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“Cafe with a view” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Cafe Des Epices

Cafe Des Epices
75, Rahba Lakdima (Spice Square) | Place des épices, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5243-91770
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Ranked #76 of 550 Restaurants in Marrakech
Price range: $4 - $12
Cuisines: Fast Food, Tea Room, Soups, Sandwiches
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Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Dessert
Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Cafe with a view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Situated on the north side of the Spice Market this is an excellent place to have a lunchtime snack and watch the world go by. We had cheese sandwiches which were adequate and mint tea which was excellent

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Amsterdam, Nederland
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“Cool sandwich bar in the souks”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Cool bar with nice sunny terrace. After getting lost in the small streets of the souks, this place feels like a lovely oasis. We had a delicious kefta sandwich.

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“A "safe" haven in the heart of the Medina”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012 via mobile

In the middle of the Marrakech Medina you find a nice cafe run by young people very efficiently. Sandwich Kefta is highly recommended.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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“Lovely lunch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2012

My family and I had lunch at the Cafe Des Epices twice during our stay in Marrakech and both times we ordered the chicken sandwich (Sandwich au poulet) which was very delicious. The staff was nice and helpful when we needed some assitance finding one of the other restaurants with the same owner, they even had one of the employees show us the way through the souks.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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“Good food and drink at good prices”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2012 via mobile

Food here is not cordon bleu - salads and sandwiches are the order of the day. Typical prices 30 dirham (€3) for tuna to 45 dirham (€4.50) for meats and the sandwich is well filled with salad etc. Tea for one starts at 10 dirham (€1) as does coffee, depending on what you have. The orange salad with cinnamon is worth a taste, too.

The view from the roof is great, especially at sunset, and it can get really busy.

This cafe is well worth visiting, and extremely well priced given you're in a major tourist area of th souks.

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