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Tissa's Le Souk du Maroc - CLOSED

2 Pennywise Ln, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2221
+1 860-395-1781
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Feb 5, 2016
“A true gem”
Jan 24, 2016
“Yummy eclectic homemade food!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Fusion, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Pennywise Ln, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2221
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Reviewed February 2, 2014

Known mostly for lunchtime sandwiches and ice cream, this historic building has housed a number of different business while we've lived in town. Tissa's has lasted the longest in recent history for a reason, it serves great fresh food. You often have to wait a...More

1  Thank Bob J
Reviewed January 19, 2014

My wife and I stopped at Tissa's for lunch. We both enjoyed the vegetable wrap - fresh ingredients cooked while you wait. While the wait was extensive, it was worth every minute! The food at Tissa's is prepared WHEN it's ordered, not partially done ahead...More

Thank carriagehouse37
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Reviewed January 14, 2014

I have had the privilege of traveling to many countries around the world and seldom do I come a place that can even come close to Tissa's. Not only is the taste wonderful, but the QUALITY is unmatched!! Don't be fooled by the Moroccan base...More

Thank briand1010
Reviewed January 13, 2014

I have eaten here several times over the years, and it has always been good, and this time was no exception! My husband had never been here though, so it was a new experience for him, which he enjoyed. I had my favorite sandwich, which...More

Thank nutsgoalie
Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for something different after shopping in Clinton and decided to try this restaurant since it was ranked #1 on Tripadvisor's list of restaurants in Old Saybrook. We have not tried Moroccan food before so we were not sure whst...More

1  Thank smcgann101
Reviewed November 11, 2013 via mobile

My friends and I stopped here for lunch after the spa at Saybrook Point in order to try something different. We were all glad we did. Each of us thoroughly enjoyed our dish. The apricot chicken wrap, the smoky duck on ciabatta, and the salad...More

Thank CarpeDiem0626
Reviewed October 28, 2013

Amazing food! Check out the apricot chicken wrap! The owner was refreshingly friendly and the food was AWESOME! Would definitely return for another cheeky bite!

Thank Ali H
Reviewed October 13, 2013

My husband and I both ordered the Lamb Kefta sandwiches...and agreed they were excellent. There are only a few tables, and the indoor surroundings are interesting, with various candies, teas, jams and some Moroccan packaged items for sale. Only negative comment: although the server picked...More

Thank HungryandTraveled
Kathy1972100, Owner at Tissa's Le Souk du Maroc, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2013

Thank you for your review. We appreciate all feed back from our customers on a daily basis. I sincerely apologize that your experience was not of the excellence we strive for each and every day. Although the day you came may have been and extremely...More

Reviewed September 30, 2013

Tissa's is unique and memorable. A small restaurant serving first class fare. The food is excellent and the service friendly. The setting is in what once was a very old pharmacy with a rich surprising and valuable history. Go there and find out for yourself!!...More

Thank steve375
Reviewed September 22, 2013

The smells are enticing the moment you enter Le Souk du Maroc. The tastes of the food live up to your expectations. The Apricot Chicken Tagine is the best Moroccan dish I've ever tasted outside of Morocco. My husband had the Lamb Gyro, and said...More

1  Thank Nancy E
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$7 - $28
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 6:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 AM
12:00 PM - 8:00 AM
12:00 PM - 8:00 AM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Pennywise Ln, Old Saybrook, CT 06475-2221
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Old Saybrook
  • Phone Number: +1 860-395-1781
  • E-mail
Kate's fine confections specializes in handmade fine chocolates, candy, baklava and pasties, tea, coffee, artisan hot chocolates, and imported and old fashion candy. On scheduled eveingins by reservation only we host prefixed Moroccan dinner nights known as "Dining at Tissa's". We also offer prepared Moroccan Meals to go to take home and enjoy.
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