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El Ali

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45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
+216 71 321 927
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 20:00
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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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5 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of the old market or the madinah, it's very hard to find but worth the effort, the food was tasty but a little expensive for tunis.

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Thank alialmosawy
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic cultural location fantastic food everyone welcoming and warm. Will recommend to anyone and will definitely go again

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Thank Wasim M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent tradional food, good taste, good warmfull staff, excellent service and fast. Some old dishes in the menu were not available. Overall is great restaurant. Also it has a coffee place on the terrace, top of a roof, where you can enjoy a variaty of drinks and juices. Very pleased and will return again Regards Sami

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1 Thank Sami B
Belgium
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

great atmosphere in this small restaurant in the center of the Tunis' Medina. The food is excellent and nicely presented, the menu comprises quite some real Tunisian dishes, the service is professional. Only little drawback might be the use of the handheld vacuums to clean the tables. Changing the table sets & runners might be a good alternative ;-)

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1 Thank Patrick B
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the hidden gems in La Madina. You have to use your GPS to find it or constantly asking the locals for directions. The food is beyond amazing, I went there twice in my one week visit to Tunis. As I write this I can still vividly remember the mouth-watering flavour of the food. We ordered... More 

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2 Thank Mohannad M
Paris, France
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45 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

It is in a noisy area of old city. When we get in, we feel calm and peace. The traditional music is trying to tell a beautiful story. I should take a photo when I cut the brik, fresh egg goes down, the best one I tasted in Tunis. All their waiters is very polite and professional. Since we are... More 

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2 Thank NiniAix_727371
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

As always, astonishing old kitchen taste. Served by lovely waiters. To end up with some coffee and Tea on the top level while enjoying a sunny day. Romantic and peaceful.

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1 Thank Iheb B
Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Amazing in everything, the food, the atmosphere, the service, amazing Tunisian menu, if you're visiting tunis you have to tray it

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Thank Gowaid
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Just popped into my sight while browsing through the little and narrow streets of souq/Medina. Very decent and clean place. The servants were very helpful as I did not understand neither Arabic nor French. It's a two floor place with the restaurant below and the patisserie is at the top with a terrace. Very nice ambience, decoration and music. The... More 

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Cairo, Egypt
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71 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

To our dissapointment they stop serving lunch at around 2. Othereise there is a cafe area which was open. The atmosphere and the interior of z building is charming . Below the restaurant there is a very nice souveneir shop. So colorful n bright. Prices are good.

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Thank lamia a

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis
  • Phone Number: +216 71 321 927
Description
El Ali restaurant & Café is charming, an oasis of peace away from the chaos of the medina streets.when you step into it, you feel as through you've walked straight into someone's house; a home of the past.You have to come and see to discover how tasty are the recipes, how beauty is the place and how intense is your evasion when stretch out into it's different levels reserved to a restaurant, cultural café and an airy and greenery terrasse.

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