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Jemaa El Fna | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Take a fruit cocktail, buy some fruits or herbs. This is taking part of Marrakesh. You cannot miss it and must experience it.

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Thank Paul1307
Essex, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate in the Medina on Monday night. Everyone vying for your custom. Everyone doing something different but ensure you only pay for what you order. We ordered kebab and lamb and got an extra dish of chicken & cous cous brought out which we had not ordered so sent it back. Also the menu quoted a price of 40drh... More 

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Thank JacIan30
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They will over charge and charge 10 d for the bread they throw down in front of you. Food was below avg. I would avoid it at all costs.

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1 Thank wade b
New York City, New York
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Navigating the food stalls in the square can be somewhat daunting given the pressure tactics employed by certain stalls to sit foreigners. Stall 98 however just has good food and was full of locals. Had a mountain of delicious food for two that cost less than $10 USD.

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1 Thank Geno C
Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must for anyone travelling to Morocco is to sample the local cuisine at one of the stalls in the square. You select your dish from a menu there are lots of stalls to choose from. Once your dish has been selected you are offered seating whilst it is being prepared. Throughout the experience you can see your food being... More 

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Thank lizzy367
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stalls are not to be missed—that being said, they are also not spectacular. We ate at Stall 65, and the prices were a bit high for quite average food. The menu is not clear, and we ended up with a bill much higher than we were anticipating. The atmosphere is unique, at least.

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Thank EBayArchaeo17
Vancouver, BC
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Same thing happened to us at food stall 31 - they gave us bread and mint tea, and aubergine that we did not order, and tried to charge us far more than all the extra food that gave us. The guy asked me to pull out the calculator and his number was off by 140 dirhams (on top of 120... More 

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Thank sunnyInVan
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This was our 2nd visit to Marrakech, we loved it the first time in 2016. This year (2017), we went to dine at the food stalls as the food is always really good and sat down at stall number 31. And I am sure everyone knows they add a little money to your bill for food but this time, at... More 

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Thank Peter_Stanke
Nantwich, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The evening food stalls in the square are one of the iconic Marrakech experiences. Only for the ultra adventerous, they offer every thing you have ever thought of eating and quite a lot that you probably wouldn't. We have eaten at Kritter, I think it's number 14 where they do deep fried fish. Kritter brings his fish fresh from Essouria... More 

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Thank Edwin W
Crewe, England, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

You will be hassled to sit at each table, sometimes rudely, sometimes politely and the chances of wandering around and looking in peace before you decide to eat are just about zero. But its worth it for the experience, once anyway. We went to stall 95 and food was good and I was charged the price I expected.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Moroccan, Fast food, Halal
Meals
After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jemaa El Fna | Medina, Marrakech 40000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?