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Restaurant La Decouverte

8 Bis Rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 610-638399
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Moroccan, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8 Bis Rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a small and welcoming restaurant off one of the main evening thoroughfares. We enjoyed our camel tanjine with couscous and caramelised onions/raisins for main. Well priced. The entree of small pastilla of goats cheese was underwhelming. Worth a visit, albeit alittle pretentious on...More

Thank Marcus W
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a small restaurant with a traditional menu featuring couscous and tagine. Very nice owner and good service, good prices and tasy food.

Thank OregonMom123
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice. Vegetarian pastry parcels the best I have had in town. Pigeon pie really good too.

Thank AlisonD275
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Fabulous hosts and delicious home cooked fare at very reasonable prices. We have been here a couple of times and on our last visit to Essaouira we booked out the restaurant for a special family dinner. We communicated over email in advance to decide the...More

Thank Karmi90
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Frédérique and Édouard put on such a special meal for my family when we visited Essaouira for our wedding celebrations. The food is always so fresh here and restaurant Decouverte is up there as one of the most welcoming and delicious restaurants in the whole...More

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Charming small restaurant, we came across it as we were hunting for Ecotourisme et Randonnees, all part of the same enterprise. We watched the pasta being made and then we ate it simply with pesto. Traditional Moroccan home made pastries to follow. Lovely!

Thank FrancesQue
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Enjoyed a very tasty lunch here. Service was fast and attentive. Happy to recommend the restaurant and it's friendly staff.

Thank PeterMac29
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

My partner and I were recommended this place and we were immediately taken by the lovely chef and her passion for her food. We ordered the Moroccan specialty, the chicken pastilla, some Moroccan salad and mint tea and slowly worked our way through it. My...More

Thank JonahVark
Reviewed 24 April 2017

This place is special as it is run by a husband and wife, with the wife half in the kitchen and half out talking to diners! You can dine outside on a quiet side-street in the Medina or inside. The place feels warm and cozy,...More

Thank Amanda M
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Great cosy restaurant with excellent food. Really enjoyed all we ate and it was great to see local women being employed as cooks here. We booked a day in advance.

Thank GailGarbutt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bis Rue Houmam El Fatouaki, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 610-638399
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