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Cinema Rif

Place 9 Avril, Tangier 90030, Morocco
+212 661-542124
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Nice chilled vibe

Smallish chilled cafe, with seats inside and lots outside, overlooking the Grand Socco. Nice place... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
nice atmospher

one of the best cafes in Tangier, so different than the other cafes, nice style nice atmospher and... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2017
Hamza A
Tangier, Morocco
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  • Average12%
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“grand socco” (4 reviews)
“mint tea” (5 reviews)
Place 9 Avril, Tangier 90030, Morocco
+212 661-542124
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Smallish chilled cafe, with seats inside and lots outside, overlooking the Grand Socco. Nice place to chill, have a snack and drink and use the wifi. Catch a movie if you have time, check out their website for events, history and information.

Thank City_girl041
Reviewed 10 April 2017

one of the best cafes in Tangier, so different than the other cafes, nice style nice atmospher and good people

Thank Hamza A
Reviewed 7 February 2017

An arty cafe fronting place 9 april. Make sure you look inside at the old cinema to go back in time. Occasional lantern and similar shows.

Thank MIKE E
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is a cinema with excellent choices of French and Moroccan films showing - several per day, so stop by and choose. The indoor/outdoor cafe is nice and friendly with plenty of space to sprawl out and read, chat, enjoy the sun, use the wifi....More

Thank Marian S
Reviewed 20 January 2017

They don't make 'em like this anymore. Even if you don't watch a film, the lobby is a great place to hang out on the Grand Socco and sip coffee or mint tea surrounded by hip, artsy locals and ex-pats. But for only 25 dhms,...More

1  Thank Bryant73
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The Cinémathèque de Tanger is one of the trendiest hang-outs in town for young artsy locals and cinema lovers alike. The programmation is on par with art house cinema worldwide, there's a café on site and the vibe and decor (not to mention free wifi)...More

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 16 July 2016

This wonderfuld faux-art deco palace might very well be the best cinema in Africa - situated right where the Ville Nouvelle meets the medina. The programming is high brow in the best sense of the word. In July you can attend a retrospective with films...More

Thank KimFoss
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Its a cool place. Cheap and cheerful as a cafe, showing films of quality aimed at film lovers. The cafe is a place gathering the cool crowd and a nice spot to take energy before going into the Medina.

2  Thank Gordon P
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Look for the Cinema Rif - AKA le Cinémathèque de Tanger - under "Things to do in Tangier, and you won't find it. It's under the rubric "Fun & Games." If watching new and classic European and American films, hard-to-find Moroccan and Arabic releases (with...More

1  Thank AvuncularAmerican
Reviewed 11 April 2016 via mobile

We stopped in here to get a break from the rain. What a pleasant surprise. This historical gem is like taking a step back in time. The only working theater in Tangier, this place is a meeting place for locals, expats, etc. Order their mint...More

Thank Jen R
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