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170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5244-43520
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Ranked #131 of 585 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $11 - $45
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: African, Moroccan
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: N full heart of the medina where merges tradition and modernity, an authentic restaurant has several years of perfectly preserved history. DAR ESSALAM is the first moroccan restaurant in Marrakech since 1952, it's here that the Hitchcock's movie "the man knew too much " was filmed. Come and taste our refined moroccan cuisine.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

On our way to our Le Riad Monceau reservation, we discovered this 17th Century Morrocan palace. As we were taking pictures of it's fenomenal entry, a friendly doorman invited us in to have a better look. We decided to have some drinks and discovered a labyrinth of richly decorated rooms, some of them offering a capacity of +200 people! Staff... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

This large and busy restaurant serves up huge portions of Morrocan delicacies and provides belly dancing and live African music as well. A good option for a group dinner.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012 via mobile

Very tourist type restaurant. With dinner for two, both meals were distasteful. Chicken was very tough, rest was ok. Staff is very nice and attentive.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

Great venue, not the most authentic and clearly set up for tourists with no locals eating when we were there. Very attentive staff, fab belly and candelabra dancers. They got some of the dinner guests up to join in with the dancing - some people enjoyed that more than others!! Set menus which were all very similar. Soup or salad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

If you go to eat here make sure you go on an empty stomach because there is so much food, you get so see a lady with a tray of candles on her head dance, also some belly dancing, sourroundings are beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2012

Definitely worth visit if only to admire the decor. The food was very good and plentiful, service was excellent and reasonably priced. It appeared to be mainly a place for tourists!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Visited as part of a Thomson tour of Marrakech so was part of a party of about 25. The decore is vibrant ad colourful, if in places in need of a bit of a refresh. Served 4 courses of traditional morcoccan fare, strangely a starter, then meat course, followed by vegetable course and then desert. All very spiced and flavoursome.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Wow. Wow. Wow!!! Step off a gritty alley into a palace with all of the artistry and ambiance of the Bahia Palace. We had a bottle of Moroccan red wine (a nice cab sav), complimentary olives, 2 entrees, two large bottles of water, mint tea and dessert for 55 euros. In addition, they entertained us with live Moroccan music, belly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012 via mobile

Dinner in a Palace! The decor is plush and elegant, designed for royalty. Our waiter was fun and very personable. Excellent service. The live music and belly dancers took the night over the top. One of our favorite dining experiences ever!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

The first thing that strikes you is the beauty and elegance of this 17th century mansion, which I understand belonged to the Mayor. It's like taking a step back in time and as were seated on cushions in the main lounge, I looked around and thought- wow! Service was excellent, and as a vegetarian, the special set menu was fairly... More 

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Additional Information about Dar Essalam

Address: 170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 5244-43520
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm  8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 11 - 45
Cuisine: African, Moroccan

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