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place Hassan II, Essaouira, Morocco
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Tetouan, Morocco
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place has two locations - one next to the CTM and the other in the medina. Had gelatto at the former and the gnocchi bolognese with a large latte at the latter. Wonderful.

Thank westluva
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice Italian ice cream. You have to go in the Medina, where the restaurant is located on a square. Large cup for 20 dirhams which could have 3 different flavor scoops. Choice not as extensive as in Italy but will do for the place and the price. What we had tasted good.

Thank Dockhal
New York City, New York
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95 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The cafe seems to be THE place to see and be seen in Essaouira. Not that it is hype, just because of its location. It is interesting to seat there and watch a slice of people's life. Oh and the homemade gelato helps too: pistachio, lemon-ginger, mango, coconut, tiramisu... All of them tasted fresh and not overly sweet.

Thank Alexandre N
Boston, Massachusetts
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160 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Ordered carry out ice cream as a treat after dinner. The service was prompt and the ice cream was tasty and very reasonably priced. I visited around 7PM and they were already sold out of a couple flavors, so be sure to visit early for the best selection.

Thank anonymous9257
Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

At this Italian cafe you can eat fresh ice cream every day. Your only problem will be to pick your favourite taste among the large choice. And yes, you can also have an Espresso or any other good cup of coffee while watching the never ending live show going on at the square Moulay Hassan in front of you. The... More 

Thank Gunilla58
Durham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Great little place with amazing gelato. Perfect for a hot sunny day. Went here for ice cream (two scoops for 15dirham) every day for 7days and never got tired. Lots of flavours, each one delicious.

Thank SazMacDaz86
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

Best place to sit down , have a cafe au lait ( if like me, by this time, you are fed up of mint tea) and watch the world go by on the main square. When you are done, get some ice cream, it is very good.

Thank PaolaLondra
Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

we ordered a tee verveine and it tasted terrible (like soap). we tried to return it, but the waitress would not take it back, claiming that it's all fine and normal, which it clearly wasn't.

Thank Mathias B
Essaouira, Morocco
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

The best Coffee we have found yet on this squere. Nice inviroment and friendly staff. The icecream is awesome. My favourit is coco. Good price and free wifi. My best stay of the day.

Thank Katten D
London, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2016

Go here for the hot chocolate and you will not be disappointed! I'm always dubious when a guide recommends a place but she was right. They also serve some great ice creams and good coffee and the location is ideal for people watching.

Thank Tigger B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Cafe, Italian
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place Hassan II, Essaouira, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira

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