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“Great dinner & relaxing atmosphere” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Triskala Cafe

Triskala Cafe
Rue Touahen | Medina- tout pres de Sqala, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 655-585131
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Ranked #6 of 228 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $10
Cuisines: Seafood, Fusion, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: Restaurant is open for lunch and dinner except on sunday. Vegetarian and fish menus. Triskala Cafe is sustainable, using only local food,fresh drinks (no soda or plastic bottles), we use biodegradable soaps to clean dishes and floors...
Krakow
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great dinner & relaxing atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

We really enjoyed nice decor and relaxing atmoshere at Triskala as well as very friendly staff (fluent in French and English). Menu was simple but original (not only couscous and tajin like at many other restaurants). Service was efficient ad helpful — we tried starters (salad with goat cheese) and main: falafels and sardin fishballs. It was very tasty and well cooked - and comparing to other restaurants - cheap. As a dessert we had chocolate fondant, strongly recommended and worth trying! BTW - if yu want to have a glass o wine bring your own bottle as they don't serve alcohol in there

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Looks great but food was terrible!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

We arrived to a very nice greating and were initailly impressed with the decor and atmosphere however this changed when we received our food we had a prawn gratin that had shrimps in that certainly weren't fresh and the rest of the dish contained overcooked pasta that had collapsed and melted cheese slices that were being passed of as behcamel sauce there was also a complete absance of breadcrumbs ! The ocean tagine also only contained sardine meatballs which seemed strange as essaouria has an abundance of fresh fish ! We stayed in essaouria for a week and trust me there are far better places for food in town! We also made our grevences known however the staff just smiled and gave us our bill ! Overall to much focus on art house style and little focus on cuisine !

  • Visited April 2013
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Best in Town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Incredibly relaxed, brilliant food, excellent service. Best restuarant we tried in Essaouira (out of approx 10 we visited).

Visited April 2013
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“Nicest food I've eaten yet.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2013

The other reviews are correct, the service is excellent, food is delicious and very good value. Starters 20-30 dh mains 40-60 . You leave feeling full but fresh. Cosy and relaxed decor, mixing Moroccan with a few retro pieces, the more you look the more you find to like.

  • Visited April 2013
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London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Cosy restaurant with excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

This small and cosy restaurant provides a relaxed and vaguely hippyish feel with a full and varied non-meat (vegetarian and fish) menu. There was a variety of seating areas, and the food was individually prepared, and delicious! We strongly recommend the chocolate cake for pudding, quote "one of the nicest chocolate cakes ever!".

  • Visited April 2013
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