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Oualidia Plage, Oualidia, Morocco
212 523 36 61 08
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
The most beautiful position on the lagoon

Food can be excellent but service can be eccentric. Stick to seafood - delicious prawn cocktail, crab salad, sea bass, lobster, etc.. The position, overlooking the lagoon and next to the derelict royal palace, cannot be bettered. The cassis for the kir was off but the wines are fine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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london
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london
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154 reviews 154 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Food can be excellent but service can be eccentric. Stick to seafood - delicious prawn cocktail, crab salad, sea bass, lobster, etc.. The position, overlooking the lagoon and next to the derelict royal palace, cannot be bettered. The cassis for the kir was off but the wines are fine.

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Rabat, Morocco
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Shrimp and octopus salads made for wonderful lunches. Fried calamari was tender. Grilled fish for dinner was simply but well prepared.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

I love the beautiful garden and gorgeous view of the sea, but I think my favorite part is the oysters, which are raised here. They're large and briny - it really feels like you're tasting the sea. The other seafood is fresh too, but the oysters are my favorite. The salade variee of mostly raw vegetables is a nice complement,... More 

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Milan
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60 reviews 60 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We dined there once and we were satisfied with the waiter (super kind..I asked him for cushions because I am pregnant and he brought us 3 and very attentive). The restaurant is nicely decorated woth candles but it completely lacks of atmosphere. Music was bad and the guy at the cash till was acting like he was making people a... More 

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Calenzano, Italy
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69 reviews 69 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Good atmosphere,the place is very nice and clean,staff is friendly and professional.food is above average and price is too expensive.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

We made two visits in a week to this attractive hotel restaurant and were happy with both experiences.The first time we were alone on a small covered terrace(it was chilly outside), but it felt like a private dining room . The owner , however, carried on an acrimonious mobile telephone call of increasing volume for most of the meal,whilst roaming... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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78 reviews 78 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

We had oysters, calamari, crab salad and fish. Everything was nice. You can sit outside to enjoy the lagoon during the day and sit inside in the evening as they lit a fire during winter. The staff were friendly.

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Vancouver
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

We didn't stay here but went to the restaurant as we'd heard they had excellent seafood. We had the worse meal in our one month stay in Morocco. The waiter persuaded me to have the "special" that night - Paella. After waiting almost an hour, the meal arrived smelling burnt - which it was - the rice was totally stuck... More 

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  • Address: Oualidia Plage, Oualidia, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Doukkala-Abda Region  >  Oualidia
  • Phone Number: 212 523 36 61 08

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