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Cous Cous - CLOSED

900 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-4115
+1 804-358-0868
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
28 Sep 2012
“Good food, small portions.”
16 Sep 2012
“Quick, convenient and close to campus”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
900 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-4115
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

The food was good but the portions are small. Growing in the Mediterranean region, I ate quite my share of coucous and I know what it tastes like. The couscous I ate at this restaurant was nothing to brag about. Don't get me wrong, it...More

Thank Bigben974
Reviewed 17 September 2012

I had a late lunch in the middle of the week, and the service and meal was great. The only front staff was the bartender, who doubled as the server, and probably the owner, was friendly and provided good service. I would definitely order the...More

Thank emjohns
Reviewed 10 August 2012

The restaurant is on the bottom floor of a mixed space building--below in the basement is a university bookstore, above are apartments (imagine living above this awesome restaurant!). You walk in the common doors and enter the restaurant--first impressions: cute, cozy, comfortable and appealing. Music...More

Thank Phemgal
Reviewed 9 July 2012

My partner and I shared a quiet dinner at Cous Cous, an intriguing Mediterranean restaurant near the VCU campus in Richmond, VA. The waitress was very personable and gave great advice - to order 3 to 4 entrees to share between the two of us....More

Thank Flyyogagal
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We were hungry for Mediterranean after a looonng day of driving and a weekend of really heavy meals. Cous Cous was not exactly convenient to where we were staying, but it ended up being worth the trip. I liked the interior- just enough work put...More

Thank MissDiaz-7
Reviewed 23 April 2012

We ate dinner here before going to a performance at the Landmark Theatre. We enjoyed the food, especially the Country Salad. Nice atmosphere. It was a pleasant 8 minute stroll to the theatre. We were worried about safety being 3 ladies alone but that wasn't...More

Thank crkrts6
Reviewed 29 March 2012

I recommend getting a bunch of small plates and sharing. The atmosphere is cozy and the service was friendly. Will definitely make it a regular.

Thank lindalewis47
Reviewed 16 February 2012

We went to Cous Cous on our most recent trip to Richmond. I adore Middle Eastern food and I had read some great reviews of this place. It's located on W. Franklin St, in the heart of the VCU area. We arrived early and it...More

Thank elocinoco
Reviewed 17 January 2012

Enjoyed the different artsy environment and wide selection of Middle Eastern foods. Service was fast and friendly. Parking is unfortunately a problem in this neighborhood. Good place to have a leisurely lunch or dinner.

Thank DerekDonuts
Reviewed 16 January 2012

We went on a Saturday night to celebrate our anniversary. It is in an old office buildinding in downtown Richmond. Although busy, service was excellent, nice setting, and not noisy. The menu is has small plate choices which we shared four. The curried French fries...More

Thank Spaine
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$20
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
11:30 AM - 2:00 AM
5:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 W Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23220-4115
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-358-0868
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