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517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
+1 215-925-5929
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closes in 30 min
5:30 PM - 9:00 PMAll hours
Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Horrible food. not sure when the rugs were ever vacuumed. dusty & smelly. They are lazy to even move the stickers on the fruits. they only accept cash. Will never go back nor will recommend anyone.

Thank swe1980
Reviewed 26 November 2017

Tucked away in an alley adds to the mystique. Knock on the large wooden door and enter another country. The décor is lush and cozy. You sit very near to everyone and get to make new friends. The service is wonderful! All the dishes were...More

Thank Scubachick59
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Never having been to Morocco,some in our party were not prepared for a new dining experience. The meal was good, but eating without utensils and all from a large central bowl was something of a taste to be acquired.

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We've been to Morocco, and the food here is probably better than meals we had in Marrakesh (and Fes and Casablanca). Marrakesh is a favorite place to take friends and family from out of town--it's a crowd-pleaser every time. The decor is dark, with Moroccan...More

Thank dream_genie
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The place is not that big but nice.The food is good and worth the price.Friendly staff working there.It's my first time to eat lamb andI liked what they have.Good service. I can say it is a great first time experience. Hu

Thank Belinda U
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Eating at Marrakesh feels like dining at your Moroccan mom's (assuming you have one) kitchen. The place is designed authentically and we were all excited by the thought of eating with our hands. The first dish of salads was OK. The 2nd dish was a...More

Thank BusyBizTraveler
Reviewed 31 July 2017

The restaurant is a bit off the beaten path and that's part of it's charm. You have to ring the doorbell for admittance and then it feels as if you've arrived at a completely different city. The atmosphere is captivating and the food is excellent!...More

Thank Jo A H
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The food was amazing especially the land with honey and the place is stunning ! We really feel like in Marrakech ! One of the best American place we have done around the world ! Highly recommended !

Thank Marie-charlotte N
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Eating at Marrakesh was unique and it felt like a little piece of Morocco. The service was friendly and the food was excellent. The seven course fixed meal came out steaming hot and through the courses there was an unlimited supply of pita bread that...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This was my first time trying Moroccan food and this place did not disappoint! It was very a very authentic Moroccan experience as well. When we arrived we were seated and given a towel for our laps and our hands were washed with rose water....More

Thank katiek0818
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Questions & Answers
28 March 2017|
Response from billy333 | Reviewed this property |
Haha, great question and I have no idea. If you wanna get the real deal call the Resto an ask. I'm sure they would love to help. They really are like that :)
2 March 2017|
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Response from r r g | Reviewed this property |
Ok, listen, this is a small romantic, dimly lit restaurant, the 1st fl can accomodate at most 35 people, the 2nd fl even less. Seating on( separate) sections on low divans,w/ 6 to be comfortable. They may want to & prob... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from don l | Reviewed this property |
No idea...but authentic ethnic cooking is rarely calorie conscious...!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-5929
  • E-mail
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