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Marrakesh Moroccan Restaurant

1201 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1608
+1 503-248-9442
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1201 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1608
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

The minute you walk in you’re in a new world. It was our first time and that’s how it felt and we were pretty excited. I just wish that they could have explained the food a bit better since everything was new to us, the...More

Thank Jazzganggirl
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Its been a couple of years but always go to Marrakesh when in portland. Its not for every week but a great evening with a sig. other or friends. Moroccan restauarants are not always easy to find and this is one of the best. The...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I love visiting this restaurant. The decor is amazing and makes me feel like I've stepped out of Portland and into a tent in Morocco. I love all of the little nuances. Sitting on a pillow around a low table, rinsing your hands tableside, eating...More

Thank WanderEat
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We've seen this restaurant before -- it's just across the street from Paley's Place but a world apart! We stumbled across it on Groupon but they haven't seen the last of us! The ambiance, 5 course dinner with all the ceremony around it is an...More

Thank DeHypnotist
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I visited Marrakesh with co-workers on the way to Lan Su Garden. The atmosphere was enchanting and the service top-notch. The experience was fascinating. I can't say if it was the best Moroccan food, as it was my first Moroccan food! You will be eating...More

Thank carole c
Reviewed 27 August 2017

What a wonderful atmosphere, you feel as if you are in a Moroccan tent. The food was wonderful. You start with having your hands washed, then your first course of salad and soup, entree, dessert and tea. I ate so much I could hardly walk...More

Thank rubycp
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

This unique spot has cushions and wall tapestry, and for the most part flavorful food. The standard 5 course meal is reasonably priced at $22 pp. When we went, it included delicious lentil soup, a refreshing salad with eggplant, appetizer, entree and dessert. Each member...More

Thank TouristInTuscany
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Great food, atmosphere and service! Be ready to use your hands for this experience. If you are looking for unique this is the place!

Thank Wanda Z
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Marrakesh is a wonderful experience with wonderful food. The five course meal is fantastic and we always take home left overs. The atmosphere is fun, the belly dancing is entertaining. I have eaten here several times on vacation and have always had great food and...More

Thank Bean302
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This restaurant is close to hotels and once you enter, you feel as though you are in a different world. Totally exotic. Sit on cushions around round table. Decor is interesting with authentic rugs of Morocco. Love the music and ambience and seeing the belly...More

Thank Caryn F
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Marit B
8 October 2017|
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Response from WanderEat | Reviewed this property |
Yes. My sister in law is gluten intolerant and they were very accommodating. She had lots of options and was happy with her dinner there.
22 July 2017|
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Response from Toni P | Reviewed this property |
I remember it being btw 7-8pm. Call the restaurant to confirm and for reservations.
3 June 2016|
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Response from SH2022 | Reviewed this property |
I think kids would like the atmosphere and food (they have good rice :) It's a family restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1201 NW 21st Ave, Portland, OR 97209-1608
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Northwest District
  • Neighbourhood: Northwest District
  • Phone Number: +1 503-248-9442
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