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Kenza

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Moroccan, Mediterranean
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11 sidi abdallah elkasri touta, Meknes 5000, Morocco
+212 669-405902
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 3
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  • 3
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Tajine

We arrived late in Meknes very late and found ourselves outside the shut doors of this restaurant. A local friend of the owner saw us and started shouting and knocking really loud to get them to re-open the place only for us. We couldn't really pick from the menu but we got excelllent tajine de... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
Marco M
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Milan, Italy
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  • Local cuisine
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Milan, Italy
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

We arrived late in Meknes very late and found ourselves outside the shut doors of this restaurant. A local friend of the owner saw us and started shouting and knocking really loud to get them to re-open the place only for us. We couldn't really pick from the menu but we got excelllent tajine de poulet au prunes and we... More 

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Varese, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

It's a family restaurant located into the old medina. The food is traditional and cooked by a wonderful lady. We wait a lot of time but because it's all prepared at the moment. Cus-cud very good and tajine as well. High five for Kenza!

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Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

I came here with my wife for dinner, we found the place on a little alleyway not too far from teh grand mosque. The food was some of the best I've had in morocco, possibly one of the best restaurant meals in morocco full stop. My wife had a lamb tagine which was very nice and the meat very tender... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

A lovely, homely restaurant that serves fresh local dishes. Waiters are very friendly. We ordered figs with lamb and the cous cous royale. It was superb but there was no way that the cous cous royale was for one person. It was massive! Best to share that between two. They have a reasonably priced set menu, and it's just a... More 

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Mortsel, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Had a lovely meal here after checking Tripadvisor, during our April holidays. The host was incredibly friendly, every request was answered by "avec plaisir mademoiselle"! I suggest the couscous royale, but the portion is so large I wouldn't recommend ordering starters. A plate of couscous with an enormous pile of topping to go with it. Very good value for money.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

The royal cous cous i had in chez kenza was really the best i ever had. The beautiful interior of the restaurant added extra flavor to the experience.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Two of us arrived late in the evening, but the restaurant opened again especially for us. We had soup and a most delicious tagine - the best I had in Morocco. The place is very friendly; well worth a visit!

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Michigamme, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We stayed at Riad ber badaine in May. The hostes ms. Kenza has her own restaurant the Chez Kenza. Her father and brother were super friendly and helped us around the city without the hustling we found in Fez. Great authentic food for an average/mid price. It was so tasty the first time with the fig/prune chicken we had to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2013 via mobile

I visited Kenza restaurant after a recommendation from a tour guide and I can truly say that it was the highlight of our trip to Meknes. Chef Kenza is very welcoming and accommodating. She explained all of her dishes and helped us select the tastiest dishes we had in morocco! Fresh ingredients and full of flavor. The setting is very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2012

The food was could but the owner was very nice! I had a Maroccan salad for starter and it tasted like the sewer! The soup my husband has was good but the couscous was cold and his dromedare meatballs not the best we ate!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 11 sidi abdallah elkasri touta, Meknes 5000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Meknes-Tafilalet Region  >  Meknes
  • Phone Number: +212 669-405902

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 17
  • Cuisine: Moroccan, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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