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88, rue Laaluj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5 24 47 66 17
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Been there for the first dinner in Essaouira. The food was ok except the tajine which was not good it was burned .... The personal is very nice, and the view was awesome.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Lovely roof top terrace, lamb tagine would have been lovely with some vegetables. Couscous dish good. Very reasonably priced.

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USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

We had just arrived in Essaouira and were looking for a lunch place. One of the staff spotted us near the steps and invited us in! We went in a bit skeptical at her enthusiastic invitation. On going up the steps, we saw a lovely deck with a terrific view of the ocean and several diners enjoying a leisurely lunch.... More 

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Thank NaliniM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

Nice place ,perfect view,very kind service and homemade food..we love tajine..we will go again.. traditional food with fresh products...

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Thank ΦΡΟΣΩ Τ
New Berlin, Wisconsin
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42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

We ate on the outdoor deck overlooking the walls of the city and the ocean - spectacular view! The shrimp bisque was excellent! This is a womens cooperative so you will be helping them out by patronizing their restaurant.

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Thank Judy B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016 via mobile

we enjoyed ourselves, had a nice lunch, very tasty. we had the tajine with chicken and lemon, the Moroccan soup and a pizza. the view up on the terrace is nice, and the service ok. good place to stop for a quick bite to eat or a juice.

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Thank victorjitaru
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016

We selected this restaurant because we wanted a fish tangine. We had a great view of the medina wall and ocean from the 2nd top level, sharing that level with one other table. After ordering and receiving our drinks, bread and olives, we waited for over 40 minutes for the crevettes with pil pil and fish tangine to arrive. The... More 

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Thank Gordon W
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

I had been wanting to doing a Moroccan Pastry Class but as a sole traveller had not been found anywhere who would do it for one person. I walked by the restaurant and noticed the sign. When I enquired I was told there was a class at 4pm later that day and I paid 100dh deposit. I returned at 4pm... More 

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Hampshire, England
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Friendly staff. Definitely worth the climb up the stairs to the top terrace - great views of the ramparts, souks, streets. Unlike other reviewers, the menu was brought to us immediately and our fresh hot food arrived quickly...with the obligatory free olives and bread thrown in. Slightly more expensive than some other places (maybe an extra £1!!), but the view... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

Passez votre chemin, avoid at all costs !! Come for the view only, the stray cats downstairs wouldn't eat what they call pizzas...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$2 - $5
Cuisine
Moroccan, Italian, Seafood, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Scenic view
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88, rue Laaluj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5 24 47 66 17

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