We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Restaurant Essofra

rue Taieb Mhiri | Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
+216 98 281 049
Save
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
23 Jan 2017
“Authentically Local Tunisian Cuisine”
1 Mar 2016
“Charming”
Restaurant Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Soups, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
rue Taieb Mhiri | Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
Write a Review
Reviews (139)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 23 January 2017

Delighted with this luncheon experience. We always seek authentic local cuisine; Essofra offers the "real deal." Our outstanding Gil Travel guide directed us here and we savored the open, comfortable, unique setting (farm implements!) as well as our friendly and ohso helpful servers. Our group...More

Thank Case_USA
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Local cuisine, local decoration, service excellent. A must when in Djerba. The stuffed calamari when in season is a must. The staff are very friendly and accomadating.

Thank Lucinda2610
Reviewed 10 August 2015

we found this restaurant a bit disappointing although the good reviews from other travellers. the food, we chose the lamb, was ok, but the portions too small and many things were not on the menu. decent but nothing special. we loved the antiques hanging on...More

Thank Anto_Seb
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Looks like an old farm house inside. Good music. Lovely starters (harrissa; potato and aubergine; sweet onion and tomato). Plenty of choice of Tunisian dishes. Main portions not too big, which is good because a plate of fruit to finish is huge. Deliciously dark and...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 15 October 2014

lovely food yet again thank you. warm welcome from the staff again, food was hot and full of flavor. if visiting you must try the lentils and the djerbian rice.

Thank mary-frances83
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This family is family run. It serves dishes typical to the Island of Djerba. You find dishes not available elsewhere, dishes that are normally prepared only at home. Prices are reasonable and servings abundant. I did not find the sitting very comfortable but the food...More

Thank Souad342
Reviewed 2 January 2014

We had a very good local couscous in the Djerbian style (fish and special spices). As a started we had a tunisian soup (frik), it was also very good.

Thank Dhafer B
Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

Disappointed by this place - food was okay, service was friendly but I hadn't finished my starter of before my main was brought to the table and the starter was taken away. There were only 3 tables, including mine, with patrons eating so I don't...More

Thank StephEff1
Reviewed 12 September 2013

Very welcoming owner, he makes you feel at home and is very nice, he will guide you through the choices of dishes, the food is very good, it is like home cooking. The decor is simple and the ambiance is relaxed. Service is fast and...More

Thank maderpint
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Great food. Very welcoming. We didn't order anything from the menu. We just asked if we could have a really big fish (for 4 ) with whatever the chef wanted. And it turned out to be great. I definitely recommend this Restaurant.

2  Thank 2ranma75
Nearby
Nearby Restaurants
Gusto
51 reviews
.12 km away
Ristorante Haroun
379 reviews
.93 km away
Restaurant de L'ile
92 reviews
.27 km away
Restaurant Dar Hassine
47 reviews
.57 km away
Nearby Attractions
Autre Tunisie Day Tours
154 reviews
1.11 km away
Djerbahood
260 reviews
6.41 km away
El Ghriba Synagogue
512 reviews
7.25 km away
Mezraya Quad Safari Day Tours
17 reviews
.50 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
MaryseetNil2016
Y a t il du vin? Y a t il du vin?
28 July 2016|
What is your answer?
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Taieb Mhiri | Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Medenine Governorate  >  Djerba Island
  • Phone Number: +216 98 281 049
  • E-mail