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La Terrasse Ben Youssef

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98, Riad Laarouss Rue Sidi Abdellaziz, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5243-86673
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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

May not look great from the outside. Once you're in it's a really lovely place. Make your way up to the terrace and experience the views. Late lunch was fab filling and took me to breakfast next morning. Great healthy food .

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Thank Anita P
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Great lunching spot - not as cheap as food in the square but you get a great view and listening to the call to prayer is something not to be missed! We visited 3 or 4 times in our time in Marrakech and the guy on the door (not sure of his name but always wearing a bow tie) was... More 

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

I checked the reviews on tripadvisor before trying this place out. We sat in the roof top terrace and the views were amazing. We ordered the Chicken Pastilla, Harira, Chicken Tagine and Lamb Tagine. Cous Cous and bread were also brought to the table. The Lamb Tagine was so good that we had to order another one. Overall, the service... More 

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Thank Kar C
Rochester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

The view of the old town is amazing; we went here on our last night, saved the best till last! The food was really good and although not the cheapest it was very reasonable and excellently cooked with very special service. We were regularly talking to the doorman; he was friendly but not too pushy. We should have taken his... More 

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Thank Cole_1957
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

The food was good and the atmosphere felt so Moroccan with Moroccan solo guitar that live up the mood! Their Pastilla was great, and the skewers worth the price.

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Thank Nuvi G
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We were recommended this venue by our riad manager - relatively easy to find, considering how lost we had managed to get earlier that day in the souks!! We were the only customers for an early dinner around 7pm, and were led three floors up to the open air roof terrace - great views of the surrounding area and a... More 

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Thank TraceyEdwards0405
Tarragona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

(English-Spanish) Pastella was fried oil and not much more. Salad was bad quality rice with some vegs. I don't understand how other people can say they have eaten well. Products they use aren't good quality. Can drink something because there is nice view but do not eat there. La pastella de legumbres era aceite frito y poco más (parecido a... More 

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Thank jordi R
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Very good place in the city center to eat and take a drink. Very good rooftop with good view of Medina streets. Good people and nice food!

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Thank Aitor G
1 review
Reviewed 11 March 2017

A relations man noticed us at the door of the restaurant and told us about it. It's an awesome restaurant to have a panoramic view of the city and perfect sunset. The food is just normal price and normal taste (rice salad is quite good, though), but tea is very good and for its price you can serve yourself at... More 

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Thank Sergio M
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 March 2017

A place recommended by our riad. Food was ok, atmosphere at the top was nice, with a guitar player performing even when there was just the two of us left. Clearly yet another place meant for tourists who are not bothered by paying more, than they should. A bit of a tourist trap, however not a horrible one. If you... More 

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Restaurant Details

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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 98, Riad Laarouss Rue Sidi Abdellaziz, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5243-86673

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?