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El Ali

45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
+216 71 321 927
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“green tea” (2 reviews)
“old city” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In the middle of the old market or the madinah, it's very hard to find but worth the effort, the food was tasty but a little expensive for tunis.

Thank alialmosawy
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Fantastic cultural location fantastic food everyone welcoming and warm. Will recommend to anyone and will definitely go again

Thank Wasim M
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent tradional food, good taste, good warmfull staff, excellent service and fast. Some old dishes in the menu were not available. Overall is great restaurant. Also it has a coffee place on the terrace, top of a roof, where you can enjoy a variaty of...More

1  Thank Sami B
Reviewed 30 March 2017

great atmosphere in this small restaurant in the center of the Tunis' Medina. The food is excellent and nicely presented, the menu comprises quite some real Tunisian dishes, the service is professional. Only little drawback might be the use of the handheld vacuums to clean...More

1  Thank Patrick B
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is one of the hidden gems in La Madina. You have to use your GPS to find it or constantly asking the locals for directions. The food is beyond amazing, I went there twice in my one week visit to Tunis. As I...More

2  Thank Mohannad M
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

It is in a noisy area of old city. When we get in, we feel calm and peace. The traditional music is trying to tell a beautiful story. I should take a photo when I cut the brik, fresh egg goes down, the best one...More

2  Thank NiniAix_727371
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

As always, astonishing old kitchen taste. Served by lovely waiters. To end up with some coffee and Tea on the top level while enjoying a sunny day. Romantic and peaceful.

1  Thank Iheb B
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Amazing in everything, the food, the atmosphere, the service, amazing Tunisian menu, if you're visiting tunis you have to tray it

Thank Gowaid
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Just popped into my sight while browsing through the little and narrow streets of souq/Medina. Very decent and clean place. The servants were very helpful as I did not understand neither Arabic nor French. It's a two floor place with the restaurant below and the...More

Thank Tuba L
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

To our dissapointment they stop serving lunch at around 2. Othereise there is a cafe area which was open. The atmosphere and the interior of z building is charming . Below the restaurant there is a very nice souveneir shop. So colorful n bright. Prices...More

Thank lamia a
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Narjess B
L ambiance et la bouffe le réveillon?
10 December 2016|
Response from Liliakebayer | Reviewed this property |
Désolé Madame Narjess, je ne suis pas au courant à propos de leur programme pour le Réveillon. Je vous conseille de les appeler directement.
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Bonjour Je voudrais inviter un groupe d'amis Français pour le diner.. ET je voulais savoir si le restaurant sert du vins?. Merci
10 December 2016|
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Response from Taieb B | Reviewed this property |
Pas de vins dans ce restaurant
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Bonsoir , quels sont les prix pratiqués ? Merci
22 October 2016|
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Response from Moula B | Reviewed this property |
Bonjour; Les prix sont corrects!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis
  • Phone Number: +216 71 321 927
  • E-mail
El Ali restaurant & Café is charming, an oasis of peace away from the chaos of the medina streets.when you step into it, you feel as through you've walked straight into someone's house; a home of the past.You have to come and see to discover how tasty are the recipes, how beauty is the place and how intense is your evasion when stretch out into it's different levels reserved to a restaurant, cultural café and an airy and greenery terrasse.