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El Ali

45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
+216 71 321 927
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb” (8 reviews)
“meat balls” (2 reviews)
“poulet” (2 reviews)
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French, Seafood, European, Grill, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
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Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

What a meal without a good glass of wine, Tunis has fabulous wine. I don’t know why they don’t serve it. I ordered Couscous with lamb , honestly not that great at all, you could get a better and tastier one on local restaurants around...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

In this restaurant you can find dishes with fish, chicken, lamb and beef. The lamb was amazing, I highly recommend it. Very nice ambiance and decoration. Don’t forget to visit also the terrasse for a tea or a desert. However, the service and the staff...More

Thank Thomas-Angeliki
Reviewed May 3, 2018 via mobile

Very good food, but tacky decor, and ok service. As with many (though not all) Tunisian establishments we visited, the waiters are just not that welcoming. Is it a French-wannabe thing?

Thank Ghassan A
Reviewed April 2, 2018

It's easy to miss the entry. Had a great breakfast for a reasonable price in a pleasant morning outside at the roof top.

Thank vieirajoao
Reviewed February 20, 2018 via mobile

This is becoming my favorite place for traditional cuisine (for lunch) The food is simply very tasty and home-like! Vere generous portions Varied menu Make sure not to miss the dessert!! Traditional classy music Decoration is perfectly in harmony with the restaurant's theme.. The staff...More

Thank Salma A
EL A, Propriétaire at El Ali, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2018

thanks for your kindness. we hope to see you and serve you again

Reviewed February 11, 2018

The Poulet Grand-mere was the best entree I've had since moving to Tunisia 18 months ago. This is one of those dishes in which the flavors continue to develop in your mouth. Just incredible!

Thank angelinmypoket
EL A, Propriétaire at El Ali, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

waw. thanks a lot :)

Reviewed January 19, 2018

I really enjoyed my visit to this awesome place right in the median, the stunning old city of Tunis. Service was absolutely great and we enjoyed some awesome desserts which were nicely presented. The menu for lunch/dinner looked also great and included vegetarian options. Not...More

Thank gemayzeh
Reviewed January 15, 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this place! The food is really good and the service is excellent! Traditional Tunisian food! Consiglio questo posto! Ottimo cibo ed ottimo servizio! Cucina tipica tunisina!

Thank Laila P
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

The best couscous i’ve ever had in Tunis! The fact that the restaurant is in Medina gives it a special taste! It’s a mix of old and new! Staff is professional! A recommended place indeed

Thank mayabarnaout
Reviewed November 15, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is sooo yummy . The food is typical Tunisian food and the service is perfect . The setting is very pleasant . I highly recommend this place

Thank abdelaali .
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Questions & Answers
January 30, 2018|
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Response from EL A | Property representative |
yes you can call on 0021671321927 or 001216 23 811 511
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Tom B
January 13, 2018|
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Response from EL A | Property representative |
yes in the roof top ( café ) but not in the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$15 - $25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis
  • Phone Number: +216 71 321 927
  • E-mail
El Ali restaurant & Café is charming, an oasis of peace away from the chaos of the medina streets.when you step into it, you feel as through you've walked straight into someone's house; a home of the past.You have to come and see to discover how tasty are the recipes, how beauty is the place and how intense is your evasion when stretch out into it's different levels reserved to a restaurant, cultural café and an airy and greenery terrasse.
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