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“Worth the trip out of town!”
Review of Ocean Vagabond

Ocean Vagabond
Ranked #24 of 264 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$23
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Reservations
Paris, France
Level 5 Contributor
49 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Worth the trip out of town!”
Reviewed 10 April 2012

I was recommended this place by Nicole at the Riad Baladin, and came as a group of 6 for lunch (taking 2 taxis at the fixed price of 6 dirhams each, what a steal!)
We were immediately seated, and then re-seated on our request when the sun moved, no problem!
They had a few different beers and very decent and very cold white wine - a lot of people come just for a drink to chill out in the deckchairs and watch the camels and the sea.
The food is a change from the usual Moroccan fare, so it's a good place to come after a few days of only eating tagine! Copious salads are the best menu options. We also met the amazing CACAHOUETE guy here, which was a highlight of the trip!
A good idea I think is to do as we did: a taxi to get here, as it's so cheap, and then a walk back along the beach to shake off the lunch.

  • Visited March 2012
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Jersey
Level 5 Contributor
71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Great chill out place, great food and atmosphere”
Reviewed 4 April 2012

Lovely backpacker beach feel to this place, lots of families chilling out. Cool music, beach scene, and great food for lunch. Ended up lounging here for 3 hours! Handy for then jumping on quad bikes or camels which are right next door. Could happily while away days here, away from the hassling locals on the beach.

  • Visited April 2012
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Bristol
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great place to chill and people watch”
Reviewed 4 April 2012

Loved hanging out here and watching kite surfers and camels. Food very good and great if you need a break from tagines.

Visited March 2012
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København
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Superb for lunch on the beach”
Reviewed 8 March 2012

Sun chairs. Nice beds. Chill out-music. Realxation and very good food. We ended up staying to whole days here enjoying the atmosphere, the sun, and the food. Great salads, great pizzas.
Go there.

  • Visited February 2012
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Marrakech, Morocco
Level 6 Contributor
61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“top t-bones in front of the sea for a reasonnable cost and good tunes!”
Reviewed 27 February 2012

Hi there!
I live a part of the year in Essaouira and always found a great quality and service here!
the T-BONES specially are great for a very reasonable cost and you get alcohol on site.
French way to do things ,efficient and good (at least for the gastronomy..)and the place is always with same customers who come and come back.
Just open for the lunches and not dinners, good to know!
Sincerely, Oliver Behar from Marrakech.

Visited January 2012
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