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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
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 pm - 12:30 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 12
    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
Excellent

Next to sea , close the amazing Hassan II Mosque ( worth a visit ) . Staff extremely courteous although as the night got busier it was harder to get their attention . Took mixed tapas as a starter , very good choice and dishes are not small. Had a lobster paella ( you can say hello to the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
mario g
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Msida, Malta
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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

This was a hidden gem in the ugly city of Casablanca. I was here for a conference and wanted to get out of the hotel. We shared a meat platter to start and then I had the monkfish with prawns. It was truly incredible. Great location across the bay from the majestic mosque

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Msida, Malta
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Next to sea , close the amazing Hassan II Mosque ( worth a visit ) . Staff extremely courteous although as the night got busier it was harder to get their attention . Took mixed tapas as a starter , very good choice and dishes are not small. Had a lobster paella ( you can say hello to the lobsters... More 

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16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Naples, Italy
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91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 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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75 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 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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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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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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8 restaurant reviews
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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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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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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 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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Additional Information about El Cenador

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

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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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