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21 rue Salaj | Laneway opposite Hotel Batha, Medina, Fes, Morocco
035/637314
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice decoration, good food, animated evenings

I was presented the menu from which I had to choose a selection of three dishes. The one with the pastilla is quite nice. The pastilla itself is freshly cooked and tasty. The decoration provides a great atmosphere to the meal. The tables, sofas and chairs are very typical. So are the wooden lights... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 3, 2015
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Geneva, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I was presented the menu from which I had to choose a selection of three dishes. The one with the pastilla is quite nice. The pastilla itself is freshly cooked and tasty. The decoration provides a great atmosphere to the meal. The tables, sofas and chairs are very typical. So are the wooden lights and the ceramic walls. All of... More 

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Los angeles
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014 via mobile

Felt like a cruise ship. Tour groups everywhere. Food was bland, waitstaff unfriendly, and their credit card machine was "broken" so we had to pay with cash. They also charge for the "dinner spectacle" show. Avoid this tourist trap at all cost.

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Melbourne, Australia
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54 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

I see that there is another place that is called "Al Fassia" but we went to this one "Restaurant al Fassia" and we were in one of the two tour groups there. The decor was lovely, the service good, the entertainment appealed to the group and the food enjoyable.

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Aquitaine
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32 reviews 32 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Like the Riad round the corner that sent us here, the restaurant is very beautiful. Very good service, friendly, helpful waiters. Starters were substantial and delicious. Tagine/couscous combo later in our holiday became tedious, but this was one of the better ones. Entertaining Toureg and Berber floor show although 2 belly dancers seems one too many. The musicians were superb... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Good dining option during fez visit, well prepared, if not exceptional food. Reasonable pricing in pleasant setting

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Welsh bird in England
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2012

Not only food but arabic lessons from waiters.Particularly enjoyed vegetable tajine and chicken kebab.Coffee good too.

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Estero, Florida
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133 reviews 133 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

We ate here after an extremely hard walk thru the old city The atmosphere was great, the service fast and very courteous and the local dishes they served were out of this world. Really a super place to go and enjoy

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london
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130 reviews 130 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

the riad that hosts the restaurant is amazing, the show too. only very very expensive for very simple and cheap food. in 2 we spent 200 pounds. too expensive even for London!!!!

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Carlsbad, New Mexico
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92 reviews 92 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Great atmosphere, very intimate. The prices were great, but for four people only order three meals. The service was excellent very family oriented. And clean. Three meals, two bottles of wine and two desserts came to 34/pp. U.S. One of the top two meals I had in Morocco.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

Hands down this is best resto in Marrakech. We couldn't stop going there during our stay. Definitely try the roasted lamb shoulder with almonds for two. I only wish I could hang out in the kitchen and learn a thing or two from the sisters that run this place.

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  • Address: 21 rue Salaj | Laneway opposite Hotel Batha, Medina, Fes, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Fes-Boulemane Region  >  Fes
  • Phone Number: 035/637314

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