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“Small cozy restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Triskala Cafe

Triskala Cafe
Rue Touahen | Medina- tout pres de Sqala, Essaouira, Morocco
+212 6 55 58 51 31
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Ranked #11 of 196 Restaurants in Essaouira
Price range: $5 - $11
Cuisines: Vegetarian, Fusion
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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“Small cozy restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We read about this place on tripadvisor and it didn't disappoint. We ate there twice in total because the food was great, it was cheap and it was totally different than what we were used to.
The restaurant itself is very small with low tables and cushions on the ground, the atmospheer is great and very relaxing. Everyday there is a different menu and the owner will come by your table and will try to explain the menu because she can't speak English but with a basic knowledge of French or Spanish it is easy to understand.

The food is very good and it is very origional, it is a fusion of Maroccan, French and Spanish I think and you are stuffed when you walk out of the place. The starters are 25 MAD and the main courses are 50 MAD, they only have fresh juices to drink and they cost 18 MAD each.

I would definitely recommend this place, it was one of the better restaurants we ate at in Marocco.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“cosy, healthy, original, coloured.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Quite easy to find (with a gps), Triskala has been a nice surprise. Healthy vegetarian choices well cooked, well presented, well mixed. Fresh fruits and tasty veggies. Desserts to order in advance.
This spot is already "hot", so might be already busy at 8pm. If you can wait...

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Porthcawl, United Kingdom
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21 restaurant reviews
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
“Quirky, friendly, great food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We liked Triskala so much that we visited twice during our week-long visit to Essaouria. The hand-written menu is small, but included fresh fish, freshly squeezed juices, delicious home-made desserts (order these when you order your main course, or risk them running out!), and vegetarian dishes, all of which were tasty and inexpensive. The service is friendly, and the restaurant relaxed and cosy, with unusual decor and layout. I'd recommend going early - both times we went they were full by about 8pm and had to turn away customers.

  • Visited May 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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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Eclectic, cozy cafe”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

We wandered into Triskala pretty late, just before the kitchen was closing down. However, the owner didn't hesitate to seat us. We had a starter of the most delicious bread (Still trying to figure out what was in it) and some very refreshing tomato salads. For my main, I had grilled fish and my boyfriend had the shrimp gratin. Both were super yummy. We had basically just arrived in Essaouira that evening, and after a hectic day of travel, Triskala was the perfect place to relax and enjoy a restorative meal. Probably the best place to eat in Essaouira. Oh, and the prices were very reasonable too.

  • 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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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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“Exceptionally tasty”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

This is one of our favourites. Quirky, inviting, SUSTAINABLE.
The food is yummy, well balanced and beautifully presented. The staff is very attending and the décor is very impressive, comfy and welcoming.
Hats off for the home made bread!!!

  • Visited March 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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