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Marrakesh Costa Mesa

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1976 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2249 (19 Street)
+1 949-645-8384
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Newport Beach, California
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hadn't been to Marrakesh in many years, saw a Groupon and took advantage, dinner for four. While the place was a bit dated but still interesting given the "tent" like atmosphere and seating, (just a bit low for me, I am a big guy) the food and service was outstanding! From the starters of the vegetable plate, to the unlimited... More 

Thank Malelaw
Chicago, Illinois
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113 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a old Mediterranean restaurant that is next to the expressway in Costa Mesa. The interior is huge which has many dining sections on different levels. The decor certainly elevates the ambiance and sets the expectations for something special. The service begins with washing of hands with rose water. Dinner consists of soup, salad, bastilla, entree and baklava with... More 

Thank KelloggTraveler
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking for something different for dinner. This is the place. The food is outstanding and the portions are large. Prices are in line with most mid-priced fine dining restaurants. I didn't see any belly dancers, but maybe another day.

Thank Dick C
Costa Mesa, California
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

What are wonderful and surprisingly excellent restaurant in Costa Mesa. We went there as couples on the advice of someone who it said it was a wonderful place for a different and unique dining experience. Right off the bat the decor is strictly Middle Eastern and they were belly dancers about and there is music in the background. The staff... More 

Thank Don H
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224 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Great place to take your sweetheart or even family and friends! Very entertaining! Delicious food, drinks and COMFY! Get up and even dance with the belly dancers if you dare!! I did!! A little pricy but worth it!!!

Thank Nan2cute4u
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I've been to Morocco and the food here is authentic as are the servers. The decor takes you to another country and the dishes are all so savory. The tea serving part of the meal makes it fun and realistic as does the belly dancing. It's a fun night & a highly recommend-- though if you're going for date night... More 

Thank Annie C
Huntington Beach
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

If you are looking for a restaurant that serves delicious authentic dishes with no skimping on portions, give the Marrakesh a try. You won't be disappointed. The roasted lamb was to die for!

Thank ilumen8d1
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious although we didn't have a camel on our Bastilla dish. Had the traditional dinner and enjoyed every course. Had honey prune lamb. So tender and moist! The atmosphere and layout was fantastic too. Great food, great place.

Thank AZ_mom
Irvine, California
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369 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This is a Moroccan dining experience. Tapestries all around with dimly lit areas with low seats and tables. Used Groupon deal for 2 pre fixed meals. What a delightful and unique experience. The server rinsed our hands with some warm rose water over a bowel..then the courses just keep on coming...soup you drink out of a bowel...savory filo type pastry...3... More 

Thank Mark H
Irvine, California
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75 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016

Order was several pieces of the bistella: it was excellent, well received by all guests, would order again. Staff was very pleasant.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1976 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2249
    (19 Street)
  • Public Transportation: Bust Stop
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Orange County  >  Costa Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 949-645-8384

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?