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El Khaima

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Rue Laalouj | Place Al Khaima, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5244-76052
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

From outside, the restaurant looks nice and inviting but don't be deceived, the food is awful. Staff are very nice but the meat was too chewy and food did not taste good and was flavourless. Choose another restaurant!!

Thank Umayair U
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

So, not feeling couscous today, go to Linda's creperie! Lots of choice and perfect for families this place! Love it! Bonne appetit!

Thank Jolanda V
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Despite other poor reviews we thought the food was excellent, very tasty, no stomach problems. Very good value and nice Rose wine on the menu. Price for 2 courses plus wine, water and coffee, 350Dh.

Thank james d
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269 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

We went here as a group of 10 on the recommendation of our guide. It turned out to be a dreadful mistake. The unhygienic look of the place should have been a warning, which unfortunately we ignored. I won't go into the details of the food, apart from pointing out that two of our party who had the fish with... More 

Thank TravelCriticWales
Essaouira, Morocco
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39 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2015

A kind sir from Senegal invite you inside. You can agree talk with him but dont eat at the restaurant : the food is not good, very poor, and the price is not like shown outside (particularly water is 20 dirhams over the price !!!!!).

Thank Supomo
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

We went there as part of an excursion. The food was horrible. 2 of us had fish and 2 had chicken. We left most of the food uneaten. I would not eat there out of choice.

Thank khaleedm
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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123 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

This place looks pretty good from a distance with a terrasse overlooking a small square. However the service was pretty poor, the food over priced and not that great and more 'school dinners' than restaurant fare.

Thank boysinc3
Nashville, Tennessee
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1,086 reviews
569 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 728 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2014

We ate here out of desperation, a few of the places we had wanted to eat at were all closed, came across this place and it was packed so gave it a try. The food was OK- not great. The fish seemed very fresh. The service was good overall. Would not go back as there are so many other places... More 

Thank Ann C
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2014

Yes, Dinner and 2 lunches. Excellent, hospitable welcome and really good food. Chicken, lamb and fish tagines and wonderful fried fish (especially the Saint Pierre). Melting onion in the tagines! Wine and beer too. We ate on the terrace at the top and then coffee downstairs in the lounge area. No hint of stomach problems. The largest restaurant in the... More 

Thank FreddyFred2014
Bayeux, France
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125 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2014

If there is one place we didn't like it's this restaurant! We do not recommend it! The food was terrible, we weren't sick which honestly was surprising!

Thank Rudy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Moroccan, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rue Laalouj | Place Al Khaima, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-76052

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