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“A great place to "chill out"”
Review of Ocean Vagabond

Ocean Vagabond
Ranked #22 of 262 Restaurants in Essaouira
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$6 - US$22
Cuisines: Italian, French, Bar, Mediterranean, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Child-friendly, Kids, View, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Breakfast, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Chiang Mai, Thailand
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A great place to "chill out"”
Reviewed 9 April 2014

You could miss this place unless you go all the way to the end of the beach..where the camels are. But it is a wonderful place for lunch. I had the chicken brochettes with fries and a lovely salad...my friend had a vegetable platter. The chicken was perfectly cooked with a lovely sauce..for dessert we had the "cafe gourmand" which comes with four little samplers...a macaron, chocolate mousse, a Bordeaux cake..not sure of the name,lol and a panna cotta with fruit sauce...it was so good I am going back tomorrow! The pizza also looked delicious. The portions are generous...if you are not very hungry..two could easily split one.

  • Visited April 2014
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Powys, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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“A great meeting place on the beach”
Reviewed 28 March 2014

We virtually lived here as they are next door and linked to Club-Mistral and I have a water sports mad family. Both were friendly, lively with excellent lunches as the cafe, especially the fish of the day. Maybe not 'traditional' but very much the centre if the water sports community in Essaouira both visiting and local.

  • Visited February 2014
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
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“Relaxed and chilled on the beach”
Reviewed 28 March 2014

You need to walk along the beach some way and set back on the beach next to the windsurfing/kitesurfing shop is the Ocean Vagabond Restaurant. It is so chilled there. Great food together with a beer or wine at lunch time - couldn't wish for anything more.

Visited March 2014
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Thank Zan N
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
2 reviews
“Great spot for getting some sun away from the wind”
Reviewed 19 February 2014

The place has a good location on the end of the Essaouira beach. There are a few choices to chill out have a beer or sit and get something to eat, there are some place in the sun or in shade. It was quite busy when we were there but the service was not slow. The food was good but nothing exceptional, the skewer sword decoration looks good.The bread was not very fresh and one of the small ketchup packs was already eaten.

  • Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
“Buzzy, busy, but very efficient”
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Ocean Vagabond is at the end of the beach where the promenade meets the dunes. Its been here a few years now and has become a bit of an institution amongst our friends. It can get very busy but the friendly service is surprisingly efficient and the quality of the food can be very good. Sit in the sun, or in the shade, but call to make a reservation. Kids can play on the trampoline or in the sand. The walk back along the beach to Essaouira is a great way to digest your lunch.

Visited January 2014
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