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70 Rue Laalouj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+ 212 (0) 24 47 35 55
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Upstairs in the medina, Silvestro's dining room transports you to authentic italy and the dishes were on par with many i tasted in Italy, plus it wasn't expensive. The staff are friendly, warm and efficient, service was excellent, and it's a nice place to have a drink with your meal (many restaurants in Essaouira don't serve alcohol) Definitely recommend it... More 

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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, when I knew I was going to Morocco I didnt expect having the best italian food I have ever eaten, considering I've been in Italy and in many italian restaurants around the world. We were recomended this restaurant by the owner of our hotel. So glad we tried. Please, do yourself a favour and order the gorgonzole gnocci. Pasta... More 

Thank Laura T
Reykjavik, Iceland
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

I am out of words! That was the best food I had in my Morocco trip. We could have been in a little family owned restaurant somewhere in Toscana. We had three different courses and they where all great. Simple and not trying to be anything else. I want to go back (now)!

Thank evroputur
Reykjavik, Iceland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

I loved everything about this place and I just can't stop thinking about the spinach gnocchi that I had and the pizza was excellent!

Thank astajuliat
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Very good pasta carbonara & gnocchi gorgonzola! My escalope e fungi was excellent - the accompanying potatoes sadly a little cold. The shared wood fired pizza prosciutto con fungi was very good - the fungi needed a little cooking though & some genorosity with the olio but I've had a lot worse even in Italy! A couple of Italian wines... More 

Thank tshields
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Silvestro is the place we usually enjoy in Essaouira for its pizza and pasta. We recommend the pizza 4 cheese and the garlic spaghetti, the best outside Italia.Highly recommended.

Thank Franck_Domi78
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55 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

Really enjoyed the pasta at this place. The service was good, the food delicious, and the price reasonable. Well worth a visit!

Thank yasf
Marrakech, Morocco
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

The best pizza you can get in Essaouira, with an original touch the italians of Silvestro are making such tasty and beautiful pizza

Thank Khalid D
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Sylvestro's was recommended to us by a lovely American lady who happened to be visiting the Riad we were staying at. She is a well-known regular at both the riad and Sylvestro's and said that if we were looking for a place to eat that wasn't Moroccan, Sylvestro's is the one. The food was delicious and comes in large portions,... More 

Thank Ruhina K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Silvestros was a great restaurant in 2011. In Nov 2016 we returned to Essaouira and again dined there - three times because my wife doesn't like Moroccan food, and Silvestros seems to be the only authentic Italian restaurant in the Medina. Today it still has a pleasant welcoming feel and produces some very good food (the parmigiano and gnocchi gorgonzola... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Rue Laalouj, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: + 212 (0) 24 47 35 55
Quelques marches à grimper et vous voici totalement dépaysé. La vue des antipasti, fromages et vins d’Italie ouvrent l’appétit. Silvestro, en chef italien qui se respecte, veille jalousement à l’authenticité de sa cuisine. Les pâtes sont faites maison, les pizzas croustillantes, cuites au feu de bois et les produits tels fromages, prosciutto, huile d’olive et café importés. Cela donne une carte riche et variée à savourer dans l’atmosphère chaleureuse d’une salle toujours pleine d’une clientèle fidèle

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?