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“Excellent Food, a bit slow service.”
Review of Marrakesh

Marrakesh
Ranked #2 of 261 Restaurants in Jacksonville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed March 16, 2013

Food was excellent. They did not have lentil soup. Unfortunately, I was not able to enjoy their vegetable soup with my meal because they only serve in large bowls. Maybe add cups of soup to the menu!

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Reviewed March 16, 2013

Excellent food and service, a good wine selection (for a good price), accommodating staff, great atmosphere--especially in the lounge's dining area. Capable of accommodating small or large groups. Sometimes they have special events--a wine tasting or belly dancer.

There is a variety of Mediterranean selections and daily specials. There is also a lunch buffet that I have never tried. The food on the dinner menu is very good--tasty, fresh, and portions larger than is good for one's waistline. I recommend you try the three meat sampler on a first visit if you are a carnivore. In addition to trying a selection of meats, you can get a sampling of their salads (tabbouleh, fattoush, etc.), baba ghanoush, etc. It's a great way to explore the menu for a future visit.

One of the primary reasons we love the place is we never feel rushed as is common in so many of the other restaurants in town. The wait staff is small, but they hustle--are friendly, knowledgeable, and take things on as though it is as important to them as it must be to the owner that the patrons are very pleased with their experience.

There is a nice balance of cozy private tables and booths for a dinner out for two, as well as seating arrangements for a large party.

Great restaurant for anyone--couples, families, friends, you name it.

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Thank adigression
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Reviewed March 12, 2013

The place was slow, but it was a Tuesday. The food was delicious! I've never had Mediterranean so it was new to me but it was very good! I really liked the cucumber salad, as well as their pita bread. Out main dishes were amazing I had a hard time deciding what I wanted.

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Thank Trophywife137
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Reviewed February 19, 2013

Delicious Mediterranean cuisine including some of the best lamb you may find in all of Onslow County, paired with fresh diced salads. An exquisite casual fining experience in a laid back atmosphere is sure to please anyone's taste buds. The menu may not have an exorbitant amount of items, but they are not needed when they have a few of everything that is all worth multiple visits to try everything. They have a selection of different meats cooked in various ways, and spiced to absolute perfection. Anyone with history of anything middle eastern will not be displeased. This place is a must try for couples wanting a nice romantic dinner setting, or a family outing; they graciously and conveniently provide two different rooms for seating.

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Thank Nadia T
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Reviewed February 18, 2013

The food was very good here but the service was a little slower than I would have liked. It seemed like there were only 2 people working the entire evening and although they were attentive they were also over burdened and it affected the quality of the service. The ambiance of the restaurant was nice having some authentic sounding music in the background as well as an open kitchen that I could see into from the table I had a seat at. The food was good indeed. The salad was spectacular, the felafel was plentiful, and the lamb chops were very good.

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Thank Loco_Norteno_30
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