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“Very nice restaurant” 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 #4 of 582 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.
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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“Very nice restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

We visited this restaurant two times during our 6-day stay and were very satisfied. A well balanced menu for every taste.
My wife is a vegetarian and the second time we vistied them they mades a special meal for her which was not on the menu.
The owner and the staff are very friendly.
Excellent!

Visited May 2013
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London
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“Good food and value for money”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

We were looking for something as a change from tagines, brochettes and salads so checked out trip advisor. The Amaia restaurant looked right so we jumped in a cab. When we got there at 8pm on a Tuesday night we were the only customers but we were soon chatting with the restauraunteur. We started with goats cheese and vegetables in filo and briouettes the morrocan equivalent of samosas. The goats cheese was very good. Onto mains of salmon in soy sauce and honey with vegetables and a superb stir fry of chicken in a yellow curry and coconut sauce with basmati rice. Nothing very Morrocan but an eclectic menu of beautifully cooked food. Friendly but does lack atmosphere. Very good value for money.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, United Kingdom
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“Good if you want a break from Moroccan food”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

After reading the reviews on here we were excited to try out this place. The restaurant was fairly empty but had quite a good vibe and the waiter was very friendly. The starters were very promising and reasonably priced too. For the main course we both chose the beef Tagine. We had been used to having very flavorsome dishes in the Medina and I must say we were both very disappointed as there was really no spices at all in the dish. This was basically a normal, fairly bland, stew transferred to a Tagine to serve. If this is what you are looking for then this place would be great however we very much like the Moroccain food and the Tagine was rather disappointing. There reviews on here, and in particular the fact it is listed as number 6 in Marrakech, make me realise that most are written by people who are not really interested in Moroccan food. If you want a break from Moroccan food then give this place a try but it is certainly not the number 6 place in Marrakech for food - we have had a great many more wonderful meals here.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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“Very friendly little Gem”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013 via mobile

We went on the basis of other Trip Advisor reviews.
Small resturant with a short but varied international styled menu. Very clean and refreshingly in Marrakech seemed to be None Smoking. Diner's wishing to smoke went outside to the small terrace at the front so beware if you decide to have an outdoor table.
The evening we went they seemed to be short staffed in the kitchen (which are upstairs but visiable through large glass windows) and the owner had to roll up his sleeves and lend a hand which in turn left only one waiter in the resturant on a very busy Saturday night. Fortunately no one seemed in a hurry and were happy to linger. Lovely local wines available by the glass. Good food simply prepared and presented. Worth a visit.

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Lowestoft, United Kingdom
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“Well worth a visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

This restaurant is well worth a visit. The menu was not extensive, but the quality of the food was so good, that we ate dinner here twice in five days.
The owners were very friendly and welcoming. The restaurant is on a busy road, but even on the outside front terrace, the bamboo screening made it feel secluded.

Visited April 2013
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