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Tara Cafe


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$3 - $17
Moroccan, Cafe, Mediterranean, Asian, Middle Eastern
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worse food and I got bad food poisoning. On the plus the staff are really sweet and nice so sorry for writing this. It's family run and located in the medina. Very quiet with no atmosphere at night. Busier in the day. Seating area mainly...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank yota7
Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Had chicken skewers, which were juicy and deliciously seasoned. The fruit drink was delicious and cooled as well. Attentive server offered WiFi password.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank dawanad
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

Great selection of fresh food! Three of us had the fried seafood for lunch and we could not eat it all. There was fried calamari, prawns and another type of white fish. It can with mashed potatoes and a lovely green salad. Good value and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Middlegirl
Reviewed May 27, 2019 via mobile

Went to try out this place, based on the high number of positive reviews. The waitress was very friendly and spoke good English. We ordered the fried Calamari and the mixed meat tagine. Both were very nice. Would highly recommend this place to other traveller's....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Peter B
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

Our first night in Essaouira, arrived too late to eat in our Riad so we checked out the restaurants nearby. Found this quaint piazza, lovely cafe/restaurant. The piazza was beautifully lit, with kids playing, and people eating, very welcoming, and cozy. We ordered the Goat...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Tanya S
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

Tried going to another restaurant but it was full and we were redirected here . Unbelievable food we had the beef tajine 80 MAD & the fried calamari 75 MAD , the bread was fresh, the service was friendly and attentive we would highly recommend...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Taraellis
Reviewed March 1, 2019 via mobile

Gorgeous traditional Moroccan breakfast, good service and nice quiet setting in small square. Would recommend.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Spoonfish
Reviewed February 25, 2019

The staff was so friendly and warm, great food. I enjoyed coming by myself and reading and having a coffee and also coming with a group for food. Would recommend!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Zoë S
Reviewed February 20, 2019

The food was ok, we had the fried sole and calamari, both overcooked and dry. Would have been nice with some lemon sauce. Can't complain about the price at 75 each. The disturbing aspect is the cats. Gross mangy cats jumping up on your lap...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gladfly
Reviewed February 20, 2019 via mobile

Not sure how this place has gotten such a good reputation - the service was very slow and we had a very long wait for our food, bread was stale and nothing else was offered and the fish was not prepared properly.

Date of visit: February 2019
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