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Chez les Freres

3 Rue Sidi Magdoul, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
+212 673-411907
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pastilla” (2 reviews)
“two brothers” (2 reviews)
“place to eat” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
3 Rue Sidi Magdoul, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is nicely decorated and you sit very comfortably on cushions or matresses. The ambience is great and the owner of the restaurant is very friendly and hospitable. I had a Tagine de Kefta which was tasty but a bit overpriced for the rather...More

Thank Daniel N
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for hidden gems far from crowded touristic places, it should be on the top of your list. Despite being rated quite low on TripAdvisor, the place deserves a much better rating than most of the top twenty because of its combination...More

Thank Igor S
Reviewed April 5, 2018

​By far the best restaurant on our Morocco trip. Cooking is on a totally different level here, run by the most skillful and kindest chef alive. The pastilla was otherworldly, the dourad fish was fresh from the market, luscious and completed by a heavenly tomato...More

Thank forbiddenseas
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Adil, Marouane and Simo are great hosts that prepared the most amazing feast for my group with an amazing live band and dancers. The food was outstanding and they accommodated to everybody's dietary restriction. I highly recommend this place!

Thank yogamultimedia
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a really nice Dinner at this Restaurant. It was very cosy and warm and the People were super friendly. The two Brothers and Mimmon - the little cat (i hope the name is right) - made us feel at home. The food was...More

Thank moana_l97
Reviewed June 30, 2017

A year has now past since I was in the Chez, happy to report its still as good as last time. Was great to catch up with those who work there and once again enjoy their wonderful food! My food was cooked beautifully by Chef...More

Thank Ben B
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Such a wonderful find away from the busyness of the medina. A lovely family restaurant run by some of the friendliest Moroccans in Essaouria. We discovered this place by chance on our first visit to Essaouria, we ordered the 'poulet citron tagine', and loved this...More

1  Thank Olivia B
Reviewed August 9, 2016

After several restaurant visit for finding a good meal in Essaouira we happily discovered Chez les Freres on our walk around the medina an afternoon. From the very first meal we were sold - and we didn't have the need to go any where else...More

Thank Karima E
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We tried several restaurants before we finally found this place. We had dinner here three nights and the food was amazing! Like homemade food great flavours, great environment and the people working here; Samir, Mustapha & the cook Fatima are the best. Very helpful, nice...More

Thank TrudeHL
Reviewed July 17, 2016

Really welcoming place, away from the hustle and bustle of the Medina, yet in the very heart thereof. The owner and staff are so helpful and couldn't do enough for you. The prices are reasonable and the food fantastic! Worth every Dirham, with an ambience...More

Thank Ben B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Rue Sidi Magdoul, Essaouira 44100, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 673-411907
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