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La Mouette et les Dromadaires

Plage de Sidi Kaouki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 678-449212
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (9 reviews)
“oysters” (3 reviews)
“turbot” (2 reviews)
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French, Moroccan, Seafood, Mediterranean, European, International
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Plage de Sidi Kaouki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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11 - 20 of 35 reviews

Reviewed 25 July 2016

Wonderful place-- definitely make reservations to be sure to get a seat. The tea smoked monkfish was sublime and the owner delightful!

Thank Rebecca T
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic lunch Grilled fresh and tasty fish served with green beans and rice. Outstanding by its simplicity The scenery is one of the best spot you will ever find for lunch! Only a few tables and deck chairs by the sea.. It's...More

Thank babsinesher
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Hands down the most amazing place south of Casablanca! Patricia, the owner is an incredibly charming hist. The food is fresh and SO tasty, and let me tell you: the location facing the ocean: you just reached Nirvana!... So strongly recommended.

1  Thank cletessier
Reviewed 21 May 2016

We loved the location of this restaurant, remote enough to feel you are miles away from it all but still easy to reach with a private or a taxi. We arrived early, around 11 am and we had the place for ourselves. We were offered...More

1  Thank Travelmax71
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We had a great lunch here and a very nice walk on the beach. We were tipped by Dominique of Riad Baoussala. She was so kind to drive us there. Food was good and the relaxed and remote atmosphere is very pleasant.

Thank Jolanda v
Reviewed 15 April 2016

Firstly, ignore the Tripadvisor map showing La Mouette in Essaouira: this is a lovely, utterly laid back, feet in the sand restaurant on the beach at Sidi Kaouki, which is a 20 minute drive south of Essaouira. Patricia, the charming French owner, welcomes you and...More

Thank worldenough
Reviewed 3 April 2016 via mobile

Loved it. Delicious fish interestingly cooked. Relaxed atmosphere. Great location. We could have spent hours here! All of us made to feel v welcome.

Thank Emma S
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Patricia, always the most welcoming generous host! For nice fresh tasty food with both Moroccan and French influences and wine ;) Well worth the trip form Essaouira.

Reviewed 13 March 2016

Excellent restaurant run by charming French lady, serving wonderful fresh fish in interesting ways. Spectacular beach setting, but quite difficult to find down a very rough track, but well worth the effort

Thank ninianom
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

There are not so many places along this coast where you can lounge on a stretcher hammock by an almost deserted beach, and few are as nice as this one. If you add a simple beach shack (a proper "chiringuito" if I ever saw one)...More

Thank Charles_architect
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
11:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plage de Sidi Kaouki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 678-449212
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