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Le Caroubier

#1,540 of 14,090 Restaurants in Paris
Certificate of Excellence
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82 boulevard Lefebvre, Paris, France
+33 1 40 43 16 12
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
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Palo Alto, California
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016

After eating in several "couscous factories" (I won't deign to call these crowded, rushed places restaurants), I finally found what I was looking for at Le Caroubier. The affable host found a table for me when I showed up without a reservation for Sunday lunch, offering me a kir on the house because I had to wait. A good start.... More 

Thank kantarjiev
Crestview, Florida
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Come one and all to this phenomenal place that's about as easy to find as it gets next to Tramway in Paris. I mean, you could stumble into it from the boulevard. It was incredibly accomodating to make reservations, and when we arrived, we were treated like royaly. The owner/operator seated us, made jokes and recommended the meal based on... More 

Thank Rich B
Bellingham, Washington
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930 reviews
436 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 385 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2015

We selected this restaurant after reading various on-line reviews on Moroccan restaurants in Pais and consulting the restaurants web sites, as we always have at least one meal in a Moroccan restaurant when we visit Paris and we wanted to test a new place. The restaurant is located in a bit of a drab area but presents itself with a... More 

Thank weberwest
Mexico City, Mexico
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86 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Very friendly service original place. Great couscous and tagines, we enjoyed the visit and would recommend if you are willing to go a bit out of the way

Thank Gterv
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2013

This restaurant is a little out of the way if you are not familiar with Paris. The best way to get there is on the tram as there is no metro close by, but without a doubt the trek was worth it. The staff were very friendly and obliging, recommending dishes, pouring tea with panache and generally making sure we... More 

2 Thank Stephanie P
Augsburg, Germany
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173 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2013

I had a very good diner there, the food was perfectly coocked, the staff is very friendly, and the interior of the restaurant is very nice looking. This is not had to parking around.

Thank Antonio P
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2013

I visited the restaurant recently with my wife. Neither of us know Moroccan food very well, so we appreciated the helpful advice we received. There was much to like in the restaurant. However, as the two tagines we ordered were meat-based(chicken and lamb), we must downgrade the restaurant as my wife's chicken seemed to have been boiled; it was dry... More 

3 Thank cspanophile
Albany, New York
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204 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

Great atmosphere and friendly service. Both lamb tagines, sweet and savory, are standouts. Out waiter suggested a delicious rose from Morocco. Listen to your waiter- they really will point you in the right direction. Desserts are truly authentic but a bit too sweet and heavy for me. Mint tea is they way to go.

Thank JAugustWest
via Alice Springs
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80 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2012 via mobile

From the scented water to refresh oneself to the mint tea digestif, this place is worth a visit. The staff were friendly and informative, the service was discreet and the food most enjoyable, but too much! Lamb tagine just fell off the bone, and individual flavours could be deciphered. A good meal and great Moroccan flavours.

Thank Hoss007
Paris, France
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82 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2012

Actually, the 15eme use to have a large population of people from the Maghreb. This restaurant is very close to Porte de Versailles (Convention center) and many "international" folks will venture out to this restaurant for what we typically call "couscous", even though it's more than just couscous. And, it has more of a neighborhood feel, very welcoming. It's across... More 

Thank RandydeParis

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 boulevard Lefebvre, Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris
  • Phone Number: +33 1 40 43 16 12

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