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RESTAURANT LA DECOUVERTE

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8 Bis Rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5244-73158
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Breda, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We visited thuis place for a late lunch. Spaghetti was freshly made. The fried vegetarian snacks were lovely.

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Thank maschader
Cardiff
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299 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Found totally by chance as the wife needed the toilet but what a great find. The staff (I assume the owner) could not have been more friendly, the chef came out to describe the dishes which was a nice touch but what was great was the food, it was just Devine, all quite simple but very tasty. Overall a great... More 

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uk
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

Visited based on prior good reviews here and were not disappointed. Luckily we were early and they were empty as it is a tiny if cosy little place. Greeted by the french owners and taken through the menu our mouths were watering and we ordered our meals. Standard service of bread and olives came before our delicious mains and we... More 

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Forres, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

The owner is definitely passionate about his place and enjoys sharing. Maybe I just caught the food out on a "bad hair day". The starter was a pastille a revetments and I found two cleverest in the pastille. It tasted of vegetables rather than fish. The mutton was old, stringy, almost burnt and the mashed potatoes were also stringy. For... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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68 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

On our first visit one afternoon, we needed a sit down and cafe nous nous. During our coffee, we began to talk with the owner, Fred, about their award winning cookbook and my interest in a cooking class. She was a wealth of information and very keen to support and help the locals. The second visit happened to be on... More 

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Cabarete, Dominican Republic
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8 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

The food was good, they use fresh ingredient for cooking try very hard to satisfied client and like their job, nice owner

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Thank Franc0is53
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

The best restaurant of our week in Essaouira. Moroccan/French food with ultra fresh ingredients cooked in the open kitchen adjacent to the small number of tables. The hosts are warm and welcoming. Like may local restaurants, it is unlicensed.

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Thank Alastair G
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by someone in our hotel. It was billed as tasty food which was good value and it was exactly that. The French couple were welcoming when we arrived just as the doors opened. All tables were full within about 15 minutes with people being turned away for the duration of our meal. The chef... More 

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Thank Gemma Q
Somerville, Massachusetts
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016

We loved our first meal so much, we went back the following two nights. Everything was cooked perfectly, the wine was tasty, and the desserts were delicious. The place is tiny, with a partially open kitchen at back, which I loved. The host and chef were both so welcoming. And the prices were well below what we paid for any... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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124 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016

The place is central but relaxed, very small, only 6-8 tables, we were very relaxed, confortable, with great traditional food, great taste, just ready for you, the cooking place is very near. The service is attentive, great too.

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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
Average prices
$5 - $13
Cuisine
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bis Rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-73158

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?