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“la bon vie pour les gourmands in central marrakech” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Amaia Restaurant

Amaia Restaurant
84 avenue Hassan II, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5244-57181
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Ranked #9 of 556 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $7 - $35
Cuisines: Asian, French, Italian, International
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Near the post office of Marrakesh Gueliz, on the Hassan 2 boulevard, the Amaia restaurant is Open from Monday to Saturday. Food is served all day. Eat in or take out, food is tasty, healthy, light and so are the prices. For lunch and dinner, in a cozy atmosphere, check out the large menu with its good wines and daily suggestions. At aperitif time, a large variety of cocktails and tapas are also available.
London, United Kingdom
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“la bon vie pour les gourmands in central marrakech”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

excellent food with good wine by the glass.the french owners are such nice people too! (eg very understanding of the need of precocious three-year olds to roam free). a lovely experience all round.
highly recommended

Visited March 2013
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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
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23 restaurant reviews
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42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“We loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

And would echo all the good reviews from other Tripadvisor writers.

Small, friendly environment and the food, whilst preserving some of the local flavour, was also fresh and cosmopolitan enough not to be out of place in Paris or Florence.

Extremely helpful and knowledgeable service - dollar for dollar, our best meal in MK.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Chorley
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Superb starters!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013 via mobile

Followed Tripadvisor recommendation. Starters were amazing but we thought main dishes were only average. Nice desert but simple. Good service & nice atmosphere overall

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“A friendly place with great food.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Another reward for following tripadvisor reviews!

Amaia is a small restaurant in a modern style situated in the new town area of Marrakech. We had to traverse road works to enter after our taxi dropped us off but once inside the journey out there proved very worthwhile.

The menu was French influenced but with Moroccan choices as well. We chose two Moroccan wines from the wine list which we found very drinkable. The owner, who was affable and attentive, is a Scicilian raised in France which is reflected in the menu and indeed in reverse by us starting as we did with a pastis and ending with a grappa and espresso.

The Rum Babas for dessert were a particular hit. Oh dear, this is sounding a bit like we consumed nothing but alcohol while we were there which is largely true but I can confirm that we did actually eat as well and that it was superb.

An excellent value for money evening for what was probably a third less than you might expect to pay in the UK for the same quality. I highly recommend it.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Lovely restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013 via mobile

Lovely food and hospitality, I had the chicken in a wok . Beautiful decor! A little gem. Menu was in English which was a welcomed plus

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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