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“Would definitely go again- Great food! Great service!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Riad Kniza Restaurant

Riad Kniza Restaurant
Ranked #43 of 790 Restaurants in Marrakech
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $27 - $70
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Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Would definitely go again- Great food! Great service!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2013 via mobile

I chose to visit this restaurant with my husband after reading some of the reviews on trip advisor and was definitely not disappointed. This is a family owned restaurant and could tell straight away how proud this family was of their business as they were working extremely hard all night to ensure each table was getting the best service possible. I don't think my glass was ever empty as the waiters were constantly coming round and refilling.

What can I say about the food? AMAZING......the portions were generous and the food was full of flavour. There were 5 courses in total so you need to pace yourself but each dish was timed perfectly giving us enough time to enjoy each one before the next.

When you enter the restaurant there is a little display dedicated to the stars who have eaten at the restaurant such as bill gates and will smith. I can see wh yet his restaurant would attract such names as it was such a pleasant experience.

  • Visited May 2013
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 9, 2013 via mobile

5 course meal giving you a taste of most morroco dishes. Good size portions. Great first 3 courses main, tagine was ok but by now we were on our 3rd day of tagines. Great experience and great friendly staff

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“Great food and service”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2013

My boyfriend and I dinned here our first night in Marrakech, and we ate very well here. The food was divine and the staff was super friendly and helpful. The riad itself is beautiful, and very romantic. So, If you want to have a tasty dinner in a romantic atmosphere with great service and staff, then this is the place!

  • Visited May 2013
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“If you want traditional Moroccan fare in wonderful surroundings”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2013

Riad Kniza stands as the polar opposite to Gastro MK, they both charge the same for a set menu but where Gastro MK offers an innovative and quite brilliant take on Moroccan food, Riad Kniza provides you with the traditional version and is an essential counterpoint to Gastro MK.

Yes the wine list is non-existant but quite frankly the food is of a high standard, the best pastilla I had was here, just divine and the portion size is just extreme, so pace yourself and take plenty of time over your food and savour the rich flavours and wonderfully seasoning of all the dishes.

The service is impeccable of course, while the riad itself is just beautiful and I would recommend eating on the roof if the weather is fine, very romantic and a lovely set up with plenty of room to wander to take in the star-ridden sky and the sights of the medina before eating more incredible food.

  • Visited April 2013
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“Very disappointed considering the high prices.”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2013

I invited here an English friend of mine who wanted try d to have a typical Moroccan dinner in a riad. The place is stunning and the service quite good, but the quality of the 5 courses set menu is very poor and the Moroccan wine served it was as well very low quality: I was very disappointed considering the high prices paid.

Visited April 2013
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