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Marrakech Restaurant DC

2147 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1010
+1 202-775-1882
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good30%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (14 reviews)
“fixed menu” (4 reviews)
“chicken” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
2147 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1010
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1 - 10 of 90 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love all things Africa… I mean, I am Ethiopian. I fell in-love with Morocco when I was invited to celebrate Morocco’s National Day/Independence Day by the Embassy of Morocco—Washington, DC. I have been meaning to travel to Morocco since and now, I will be...More

Thank NuNuWako
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere was good.. food wasn't Moroccan at all! I ordered a tajine.. it wasn't good, same with Passtila. As I said very nice place, but unfortunately I was very upset with their food!

Thank Ibrahim L
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Food was fairly good and priced fairly, and the belly dancer was very good. However, service was the downfall. 45 minute wait between courses. 20 minute gap between serving of dessert and serving of tea to accompany it. If you ask for faster service you...More

Thank Potomac_11
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We had heard some mixed reviews but decided to give it a try. MISTAKE. The service was generally good, until the place was a bit over half full. Then service was nearly non existent. I ordered the mussels appetizer. The sauce was tasty, but the...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 24 March 2017

I love Morrocan food. This was terrible. Overpriced, bland food and off-hand service. They seemed to be more interested in their buddies than in their clients. Dark and dirty tables. Don't waste your time or your money.

Thank William E
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The restaurant has a pre-fixe menu, but there is a vegetarian selection. They never asked anyone at our table, just served us. Thinking the courses they were brining out would not be questionable. It was also difficult to ask, or get water because they were...More

1  Thank NYCulinaryGoddess
Reviewed 19 January 2017

It was OK. Nothing to write home about. The rice and meet were tasty and the kabobs as apps were good.

Thank diveferfun1
Reviewed 17 January 2017

We visited on a Tuesday in January and the restaurant had about 10 people inside. There was some big party going on upstairs. My friend walked in the front door and the receptionist rudely told her to go back outside and go up the stairs...More

Thank patrickmeyer
Reviewed 23 December 2016

I really enjoyed the Moroccan mint tea here with my friend. It is a dish, I looked forward to when I visit Moroccan places. The décor has a typical Moroccan touch to it, with the dewans and the tapestry. I had purchased a coupon on...More

Thank Sundncr
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed up the street and thought it would be a treat to enjoy a Moroccan meal. We ordered a few appetizers, two meals and dessert. The hummus was excellent, as was everything else, but the baklava and moroccan mint tea was...More

1  Thank Daniella V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2147 P St NW, Washington DC, DC 20037-1010 (Formerly Marrakesh Palace)
    (22nd and P Streets, NW)
  • Public Transportation: 2 blocks from Red Line Dupont Circle & Foggy Bottom Blue Line
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC>  > Dupont Circle
  • Neighbourhood: Dupont Circle
  • Phone Number: +1 202-775-1882
  • E-mail
Description
Our Executive Chef and Owner, Amin Jabri is excited to bring Morocco to Washington DC and share his experience and his love of food with all of our guests. Born in Morocco and raised in a house that catered to royals and heads of state, Chef Amin learned early on how to prepare the delicious and savory food that is so unique to Morocco. After attending culinary school in France, Chef Amin returned to Morocco to begin his own catering company. After moving between Africa, Europe, and Morocco, Chef Amin came to settle in Washington DC. Here he is able to do what he loves and share a little taste of Morocco with the nation's capital. Marrakesh P Street is a wonderful combination of the taste of Morocco and warm hospitality. Upon entering the doors, you will be greeted with the lush atmosphere of a classic Moroccan lounge. Order from some of our classic, traditional Moroccan dishes and experience something completely unique in the heart of Dupont Circle.
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