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La Table by Madada

7 Rue Youssef El Fassi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5244-72106
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Overview
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tiger prawns” (7 reviews)
“seafood” (31 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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Food
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LOCATION
7 Rue Youssef El Fassi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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1 - 10 of 389 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had an OUTSTANDING dinner at La Table. The food was amazing and the service was excellent. Only regret is that we weren’t able to try more items on the menu. Highly recommend. One of the better meals we had in Morocco.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ryanmahaffey
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great food, service and atmosphere, full of Europeans and the French w live music. It was almost full when we got there at 20:30. The service was a bit on the slow side.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank victoriaxyz
Reviewed 5 days ago

My wife and I made reservations for dinner at La Table to celebrate our 26th anniversary. We couldn't have asked for a nicer experience! The food was delicious and presented beautifully! Complimentary oyster appetizer from the chef was a nice touch. We had the mushroom...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sluggo63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place as one of the best, surprising, tasty, attractive dishes and cocktails in Morroco. The amazing live music, beautiful decor and great service and food, made our dinner unforgettable.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank arib10
MadadaMogador, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Really happy to read that your experience was unforgettable and that all the ingredients were successfull for your diner. Do not hesitate to discover next time our boutique hotel nestled on the ramparts with ocean view for a wonderful stay in Essaouira. Gourmands regards

Reviewed 31 October 2018

We happend to stumble upon this resturant and it was an amazing find. The food was absolutely delicious, pricing fair, cocktails out of this world and staff friendly and focused on us to ensure our experience was wonderful. Get the crepes for dessert. We also...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Diane B
MadadaMogador, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Diane and thank you very much for your lovely review, we are very happy to read your feedback and remind very well your evening with us! We do as our best to make guest having an excellent diner and it was successful and that...More

Reviewed 30 October 2018

We tried to go to Umia, but it was fully booked so the owner suggested we head down to La Table. Obviously we hadn't booked so felt lucky when we were offered a table outside of the main eating area by the bar, until we...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Florence G
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We were able to walk from our hotel (Heure Bleue) to this beautifully designed restaurant. The seafood was great as was the service. The oysters were fresh and delicious as was the salmon special of the day. It was a pleasant surprise to find such...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TERRISCHWARTZ
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Located at the entrance to the medina this modern stylish restaurant serves excellent food or tapas if you want a lighter bite. Best to book as it is popular.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mojo3040
la-Table-Madada, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Thank you Kevin for a nice review that we share with our chef Souad and our team. Hope to see you again at la Table by Madada. Gourmands regards

Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

Elegant, stylish venue with great food and impeccable service. Everything is beautifully presented and exquisitely prepared, from the amuse bouche to the dessert. Not cheap but worth it for a special night out.More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank CatherineGlobal
MadadaMogador, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2018

We appreciated you share this lovely experience at La Table by Madada. From the boutique hotel to the restaurant we try to give the best treat to our guest and for us each detail is important. We really enjoyed to read that you appreciated your...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Attentive staff, charming and welcoming manageress, lovely food, great musical accompaniment by djembe drummer and traditional singer, I had fish soup both visits , whilst partner had John Dory one night and fillet of beef another night. Drank Gris wine which was delicious. Definitely one...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gill L
la-Table-Madada, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Dear Gill, we are so pleased to read that you had a great experience and came twice to la Table Madada. Everything thing was lovely, food, service, welcoming, drinks and live band music! Thank you to have share a great review. Gourmands regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$28 - US$45
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Rue Youssef El Fassi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-72106
  • E-mail
Description
Restored carefully with respect for tradition and heritage, la 'Table Madada' is a former warehouse where the Jewish traders, "the 'kings traders", stored carob. This fruit of the carob tree, a tree in the legume family which grows in the region of Essaouira, was then exported via the port towards Europe. The seeds of the carob have a strangely regular weight, which gave the name to the unit of measure 'carat'. Its seeds but also the sap of carob tree, is nowadays used in the form of a stabilizer found in sweets and ice cream. Originally a sub-Saharan slave at the service of privileged families, the dada in time became a cook, nanny and confidante. Loved and feared at the same time, she represented the guard of the home and passed on her traditional cuisine. Some of these dadas became famous for having a particular dish.
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