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Cafe Arabe

184, rue Mouassine | Medina, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 524 429728
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Ranked #104 of 527 restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $8 - $32
Cuisines: Italian, Moroccan
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Outdoor seating, Scenic view, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

We had heard of cafe arabe from friends and we're keen to see why they enjoyed it so much. We headed there as a group of four just around sunset so we could enjoy the views over the city. As we arrived, during Ramadan, our friends who had gotten there first had already ordered some tapas like starters for us... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

Been eating hear most days for dinner and lunch. It's one of the only places to serve alcohol and worth it after a hot day in the market. Food is costly but worth it. Get there before sunset to enjoy, would recommend the fillet steak and salmon!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Lovely roof terrace bar with amazing food (pasta in particular) and a brilliant view of the sunset over Marrakech

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Derby, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Excellent last lunch of our stay, we had called in here for a beer on previous visits to marrakech but this was the first time we have eaten, with the first order of drinks a few nibbles are served which is a nice touch, I had the lamb, fig and almond tagine which was extremely tasty and well presented and... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Cafe Arabe was very close to our riad (Riad Dar Donab) and therefore was an ideal location for dinner one night. We had ordered starters and main courses: Tuna Nicoise and Warm aubergine roulade and mixed lamb and chicken kebabs with fries and chicken escalopes. Pros: Excellent rooftop terrace setting overlooking the Marrakesh skyline and kept cool with intermittent cool... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

We ate here on our last night in the medina. Both had pasta dishes, a carbonara and a chilli dish, and desserts which were lovely, tasty and fair priced. Our 10 year old loved the profiteroles ! We had 2 lovely bottles of wine also. Staff were very attentive and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal.

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Richmond-upon-Thames, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

We were recommended this place and glad we had someone else to navigate the souks as it wasn't easy to locate. Once up on the terrace, the views are fantastic and it's the best place to watch the sunset. We were there for the world cup final which was lots of fun. All the staff disappeared at the same time... More

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Brooklyn, New York, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Great food and a nice atmosphere in the middle of the old city. Excellent pasta and Italian entrees if you're tajine-d out, but also incredibly good Moroccan specialties.

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Marrakech, Morocco
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 NEW

Went their as it was recommended by friends. What a place ! They have 3 floors (the best one is the roof). Service is a bit slow, but not a problem taking in consideration it was on the weekend and they were fully booked. Food is good, I liked the international better than Moroccan. A must visit while staying in... More

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

advise to use this cafe and not disappointed , spread over three floors we use the balcony terrace on third floor for lunch and some evening dinners, food of a very good standard and staff helpful all round good experience and better than some hotels we used . would recommend

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