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Old City

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Souk al Turqu, Tripoli, Libya
+218 217218178
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 stars
finally something not fried!!

This place serves up the best seafood couscous I've had in libya!, it's a great change from all the fried crapp western food tripoli is dishing up! Fantastic service and a neat location deep within the Medina. A little difficult to find but trust me keep looking

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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Edmonton, Canada
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Edmonton, Canada
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39 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

This place serves up the best seafood couscous I've had in libya!, it's a great change from all the fried crapp western food tripoli is dishing up! Fantastic service and a neat location deep within the Medina. A little difficult to find but trust me keep looking

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Tripoli, Libya
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Very Good services , quiet , food a very tasty , i recommend every body come to tripoli to visit this restaurant.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

It was nice & fantastic about the places close to ancient sites & buildings belongs to ottmanian empire , but also some hotels there not good especially old buildings located behind blue mosque penetrated old city , hotel services are not good , the building without elevator & some kindless people ... But still the old city Istanbul is amazing

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Tripoli, Libya
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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

this is the main landmark of Tripoli, don't miss to visit the old city, where you can found a lot of Souvenirs to by, the best place to buy Libyan traditional clothes. the place needs restoration.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This was remarkably like stepping back into a different century. From the loud banging of the brass workers plying their trade in the narrow lanes , the hand carved doors, streets worn by centuries of hoofs and carts, one sensed an air of calm an mystic. Silk, Bedouin traders and weavers.

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Tripoli, Libya
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3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

it is historic and well preserved with great silver and gold shops among many other things. the merchants are not crazy pushy like they are in morocco for example .

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New York City, New York
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Great place to see how it all really is, a great part of historical Tripoli. You won't find something like this anywhere else

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Very few visitors realize that the old city is more than 800 years old built on top of Roman ruins over 2000 years old over Phoenician ruins 500 years before that. It also contains Turkish Ottoman, Italian, and Islamic historical sites. It is a UNESCO protect world heritage site. Dress appropriate for the whether and the local customs, get yourself... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This is a place of two floors and outdoors service. Good tableware and a menu of traditional North African dishes & seafood. Could be further developed due to the available space.

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San Diego
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

I really hope they preserve it. There is beautiful revolutionary graffiti all around. It is very clean and people live and work there. It is not a tourist attraction, (although it is). We walked around all day and felt very safe. Everyone either ignored us because they were busy with their day or very friendly. Old town is not to... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Address: Souk al Turqu, Tripoli, Libya
  • Location: Africa  >  Libya  >  Tripoli District  >  Tripoli
  • Phone Number: +218 217218178

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Halal

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