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Restaurant La Tolerance


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Lovely place in the medina where you and your family can spend time in a typical decor for lunch or dinner at very reasonable prices.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Moroccan, Mediterranean
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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All reviews pastilla sardine starter eggplant salad beef tagine sardines sea bass bread rice fresh fish crepes three course meal seafood complimentary mint tea the owner set menu piping hot family run restaurant
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

During our visit in Essaouira we wisted this place twice. Really good food- well spiced, beautifully served. great service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank klidual
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I came here twice, once for the vegetarian couscous and once for the couscous with meat. Hands down the best couscous I had in my 2 visits to Marocco!! Also the staff is very nice and helpful. My compliments to Brahim and his colleagues!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MaartenMcFly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there 2 times for lunch. Hamza, the waiter of the restaurant is really friendy and he remembers all our wishes from the frist time he had visit. The price is very good especially the menu for lunch. We paid 60dh for en exellent...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WinyN5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First evening in Essaouira. Looking for good value local dishes . Came across La Tolerance and it met the bill. Lovely family feel to the restaurant where it is clear they want to please the customers. Nice regional decor . Simple menu . I went...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank M6272ESrichardl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delicious dinner here. Beautifully presented food which was simple and incredibly tasty. The service was always with a beaming smile from our waiter. The chef came out and greeted us too. A small, quiet and cosy restaurant. A wonderful find for our...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank vickyf1970
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a cool, wet night in Essaouira, Morocco, so we looked for someplace warm. This restaurant was all we could ask for. Warm enough to remove layers of clothes, comfortable seating, top quality food and fantastic service. What more could a visitor want? It...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Carole T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a long day of walking around l, we stumbled upon this gem. Hamza was our server and was very kind and polite. We shared the vegetable couscous and had enough to take home and eat the rest of the week for only 35DH!(3.5€ )...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank blinovaivanya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lamb tajine and vegetables were the best I've had in Morocco. The menu of the day with a starter of soup, a main of chicken tajine (not dry) and an orange crepe was exceptional. Our waiter, Hamza, was delightful and provided first class service....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank karilynnequin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had just cycled 250-275 miles over 5 days ending in Essaouira so wanted to eat and celebrate. We were whisked down an alley and found them inviting but not pushy. The food was some of the best I have eaten in Morocco over 6-7visits...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank richadventure
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On my trip to Essaouira I wanted to try some local food. Hidden in the Medina was A small rather traditional looking restaurant - La Tolerance. I decided to go for the Tagine Legumes (Vegetables) Served with fresh Moroccan bread and a fruit smoothie. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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