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517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
+1 215-925-5929
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
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Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The place is not that big but nice.The food is good and worth the price.Friendly staff working there.It's my first time to eat lamb andI liked what they have.Good service. I can say it is a great first time experience. Hu

Thank Belinda U
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Eating at Marrakesh feels like dining at your Moroccan mom's (assuming you have one) kitchen. The place is designed authentically and we were all excited by the thought of eating with our hands. The first dish of salads was OK. The 2nd dish was a...More

Thank BusyBizTraveler
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The restaurant is a bit off the beaten path and that's part of it's charm. You have to ring the doorbell for admittance and then it feels as if you've arrived at a completely different city. The atmosphere is captivating and the food is excellent!...More

Thank Jo A H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing especially the land with honey and the place is stunning ! We really feel like in Marrakech ! One of the best American place we have done around the world ! Highly recommended !

Thank Marie-charlotte N
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Eating at Marrakesh was unique and it felt like a little piece of Morocco. The service was friendly and the food was excellent. The seven course fixed meal came out steaming hot and through the courses there was an unlimited supply of pita bread that...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This was my first time trying Moroccan food and this place did not disappoint! It was very a very authentic Moroccan experience as well. When we arrived we were seated and given a towel for our laps and our hands were washed with rose water....More

Thank katiek0818
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

For our final dinner during our visit for my stepdaughter's graduation from Penn, 8 of us headed to Marrakesh for dinner. Since making the reservation, my mother-in-law had had a health crisis, and was having difficulty walking. When we arrived, they started to put us...More

1  Thank Holly M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We took a friend there for her birthday dinner, and although she is a vegetarian and we are not, Marrakesh accommodated all three of us. The food was fabulous, the decor is delightful, and the portions are huge! Be sure not to eat a big...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Ok you don't go here because the food is 5-star, but it's not bad, and it's a fun experience, especially with a group of people. We asked for seating downstairs since my husband has back issues, but they seated us at a much too small...More

1  Thank Tamra P
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I had a great, traditional 7 course Moroccan feast for only $25.00 pp. Very atmospheric, great service. We couldn't eat everything as there was way too much for 2 people. Location was also near South St. and all of the action.

Thank Claudia E
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Questions & Answers
27 March 2017|
Response from billy333 | Reviewed this property |
Haha, great question and I have no idea. If you wanna get the real deal call the Resto an ask. I'm sure they would love to help. They really are like that :)
2 March 2017|
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Response from r r g | Reviewed this property |
Ok, listen, this is a small romantic, dimly lit restaurant, the 1st fl can accomodate at most 35 people, the 2nd fl even less. Seating on( separate) sections on low divans,w/ 6 to be comfortable. They may want to & prob... More
20 August 2016|
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Response from don l | Reviewed this property |
No idea...but authentic ethnic cooking is rarely calorie conscious...!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-5929
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