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Al Fassia

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55 Boulevard Zerktouni | Guéliz, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2009

A class act, with some of the best traditonal Morrocan food in town, excellent service, in a relaxed non-tourist atmosphere. Even the locals eat here !

Thank 2loo
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2009

Great salad to start. Tagine lovely. Staff pretty and grumpy, they could learn to smile. Overall great food if you don't mind poor service.

1 Thank FJMC001
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
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197 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2009

Recommended by all the critics this female run restaurant has had rave reviews. The interior is not overtly Moroccan but very pleasant with gentle lighting and walls painted alternately dark red and cream. I did feel howver that the tables were very close together, throughout our meal the waitress' rear end was presented to us as she squeezed past to... More 

1 Thank princesspentium
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2009

It's such a shame that what is probably the best kitchen in Marrakech (salads to die for, divine cousous and tagines) gets seriously let down by front of house service. Wait staff border on the rude. We had to ask twice for aperitis and the food - when it finally arrived - was just plonked down in front of us.... More 

1 Thank foodieBrussels
New York City, New York
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31 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2009

First, you go here for the food, like a pilgrimage or something. You're not here to be wowed by fancy decor, or fawned over by jacketed toady waiters. The decor is quite lovely, and the service more decent than some folks indicate, but that's not why you're there. Morocco is a country with wonderful ingredients, and millennia of tradition with... More 

1 Thank Xian3
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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182 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2009

The b'stella (pigeon/chicken pie) was amazing. The lamb tagine was delicious. Great service- so accommodating!

Thank wanderlustMBA
Brentwood, California
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2009

I am going to have to agree with the last review. We went to Al Fassia this past weekend because of its high rating on Trip Advisor and because we had read another article listing it as a great place for a fine meal. We arrived for lunch with a reservation and the food was excellent. I had the lamb... More 

Thank Krista B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2009

We had a delicious meal in Al Fassia (the Rue Zerktouni location) that was unfortunately overshadowed by the worst service we encountered anywhere during our time in Morocco It all got off to a bad start when the waitress ticked us off for arriving a few minutes later than our reservation. We were then told that we would not be... More 

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Great Bowden, United Kingdom
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267 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2009

The first thing to say is be aware that there are two Al Fassia restaurants (both run by the same people) in two different locations. Not realising this, we asked our riad to book us a table at Al Fassia, assuming this meant the venue in our guide book, and set off in a taxi to the Guéliz area. You... More 

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Munich, Germany
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2009

OK..this place comes highly recommended in all the guide books... mains are about 15 pounds sterling... it has 2 locations and the one in the guide books on 232 mohammed v is the one we went to. This is a prime example of a place that now has made it in to a guide book and is absolutely overrated. Nothing... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Boulevard Zerktouni | Guéliz, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: 0524434060

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?