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Restaurant Des Reves

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2 Avenue Sidi Mohmed Ben Abdallah | Angle Rue Sidi Ahmed Ouharon, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5244-74770
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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

I am always a little reluctant to climb the stairs to an unfamiliar restaurant ( something to do with a reluctance to leave if you don't like what you see ) This time I'm so glad I did. I had the Lobster Bisque followed Sea Bream dish with calamari and vegetables. Wow sensory overload! That plus the live Moroccan Music..Great... More 

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Thank markiemark1958
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I ran into this place close to closing time. They still accepted us and we were the only people in the restaurant. It was kind of cool. Our waiter was so great and we ordered way too much food. The soups were fantastic and giant. We were already so full by the time the main plates came.... More 

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Thank Katrina E
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Great position and atmosphere, waiters attentive, tasty nibbles provided. The goats cheese and Beetroot salad was fresh and delicious. However, out main courses disappointed -the calamari sizes varied so cooked to different levels, John Dory a little over cooked and dry. French fries didn't arrive for the meal despite promises they were coming. More expensive than expected for quality of... More 

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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59 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

A local Moroccan friend takes me to this lovely restaurant hidden away off the lane way inside Medina, they have a very good rooftop terrace offering some views, food is lovely and large volume, mixed fish fry and seafood salad both were very enjoyable. Mixed juice or avocado juice is excellent, overall, it is nice atmosphere for a reasonable cheap... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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104 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Service was slow. Slow to order, slow to get appies, main meals and the bill. A friend tried to cancel dessert because it was getting late and we just wanted to get back to our hotel. My other friend wanted to pay by credit card, but it took so long, she ended up paying cash. We were there for 3... More 

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Perth, Australia
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59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Very good food and service. You can dine inside or on the terrace. Plenty of special dishes and variety to choose from.

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Thank NigelJulie1932
Warkworth, New Zealand
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82 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

A lovely atmosphere and good location in the hub of Essouria. The menu has a wide selection. Food was fresh and moderate sized portions which I prefer over being too large. However not as tasty as I would expect for the price. I ordered fish cooked with ginger but barely tasted the ginger.

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Thank fatsprat
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

i am local from essaouira , i went to the restaurant for the first time today , the restaurant is nice calm , prices are good and the young receptionist is very polite ,love it !

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Launceston, Australia
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176 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

A friendly restaurant with a great menu. The harera soup was superb and the chicken cous cous was cooked to perfection. I can't wait to dine there again.

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Thank Margaret W
Virginia, USA
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We picked this restaurant randomly as we wandered the medina. You must climb three flights of stairs to get to the terrace dining area, but you get a great view of the medina. We arrived around 9pm and ordered the "Paella aux fruits de mer" for two. It took at least 45 minutes for the food to arrive, but it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Moroccan, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Avenue Sidi Mohmed Ben Abdallah | Angle Rue Sidi Ahmed Ouharon, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-74770

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