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Chez Abdou

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Foret Diplomatique KM 17 | Route de Larache Rabat, Tangier, Morocco
+212 658-110666
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Madrid, Spain
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016

A surprising chaotic and fascinating hippy chic beach fish restaurant. The food is simple, the decor outrages as plastic chairs and plants mingle with wicker chairs and local plants and flowers.... Chez Abdou would be a perfect setting for a Pedro Almodovar film. It is MUST go place in Tangier.

Thank cmundy777
Rabat, Morocco
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Have eaten here twice, while travelling between Asilah and Tanger. Well worth making the detour. The cooking is excellent and the decor and atmosphere is rustic and laid back, with access to the nearby windswept beach. Only the calamars were a little overcooked...

Thank Paul S
London, United Kingdom
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576 reviews
488 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2015

We went there for a Sunday lunch with some friends. We chose our fish on a fish display for a Fish tagine and a superb charcoal BBQ Pageot. We were in the gardens surrounded by all kind of Maroccan plants and tents.. We also had a big salad, some huge BBQd prawns and fried squid as starters. And of course... More 

Thank jmLondon845
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Great food with fresh sardines cooked on the barbecue and the best mussels I've ever tasted. They serve alcohol and it's right by the beach.

Thank Tracy5910
Rockville, Maryland
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127 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

A Moroccan friend invited my husband and me to this beach front restaurant lost in time. If you like grilled fish, this is the place. Same goes for the signature dish, country paella. The salads are clean and fresh. The decor is something to be experienced. But that should not stop you. The beach just beyond the restaurant is clean... More 

Thank lisafrique
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

If you don't like chaotic places don't go here. I like the atmosphere in this outside restaurant. The fresh fish from the BBQ is ok. The service extremely ok, if you find them.

Thank MarcelPhilippeD
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2014

If you stay for a few day's in Tanger ,you have to go to this restaurant,it's fully outdoor ,grill with fresh fish that you choose yourself ,pealla and more ... by taxi ,only 10 minutes fom tanger center.

San Francisco, California
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74 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 June 2014

This place has been written about for years. During the swinging heyday of Morocco, many of the world's jetsetters passed through and enjoyed the hospitality of this beachside shanty. The night we arrived, our group of twenty were the only customers. The decor was not promising- the place was a warren of one oddly decorated room after another. It appeared... More 

1 Thank Josh S
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2012

My sister and I went to Chez Abdou for lunch. We had often heard about this place but had never gone.The outdoor restaurant is actually a number of nooks, under trees, in the shade of pergolas or behind a screen of trees, with the most eclectic mix of furniture I have ever seen. Plants everywhere, a riot of colour and... More 

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Seafood, Mediterranean, French, Moroccan, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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  • Address: Foret Diplomatique KM 17 | Route de Larache Rabat, Tangier, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Tangier-Tetouan Region  >  Tangier
  • Phone Number: +212 658-110666

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