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517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
+1 215-925-5929
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
€€ - €€€
517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Snowy day, Yummy Food, Great ambience and you eat with your hands! Our hosts were accommodating and the portions were nice size. We Recommend!

Thank tieraroberson
Reviewed 16 May 2018

If you are done trying at the numerous Philly joints on South street, try this Moroccan food-place for a change - you would be amazed every which way. To start with ambiance, the restaurant is placed at the end of dingy alley and opens only...More

Thank Patheeka
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

What an amazing place!! $35 for a 7 course meal with corkage and tip included. Can’t beat that!! BYOB. The food was fantastic! I see some said the kabobs were dry but I didn’t find that at all. It was delicious from start to finish....More

Thank Jessica S
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

This is not just a restaurant but an experience ! Walking through the side door you quickly will notice this from floor to ceiling decorations. Food is phenomenal and they are super accommodating with diet restrictions ((vegetarian)). I also love that you can BYOB or...More

Thank Allison W
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

A nice private party area upstairs w 30 of us around 3 tables eating communal food without utensils! It was delicious, but you have to be ready for the experience! It is dark but richly decorated, feels very cozy.They were very nice and helpful. Everyone...More

Thank gypsy41
Reviewed 18 December 2017

Horrible food. not sure when the rugs were ever vacuumed. dusty & smelly. They are lazy to even move the stickers on the fruits. they only accept cash. Will never go back nor will recommend anyone.

Thank swe1980
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Tucked away in an alley adds to the mystique. Knock on the large wooden door and enter another country. The décor is lush and cozy. You sit very near to everyone and get to make new friends. The service is wonderful! All the dishes were...More

Thank Scubachick59
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Never having been to Morocco,some in our party were not prepared for a new dining experience. The meal was good, but eating without utensils and all from a large central bowl was something of a taste to be acquired.

Thank Joel G
Reviewed 31 October 2017

We've been to Morocco, and the food here is probably better than meals we had in Marrakesh (and Fes and Casablanca). Marrakesh is a favorite place to take friends and family from out of town--it's a crowd-pleaser every time. The decor is dark, with Moroccan...More

Thank dreamgenie
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

The place is not that big but nice.The food is good and worth the price.Friendly staff working there.It's my first time to eat lamb andI liked what they have.Good service. I can say it is a great first time experience. Hu

Thank Belinda U
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27 March 2017|
Response from billy333 | Reviewed this property |
Haha, great question and I have no idea. If you wanna get the real deal call the Resto an ask. I'm sure they would love to help. They really are like that :)
2 March 2017|
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Response from r r g | Reviewed this property |
Ok, listen, this is a small romantic, dimly lit restaurant, the 1st fl can accomodate at most 35 people, the 2nd fl even less. Seating on( separate) sections on low divans,w/ 6 to be comfortable. They may want to & prob... More
20 August 2016|
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Response from don l | Reviewed this property |
No idea...but authentic ethnic cooking is rarely calorie conscious...!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Centre East
  • Neighbourhood: City Centre East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-5929
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