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Restaurant Ramsess

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18 Rue Iben Roched, Essaouira, Morocco
05 24 47 21 39
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had such a lovely dinner at restaurant Ramsess. The atmosphere is cozy, the food is delicious, AND they serve wine! The food is a bit more elevated than your typical Moroccan restaurant and their tagine was the best that I've had all week!

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Thank miltovm0
Slough, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

Well where do I start ? This was the first place I ate at when on my first Trip In March. I stayed at the Palais de Ramparts and it's just a stones throw. On this occasion I am back in June This place is intimate with beautiful decor the small family run place is very relaxed. Whenever I have... More 

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Thank Rob P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

For amazing and truly authentic culinary experience and fantastic and magical vibes come to Ramsess. Homely atmosphere ,cool decor, friendly staff and fantastic food and wine are all but a start to a fun filled evening at Ramsess. Make sure not to miss young Maalem Amiin Lgouchè play his enchanting guimbri tunes. Super place. Just visit.

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Thank Voytek B
Madrid, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Lovely family-owned restaurant with delicious traditional Moroccan dishes at great prices! The atmosphere was very cozy - a small candle lit nook near the front of the restaurant right next to the live music being played that evening, which was a mix of Moroccan, blues and jazz. Zineb, one of the owners, took amazing care of us and even showed... More 

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Thank shipperjones
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed escaping the chilly Essaouira wind to have a delicious meal in a cozy, little, candle-lit nook. Zineb, our server was charming and very helpful. When we were finished, my mom wanted to curl up and go to bed right where we were sitting.

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Thank Ben L
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

this is a lovely restaurant - run by a gang of sisters and aunties all working hard but always happy to help with a big smile. We tried some authentic Moroccan dishes we hadn't seen in other places and they were delicious. Very good value and lovely atmosphere.

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Thank Stephen W
Beaminster, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016

We ate here twice during our week in Essaouirra. Not only was the food fantastic but the service also. On our 2nd visit it was my wife's birthday and they went out of their way to make it a very special evening. There was live music on both occasions, which made for a great atmosphere. The home cooked food is... More 

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Thank Nick P
Toronto, Canada
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We happened upon this place by chance lured by the music and promise of her mom's homemade cooking:) It was the best food we had in over a week in Morocco - absolutely delicious! The setting was small, charming and authentic Moroccan. Great fresh seafood :) Excellent service

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Thank Rachel H
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

Ramsess is surely the best restaurant in Essaouira! The food is perfectly freshly made, and always delicious! This time I also attended the cooking class, and learnt how to make the special bread if the house, and the selection of Moroccan cooked salads. I totally recommend that you give this a go!

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Thank JDTG
Killin, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

We ate here our first night in Essaouira and thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere. Our waitress was French and lovely and helpful. There was a band playing what I would think was modern Moroccan music and they were very good. The food was also good and wine was able to be ordered. I would certainly recommend this restaurant

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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
Moroccan, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Rue Iben Roched, Essaouira, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: 05 24 47 21 39

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