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Seafood Grill Space

Port of Place Moulay Hassan, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average20%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“king prawns” (2 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“shrimp” (4 reviews)
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Port of Place Moulay Hassan, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On day one in Essaouria we reviewed the many fresh fish restaurants touting their wares. It looked interesting. On the advice of her local guide, when a fellow traveller recommend No.5 we took the plunge and the next day headed straight there for lunch. We...More

Thank FlyingTheCoop
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

Even after the haggle we found it expensive ( perhaps we don't haggle hard enough ) fresh but nothing special about either the salads or the way the seafood is cooked.

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed January 31, 2017

There are many small seafood stalls in a line just outside the harbour and they all offer the same thing, you just have to decide on one. It is a good idea to ask what you can get for a set price then you will...More

Thank sharaz
Reviewed January 4, 2017

The best place to eat fish not just in Essaouira but anywhere ... other reviewers complain about the aggressive salesmen but there's a simple way to turn their enthusiasm to your advantage. Pick a price you want to pay - in our case, 20 euros...More

Thank owen m
Reviewed December 24, 2016

Before I could choose a stall, I had to pass a lot of aggressive salesmen and if I hadn't been so hungry, I would have walked away! This is NOT a way to invite people! After I ordered, I had to wait for a long...More

Thank ritad73
Reviewed November 23, 2016

We visited in the evening as a group of 6 so were able to choose a selection & share. We negotiated a price before agreeing. Not cheap by Moroccan prices but good value for us We had John Dory, sole, Spider crab,Calamari, Langoustine , prawns...More

Thank yogini2
Reviewed November 3, 2016

Overly aggressive, rude salesmen are not a welcoming sign to a good eating experience. Each food stall had a wide range of seafood, the quality of which varied widely from fresh-just-out-of-the-ocean to smelly fish that some unlucky tourist is going to eat and then get...More

Thank humberto77
Reviewed October 23, 2016

I found the place too aggressive - and my platter of fish was filled with bones and little fish meat. Can be very busy, smokey and noisey. Choose your fish well and haggle for a decent portion.

Thank patrickclowry
Reviewed May 27, 2016

The fish grills has they are known are close to the port of Essaouira. They get fresh fish and seafood from the local fisher men that morning. All the different fish stalls will hustle you in to come into their stall. Stand your ground and...More

Thank Samuel L
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Take the very good with a grain of salt Hard sell souk atmosphere - very friendly fast fresh. Expect fresh fish, grilled without further ado. No fancy flavoring, we had a negotiated price including one beverage a soft drink and fries. Very enjoyable experience of...More

Thank Marc_M_Wiesbaden
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Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
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Families with children
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  • Address: Port of Place Moulay Hassan, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
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