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“Good but slow service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of O'Bleu Mogador

O'Bleu Mogador
23 Rue Bouchentouf, Essaouira, Morocco
+212 5247-83133
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Ranked #4 of 196 Restaurants in Essaouira
Price range: $13 - $39
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Vegetarian, Fusion
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Good but slow service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

It is a nice restaurant even if it's very hard to find it. The food is great and well cooked, but the service is very very very slow (we waited 1 hour and half to be serviced).
Anyway it's a good choice but very expensive.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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rousin, Gérant at O'Bleu Mogador, responded to this review, August 6, 2013
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notre place dans tripadvisor nous a fait passer en quelque jours à un nombre trop important de couverts que nous avons eu du mal à gérer surtout en cuisine vu que "je" ne voulais pas baisser la qualité
cela a engendrer de longues attentes
après cette soirée catastrophe croyez que nous allons mettre tout en oeuvre pour que cela ne se reproduise pas
serge peuzin
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3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great little place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013 via mobile

3 friends dined last night. It's good that they have signs along the way from the Main Street as the way there is a little dingy. A cute little door and doorbell, and you're inside this cute little place.

Host is very friendly and really loved that the chef came out to take our order and answer any questions.

The house white by the glass was delicious, and all our meals were very flavoursome. We really enjoyed it. Took a while for the meals to come out (up to an hour, and can't really say it was due to a packed restaurant) but the food was great so we forgot about the wait once we started eating.

Definitely check it out. Pricier than others we tried but a great experience.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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rousin, Gérant at O'Bleu Mogador, responded to this review, August 6, 2013
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notre place dans tripadvisor nous a fait passer en quelque jours à un nombre trop important de couverts que nous avons eu du mal à gérer surtout en cuisine vu que "je" ne voulais pas baisser la qualité
cela a engendrer de longues attentes
après cette soirée catastrophe croyez que nous allons mettre tout en oeuvre pour que cela ne se reproduise pas
serge peuzin
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Lovely food, lovely people!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

Went here on our vacation, and must say: the best food we've had in Morocco!

Local tastes combined with haute French cuisine, definitely a must when in Essaouira!

Bon appetit!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Southampton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Fantastic restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Wonderfully atmospheric and just opened 5 months ago. The chef and his wife are wonderful and the food some of the best I've had. They also can serve wine and I'd recommend the Sahari gris !

Please note like many places in Essouira they don't take credit cards although they say that might change in the future.

  • Visited July 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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“Absolutely brilliant, best food and service we experienced”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

The location is not the most obvious, however the restaurant was not difficult to find and was definitely worth going a bit out of our way! The owners were absolutely brilliant, very attentive and friendly. The food was amazing, better than any other food we'd had in morocco, or possibly on any of our last few holidays! The menu was not vast however the dishes were freshly prepared and with real care. None of us could fault it in any way. Everything from the entrees to the wine was excellent. Very highly recommended.

  • Visited July 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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