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M'riste Jouhar

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6 Rue Diouri, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Leeds
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As regular visitors to Essaouira we get a bit bored of the same old Moroccan food that many restaurants offer. After all there are so many good 'street restaurants' where a delicious meal can be had cheaply. However each time we go to Essaouira we come here. Whilst the menu contains many of the classics it also has a few... More 

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Thank aidlesultan
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner here on our last evening in Essaouira. The meal was excellent and the portions were generous. We especially enjoyed the time Imam took to visit with us and to share his great recipes!

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Thank SitStay
Kingston, Canada
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Typical Moroccan food -- tasty and not too expensive. I had Kefta which was lovely and spiced just right. Superb variety of dishes on the menu and the price is affordable too! The entertainment -- typical for Essaouria -- was a tad noisy -- but authentic!

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Thank yachtswoman
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29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Can't fault my experience. Fish tagine was a welcome change to the tagines I had around Morocco in last week or so. Nice white fish fell off the few bones, apricots and almonds added the sweetness we've come to appreciate. Rounded out with a great espresso. Recommended absolutely.

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Thank Brisbanebrewster
Greater London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

Service was good but we must have come when the regular cook was off duty. The meal was fine, it took a very long time, which would be ok if it was amazing, but unfortunately it was just above acceptable. The chicken tagine was tasty but dry, the lamb dish a little better and the fish tagine quite humdrum, with... More 

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Thank MostlyLondon
Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

As a family of three vegetarians it was great to find a traditional restaurant with a veggie menu. Friendly service with delicious food, would particularly recommend the vegetable pastille.

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Thank Catwars
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was one of the best meals we had in Essaouira. The harira soup, tagines and the pigeon pastilla were outstanding and the service was friendly and efficient. The chef came out at the end and asked if we had enjoyed our meal which was a nice touch. The atmosphere and decoration was lovely and authentically Moroccan. I would recommend... More 

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Thank Truffyclover
Essaouira, Morocco
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Fatima Zohra and her team have made a great success with not only great food but warm and wonderful service. A famous Essaouira chef known for her impeccable cuisine at the Villa Maroc,Fatim Zohra brings all of her skills and charm to her own restaurant. Highly recommended,never disappointing her as soon as you can!

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Thank John R
Essaouira, Morocco
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60 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Fatima Zhora gives you everything that she has for an evening of lovely food, elegant surroundings and a warm,cozy feeling that you've returned home. A must in Essaouira!!

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Thank John R
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014 via mobile

We came here last night. We had the crevettes pil pil and garlic calamari. We then had couscous royale (large portion) followed by crepe and fruit salad with half bottle of decent wine. Bill was 400D. Ambience very pleasant, service efficient and friendly. Music varied. Finally and most importantly food delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
African, Moroccan, Halal, Mediterranean, Soups
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Rue Diouri, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira

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