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3119 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-1615 (32nd Ave.)
+1 415-751-2312
17:00 - 22:00
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San Rafael, California
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103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I had read the stellar reviews and checked in early on a weekday with my golfing partner after playing at the adjacent golf course. It started out well with very welcoming and friendly service in a nicely decorated place with original Middle Eastern rugs, cushions and tables. They did play the same Gypsy King tape (Spanish) all over again:-) I... More 

Thank GoGlobalMan
Bozeman, Montana
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

My dear friends were out to please me--I had one " lay-over" meal in San Francisco before boarding a flight to Taiwan. We hadn't dined together for at least four years, and they call San Francisco home. We are all centered on the food-- is it fresh, prepared with love and skill, surprising you just a bit, while satisfying you... More 

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North Easton, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Often times it is challenging to find good vegan and vegetarian options on a menu, but it was so easy here. Our pre-fixed dinner was truly authentic and delicious, and the service was impeccable. We also greatly appreciated the unique cultural atmosphere of the restaurant. Treat yourself to a unique experience-- you'll be pleased that you did!

Thank DharmaDude007
Euless, Texas
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93 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Food was delicious and the atmosphere was great! We had 3 kids ranging from 2-9 who all really enjoyed it as well. They were very friendly with the kids, and the belly dancer even brought them up to dance with her!

Thank Nikki M
Cottonwood, California
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I have eaten at El Mansour for almost 40 years and I enjoyed it every time. They have had the same chef for 29 years so the menu and food are consistently good. It had been several years since my last visit so I was very pleased that my favorite dishes were still available. All the lamb choices are scrumptious.... More 

Thank Penny V
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten path, but worth an uber. You walk into this gem and are warmly greeted. Seated at low, plush couches, the server will come and wash your hands for you. Following that, you are in for a delicious multi-course meal and good wine. We have never been disappointed with any selection. You'll end with hot tea poured the... More 

Thank Josephine G
Los Altos, California, United States
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604 reviews
441 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you want a true family dining experience, this is your place! The food is great and it the restaurant takes you back as if you were in Morocco. There is some dancing and you may get chosen to do a little dancing. This is worth a trip if you're getting tired of hotel restaurants, etc.

Thank Rhett L
Oakland, California
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64 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 270 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

What a unique cultural experience! Took my boyfriend here for his birthday and though there were families and groups, it didn't take away the romantic and cozy ambiance. The staff was welcoming and attentive and the food was delicious with a capital D. The belly dancing was an added bonus to what was already an amazing dining experience. A bit... More 

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San Francisco, California
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Dress casual because you will be sitting on pillows. Mediterranean atmosphere to the hilt. I love the way they serve tea.

Thank Lila T
Pacific Grove, California
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2015

For an all around good time you can't beat belly dancing and eating with your fingers. Morocco is one of my favorite countries and this food is very authentic and yummy. The lamb with prunes brought back very fond memories. The lentil soup also reminded us of eating on the street with donkeys and dust. Fabulous.

1 Thank Jesalee

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3119 Clement St, San Francisco, CA 94121-1615
    (32nd Ave.)
  • Public Transportation: 2 clement, 38 Geary and 1 California.
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Francisco
  • Phone Number: +1 415-751-2312

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?