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Complexe au Petit Rocher | La Corniche, Casablanca, Morocco
+212(0)522 363603
Today
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Spanish&Sea Food Experience

It's very well located, clean and neat restaurant. Staff is very kind. The place is Maroc style decorated Spanish restaurant. Sea food is very delicious, esprcially tapas. I ate grilled sole fish, very tastefull. Chef showed up sometimes, if you don't like aonething, you can tell him... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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79 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

It's very well located, clean and neat restaurant. Staff is very kind. The place is Maroc style decorated Spanish restaurant. Sea food is very delicious, esprcially tapas. I ate grilled sole fish, very tastefull. Chef showed up sometimes, if you don't like aonething, you can tell him directly. Overall, it was quite satisfactory sea food experience. Try it.

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Brussels, Belgium
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I have been here with some collegues in genuary'15. Atmosphere is quite nice and elegant, close to the big mosche and right on the seaside. Anyway I was expecting something more from the food based on what friends told me, I took: 1. A starter: very good fried shrimps 2. Aa second dish a beef steak: even if the appearance... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We were a group of eight and showed up at 10 minutes to eight on a week night. The door was locked and when we managed to get someone's attention, we were told that the restaurant would open at 8pm and it was only after some negotiating that we were let in. The rest of the evening, however, was pleasant.... More 

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Harvey, Louisiana, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great atmosphere and service. Creative seafood preparation. We had a party of 8, and it was a great selection. Would be just a good for a couple. this was my second time dining here (first time was 3 years ago). I will definitely return on my next trip to Casablanca.

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warwickshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014 via mobile

I laughed out loud at a previous review - you do drive through a deeply impoverished part of Casablanca to get to this restaurant but it's great . We booked a table on the terrace ... It's effectively an indoor conservatory - no view . But food and wine good . I'm a fish only person and the soupe fruit... More 

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Perth, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

We had dinner at El Cenador on our last night in Morocco. It was by far the most expensive meal we ate in Morocco but it was also one of the best. We actually didn't plan to go here but wanted to find a nice restaurant on the corniche and this was the first one we could see in our... More 

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

Poor, really poor quality food. Spanish cuisine? No way! From the cocktails to the fish, everything is a disgrace to what a good fish retaurant should be. Just run away really. The service, although the staff is very nice and helpful, is slow, it's like eating in a time warp where time slows down and shuts itself down. They're overwheled.... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Spanish food, washed down with some surprisingly good Moroccan red wine... we had the tapas to share for starters, which all were all excellent. For the mains, we shared the rib of beef, and others in our party had the salt baked cod. Both were very good. On the down side, the waiters could certainly have been more attentive, and... More 

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Paris, France
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202 reviews 202 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Such great spanish cuisine, with lots of delicious tapas, and the best fish in town. Have the fish cooked in heavy thick salt, or the royal paella. The owners are always there, service is superb, and the view of the Casablanca mosque is the best.

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Paris, France
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130 restaurant reviews
303 helpful votes 303 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

The setting is not unwelcoming, with a sperb view over the Mosque. Well, you see it from the dingy parking lot at least. A large tiled dining room, old style. Friendly but overwhelmed and unattentive staff. Good first couse of crab meat. Nothing special. Rather DOA. Then an overcooked paella. What's the point of that? On the whole, better to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Complexe au Petit Rocher | La Corniche, Casablanca, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Grand Casablanca Region  >  Casablanca
  • Phone Number: +212(0)522 363603

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
8:00 pm - 12:30 am

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