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La Cocotte

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$$ - $$$
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20 rue du petit Saint Jean, 34000, Montpellier, France
+33 4 67 86 74 95
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Semsales
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cosy restaurant Great food and very friendly waiter The place was fantastic and the dishes were delicious

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Thank D53SMmarko
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

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

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Thank Felipe M
Frankfurt, Germany
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125 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

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 

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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 11 September 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.

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Thank EmJay_Canada
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 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.

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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 1 July 2016

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

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Thank Lut2011
Bristol
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36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 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!

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Thank Bristol_Family
Montpellier, France
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 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 

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Thank gordohughes
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 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 

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Thank LuckyDucks3
United Kingdom
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 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.

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Thank Molly G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 rue du petit Saint Jean, 34000, Montpellier, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Occitanie  >  Herault  >  Montpellier
  • Phone Number: +33 4 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?