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La Table by Madada

7 Rue Youssef El Fassi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 5244-72106
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Overview
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tiger prawns” (6 reviews)
“seafood” (28 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€€€
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LOCATION
7 Rue Youssef El Fassi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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1 - 10 of 377 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Great food and friendly staff. We were one of the first in the restaurant but the atmosphere was still lovely.

Thank Claire W
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was the third visit in equally many years and La Table still is one of the best restaurants in Essaouira. The place is beautiful and really romatic. This time in a company of 3 we ordered mixed dishes to share. Being a vegetrarian now...More

1  Thank Johann K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very civilised place, reminded us of a place in Barcelona. Not too expensive either, certainly one to go back to

1  Thank Chris F
la-Table-Madada, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Chris for a 4 star note, we really appreciate your feedback on your diner experience at la Table by Madada. Gourmands regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant is very charming, with a warm and stylish atmosphere. The menu is very varied with a mix of local dishes with a modern touch and well presented. Everything we chose was tasty and colourful. A very nice diner place.

Thank L T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our third visit to La Table. We booked earlier in the day and were given the last table. When we arrived at night it certainly was busy. There was musical entertainment which was very good. As for the food it was excellent. The...More

1  Thank LenMacL
la-Table-Madada, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your nice feedback who encourages us to ever do our best. We were so happy to see you 3 times during your stay in our lovely Médina. Gourmands regards

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely evening last week in this restaurant . Our group of 5 had a central round table and staff were super friendly with a 2 piece band playing soft background music. Drinks came quick and our varied starters including crab, oysters and...More

Thank peterelliot
la-Table-Madada, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you for your feedback and we are going to take in consideration your review with our Chef. We are sorry that the John Dorry fillet was over cooked as usually our chef is doing well and so we’ll try to turn this in a...More

Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Beautiful ambiance, superb fish, and top notch margaritas!!! I would definitely eat here again and again. Great survice. Super impressed.

Thank admunroe38
la-Table-Madada, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Good to know that it was great and that you were impressed! We love our work and do our best for guests like you. Thank you!!

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Our Riad suggested we dined at La Table by Malada. A very charming restaurant close to the port gate. The whole meal was very enjoyable. The wine waiter recommended a very reasonable and most enjoyable Moroccan Chardonnay to go with my lobster bisque which was...More

Thank Stephen E
la-Table-Madada, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you Stephen to review us, we do not try to be the best restaurant ever but to have good food and good service with fresh food from the Harbour and the market. Gourmands regards

Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We tried this restaurant on our second night in Essaouira having read the reviews. Really enjoyed it and so booked at once to return on our last evening. The dining room is airy and stylish (love the big lights hanging from the ceiling!), the staff...More

Thank JofButtery
la-Table-Madada, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you for a five star note that we share with our Chef. The big lights are hand made in Fez on purpose for our restaurant la Table. Hope to welcome you for a third time. Gourmands regards

Reviewed 9 July 2018

This is a bit more upscale dining experience than most of the other restaurants in Essaouria so a bit more expensive but we definitely felt the meal, the service and the atmosphere were up to that standard. The interior is beautiful and even though it's...More

Thank hsanger
la-Table-Madada, Propriétaire at La Table by Madada, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Thank you very much and our team feel very proud reading your review especially you words about food and service. We really appreciate your highly recommendations. Gourmands regards

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$29 - US$46
Meals
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 23:00
Monday
19:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
19:00 - 23:00
Thursday
19:00 - 23:00
Friday
19:00 - 23:00
Saturday
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Rue Youssef El Fassi, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 5244-72106
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Description
Restored carefully with respect for tradition and heritage, la 'Table Madada' is a former warehouse where the Jewish traders, "the 'kings traders", stored carob. This fruit of the carob tree, a tree in the legume family which grows in the region of Essaouira, was then exported via the port towards Europe. The seeds of the carob have a strangely regular weight, which gave the name to the unit of measure 'carat'. Its seeds but also the sap of carob tree, is nowadays used in the form of a stabilizer found in sweets and ice cream. Originally a sub-Saharan slave at the service of privileged families, the dada in time became a cook, nanny and confidante. Loved and feared at the same time, she represented the guard of the home and passed on her traditional cuisine. Some of these dadas became famous for having a particular dish.
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