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“Easy job” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of La Cle de Voute

La Cle de Voute
Ranked #14 of 255 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $16
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: Restaurant decorated with gaiety. Home in simplicity and gentillese. Small menu card but regular suggestions.
Pisa
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78 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
“Easy job”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2013

We had ddinner in this small restaurant after reading the Tripadvisor reviews and we were not disappointed.
The place is small and clean, the menu simple but complete and the service fast and friendly.
Prices more than honest.
By the way in a place like Essaouira is not difficult to be a step up compared to the competition considering the quality level of the other hundred of places where you can eat in town.
Keep it up.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Pieve di Cento, Italy
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98 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“Jokey waitress”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 15, 2013

This restaurant right now is ranked #2 in Essaouria, run by the wife, while the husband runs the #1 which I could not try because warned by the waiter that the service was going to be slow since everybody had arrived pretty much at the same time. Good for them! many places would have you just sit and wait.
This couple knows how to cook and in general i don't like Tajine and couscous. We had scallops and crab salad for starters, both delicious, linguine with smoked salmon and seafood pastilla for entrees. All dishes were good, the waitress likes to tease you and play jokes, she also doubles as a belly dancer and although not beautiful she sure knows how to move! Nice experience I would return.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Gi049
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Bath, United Kingdom
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294 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 181 helpful votes
“The Best is Essaouira”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2013

we stayed in Essaouira for five nights. We ate here on the second night and loved it so much we came back for our last meal.
The food was excellent on both occasions, monkfish tagine was so delicious we want the recipe, grilled sea bream with rosemary creme fraiche sauce also excellent, as was the kefta tagine. Starters of scallops and a chicken pastilla really great. The food is unpretentious, but of top quality.
Service was very amusing, we had the jokey waitress and had some fun with her! The owner seems passionate about her restaurant, and it really shows.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank carmellasoprano
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Ottawa, Canada
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The perfect evening”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2013

We had originally gone to the sister restaurant, "D'Orient et d'ailleurs", but it was fully booked. We went here instead and it was wonderful.

The food was creative, tasty and very affordable. We had a crab and avocado salad along with a chicken pastilla to start. Both were superb. Mains were a kefta tagine and a duck and potato dish that were excellent. The decor is quaint and tasteful. The service was perhaps the best that we had.

Visited April 2013
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Thank dtforestell
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dakin
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Quick lunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2013

Turned up at about 3pm just for a quick bite to eat. The staff and owner were very welcoming and also very funny- we had great scallops and a crab salad- simple but delicious.

Really enjoyed the food- lovely people too!

  • Visited April 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank DakinJonathan68
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