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1976 Newport Blvd, Costa Mesa, CA 92627-2249 (19 Street)
+1 949-645-8384
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Orange County, CA
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180 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 diners into about 5 groups per room which made it much more cozy and private... More 

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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 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 food and service was outstanding! From the starters of the vegetable plate, to the unlimited... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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114 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 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 of hands with rose water. Dinner consists of soup, salad, bastilla, entree and baklava with... More 

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Thank KelloggTraveler
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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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 18 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 and they were belly dancers about and there is music in the background. The staff... More 

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Thank Don H
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224 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 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!!!

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Thank Nan2cute4u
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 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 

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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!

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Thank ilumen8d1
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53 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 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.

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Irvine, California
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372 reviews
296 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?