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Rue Laalouj | Place Al Khaima, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5 24 47 60 52
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Ranked #165 of 199 Restaurants in Essaouira
Cuisines: Moroccan
Dining options: Reservations
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Nashville, Tennessee
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360 reviews 360 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
194 helpful votes 194 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We ate here out of desperation, a few of the places we had wanted to eat at were all closed, came across this place and it was packed so gave it a try. The food was OK- not great. The fish seemed very fresh. The service was good overall. Would not go back as there are so many other places... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Yes, Dinner and 2 lunches. Excellent, hospitable welcome and really good food. Chicken, lamb and fish tagines and wonderful fried fish (especially the Saint Pierre). Melting onion in the tagines! Wine and beer too. We ate on the terrace at the top and then coffee downstairs in the lounge area. No hint of stomach problems. The largest restaurant in the... More 

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Bayeux, France
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61 reviews 61 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

If there is one place we didn't like it's this restaurant! We do not recommend it! The food was terrible, we weren't sick which honestly was surprising!

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Salema, Portugal
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We only had a fish soup and a salade niçoise, this last one had nothing to do with the town of Nice in France more like badçhoise The fish soup (sans rouille, even though advertised) gave us the first attack of what is known in India as Delhi-belly or should I say Marrakech express....I close my case

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Ham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

I liked this restaurant. It was tucked away in a tiny courtyard so don't ask me for directions! I noticed a lot of the other restaurants around during our visit although open were empty but this one had locals in it and 2 big tables of tourists who all looked happy enough. I had a half bottle of local red... More 

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Medstead, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

A very nice restaurant tucked away in a small square. We happened upon it be chance, and only chose it because it only had one small step to get in, as my wife was confined to a wheelchair , so access was key. The staff were friendly and helpful and the food was good, if a little pricey. I can... More 

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Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012 via mobile

We chose this restaurant by chance after locating the #1 ranked Restuarant in Essaouira and not being happy with their menu. This restaurant had exactly what we wanted, myself meat tagine and my husband seafood. The service was great, and very efficient. The food was cooked perfectly and came out at the right temperature, except my husband ordered grilled shrimp... More 

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Heathfield, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

Food not great and expensive. Not very clean and soup was warm not hot although the Calamari was ok. There are much better places in town for the money

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

We came here for lunch and were disgusted at the low quality of the food. The restaurant is located on a nice little square and seems approachable with an extensive menu. We soon realised this was a tourist trap and were so appalled by the food we left most of it (we never do this, we like food). The toilets... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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78 reviews 78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2012

This is not the most pleasant of restaurants to look at from the outside, but is a real oasis of calm and peace within. A fairly extensive menu caters to all tastes, including my daughters craving for lasagne....fly to North Africa to taste Italian cuisine (Kids! Go figure). The food was good, and of a reasonably high standard, the only... More 

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Address: Rue Laalouj | Place Al Khaima, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
Phone Number: +212 5 24 47 60 52
Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
Cuisine: Moroccan

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