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“great food!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Restaurant Ramsess

Restaurant Ramsess
Ranked #31 of 253 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Brussels, Belgium
Level Contributor
12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“great food!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

Great food in a rather European style. Nice familly-run restaurant. Certainly recommended for a quality dinner.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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Thank Athanasia B
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English first
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3 reviews
“Amazing atmosphere, food and service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

Restaurant Ramsess is just fantastic! Zineb was a kind attentive host welcoming us to her small intimate candlelit restaurant. The atmosphere was relaxing and romantic, with un intrusive yet prompt service and faultless food. Well priced and worth every penny. We think of ourselves as real foodies and wouldn't hesitate to return.

    • 5 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 Allie Klein
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Hinterbruhl, Austria
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434 reviews
181 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
“New Year's Eve”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2013

There was a set menu for the evening, understandable and pretty filling too! A lobster bisque to start, then goat's cheese pastries, poussins with an orange sauce and then a pudding, followed by more cake at midnight. All the dishes were nicely prepared and tender. The restaurant is run by women - it is fascinating to watch them at work. The mother smiles rarely, one of the girls seems to do all the work, her sister not quite so much - leading to an argument - and if I have got the relationships right, every now and then the father wanders round asking everyone if they are happy! We had a lovely luth player during part of the evening and then a local band in between. It is difficult to judge a restaurant based on a fixed menu but we could not fault the food!

Visited December 2012
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Antibes, France
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Authentic Moroccan cuisine”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

The restaurant doesn't look like much from the outside but the food is excellent and prices reasonable. We especially enjoyed the Moroccan salad, a starter which actually consists of four different salads/starters. The fish dish was a little light on fish but all in all a highly enjoyable dinner.
The restaurant offers local wines.

Visited December 2012
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Casablanca, Morocco
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Good comfort food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012

By definition Moroccan food is better when homemade.
However, Ramsess is worth visiting, it is not the most creative Moroccan cuisine I tasted, but it's good simple, confort food with fresh local ingredients and spices.
In addition, the service is very good, the owner being very helfpful and makes you feel at home.
Essaouira being a place full of tourists, Ramsess has the advantage to be a geniune restaurant with a very good value for money dishes.
I recommend this quite place to those who want to avoid the crowded hype places designed for tourists.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 2 of 5 stars
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    • 5 of 5 stars
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    • 4 of 5 stars
      Food
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Thank El A
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