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Dar Essalam

170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5244-43520
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Overview
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
African, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
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170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
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1 - 10 of 417 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I recommend going for lunch as there are good value options. While our service suffered somewhat from being very late lunch guests (the staff wanted to close), it is a beautiful restaurant and we had a quiet and relaxed meal. Some of the dishes were...More

Thank RobbieJey
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must go restaurant in Marraquexe! So many laughing because of the great staff! Good food and service. A very antique restaurant set of American movies scene. Beautiful typical decor!

Thank ClaudiaSofs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch here as part of a city tour. This place is very large with many dining areas and all of such authenticity to Marrakech and so tastefully decorated. The food was very good yet not our most memorable. Likely the group setting effected that...More

Thank Ed M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted a beautiful restaurant for our last night in Marrakech and were thrilled with the recommendation to go to Dar Essalam. More lovely than I had imagined a restored (17th palace could be. Our waiter kindly gave us a tour through the venue at...More

Thank Karen C
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Customer, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate twice at this wonderful restaurant, the second visit being a birthday celebration. There is limited menu, but the food we ate was delicious on both occassions and the cheapest dinners we had in an eight day stay in Marrakesh. Some have called this...More

Thank Kim B
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Customer, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here after a full day tour in Marrakech booked through our hotel (Thomson) Hidden gem in the city, food was lovely and staff very friendly, the venue from the outside looks a bit questionable to say the least at the moment but the...More

Thank Charli W
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Charli, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

If you fancy being surrounded by under-dressed, overweight and cheap tourist groups, go for it. Such an awe-inspiring, breath taking piece of work in terms of setting. The hand chiseled and most ornate rooms I have seen, alas, the rest was anything but pleasing to...More

Thank caroka
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has very good reviews...but frankly is a bit of a tacky tourist trap. Never seen such small tajines and dishes. The space could be nice, but needs sprucing up. If you want a real moroccan restaurant, go to one on the Hivernage or...More

Thank Timothy M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Located on a street that leads to Jema el Fna square, beautiful dinning hall, attentive staff, live performances which had ups and downs (highlight was a player who combined traditional Moroccan instrument with contemporary melodies - especially country/western sounds), dinner was delicious, we opted for...More

Thank fabulous4rome
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Customer, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 14 July 2017

The lady of our riad has advised us to go here. This restaurant has a brilliant service, a very good menu. Music is played and the ambiance is great.More

Thank JWF V
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We believe that our interior decoration is our gratest asset, and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal in the restaurant your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank you once again for...More

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As I mentioned in my review I visited the restaurant on a organised group trip. I would believe the entertainment is regular, and that she would come out and dance have a break and then come back out again. That's how I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 12 - US$ 47
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-43520
  • E-mail
Description
N full heart of the medina where merges tradition and modernity, an authentic restaurant has several years of perfectly preserved history. DAR ESSALAM is the first moroccan restaurant in Marrakech since 1952, it's here that the Hitchcock's movie "the man knew too much " was filmed. Come and taste our refined moroccan cuisine.
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