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Kous Kous Restaurant

#396 of 3,868 Restaurants in San Diego
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3940 4th Ave Ste 110, San Diego, CA 92103-3193 (University)
+1 619-295-5560
16:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 16:00 - 23:00
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San Diego, California
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92 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The Berber lamb and b'stilla were amazing. Our waitress was very warm and friendly and had excellent suggestions for dinner. My husband's chicken tagine was good as well...but I think the lamb was better.

Thank Cora W
San Diego, California
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345 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

If you're visiting San Diego and find yourself in the mood for an exotic treat food-wise, look no further than Kous Kous. You won't be disappointed. The food is magnificent and very authentic. The service magnificent. Good date spot after a day at the zoo or hanging out in Pacific Beach or Mission Bay.

Thank TheAnvil
puerto vallarta
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

unplanned visit with friends....great experience. had harira soup OMG...amazing....followed by beef tagine. if i had more time in san diego would have returned. definitely add this place to your must visit list.

Thank vallartacomer
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32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

We recently visited Kous Kous and it was definitely lived up to the hype! Started our evening with the Moroccan Kiss which was ok, I definitely would try some of their other drinks next time though. Before our order came out, we were served with complimentary Moroccan bread and a hummus style aioli- both of which were excellent! We also... More 

Thank Seeprats
San Diego, California
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Kous Kous has been a favorite since Moumen opened his restaurant in Hillcrest. The food is sooo flavorful, made with love and you'll never be disappointed. Step down below street level and feel like you're in a special bistro in Morocco. We love the chicken tagine, both lamb tagines too! Great food, great staff!

Thank nancy m
San Diego, California
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We came here as a family for something different, and were not disappointed. The chicken tagine was absolutely delicious as well as the kefta kabob. They also have a nice selection of cocktails. The only downside is finding parking.

Thank sdroadster
Escondido, California
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We Celebrated a Girlfriend's new job. Place was Cozy. Just had a few drinks and an appetizer. Our Server Nico was very attentive. Great service!

Thank IGZ_10
San Marcos, California
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

My husband and I have been here 2-3 times for our anniversary. Very romantic restaurant and you feel like you've been transported to Morocco. The food is really good as well. Parking - Parking is a bit hard to find as this is located in Hillcrest where it is street parking or paid parking lots. If you arrive early enough,... More 

Thank Lesliekaos
San Francisco, California
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211 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Being a big fan of Moroccan food, we were pleased to see and read the reviews on TripAdvisor about this Hillcrest dining spot and we were certainly VERY pleased we dined here. We were welcomed by the Chef/Owner and seated at a nice table for two. The decor is very typical for a Moroccan restaurant with lamps, etc. We had... More 

Thank SFDutchman
Charlotte, North Carolina
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2016

Fantastic Moroccan food, great service and atmosphere. Server was helpful guiding our selections, and even brought a complimentary taste of spiced carrots that was delicious.

Thank Gwen K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Halal
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3940 4th Ave Ste 110, San Diego, CA 92103-3193
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-295-5560

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