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221 West 38th St, New York City, NY 10018 (Hell's Kitchen)
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Ranked #6,945 of 11,650 Restaurants in New York City
Price range: $30 - $50
Cuisines: American, Moroccan, Vegetarian
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Restaurant details
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Neighborhood: Hell's Kitchen
Cross street: 40th Street
Transit: A, C & E trains to 42nd Street/Port Authority.
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15 reviews from our community

46% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Disappointed. Our waitress was also the bartender and it was near impossible to get her attention. After 1.5 hours and still not getting our entrees we left. We had the mezzo platter appetizer which was just okay. Look elsewhere.

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Huntington, NY
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Had a delicious dinner 7/19/14 at Tagine. We started with little bites of toasted bread with 2 kinds of spreads: harissa and "green sauce"--garlic, cilantro, lemon juice, olive oil. Enjoyed lamb couscous--a big lamb shank with many vegetable on top of couscous--and a vegetable tagine. The currants and cinnamon in the tagine made it aromatic. A slightly hot-flavored sauce came... More

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New York
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

The food is not bad but it is overpriced, in addition, the desserts on line are $8.50-9.50, in person you will pay $12-13, prices are different on the printed menu. If you are looking for the authentic Moroccan ambiance & atmosphere you will not find it there, the decoration lacks taste and refinement. The young lady who waited us was... More

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Greenfield, MA
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Went on Saturday Night because I discovered Moroccan Tagine dishes and love it. This place did not disappoint. Right off Times Sq. I had chicken tagine and my vegetarian GF had cous-cous dish. I used some of her dish with my tagine because they did not give rice with the tagine. They should! Both very tasty though - had 2... More

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Vestal, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

My husband and I found this little gem by accident. We went in and the decor was beautiful. It was lunch time and there weren't many people there so we had our pick of tables. We ordered some Moroccan sangria, which was spicy and addictive. We were served these beautiful loaves of bread with some incredibly tasty dipping sauces. We... More

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Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012 via mobile

We were there on a business dinner! They had great atmosphere and service, but most of the dishes were uneatable... Anyways the belly dancers came during the dinner and that was the highlight. We won't go there again!

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Des Moines, Iowa
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55 reviews 55 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

My daughter and I tried this place after reading about it on Groupon. We had lamb borek,( a type of wrap), chicken casablance (made and delivered to the table in conical pottery), sangria (freshly made), bread w/dipping sauces (warm and very delicious). All was fresh and flavorful. The decor is very authentic and interesting and the staff was very attentive.

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Bronx, New York
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2011

Stumbled in this Moroccan restaurant/lounge after midnight on the way home after dinner and stayed until nearly 3am on a Friday night. They said the best time to come was late dinner hours, when belly dancers performed. Having said that, the musicians were still playing energetically, so we ordered some drinks and a hookah. Haven't smoked in years and never... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2011

This place is one of my worst Manhattan dinner memories. Bad service, below average food( and I am a Moroccan food lover) and the prices are just ridiculous. To be avoided.

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Helsinki, Finland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2011

I love North African food and have had a chance to enjoy cous cous and tagine several times in Morocco. The food in this restaurant is not bad, but it does not make a great impression either. My cous cous was bland and the vegetarian tagine was too sweet. Mezzes were pretty good: I liked the spinach dip and tapedanes.... More

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