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2203 Morello Ave, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-1850
+1 925-671-0132
17:30 - 22:30
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Walnut Creek, California
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The decor and ambiance are worth going. You are tranformed to a different time and culture. The insode of the restaurant is reminiscent of a yurt. The service is friendly and attentative. We had a prix fix dinner which was very good, until the entrees. I had the lamb tangine. It wasn't bad, but is wasn't good either. Most of... More 

Thank LDRN
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

We went early on a Sun eve. Atmosphere is better later with more people..7:30and later... We skipped soup and salad , since it contained bell peppers and tomatoes, we can't eat. We both had diff lamb dishes , which were fine. The appetizer, bastilla, is my fave and I could have stopped there. Service was gracious to give each of... More 

Thank Ute R
Martinez, California
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

For my birthday our son and daughter-in-law took us to El Morocco for dinner. Great staff, food was delicious and we truly enjoyed ourselves. The owner found out it was my birthday and he went up on the stage announced it was my birthday and for everyone to sing the birthday song. Then the belly dancer came over and asked... More 

Thank Alice H
Columbia, United States
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

When we visit the east bay we try to plan a dinner at El Morocco. The décor is beautiful, the eating areas comfortable (but you will be on pillows), the entertainment is excellent, but the food is the big attraction. Several courses that are expertly designed and timed to get you ready for your main course. And no where else... More 

Thank Les J
Clayton, California
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016

If you are looking for something different, this is the go to restaurant in central Contra Costa County! We had a wonderful time listening to live music with belly dancers while we sat on pillows and cushions and ate wonderful food. Lots of choices to pick from, both ala carte and fixed dinners. We chose fixed dinners, but there was... More 

Turlock, California, United States
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212 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

We used a Groupon and took a party of six in for dinner one Friday night and it was actually quite fun! Don't expect to get out of there cheap but if you have the money and time to put into it the experience is quiet fun. I think we were there two hours and still had to leave between... More 

Thank William L
Brentwood, California
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2016

Visited this restaurant on a fri night when "Belly Dancing " is performed. Was surprised to find this restaurant in a small strip mall. Entering the restaurant is a small reception and bar seating maybe 4-5 people. The main dining room is a replica of a typical Moroccan Restaurant. The menu is " Complete " meals ...( pre fixe )... More 

Thank James V
Walnut Creek, California
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43 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2016

I discovered this place off a GroupOn.. trying to discover a Moroccan restaurant for my go-to cravings. Most is what I expected, but this venue is HUGE.. if you have had a previous Moroccan restaurant experience and it has been fairly intimate and personal, this is not that kind of experience. There are live belly dancers, but instead of just... More 

Thank KokoPowder
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137 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2016

ok,, a place like Caravan,, tent for ceiling, Lamb ok,,i went with a friend,, and his wife, my portion was $45 ,

Thank Gene G
San Francisco, California
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143 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Over the years I have visited this restaurant three times. I think it was better in the past, though it is still fun to eat here. They claim that you can purchase a la carte but provide only a complete meal menu. Truthfully, it's the best way to eat their food so you get many different tastes. The chicken and... More 

Thank Randall B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Middle Eastern, Moroccan, Mediterranean
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2203 Morello Ave, Pleasant Hill, CA 94523-1850
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Pleasant Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 925-671-0132

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