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Marrakesh Costa Mesa

1976 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2249
+1 949-645-8384
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“baklava” (7 reviews)
“pastilla” (9 reviews)
“lentil soup” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
1976 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2249
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Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Food: The food was great. Lentil soup. Carrots, cucumbers, and eggplant salad. Some type of chicken cake with powdered sugar. Then a mixed grill delicious plate. Experience: Washing your hands at the table with a traditional Moroccan hand washing was legit. While dining you are...More

1  Thank AdventureCouple_2017
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I first dined at the Marrakesh about 35 years ago, back when they were on PCH. While the current location isn't nearly as glitzy, the food remains nearly unchanged. And that's a good thing. Yes, the portions are a bit smaller and the prices are...More

Thank Otto K
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We Revisited this place recently for anniversary have off and on gone to them for the last 20 years as we lived in Newport Beach and I have to say wasn't even sure if they were going to still be around much to my surprised...More

Thank mtkiki
Reviewed 16 May 2017

I have been visiting Marrakesh a couple of times a year for many years. I have seen it at its best and not so much. On this visit, we had a reservation for 8, we all arrived a nearly the same time, we were seated...More

1  Thank david r
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Morocco is one of the true gems to visit and enjoy their great cuisine. Marrakesh Costa Mesa is probably the best, most authentic Moroccan restaurant I have seen. The menu is traditional and the flavors are exactly as I remember my meals across the country....More

Thank jeffreyhunt
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Great change up from the traditional dinner out. We loved, charlie, the gentleman who waited on us. Turned out he knew a friend of ours from my work. He was so accommodating and made us feel like family. Small but open rooms broke groups of...More

Thank alimariew
Reviewed 16 February 2017

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...More

Thank Malelaw
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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...More

Thank KelloggTraveler
Reviewed 13 February 2017

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
Reviewed 17 January 2017 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...More

Thank Don H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, 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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