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“Outstanding food, outstanding served.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Al Marsa

Al Marsa
Ranked #19 of 236 Restaurants in Rabat
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Large groups, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Harstad, Norway
Level Contributor
9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Outstanding food, outstanding served.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Visiting Morocco for the 3rd time within the last 3 years we are used to be spoiled by the local cuisine. Coming from the coast of Norway we know what good fish is like. The Chef in Al Marsa brought us (4 persons) a newly cought salmon-like 3 kilo fish, splendid done. Elegant served with appropriate wine from Meknes. Delicious. ! We should have stayed more days in Rabat and more evenings in this restaurant. Thank you!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Jens H
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English first
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592 reviews
452 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 196 helpful votes
“Lovely seafood with great view overlooking the river”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Excellent seafood Spanish style. Good choice of wine and very friendly professional service. In the new marina which makes for pleasant stroll per or post lunch/dinner.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank sdmmb
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Dolus-d'Oleron, France
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141 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Improving”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I recently visited the restaurant two times in a row for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Compared to last year it is improving both in terms of menu, and professional staff. Since last time the Japanese restaurant next door has closed and is being recoverted to an Italian style restaurant. Meanwhile the staff is working in Al Marsa (Spanish) and it may have given the incentive to improve a winning concept. The restaurant is located on the Sale side if the Bouregreg river inside the impressive new marina. The view from the terrace is very nice and lends itself well to the seafood specialties of Al Marsa. The food is excellent and the wine list adequate. The portions are almost too copious, but that's a minor issue. Let us hope it keeps improving and we will have one very good place for lunch in Rabat/Sale. And with the opening of the Italian restaurant next door we will have a true Mediterranien atmosphere in the Marina.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank FHN21
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Rabat, Morocco
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“excellent”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

we go there for dinner a couple of times each month ,the food and the service are excellent .pricey but worth it. White wines are chilled to the right temperature

Visited March 2013
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Thank aessadiq .
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Paris, France
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17 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Great in every aspect”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

Great location (on the river banks), great views (on the old city, the medina and the ocean - ok view of the ocean is distant but yet it is there in the corner!), great seafood, great bread (olive bread just delightful), great service (very professional - army of waiters / waitresses - yet very friendly), great selection of local wines... an ideal place to end a visit of Rabat. A reservation might be essential over the weekend as this place attracts lots of local families / friends (or come early for a good table). This is definitely not your normal street corner restaurant so yes it is pricy for Morocco but honestly offers great value vs restaurants of this stature in Europe.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank RainbowNomads
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