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Marrakesh Costa Mesa

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1976 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2249
+1 949-645-8384
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Restaurant Hours
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
$$ - $$$
1976 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2249
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Reviewed July 25, 2018

One must understand that this is a Moroccan restaurant and tables and seating are usually set low. If you don't feel you would be comfortable, then ask to sit in the higher dining areas. The decor could possibly use some updating but it gives one...More

Thank PepperNewJersey
Reviewed April 12, 2018

The food was incredible! Very nice restaurant and the servers were very good. It's definitely a great little place in Newport, CA.

Thank Kimyco
Reviewed March 4, 2018

There were 3 couples getting together for what was supposed to be a fun evening. We drove 50 miles to get to this place and were very disappointed. The restaurant is run down, the decor is old and sad looking, the dining areas are low...More

Thank FLB
Reviewed September 21, 2017 via mobile

Food: The food was great. Lentil soup. Carrots, cucumbers, and eggplant salad. Some type of chicken cake with powdered sugar. Then a mixed grill delicious plate. Experience: Washing your hands at the table with a traditional Moroccan hand washing was legit. While dining you are...More

1  Thank AdventureCouple_2017
Reviewed September 15, 2017

I first dined at the Marrakesh about 35 years ago, back when they were on PCH. While the current location isn't nearly as glitzy, the food remains nearly unchanged. And that's a good thing. Yes, the portions are a bit smaller and the prices are...More

Thank Otto K
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

We Revisited this place recently for anniversary have off and on gone to them for the last 20 years as we lived in Newport Beach and I have to say wasn't even sure if they were going to still be around much to my surprised...More

Thank mtkiki
Reviewed May 16, 2017

I have been visiting Marrakesh a couple of times a year for many years. I have seen it at its best and not so much. On this visit, we had a reservation for 8, we all arrived a nearly the same time, we were seated...More

1  Thank david r
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Morocco is one of the true gems to visit and enjoy their great cuisine. Marrakesh Costa Mesa is probably the best, most authentic Moroccan restaurant I have seen. The menu is traditional and the flavors are exactly as I remember my meals across the country....More

Thank jeffreyhunt
Reviewed March 5, 2017

Great change up from the traditional dinner out. We loved, charlie, the gentleman who waited on us. Turned out he knew a friend of ours from my work. He was so accommodating and made us feel like family. Small but open rooms broke groups of...More

Thank alimariew
Reviewed February 16, 2017

Hadn't been to Marrakesh in many years, saw a Groupon and took advantage, dinner for four. While the place was a bit dated but still interesting given the "tent" like atmosphere and seating, (just a bit low for me, I am a big guy) the...More

Thank Malelaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Families with children, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1976 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2249
    (19 Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bust Stop
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-645-8384
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