Text: Susie Hollands
Image: Ayus Tety
Be sure to arrive with an empty stomach, bring cash and be prepared to queue (you can’t reserve in advance).
Rest assured its well worth the wait, nowhere does couscous, France’s favorite comfort food, in such quantity and quality, like Marais institution Chez Omar.
Omar was here long before the Bretagne branchés but don’t be surprised if you catch a glimpse of a famous face or two – psst – is that Yoko and Sean?
47 Rue de Bretagne, 3rd
Ph: 01 42 72 36 26
Hours: Mon-Sat 12-2.30pm & 7-11.30pm, Sundays 7-11.30pm
Metro: Temple (3), Filles du Calvaire (8)