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M'riste Jouhar

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6 Rue Diouri, Essaouira, Morocco
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Delivery
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 113
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Kind Service..The Kindest chef

Fatima Zhora gives you everything that she has for an evening of lovely food, elegant surroundings and a warm,cozy feeling that you've returned home. A must in Essaouira!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
John R
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Essaouira, Morocco
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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186 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Essaouira, Morocco
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fatima Zhora gives you everything that she has for an evening of lovely food, elegant surroundings and a warm,cozy feeling that you've returned home. A must in Essaouira!!

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London
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

We came here last night. We had the crevettes pil pil and garlic calamari. We then had couscous royale (large portion) followed by crepe and fruit salad with half bottle of decent wine. Bill was 400D. Ambience very pleasant, service efficient and friendly. Music varied. Finally and most importantly food delicious.

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Regina, Canada
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

We ate here 3 times. The food is delicious and tasty. The staff is friendly and welcoming and the restaurant has a nice ambiance. Calamari and the sole frite was amazing. The tajines are a good pick too.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

I took my lunch there, very good food, not very expensive.... The differents kind of fishes are delicious.

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Oslo, Norway
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

Delightfully friendly staff with top restaurant quality food. The stuffed calamari tangine was incredible. Incredibly priced for the quality food. If you're going to Essaouira, make sure you have dinner here!

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Paris, France
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Amazing food (especially the pigeon pastilla and the harira), super nice service, very affordable. I can't recommend this place highly enough.

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Having eaten my way through large chunks of the menu I struggle to choose a favourite. There is a large choice of delicious vegetarian dishes. Everything is exquisitely seasoned. The staff are charming and attentive. This restaurant is top of my list for the next trip.

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

one of the best restaurants in essaouira, really excellent food and they serve wine. the couscous is perfect, great olives and starters, delicious desserts, and no tacky touristic atmosphere.

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Varese, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013

A splendid evening, with great food and a very kind manager. It was a pleasure running into this small alley and finding M'riste Jouhar.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2013

This is my first restaurant review on Trip Advisor and unfortunately not a positive one. My partner and I visited this restaurant based on other people's recommendations on Trip Advisor website. We arrived at 10 o'clock, and our waiter gave the impression that the kitchen was closing or that certain dishes weren't available. It wasn't very clear what he was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Rue Diouri, Essaouira, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget

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