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“Nice restaurant...a little bit chaotic” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Caravane Cafe

Caravane Cafe
2 bis, Rue du Qadi Ayad | Medina, Essaouira, Morocco
+212 5247-83111
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Ranked #11 of 218 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $44
Cuisines: Moroccan, International, Indonesian, Vegan
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Milan
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61 reviews 61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant...a little bit chaotic”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

We booked this restaurant and we were very happy.
The table was 30 mins late but the owner of the restaurant took good care of us and offered us drinks.
We loved this place and even though the service was a little bit messy we understand how difficult it is to grant perfect service with so many tables.
We loved the magician and the fire show.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Great Missenden, United Kingdom
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“A great find...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Didier and Daniel are excellent patrons and hosts of this unique and atmospheric restaurant hidden away in one of the side streets of Essaouira. We visited late at night (11pm) and early evening (7pm) and on both occasions had a fabulous meal, great live music and lots of laughter. A mild degree of chaos makes the place particularly fabulous, and Didier and Daniel made out party of 7 feel like lost friends found. Recommend the squid and the fishcakes, and the puddings were to die for.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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La Celle, France
2 reviews
“Great dining experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

The atmosphere is magic, the cuisine excellent not to forget the wonderful artists and entertainment during the meal. A must for anyone visiting Essaouira.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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“Heaven on earth in 1 Riad”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

If you want to check a Real Tradition Riad setting then this is the place to be.
The best food in town! On hell of a plate, big portion!
Great live band that makes you stay all night long inspired by the amazing decorations all around you. The owner has even painted some of the pictures himself.
The staff were really nice, fast service. The owner visited us to assure that everything was perfect... And indeed it was !

  • Visited August 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
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
“Had high hopes, but this place didnt deliver”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We arrived on a quite a busy Saturday night. We'd eaten elsewhere and so said we just wanted to have a drink rather than eat, the staff weren't particularly pleasant and seemed flustered ushering us to the top floor of the establishment away from any of the ambiance, they rushed our order, then didnt bring it for a long time, when we tried to get the tab, it seemed almost impossible to get their attention. Drinks werent amazing and were quite pricey.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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