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Place Djemaa El Fna, Marrakech, Morocco
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  • 44
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  • 67
    Very good
  • 37
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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Fun and Culture in the middle of the place Djemaa!!

We were a little bit worried about it... it s still food in the middle of the road!! But wait... The food was so good... tasty and big portions as well! The staff really friendly and you can really live the moroccan life seated there and watching the people in the square!! We eat there every... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 18, 2015
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campiglia marittima
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campiglia marittima
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We were a little bit worried about it... it s still food in the middle of the road!! But wait... The food was so good... tasty and big portions as well! The staff really friendly and you can really live the moroccan life seated there and watching the people in the square!! We eat there every nights... and we tried... More 

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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Firstly I never understand why fussy people who are used to 5 star restaurants would eat at ANY of the food stalls and expect 5 star standards. So if you don't like "street food" it won't be to your liking! The three tourist books I've read over the past 3 years and the past few visits have all recommended the... More 

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Philadelphia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

As long as you're ok with taking a risk on street food this could be the place for you, it definitely has local atmosphere! But if you don't want to risk it, try one of the many restaurants surrounding the square for a view from above, and possibly safer food, instead. Aicha No. 1 is a large stall, on the... More 

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Bourne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We had no qualms about choosing this stall to eat at, it was one of the busiest! we had a sneaky look at what everyone else was eating and it looked delicious, the atmosphere was lively and fun. As soon as we sat down a clean sheet of paper was laid over the table and we were presented with freshly... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was our first meal in Marrakech, and certainly the worst!! Dirty, and tastes awfull, i'm sure i hadn't diarrhea because i couldn't ate anything after taking the first bite, neither my family! By the way we ordered chicken tajine. I can't understand why so many people recommend it! After this mistake, the local guide said we should not eat... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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96 reviews 96 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Wanted to eat in the market and was recommended this place. I was very worried about eating in the market and was happy to have a recommendation since it's a scary place to eat, since you have no idea where to eat... this place was exactly what I wanted since I wanted to eat in the market. It was very... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We really loved Aicha's in 2011 but had a disappointing experience in August 2014. Five of us went and two were satisfied, while one was half-satisfied. My wife's aunt was served lamb chops that were tougher than my shoes. I'd told my party how great a visit to Aicha's woudl be but they felt I'd misled them.

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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The food at Aicha was great! Having only arrived in Marrakech a couple of hours before we were recovering from the flight and the assault on the senses that is Marrakech (assault in a good way!). Having strolled up and down the aisles in the food market (and being forced to promise to come back to a number of them)... More 

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Cornwall
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The food here is lovely, quickly served and I found the waiters to be far less pushy than the other stalls I experienced. So cheap too for what you get - highly recommended if you are in Jemaa el Fna.

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6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

You cannot beat the price. The service is quick and efficient. The food is good and truly authentic, cooked right in front of your eyes. The ambiance is without compare. The experience of sitting at a table exchanging conversation and sharing a meal with strangers is wonderful.

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  • Address: Place Djemaa El Fna, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech

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