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“Weird place”
Review of Silvestro

Silvestro
Ranked #48 of 270 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Quelques marches à grimper et vous voici totalement dépaysé. La vue des antipasti, fromages et vins d’Italie ouvrent l’appétit. Silvestro, en chef italien qui se respecte, veille jalousement à l’authenticité de sa cuisine. Les pâtes sont faites maison, les pizzas croustillantes, cuites au feu de bois et les produits tels fromages, prosciutto, huile d’olive et café importés. Cela donne une carte riche et variée à savourer dans l’atmosphère chaleureuse d’une salle toujours pleine d’une clientèle fidèle
Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

The previous reviews that talk about this place having the best pizza really make me wonder how bad was the pizza they have had before. We arrived at 7pm, greeted by owner who was the only person working at that stage. 6 or 8 tables walked in over next 10 minutes. At 7.30 the chef and waitress arrived. The owner went to make our pizza. Ie we had already been there for 30 minutes. Pizza wood-fire oven but barely average. Heavy & doughy, not enough salt and the oven not at the right temp. We have been in Morocco for a month so felt like a change, back to tagines l guess.

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Thank Davidtravell
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Reviewed October 17, 2012

Just came back from restaurant! Did not even enjoy the food!! Waited 1 hour and 15 minutes for my salad and another 45 minutes for my pasta!! I was dreaming! There is no way you can ask someone to wait 2 hours to eat, no matter how good the food is...

Thank Martin C
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Reviewed August 17, 2012

We have visit Silvestro based on the reviews in trip advisor as well
as recommendation from the Riad Owners.

After days and days of Moroccan food Were looking for something different.
Silvestro is the place to be!! Once of the best Italian restaurants we have ever been.

We had Past and Pizza and was even better than in Italy, simply delicious !!
As we went there early there was no delay in the service!!

Also leave space for the fresh and top dessert!!! Tiramisu was Topppppppppp…

Next day we went again and take food for take away and owners was kind enough to
Give as takeaway the dessert even it was in glass.

Very nice staff and service!!.

Not to be missed!!! You have to go there…..

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1  Thank ROULA-THANOS
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Reviewed August 9, 2012

We ate here following good reviews on trip advisor and the promise of wine. We weren't disappointed. The staff were exceptionally friendly and service was prompt and excellent. They seemed to be pretty multi lingual, speaking English very well. The pizza is one of the best pizzas I have tasted and the rest of the menu looked pretty good too. There is a lot of choice for mains, from pasta to pizza to gnocchi with lots of options for toppings/sauces. There are a good handful of options for the vegetarians among us. The only slight drawback is that the appetiser menu was not very comprehensive. The restaurant has an alcohol licence and are extremely generous with the wine when it is ordered by the glass. All in all one of the tastiest meals we have had in morocco.

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Thank Teamporsereturns
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Reviewed July 22, 2012

on our last night in Essaouira we were wandering aimlessly looking for somewhere nice to eat, for some reason my girlfriend and I wanted a break from tangines and pastilles and both had a taste for pizza or pasta...having looked at a few menu's and moved on we came across this restaurant, we went upstairs to have a look, the place was empty, not a good sign in my girlfriends mind however hunger was getting the better of me and i insisted we stayed. The restaurant itself is small and simply but nicely decorated. the menu has a fairly extensive range of pasta and pizza options. We decided on two starters and a pizza each. Soon after we ordered the place begin to fill up, there was steady stream of customers.....there many hugs/kisses and greetings from the owner.....most people seemed to be repeat customers....a very good sign. Sure enough the food was excellent, my girlfriend ordered an aubergene starter and an orange juice and soon we saw the owner pass by with an aubergene and 4 oranges, as other customers ordered he passed by with an array of fresh fruit and vegetables from the store......nothing premade everything cooked fresh .....another great sign. the pizza's too were delicious and the whole meal was very reasonably priced. if you want a break from moroccan food i certainly recommend eating here.

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Thank GerbinhoPower
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