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Patisserie Chez Driss

10 rue El Hajjali, Essaouira, Morocco
+212 5244-75793
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (25 reviews)
“pastry” (12 reviews)
“orange cake” (2 reviews)
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10 rue El Hajjali, Essaouira, Morocco
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11 - 20 of 110 reviews

Reviewed June 11, 2017 via mobile

Nice place to go for a quick snack. Definitely not the best place in Essaouira but still good to go.

Thank davybe
Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

Visited last year and was delighted to find that nothing had changed, including the prices! Lovely cakes and a good pot of mint tea.

Thank Sessionsinger
Reviewed April 16, 2017 via mobile

We were a little bit late for breakfast (11 o'clock) on Sunday and most of the breakfast options were already out. Service was okay. The sweets are very delicious and worth a try! The small backgarden is nice for calm down and enjoy coffee, tea...More

Thank Sveni4Trips
Reviewed March 19, 2017

We had breakfast here a couple of days ago. It was chilly outside so we wanted a cafe where we could eat indoors. Breakfast (fresh OJ, coffee, bread, eggs) for 32 MAD was a steal. Everything was delicious and service was very quick (unusual for...More

Thank DCM2211
Reviewed March 3, 2017

Had breakfast sitting outside in the courtyard looking at all the artwork. We had the set breakfast, with juice,a coffee and pastries and this was delicious. Certainly enough to last until lunch.

Thank RebeccaBlueSky
Reviewed February 12, 2017

The window display of tempting cakes and pastries draws you in. They are a mixture of both French style patisserie and Moroccan favourites. The interior walls are bedecked with paintings and drawings. There is also a roof terrace and a courtyard- some of which is...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed January 29, 2017 via mobile

The pastries here were fantastic - really tasty and fresh and so cheap. We sat out in the courtyard which is filled with all sorts of art - well worth a visit

Thank travelling_dee
Reviewed January 26, 2017

Pick your pastry and take it through to the terrace where you can relax with a drink. Good refuge if you have had enough sun or the weather is bad. Excellent cakes.

Thank sallie080
Reviewed January 23, 2017

I have been there since I am a kid, I really used to enjoy their pastries, especially the apple turnover and the 'palmier'. However, the quality went down, last time I went there (in December) the waitress was really unpleasant and our pastries were not...More

Thank MinaKarina
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

On our last day in Essourea and Morocco we decided as a family to see the sunrise. No little side restaurants were open at this time in the morning. We came out of one of the narrow side alleys when the smell of fresh pastry...More

Thank abriep2016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 rue El Hajjali, Essaouira, Morocco (Formerly Chez Driss)
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-75793
  • E-mail
Creee en 1928 par le Maalem Driss, Chez Driss est l'une des plus anciennes patisseries de la ville. Un tres large choix de patisseries et de viennoiseries en tout genre, ainsi que des boissons pour les accompagner sont proposees aux visiteurs curieux qui osent pousses la porte de ce petit etablissement cossu. Des tables accueillent les voyageurs pour un moment de detente et de plaisirs gustatifs, dans un patio ombrage et decore avec des centaines de photographies d'epoque, contant l'histoire de cette petite echoppe. Un lieu empreint a la culture d'Essaouira.
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