We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Do avoid!” 1 of 5 stars
Review of Chez Abdou

Chez Abdou
A proximite de la place Jaama efna, en face d'un restaurant Brahim 2, Marrakech, Morocco
Improve this listing
Ranked #468 of 535 Restaurants in Marrakech
Cuisines: Moroccan
Restaurant details
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Do avoid!”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Terrible place: the guy is a crook - he started by lying about what was available on the menu, pointing the most expensive dishes as being the only one available. Then when we told him we did not like these dishes, miracle! the other dishes were suddenly available. Anyway, we ask for those and when i was about to pay (in advance), he inflated the price by 50%! I told him that the prices were on the menu and that he was not very clever about the way he tried to rip us off...as I am able to count! He said "but I have to prepare the dishes"...yes, you are ...like any restaurant! Anyway, we left the place and he was shouting behind. 2 days later we walked past it and I wanted to take a picture of his sign listing names of chefs, with his very creative spelling....he jumped and came in front of me to stop me taking a picture if I was not eating there. TO BE AVOIDED: crook + terrible man.
We ended up eating on the main square, a palce called Toubkal, and it was very good and managed by honest people.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

7 reviews from our community

0% Recommend
    0
    0
    1
    1
    5
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Avoid”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013 via mobile

If you value your health then avoid this place, the food was poorly cooked and the bit of chicken I had, caused me stomach problems. The prices are a rip off and the rude owner is very sly.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“dishonest chef but the targine is alright”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

The targine with figs and almond is alright, but the lamb skewer tastes like chicken. We ordered one serving of chicken couscous there came two small plates without chicken. We ended up being charged the price of two serving of vegetable couscous. The pastilla with chicken as dessert, just small size of cookie was over-priced as 50dh !!! Avoid it, there are more targine around...

  • Visited January 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Travelers who viewed Chez Abdou also viewed

Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
 
Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
Marrakech, Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region
 

Been to Chez Abdou? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Chez Abdou, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.