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“Funky restaurant”
Review of Triskala Cafe

Triskala Cafe
Ranked #12 of 264 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $10
Cuisines: Fusion
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special occasions
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Restaurant is open for 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...
Toronto, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Funky restaurant”
Reviewed October 14, 2013

Walking in here, you'll immediately be struck by the décor; 60s furniture on the wall, multicolour lighting, Pink Floyd playing in the background. Definitely not the type of place you'd expect to find in Essaouira. The food was a mix of French and Moroccan. I had swordfish brochettes which were cooked perfectly. My girlfriend had a fish ball tajine which was a bit on the bland side. Service was pretty good, and they serve boiled water so tourists can drink it.

  • Visited August 2013
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Clonakilty, Ireland
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127 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“The best food we had in Morocco!”
Reviewed September 28, 2013

What can I say about Triskala? I was so pleased with this place that we came two days is in a row. It was the best food we had in our 11 days in Morocco, plus one of the greatest atmospheres in a restuarant, ever. My boyfriend and I both ordered the falafel plate, with a fresh orange-carrot-ginger juice, and a fruit salad for dessert. Everything was perfect! The falafel's themselves were some of the best we have ever had. The sides were different types of vegetables, perfectly seasoned and cooked, and a variety of different dressings. The plate cost 50 dirhams, or about 5 euros. Worth every cent! The ambience of Triskala is also impressive. The cafe is totally unique. It feels a bit like being in a treefort, with little wooden tables and low cushioned seating areas stacked on top of each other. There are pictures of Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan, books scattered about, and not to mention good music playing! Service was prompt and friendly. Highly recommened!!!

  • Visited September 2013
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Vienna, Austria
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Awesome Visit”
Reviewed September 16, 2013

Eclectic, creative, fresh food and juice choices. Cozy, warm atmosphere, and to top it all, Marga, the spanish staff member, welcoming, professional and fun. Already looking forward to next visit. Absolutely recommend.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank emiliohidden
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Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Quirky, great food”
Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

This was recommended by a friend. Our first meal there they had a total power blackout in the city but the staff kept smiling and just lit candles for each table. The chef did a wonderful job. just wish there were more choices.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Gail M
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Subic Bay Freeport Zone, Philippines
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49 reviews
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“Less is More”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

I did not read about this cafe through TripAdvisor but I accidentally stumbled upon Triskala when I was looking for my hostel in Essaouira. Like any other Moroccan restaurants, they have very nice ambiance, furnitures and interior. The difference is that it is really cozy and friendly. The staff speak English, French and Spanish so there's no problem in communicating. They have less food selection, hence, "less is more." I particularly like the Apple Crumble for desert. Their tables and walls are designed mostly by Jimi Hendrix's photos. It's Rolling Stones themed. Plus, the music of Pink Floyd playing on the background was also very nice! I wish they had wifi though so I can opt to stay there and work. It is also a non-smoking restaurant. Perfect for bringing your children.

  • Visited August 2013
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