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Oualidia Plage, Oualidia 24252, Morocco
+212 5233-66108
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New York City, New York
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15 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2015

This restaurant has a pleasant, rustic decor, reminiscent of a hunting lodge (complete with Wild Boar head mounted over the fireplace). It is located right on the lagoon, with tables on a patio where one can admire the view. But the service was odd. We may have gone on an "off" night. We ordered the brochette, and were told there... More 

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london
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2015

Food can be excellent but service can be eccentric. Stick to seafood - delicious prawn cocktail, crab salad, sea bass, lobster, etc.. The position, overlooking the lagoon and next to the derelict royal palace, cannot be bettered. The cassis for the kir was off but the wines are fine.

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Rabat, Morocco
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2014

Shrimp and octopus salads made for wonderful lunches. Fried calamari was tender. Grilled fish for dinner was simply but well prepared.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2014

I love the beautiful garden and gorgeous view of the sea, but I think my favorite part is the oysters, which are raised here. They're large and briny - it really feels like you're tasting the sea. The other seafood is fresh too, but the oysters are my favorite. The salade variee of mostly raw vegetables is a nice complement,... More 

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Milan
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83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

We dined there once and we were satisfied with the waiter (super kind..I asked him for cushions because I am pregnant and he brought us 3 and very attentive). The restaurant is nicely decorated woth candles but it completely lacks of atmosphere. Music was bad and the guy at the cash till was acting like he was making people a... More 

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Calenzano, Italy
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70 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

Good atmosphere,the place is very nice and clean,staff is friendly and professional.food is above average and price is too expensive.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 10, 2013

We made two visits in a week to this attractive hotel restaurant and were happy with both experiences.The first time we were alone on a small covered terrace(it was chilly outside), but it felt like a private dining room . The owner , however, carried on an acrimonious mobile telephone call of increasing volume for most of the meal,whilst roaming... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

We had oysters, calamari, crab salad and fish. Everything was nice. You can sit outside to enjoy the lagoon during the day and sit inside in the evening as they lit a fire during winter. The staff were friendly.

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Vancouver
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

We didn't stay here but went to the restaurant as we'd heard they had excellent seafood. We had the worse meal in our one month stay in Morocco. The waiter persuaded me to have the "special" that night - Paella. After waiting almost an hour, the meal arrived smelling burnt - which it was - the rice was totally stuck... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oualidia Plage, Oualidia 24252, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Doukkala-Abda Region  >  Oualidia
  • Phone Number: +212 5233-66108

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