tajines. Localized not far from Place de la Bastille
address: 11 Rue Faidherbe, 75011 Paris – Mo Faidherbe-Chaligny
tel: 01 43 71 00 16 – website www.mansouria.fr
Zerda Café- best address for a couscous
It was the first North-African restaurant in Paris and it is still one of the best. It is famous for its couscous, certainly one of the best of Paris. We also tested the Tajine and it was great. The staff is very friendly and the decor beautiful. Closest to Central Paris (Mo Strasbourg-Saint-Denis), it is easily accessible from everywhere in the French capital
address 15 Rue René Boulanger, 75010 Paris – Mo Strasbourg-Saint-Denis
tel: 01 42 00 25 15 – website: www.zerdacafe.fr
Chez Younice – Best Value Moroccan food
This restaurant is certainly not placed in many official ranking (neither the Gault et Millau, nor the Zagat ) but it is one of our preferred Moroccan Restaurants. Firstly, the boss, Younice, is very friendly and the welcome is always enthusiastic. Secondly, the food is very good and typically Moroccan. And finally, it is a very good value.
address: 13 Rue d’Avron, 75020 Paris – Mo Avron
tel: 01 43 56 84 38 – website www.chez-younice.fr
Au P’tit Cahoua
Le P’tit Cahoua is an institution of the 13th arrondissement of Paris and offers among the best couscous and tajines in Paris. The sympathetic staff guests you in an ambiance of 1001 nights.
address: 39 Boulevard Saint-Marcel, 75013 Paris – Mo Saint-Marcel – tel: 01 47 07 24 42
We like this refined restaurant situated in Saint-Ouen in northern Paris ( Closed to the Flea market and Montmartre. There are many kinds of couscous which are all succulent.
address: 124 Avenue Gabriel Peri, 93400 Saint-Ouen – Mo Garibaldi
tel: 01 40 11 47 23
Moroccan Caterer at Les Enfants Rouges market
This is one of the favorite places of Mo, our CTO. He likes it for the atmosphere of the market and its open-air restaurant tables but also for the quality of typical Moroccan dishes prepared by the smiley staff.
It’s also the most affordable of our selection ;-).
address: 39 rue de Bretagne 75003 Paris – Mo fille du Calvaire
Le Riad Nejma – ! Closed !
Enter in this sumptuous restaurant and you will feel transported into a typical Moroccan Riad of Marrakesh. The decor reproduces the interior of that impressive Moroccan food. The food is good and portions are OK but the place can be very busy. So book in advance. You can also experience the Moroccan brunch
address: 141 rue St. Martin, 75004 Paris – Mo Rambuteau
tel: 01 42 78 35 00 – website: http://www.riadnejma.com/
This famous North-African restaurant housed in one of the oldest mansion in Paris propose familial Moroccan food, couscous, pastilla, and tajines. Localized in the trendy area of Le Marais, it can be a good place for dinner after a visit of this touristic neighborhood. Prices can be a little bit excessive. The owner has also the restaurant named Momo in London.
address: 69, rue des Gravilliers 75003 Paris – Mo Saint-Paul
tel: + 33 1 42 74 57 81 – website: 404-resto.com