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Dar El Jeld

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5-10, Rue Dar El Jeld | 5, Rue Dar El Jeld, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
+216 71 560 916
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Tunis, Tunisia
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61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located in a former Palace within the Médina of the old city in Tunis, this is one of the grandest restaurant around. High ceiling and historical murals greet you as you walk in. The waiters are highly trained and professional, they have an impressive list of local and international dishes (I highly recommend their couscous and grilled fish with Tunisian... More 

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44 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was a fantastic venue , full of history and traditional Tunisian architecture / decor. The food is gorgeous , loved it all , tried it all, ate it all!!! Definitely a place to go but be careful in booking as apparently it's booked weeks in advance If in Tunis then check it out

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Thank Burlzz
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47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was brought here by one of my clients for a business dinner. The location and ambience was fantastic, I would say this was a don't miss dinner venue (make sure to book). I had the Brik followed by the couscous and it was all great and washed down with some nice local red wine. We also had the cream... More 

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Barcelona
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44 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tunisian restaurant. Full experience lf decor music and food. I am not giving 5 stars because it is very difficult to find and we had to ask 3 people.

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London, United Kingdom
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292 reviews
198 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great restaurant that is more of an experience than just a lovely meal. Highly recommend the couscous (their three versions: lamb, fish and vegetables) suits all tastes, and tea at the end with a bit of a sweet square is the perfect ending. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Impeccable service, food and Kanoon music ! Enjoyed the whole experience, tks for the choice Fedi , the setting is unforgettable

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Minneapolis, MN
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106 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Savored our "Farewell to Tunisia" dinner at this magnificent restaurant. Overall ambience feels "fancy" yet gracious staff are most welcoming. All reviewers' superlatives for Dar El Jeld are accurate. Tunisian fare is exceptional - loved grilled shrimp, couscous and to-die-for sorbet.

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Tunis, Tunisia
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29 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Whenever I feel like eating Couscous with mutton like the one my mother used to make, I go with my little family to Dar El Jeld restaurant. There, you really taste the true and traditional Tunisian dishes as our grand mothers used to prepare them. The atmosphere is really nice and waiters are offering great service. It is a pity... More 

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Tunis, Tunisia
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The place is nice and the staff are friendly and professional. I enjoyed the food even though I didn't try one of the traditional Tunisian dishes.

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Ikoma, Japan
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

This restaurant has a lovely, sedate atmosphere, excellent food, friendly service. The maitre d' was happy to answer our questions in English. One of the wait staff offered to take our photo without even being asked. Their one vegan dish, cous cous with vegetables, is tasty. Tunisian wine by the glass by the glass.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Middle Eastern, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5-10, Rue Dar El Jeld | 5, Rue Dar El Jeld, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis
  • Phone Number: +216 71 560 916

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