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Dar Essalam

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170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5244-43520
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12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Was a bit reluctant to visit after reading some critical reviews but glad we went. Visited here in mid September and although we emailed a few times they never got back but still we went as we like a little bit of a tourist buzz. After eventually finding it we had a great night. We had a reserved table in... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

delicious food, great music and lively entertainment. Don't be a prude and have a dance with belly and tray dancers! Marrocan salads are a must as a starter.

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west midlands
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68 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

we loved it, we ate here on an evening during our day trip to Marrakesh, brilliant food, authentic and really tasty, the true Morocco experience

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devon
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91 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Excellent food and service. Live music ,with entertainment,a dancer with cadleabra on her head and a belly dancer

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Very touristy and over priced for what is in beautiful surroundings. Watch out for paying on credit card if you go as 5 times my card declined and then they took me a lone female down to a cash machine - saying there was another machine downstairs! I was stood over until I got the cash! Very dodgy and had... More 

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dar essalam r, General Manager at Dar Essalam, responded to this review

Dear sir, i was really shocked when i read your review , i'm absolutly convinced that you were taken to the wrong restaurant. Please check for yourself our web site daressalam . com and you can be assured that our restaurant doesn't resemble in any way the place you went to. Moreover i know which restaurant you were taken to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Went to visit on a recent holiday & we couldn't get over how beautiful this place is, food was fantastic & service great!! Highly recommend a visit!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

If you want to see a touristy show with dancing this is the place... They have a simple show with 2 acts and a live local musician playing. The place is really nice, great old building with lots of character... The food was ok and not anything memorable... Nothing amazing or special to note... If you want a dinner show... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Great food, great entertainment great stuff at a very reasonable price! Marrakech is not cheap anymore, however Dar Essalam restaurant was a great find. The waiters were amazing and extremely friendly. And the food was really good and fresh too

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Good authentic Moroccan lunch had in this restaurant that is linked to the 1955 film "The Man Who Knew Too Much".

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Folkestone, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We went here in Jan 2014 for our anniversary meal and we could not have chosen better. The wonderful tiled interior is exquisite and we were amazed to discover that this was in the Hitchcock film 'The man who knew too much' with Doris Day. The food was brilliant, the service great and we could order wine or beer with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $45
Cuisine
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-43520
Description
N full heart of the medina where merges tradition and modernity, an authentic restaurant has several years of perfectly preserved history. DAR ESSALAM is the first moroccan restaurant in Marrakech since 1952, it's here that the Hitchcock's movie "the man knew too much " was filmed. Come and taste our refined moroccan cuisine.

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