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1 derb agadir medina, Essaouira, Morocco
0524 47 21 03
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Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Late Night, 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
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Three meals in 9 nights of our most recent trip - that's how much we love Elizir. It was packed every night with happy people enjoying the wonderful food. To the person who thinks they got food poisoning from the steak, you didn't. I got ill elsewhere in Essaouira and the only thing I was able to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 4, 2015
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  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015 NEW

Three meals in 9 nights of our most recent trip - that's how much we love Elizir. It was packed every night with happy people enjoying the wonderful food. To the person who thinks they got food poisoning from the steak, you didn't. I got ill elsewhere in Essaouira and the only thing I was able to keep down in... More 

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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is one of the coolest restaurants I've ever been to! It's like eating in a vintage store. The interior design changes from time to time and if you're interested in any items they're usually up for grabs if your offer is right. But contrary to many other cool restaurants this one also serves the most delicious foods and wines.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

im living here and I use to come because I love the ambience, food and music Abdelati and Hamid are so nice I for sure recommend ad come back!!! the menu is varied and you can drink good wine so it's perfect!!! sara.

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

This place is really great and not only because of the food. The athmosphere, design and music makes this a place we want to eat every day! Best place in Maroc we discovered. And yes, a bit more pricy than the other restaurants, but worth it. For 2 persons including wine and starter/main course 600 dh. Try the tajine with... More 

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Feeling like we had stepped back in time to the heyday of Camden Stables, we were so pleased to get a reservation here and experience this very special restaurant.Loved the music, the food, the atmosphere and especially the decor.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Great food, staff are very welcoming & the decor is brilliant- like dining in a very stylish brocante! Try the Moroccan wine- it's surprisingly good & the gnocci with almond pesto was superb! It's advisable to book as it's very small & very popular.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Excellent food in a really eclectic and comfortable setting. Everything was perfectly cooked. Would especially recommend the gnocchi. Definitely make a reservation though. We were turned away the first night and made a reservation for the following day.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Recommended by our Riad, we had an excellent authentic Moroccan meal here. Well situated in the medina, up some stairs, you walk into this combination of styles which somehow worked very well. Efficient and friendly service, with good English spoken. We had the soup and cuttle fish risotto to start, followed by a wonderful lamb and pear tagine. I managed... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We were lucky to grab a table from a missed reservation - so pleased we hung on for 5 mins. Classic Moroccan with some Italian flourishes. Loved the interiors, engaging host along with a fabulous house white vino.

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Cambridge, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We were taken here on our first night by a local. It was important to us to be able to get a beer and wine. We chose fish and it was excellent. The whole meal was imaginatively presented and with interesting flavours. Went back again and the meal was even better. There is a nice atmosphere with Europeans dominating the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1 derb agadir medina, Essaouira, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: 0524 47 21 03

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine

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