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Dar Essalam

170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
+212 5244-43520
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tagine” (79 reviews)
“lamb” (22 reviews)
“bread” (12 reviews)
Open Now
20:00 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
African, Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The interior is really nice and traditional and they offer entertainment - but really depends on where you are being seated. The entertainment would be rated a 3, the interior a 4, but the food is what made the place deserve no more than a...More

Thank ldzgb
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very charming spot. Good service. Local food. A must visit in Marrakech. Yummy desserts. Perfect for a romantic getaway. Refined atmosphere and stunning traditional moroccan interior design. In Medina.

Thank ReviewsItaly
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here as part of a TUI excursion for lunch. We had fresh bread with dips to start followed by chicken lemon tagine with vegetable couscous, sweet was sliced orange with cinnamon. The restaurant was fantastic with a strongly traditional feel. The service was second...More

Thank Yorks_pair_40
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very old traditional restaurant and indeed the first ever restaurant in Marrakech. The food was excellent, very reasonably priced and the ambience outstanding. A live belly dancer and traditional dancers with music adding to the ambience. An outstanding experience, one to remember! Kids menu...More

Thank ukconnoisseur
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We'd walked past the door way of this place several times and were lured inside by the beautiful entrance and tile work beyond which is absolutely beautiful. We were taken in and seated in a dining room which was busy with what I imagine was...More

Thank KiwiKerry53
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Customer, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed your meal in Restaurant Dar essalam and acknowledge so many positive elements, your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank your for spreading the word on here, and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not just a restaurant. It is not that easy to find but once you do it's an experience, to start with the decor is very interesting. It serves food, which is very good and the drinks are very reasonably priced. The staff are...More

Thank frank19452015
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Frank, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We believe that our interior decoration is our greatest asset, and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal in the restaurant your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank you once again for...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

Everything from the food to the performance and the service was amazing. Could not recommend enough, we were only in Marrakesh for 4 nights but ended up coming here two nights as it was so spectacular.More

Thank Carmel E
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We believe that our interior decoration is our gratest asset, and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal in the restaurant your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank you once again for...More

Reviewed 15 January 2018

We were recommended this place by our riad receptionist, it was pretty overpriced for uninspiring food. We both had tagines and some Casablanca beer. We were sat behind a pillar in a back room some struggled to see the entertainment properly, was still fun and...More

Thank darkmarjk
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Dear Customer, First of all we would like to thank you for choosing the restaurant Dar Essalam. We feel really sorry to read the negative points you listed. Please be assured that the occurred situation is definitely not a standard of Restaurant Dar Essalam and...More

Reviewed 9 January 2018

We went to Dar Essalam on New Year's Eve because we were hoping for a special experience. The restaurant is VERY large and has many different rooms and the capacity to serve hundreds of people. We made a reservation ahead of time for an expensive...More

Thank Tamara F
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hello Tamara, Thank you first for your comment that will allow us to make our service even more pleasant for all of our customers. We remember you very well, and we have the memory to have shown you the table the night before of the...More

Reviewed 7 January 2018

We had the pleasure to reserve a large table of 7 in Dar Essalam restaurant in the heart of the medina and just a few minutes to all major old-city attractions. The interior atmosphere was unique, the decor was from the "One thousand nights and...More

Thank Khokho B
dar essalam r, Gérant at Dar Essalam, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2018

Dear Customer, Thank you so much for your thoughtful review! We believe that our interior decoration is our gratest asset, and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal in the restaurant your kind comments are highly appreciated Thank you once again for...More

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Response from DeannaBanana3011 | Reviewed this property |
As I mentioned in my review I visited the restaurant on a organised group trip. I would believe the entertainment is regular, and that she would come out and dance have a break and then come back out again. That's how I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$49
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Monday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:30
20:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 170, Riad Zitoune El Kedim, Marrakech, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Marrakech
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-43520
  • E-mail
Description
N full heart of the medina where merges tradition and modernity, an authentic restaurant has several years of perfectly preserved history. DAR ESSALAM is the first moroccan restaurant in Marrakech since 1952, it's here that the Hitchcock's movie "the man knew too much " was filmed. Come and taste our refined moroccan cuisine.
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