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“"One of the best dinners ever"”
Review of Dar Roumana

Dar Roumana
Ranked #6 of 219 Restaurants in Fes
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $35 - $47
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Good for: Romantic, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: An intimate dining experience in a beautiful setting, dinner at Dar Roumana's restaurant is a must-do for any visitor to Fes. Our talented French chef serves Mediterranean food with a Moroccan twist, and can be described as French/Moroccan 'fusion'. Changing daily, the dishes on the menu reflect the produce that's in season and bought fresh from the markets every day. Start with a drink on our roof terrace with spectacular views of the ancient medina of Fes, then dine in our courtyard restaurant. Decorated with colourful zellij tiling, carved cedar wood, a beautiful hand-painted bartal and intricate plaster, the restaurant is breathtakingly beautiful. In the winter, reserve a table for two next to our open fire, and in the summer be cooled by the splashing sound of the central fountain. Adding to the romantic setting is the attentive but discreet service. Allow us to transport you to a world of fine cuisine for the evening. We look forward to welcoming you to Dar Roumana. Reservations essential.
Reviewed January 20, 2014

We were actually staying at a different riad when we found out about this French restaurant (which is also a riad). The dining room is in the middle of the riad's courtyard. There were 6 tables and even a Christmas tree! The decor and overall ambiance was amazing with traditional Moroccan tile, dim lighting, and light overhead music. For those Americans who like to eat early, the earliest reservation was 7pm. Dar Roumana provided a "pickup service" where a young man met at our riad and walked us to/from venue back to riad. This is an excellent service, as you will likely get lost in Fes without a guide. The chef's wife was our server. She was very polite and attentive.

The menu is small with choice of a 2 course French dinner menu or 3 course. We both ordered the steak and mashed potatoes with dessert. The steak was perfectly cooked and the mashed potatoes were divine. Honestly, the best potatoes we have ever had, which of course, were made entirely of butter! Prices are comparable to other riad restaurants in Fes. Highly recommended.

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Thank Serena F
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Reviewed January 19, 2014

I dined at the Dar Roumana restaurant almost every night during my stay at the hotel. The candle-lit restaurant in the riad courtyard is romantic and atmospheric. The French chef impresses every night with his exciting and ever changing menu, the wine list is extensive and the service staff are delightful. I cannot wait to visit this restaurant again on my next trip to Fez.

Thank Michelle S
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

Set in the best restored and maintained Riad we saw in Morocco, we had by far the best meal of our trip here.

We had found Morocco to be a food desert - most meals are tasteless at best, like over-boiled cabbage usually. Huge piles of pungent spices adorn their markets - why not try putting some in the food.

Even taking this into account - we had a perfect meal. Prices are highish (we paid more for some horrible meals in Morocco), and worth every cent.

Service is stylish and helpful. To avoid guests getting lost, they sent a staff member to fetch us at our Riad.

But this place is all about the food.

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Thank Russel-Lou
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Reviewed January 11, 2014

We had New Years Eve dinner here and it was a truly a lovely evening. The atmosphere was warm and welcoming, the restaurant beautifully decorated in a Moroccan sophisticated style with an inviting fire, heat lamps and soft elegant lighting. Vincent, the chef did not disappoint as the food was delicious and interesting and the service excellent. We highly recommend!

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Thank Nancy F
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Reviewed January 6, 2014

This is a charming restaurant, well decorated in traditional moroccan style. The atmosphere is excellent. Good food cooked by the gifted chef, Vincent. Fantastic!

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