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Sam's Restaurant

Avenue du Caire | Complexe Commercial Bin Al Aswar, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 661-097971
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good43%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“fish soup” (10 reviews)
“turbot” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Moroccan, Seafood, Soups, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Avenue du Caire | Complexe Commercial Bin Al Aswar, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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1 - 10 of 146 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

Saw they served tapas, so went for lunch. We had fried anchovies and the Chef's Selection plus a portion of chips. With a beer.and a largish bottle of water, our total bill was 181 dirham, which we thought excellent value for money. Our dishes were...More

Thank TessaPolis
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at Sam's restaurant and were very pleased with our meal. We had crab croquettes to start with and the shared a whole turbot. The preparation was very delicious and the staff really nice. It's a popular place in Essaouira but it's worth...More

Thank Elise D
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Tasty ! Nice and warm welcome ! Unless they left the port the chef is always doing good 😊 Stuffed sardines 💪 and turbot grilled 😎 efficient recipe

Thank Dan92500
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is big but airy with a good fish menu and serves local wines too. The service is brisk and efficient and the food is well presented and obviously cooked in a sophisticated kitchen but the prices are reasonable for the quality. The fish...More

Thank Peterwilliamhumphrey
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We enjoyed a delicious meal at this restaurant. The food was fresh and beautifully cooked - with very large portions! The service and ambiance were excellent! Good value for money.

Thank Martin1955701
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Good service, good food, nice atmosphere. Located right outside the souk and an easy walk from the Essouira Medina Hotel.

Thank MaliRoed
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Relaxed and friendly service with great food. Good for supper. Well worth finding - just outside the medina.

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great seafood and immaculate service. This restaurant is now in the Complexe Commercial Bin Al Aswar just outside the Medina walls whilst many guide books etc say it is at the end of the harbour.

Thank SannaLeeds
Reviewed 5 January 2017

It was a little shambolic, and the staff weren't overly friendly, but the food was great, the location was great, the heritage value priceless. I was looking forward to introducing my partner to Chez Sam, and we made a beeline to the harbour as soon...More

Thank Hilary D
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

It appears to be reopening soon near Hotel Des Iles in Centre Commercial Bin Alaswars. Building work is progressing and it looks as though it should finish soon.

Thank John B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenue du Caire | Complexe Commercial Bin Al Aswar, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 661-097971
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