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“Best meal all year, v cool establishment with great fresh local produce” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Elizir

Elizir
1 derb agadir medina, Essaouira, Morocco
0524 47 21 03
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Ranked #2 of 175 restaurants in Essaouira
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Essaouira, Morocco
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Best meal all year, v cool establishment with great fresh local produce”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

V cool ambience, amazing decor, this is a cool, kitsch collectors delight with some v cool photography on the walls.

The food was superb, fresh produce and some beautiful dips to start with a selection of warm breads.

delicious tagines and my friends fish and ravioli were melt in the mouth
The desserts were simple and hit the spot perfectly.

This is how every restaurant should be, short, uncomplicated menu with perfectly cooked, un fuzzy food.
I would recommend this to everyone.
V cool music too and lovely friendly owner.
Enjoy

Visited July 2013
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Omagh
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“Second visit in two years-food just as good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

This being our second visit in as many years we were hopeful standards were being maintained. We were not disappointed.The steak was cooked to perfection and the fish dinner was just right.The Elizir is a little hard to find but is worth the effort.

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“Fantastic little place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

What a find! Located in the Medina. Go through the main arches and then turn right past the clock tower and through the next arches. Elizir is located just inside the first alleyway, first right. All you see is a door! We arrived at 8.30pm when it opened and already there was a queue to get in. Fascinating place full of 1970's kitch and non-matching furniture. The food was superb and the chocolate cake absolutely delicious so only have a starter or you won't have room for it! Not the cheapest of place but worth every penny.

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“Top Notch”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Been in Morocco for three weeks and this is by far the best place I've eaten in. I have been twice in one week it's so good! The house complimentary appetiser (selection of dips and bread) is wonderful! I have had the salmon spring roll starter, the steak, lamb tajine, the pear pastilla and chocolate tart- all fantastic! This restauraunt is a must on anyone's list in Essouria or Morocco. Service and decor very good too.

  • Visited July 2013
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“A must go when you're in Essaouira”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Wow. That's the only thing we said after our diner at Elizir. As a cook in The Netherlands, I'm very critical in judging restaurants. After two weeks in Morocco, this is the best experience so far.

The styling of the restaurant is funny, but well thought. The 70's are alive in Elizir! Though the food is quite modern, with a french twist in the moroccan dishes and a morrocan twist in the french dishes. We had a wonderful gnocchi and an even better tajine with lamb. Very tasteful! The chocolatepie was a little too much for our stomic, but we couldn't resist the lovely dessert.

The good food and the kind, personal service made our visit the best night so far in Morocco. A must go for every restaurantlover!!!

  • Visited July 2013
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