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“Great atmosphere” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Amaia Restaurant

Amaia Restaurant
84 avenue Hassan II, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
+212 5244-57181
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Ranked #5 of 581 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.
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“Great atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

4 of us visited for a change from eating Moroccan food
(one-too many Tagines !)
Small reataurant which meant good attentive service, but it also meant a not very attractive table at the back near the corrider for the food and the toilets, even though we'd made a reservation. The other table were already taken, so quite busy for a small place.
Interesting tasty starters, then a very nice fillet steak, cooked to perfection.
Good value food
Fairly small local wine choice, but it was reasonably good price.
(imported wines more expensive)
Would go again next time !

  • Visited February 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Very Enjoyable Family Evening”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

From start to finish the service at Amaia was excellent and the maitre d' gave us a very warm welcome. There was lots of attention to flavour in the dishes and the personal suggestions from the maitre d' were perfect. The menu was very good value for money and offered a variety of international dishes. We will be returning here on our last night of our stay in Marrakech.
If you are looking for a little treasure in the heart of Marrakech, this is the place to go!!

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“Really excellent meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

After several days of traditional Moroccan cuisine we ventured into the new town to find somewhere with a more European focus and choose Amaia as it came highly recommended with good reason. We had a fantastic meal which was very reasonable priced. A three course meal for two with wine came to just over 700 dirham and was worth every penny. The service was very attentive and the staff were really friendly. I would recommend booking as we walked in off the street and had a 30 minute wait for the table as the restaurant was full. This was made painless by some lovely Morrocan wine in the small bar area. Menu wise it is a mix of French, American and Morrocan and everything on it looks amazing. If I return to Marrakech I would absolutely come back here as it was our favourite meal by a long way though this is also possibly because we both love French food and chose form that side of the menu.

  • Visited February 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Amazing food, great atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

This dinner was the highlight of our trip to Marrakech. We ate in two more expensive restaurants that didn't measure up to Amaia.
The staff were very attentive, and there was a relaxed, laid back atmosphere.
All the food we ordered was delicious, I had a steak dish and my girlfriend, a pasta dish wish capers and olives.
I have to give a special mention to the raspberry and chocolate bomb, the finest desert I have ever tasted. Four weeks later, and I'm still thinking about it!

  • Visited January 2014
    • 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 atmosphere and attentive service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I really enjoyed the chill/house music that was playing here. The restaurant is quite small and cozy so reservations are probably a good idea in busy periods. The food is truly unique and interesting- a blend of European and North African tastes. The owner served us himself and made excellent wine recommendations. I found my food a bit heavy on the olives, but I don't especially care for olives so I should have mentioned that while ordering.
This was a lovely and unique experience in Morocco and worth a visit.

Visited February 2014
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