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M'riste Jouhar

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Moroccan, Mediterranean
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6 Rue Diouri, Essaouira, Morocco
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delicious meal

This was one of the best meals we had in Essaouira. The harira soup, tagines and the pigeon pastilla were outstanding and the service was friendly and efficient. The chef came out at the end and asked if we had enjoyed our meal which was a nice touch. The atmosphere and decoration was lovely and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was one of the best meals we had in Essaouira. The harira soup, tagines and the pigeon pastilla were outstanding and the service was friendly and efficient. The chef came out at the end and asked if we had enjoyed our meal which was a nice touch. The atmosphere and decoration was lovely and authentically Moroccan. I would recommend... More 

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Essaouira, Morocco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Fatima Zohra and her team have made a great success with not only great food but warm and wonderful service. A famous Essaouira chef known for her impeccable cuisine at the Villa Maroc,Fatim Zohra brings all of her skills and charm to her own restaurant. Highly recommended,never disappointing her as soon as you can!

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Essaouira, Morocco
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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
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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
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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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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
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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013

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

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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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Moroccan, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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