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El Ali

45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
+216 71 321 927
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meatballs” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
“poulet” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 20:00 Hours
French, Seafood, European, Grill, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is becoming my favorite place for traditional cuisine (for lunch) The food is simply very tasty and home-like! Vere generous portions Varied menu Make sure not to miss the dessert!! Traditional classy music Decoration is perfectly in harmony with the restaurant's theme.. The staff...More

Thank Salma A
EL A, Propriétaire at El Ali, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

thanks for your kindness. we hope to see you and serve you again

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Poulet Grand-mere was the best entree I've had since moving to Tunisia 18 months ago. This is one of those dishes in which the flavors continue to develop in your mouth. Just incredible!

Thank angelinmypoket
EL A, Propriétaire at El Ali, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

waw. thanks a lot :)

Reviewed 19 January 2018

I really enjoyed my visit to this awesome place right in the median, the stunning old city of Tunis. Service was absolutely great and we enjoyed some awesome desserts which were nicely presented. The menu for lunch/dinner looked also great and included vegetarian options. Not...More

Thank gemayzeh
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this place! The food is really good and the service is excellent! Traditional Tunisian food! Consiglio questo posto! Ottimo cibo ed ottimo servizio! Cucina tipica tunisina!

Thank Laila P
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The best couscous i’ve ever had in Tunis! The fact that the restaurant is in Medina gives it a special taste! It’s a mix of old and new! Staff is professional! A recommended place indeed

Thank mayabarnaout
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is sooo yummy . The food is typical Tunisian food and the service is perfect . The setting is very pleasant . I highly recommend this place

Thank abdelaali .
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant serves good food! We tried Some traditional Tunisian and Moroccan dishes, the taste was good! located in the streets of the Medina Souq, this restaurant is considered tiny! Prices compared to location and food portions is considered expensive!

Thank dalhaz
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I ordered lamb shanks, the service was very good but the food was lukewarm. I did not return it as I figured that it wold be reheated and the meat would then be inedible. A shame.More

Thank BaghdadSuzanne
EL A, Propriétaire at El Ali, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2017

Dear BaghdadSuzanne we are sorry if the dish you ordered yesterday was lukewarm. it was surely a negligence of the waiter who tooks time te serve you. We ask your kindness to visit us again and offer you the dish waited as goog as you...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

The service was very good and the food was delicious. The portions were very generous and the price was surprisingly low. Definitely recommend

Thank Chiheb K
Reviewed 2 September 2017

El Aii is a beautifully decorated restaurant and cafe located in the Tunis Medina. The fabulous interior is really noteworthy and absolutely cannot be faulted. Comfortable and stylish! The restaurant appears to be very popular with a younger crowd as there were lots of people...More

Thank df86
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30 January 2018|
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Response from EL A | Property representative |
yes you can call on 0021671321927 or 001216 23 811 511
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Tom B
13 January 2018|
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Response from EL A | Property representative |
yes in the roof top ( café ) but not in the restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis
  • Phone Number: +216 71 321 927
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El Ali restaurant & Café is charming, an oasis of peace away from the chaos of the medina streets.when you step into it, you feel as through you've walked straight into someone's house; a home of the past.You have to come and see to discover how tasty are the recipes, how beauty is the place and how intense is your evasion when stretch out into it's different levels reserved to a restaurant, cultural café and an airy and greenery terrasse.
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