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“Best pasta in town!”
Review of La Mama

La Mama
Ranked #95 of 262 Restaurants in Essaouira
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best pasta in town!”
Reviewed 16 November 2012

Really great pasta - the best in town! Al dente and the way you can only find in a real italian restaurant! It was the best meal we had there during our trip.

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Maarssen, The Netherlands
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Best food in town, but little service”
Reviewed 3 August 2012

A small restaurant in the centre of the medina with excellent food. The salads and bruchettes were very good, the pasta's were excellent. And they have delicious specialties of the house. For a good Italian meal, this is the place to be.

However, the service was very poor. Not very friendly, little attention for the customers, and more attention for the children that were playing around in the restaurant. To become the best place in town: find a babysitter and smile like you enjoy your own place to work.

  • Visited August 2012
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
“Stumbled upon a good find!”
Reviewed 22 July 2012

Was tricky finding somewhere to eat during Ramadan but noticed that the owner of La Mama and her children were sitting up on their terrace so we gave it a go.

Very tasty and authentic pizzas ranging between 45-70DH.

Have had some very average pizza her in Morocco so this was fantastic!

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Geneva
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31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great italian - tasty food”
Reviewed 18 March 2012

This is a small restaurant in the centre of town. The owner is half Italian. The food is basic Italian but it is VERY TASTY. Don't overlook this fact. It has a LOT OF TASTE and this is something we have not really found in many places in Essaouera.

We highly recommend it for good pasta or pizza. He can also make you delicious garlic bread if you ask.

  • Visited March 2012
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Brussels, R?on de Bruxelles-Capitale, Belgium
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Best pasta EVER”
Reviewed 31 December 2011

Nice, quiet (-ish for Essaouria) 1st floor resto, small terrasse. The pizza was very good, but their pasta trappanese was to die for!.Would readily make the 8 hour journey back just for that! Paolo Conte as background music. Downside - no wine licence, but no objection to bringing your own.

  • Visited December 2011
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