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58 r. des Fruits | Choutrana III, Tunis 2036, Tunisia
00216 71863089
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Tunis, Tunisia
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

We often goes to El Firma with a friends for Dinner. Good food and services. Every time with been this restaurant indoor or outdoor we discover a unique decoration!

Thank Taieb E
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Pretty good experience for a Bachetorette Party.... we were a party of 10 ,,, Nice place,,, pretty cozy atmosphere... Nice selection of Tunisian wine,, Waiters were helpful...they gave us some recommendations,, for food,,, Most of the desserts werent availabe but i guess it's because we ordered it pretty late too... Good experience overall..

1 Thank Nawelle N
Tunis, Tunisia
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Borzgen is a traditional couscous of the Le Kef region and prepared only in late spring. El Firma did a set menu Borzgen lunch in late May, served in a specially decorated room with hostesses wearing traditional costume. Unfortunately the ambiance was ruined by deafening background music (anyone who has ever been to a Tunisian wedding or engagement party will... More 

Thank skankoudamdoum
Albany, New York
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107 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This popular restaurant in a neighborhood rivaling some of the coastal areas for poshness is worth searching out. I find the less than thrilled reviews on Tripadvisor inexplicable. If smoke bothers you, get a reservation before 8 p.m. when the crowds start to show up. The farmhouse set in a garden is lovely as were the paintings and modernistic gas... More 

Thank r2croak
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

First thing that hits u while entering is the smoke, very unpleasant while eating :/ the service was fair, the food was good but pricy

1 Thank Stephanie1304
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

It had been several years since eating at El Firma and last night's return underscored my memory of it being a nice atmosphere with relatively creative dishes. Not outstanding, but more creative than Tunisian restaurants normally attempt to be with cuisine. In another country, it would not be a standout, but being in Tunis, it was worth the visit, albeit,... More 

1 Thank JerryTheRugGuy
Tunis, Tunisia
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112 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

No surprise that this should be a popular place. The food was very good. Finding good meat in Tunisia can be a problem but this place can manage it. In my group we had both good lamb and good veal. The desserts were very good too. Menu looks extensive though they can't offer all dishes all the time eg the... More 

Thank Geoff C
Tunis, Tunisia
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2012

The restaurant is located in a wonderful garden area. The landscaping is fantastic, however, the arrival experience was very poor since no one was present at the entrance to greet or welcome the guests and offer assistance. Once seated, it took the waiter more than 10 minutes and come and hand over the menus (in a very bad shape) The... More 

3 Thank Hakim K
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2012

I cannot go on enough about El Firma. As far as I am concerned this is among the best restaurants in Tunis. There are so many different places to eat and hang out; during the winter there is a cozy, French shabby chic farmhouse with a fireplace. In the summer a splendid courtyard, where you feel you could be at... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

This restaurant is supposed to be known for its desserts. My wife and I had a great meal with great service but desserts were sub-par at best. I would still return and recommend.

Thank Michael_6829

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, European, Italian, French
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 r. des Fruits | Choutrana III, Tunis 2036, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis
  • Phone Number: 00216 71863089

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