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“Phenomenal food in a great location~” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Elizir

Elizir
1 derb agadir medina, Essaouira, Morocco
0524 47 21 03
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Ranked #9 of 221 Restaurants in Essaouira
Cuisines: Italian, Moroccan, Mediterranean
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Doing business, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Wittlich, Germany
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33 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Phenomenal food in a great location~”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

My husband and I tried to get reservations here on a Monday night, and I now understand why it was difficult to do so. The restaurant is small and cozy (limited tables), but it was mainly because the food is supremely good and people were clamoring to get in. The house red wine is delicious, and the ravioli is the best I've ever had. The decor is very cool, sort of retro Moroccan chic, and it's a great price point. I highly recommend this for an intimate dinner while you're in Essaouira!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Shrewsbury, England, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Quirky and delicious chocolate torte!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

As others have said a quirky place with eclectic decor and seemingly bonkers menu! Yummy dips and tasty chicken tagine followed by sublime chocolate torte with pistachio ice cream though could have done without the cucumber juice accompaniment!!!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bath, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
“Quirky Italian-owned restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

We enjoyed our meal at this quirky restaurant. Lots of dips with good bread to start with: courgette puree, pumpkin, really fresh ricotta, aubergine and good olive tapenade - all on the house, glad we skipped the starters! For mains we had pasta with ricotta which was really good, great grilled sea bass with rosemary and couscous, really excellent. The lamb tagine was not as flavoursome as expected though and our only other problem was that we were in a small room with another table of people so we always felt we had to be talking to avoid unwittingly listening in - a bit too close for comfort. On the whole, though, a good experience.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Loved the quirky feel about the restaurant. Food superb. The gnocchi for the starter was excellent and the roast beef was cooked to perfection. The pride the owner has in his restaurant is very clear and made the experience more enjoyable. Our favourite restaurant out of the ten very good restaurants we ate at

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Manchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Fantastic food, great service, unusual decor”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Having read several reviews online and in guide books we were keen to try this restaurant. The food was excellent, my steak was cooked superbly and was by far the best I had tasted in a restaurant for some time. All the other courses were delicious. Try the cuttlefish starter. The deserts were absolutely delectable and beautifully presented. The staff and service were excellent. The restaurant is small with unusual decor but we highly recommend a visit. Our party felt this was probably the best meal overall that we had in Morocco. Booking in advance is essential.

  • Visited April 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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