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La Mosquee

Place Monge 39 rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 75005 Paris, France
+33 1 43 31 38 20
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good40%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
Place Monge 39 rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 75005 Paris, France
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One should not be scared by the crowded terrace as there is usually plenty of space inside, in a nice North-African setting. Once you find a waiter and ask to be seated you'll be taken care by friendly (and maybe a little disorganized) staff. Food...More

Thank Sylvain C
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Nestled in the 5th Arrondisement, the Grand Mosque of Paris was built in the 1920s in an attractive Moorish style. The cafe, terrace and courtyard make for a beautiful environment for a refreshing cup of mint tea. On arrival, the waiter brings over a tray...More

2  Thank EdgarKail
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I always go there in springtime for mint tea and delicious pastries (chaep too ;) the front courtyard is delightful (if crowded at times) and the architecture very nice.

2  Thank Bernard B
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Well it was a warm day. Arrived in the restaurant around 7:30ish. Ppl. Looked a bit stressed out and unorganised. Foid came fast. I ordered a kebab, what should spend more time on a grill. Also the meat was fatty, not so good quality. So...More

Thank Melinda K
Reviewed 20 May 2017

This is a delightful little cafe, quite busy, that sits within the walls of the mosque. Open to anyone, there is an external area, which is a little sun-trap, but there is a lot of demand for those seats. We sat in the inside courtyard...More

1  Thank bfltd0
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

You come here for the decor, which is typical Moroccan / Tunisian. The menu features tagines, couscous and pastries; it is OK, but nothing special compared to other restaurants in town. Note that they don't serve any alcohol.

1  Thank GlobetrottingSwede
Reviewed 16 May 2017

When you are visiting the area eg. the grand Mosquée de Paris itself or the Jardin des Plantes, this nice tea house that is a worth a short stop. The place offers typical (mint) tea and a wide selection of pastries. On warm days the...More

Thank reneg351
Reviewed 22 April 2017

This is such a treat... a well hidden garden with café (and a small shop hidden behind), cheap mint tea and strong coffe and delicius sweets... all in beautiful greenery and with charming tiled tables. The sparrows look after every crumble you drop ;-) Combine...More

1  Thank AnnefromBelgium111
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Went here to meet with a group of friends. The atmosphere is great, with the lovely weather we sat on the covered terras. The food is very good, especially the meet. The service is for a busy place good, however not very special. A reason...More

Thank LesDutchies2003
Reviewed 23 January 2017

The beautiful architecture sets it apart. The restaurant is within the mosque precint. For starters, try their baclava and the hot morrocan mint tea. The tangine and the couscous portion are big. For thoses who are unfamiliar with couscous, you might want to share a...More

1  Thank Ibrahim F
Quartier Latin
The Latin Quarter bursts with intellectual life,
architectural splendour and ongoing merriment. The
small streets are filled with classical buildings,
student bars and lively eateries while the squares are
dominated by historic monuments. The area is defined
by the 800-year-old Sorbonne University, where Latin
once prevailed, and is famous for the Pantheon which
celebrates the great men and women of France. During
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5 October 2016|
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Response from Vincent R | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, I don't think they do but essentially you have couscous or tagine to choose from. The cakes come on a big copper tray and you can pick what takes your fancy. I would also think that many of the waiters speak... More
27 September 2016|
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Response from 556bharris | Reviewed this property |
Nearing A is right. Also though, there are parts of the mosque that you can't go to as a non-Muslim. You can go to the steam baths!
Alex M
13 September 2016|
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Response from Neharun A | Reviewed this property |
No only soft drinks and tea
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place Monge 39 rue Geoffroy Saint Hilaire, 75005 Paris, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Ile-de-France  >  Paris>  > Quartier Latin
  • Neighbourhood: Quartier Latin
  • Phone Number: +33 1 43 31 38 20
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