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Restaurant La Decouverte

8 Bis Rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 610-638399
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Bis Rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Lovely little place with a small menu as all is freshly cooked there and then. Very polite staff and good service, worth a visit for sure.

Thank David M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

what a cute place it is! less of a restaurant, more of homy atmosphere and home-made food. very nice owners. we ordered extra portion of Morrocan soup as it was so good. Fish pastilla and sardine kofta were just fabulous. cosy, casual, perfect for lunch,...More

Thank czarymari
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were recommended to, and thoroughly enjoyed, this restaurant when we visited Essaouira six years ago and simply had to find it again. Little has changed - thank heavens. The place is one small room including the kitchen, which is great as you can watch...More

Thank HoppitHall
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This is a small and welcoming restaurant off one of the main evening thoroughfares. We enjoyed our camel tanjine with couscous and caramelised onions/raisins for main. Well priced. The entree of small pastilla of goats cheese was underwhelming. Worth a visit, albeit alittle pretentious on...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This is a small restaurant with a traditional menu featuring couscous and tagine. Very nice owner and good service, good prices and tasy food.

Thank OregonMom123
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice. Vegetarian pastry parcels the best I have had in town. Pigeon pie really good too.

Thank AlisonD275
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Fabulous hosts and delicious home cooked fare at very reasonable prices. We have been here a couple of times and on our last visit to Essaouira we booked out the restaurant for a special family dinner. We communicated over email in advance to decide the...More

Thank Karmi90
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Frédérique and Édouard put on such a special meal for my family when we visited Essaouira for our wedding celebrations. The food is always so fresh here and restaurant Decouverte is up there as one of the most welcoming and delicious restaurants in the whole...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Charming small restaurant, we came across it as we were hunting for Ecotourisme et Randonnees, all part of the same enterprise. We watched the pasta being made and then we ate it simply with pesto. Traditional Moroccan home made pastries to follow. Lovely!

Thank FrancesQue
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Enjoyed a very tasty lunch here. Service was fast and attentive. Happy to recommend the restaurant and it's friendly staff.

Thank PeterMac29
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bis Rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 610-638399
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