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23 place chrib atay, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 (0)667169293
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

We got there by mistake, and loved it. Tarik and Latifa prepared fresh vegeterian fried pastillas. The plates were big and the accompanying bread was fresh and soft (a big thing here...). Definitely worth a second visit, if we had one more day here... Highly recommended.

Thank Yigal R
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

Nice pastilla for a little price. The restaurant is on a terrace with a lovely view of the square. The owner is very polite. Avoid the toilets which seems to belong to more than one restaurant and smell bad.

Thank Hélène C
Bucharest, Romania
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

Very good menu for MAD 35.00 and Tarik welcome us with gentleness. Good pastillas too. We recommend !

1 Thank GuAMfr
Singapore, Singapore
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We had dinner at Le Corail on our second attempt to find the vegetarian restaurant in this square. Its hidden away in a corner, but worth looking for. The food is fresh and freshly prepared, juices made to order, and the cozy, welcoming atmosphere was a nice break from the wind outside. Mr. Tarik was attentive but not obtrusive, and... More 

Thank vazisp
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

nice place, right music, good drinks, close to town center (ancient medina), nice people, really proper for an European average customer. pretty good for an evening with friends or a partner.

Thank bravo_brv
Ghent, Belgium
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Super good food! Actually, we discovered his delicious pastilla because he works together with another small vegetarian restaurant on that square and we ordered one the night before. Not only was it to die for, it also looked delicious! We decided to go the pastilla place the night after that and thank god we did! It's a super small restaurant... More 

Thank Karmabelle
Ifrane, Morocco
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

This is a great hidden gem in one of the courtyards of the medina. Mr. Tarik makes all the food fresh, and is very accommodating for any dietary needs. It is a great place to come as a vegetarian (I recommend the pastilla - the best vegetarian pastilla I have had in morocco!), and it is especially great if you... More 

Thank Laura C
Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Le Corail is a small and quiet family restaurant in the heart of medina. Food is reasonably priced and all prepared with fresh ingredients. Mr. Tarik is extremely polite and clean and he will certainly do his best to feel you comfortable. Definitely a don't miss restaurant if you pass by Essaouira!!

Thank Claudio C
Tokyo, Japan
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109 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

after staying several days in Essaouira, I wanted to eat something tasty in a non-touristic atmosphere. My Moroccan friend took me to this quiet and cozy corner in the middle of Medina. Moroccan food, such as Tagine, cous cous, pastilla as well as fish are all delicious.Also it is a hygenic place The owner,Tarik is a quiet and trustworthy person.... More 

1 Thank globetrottingloner
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Following recommendation from other Trip Advisor's members, as well as from riad's (we stayed at) staff member, we have had our first meal in Essaouira in this small and lovely family-run restaurant. Mr. Tarik is polite, quiet, non-intrusive host, and will do his best to make you enjoy authentic and very delicious Moroccan food. And so we did. We liked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Vegetarian, French, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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  • Address: 23 place chrib atay, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 (0)667169293

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