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M'riste Jouhar

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6 Rue Diouri, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016 via mobile

We visited this family restaurant with a group of 25 and had a great evening with some lovely Moroccan food. The host was very friendly and goes out of his way to make sure all his guests are comfortable.

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Leeds
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2016 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
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Greater London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles 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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Oxford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles 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
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Essaouira, Morocco
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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Business meetings, Special occasions, 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?