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Chez Youssef, Restaurant El baraka

4 Rue Zayan, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
+212 670-419970
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  • Very good10%
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  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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“lunch” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
“couscous” (3 reviews)
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Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
4 Rue Zayan, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I went twice last summer and enjoyed a lot Youssef's cuisine and products. After getting tired of boring tagines everyday, Youssef managed to surprise us in a very positive way. He is also a really nice guy. In one month I will be again in...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Despe J
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had a very enjoyable lunch, at Chez Youssef Restaurant El Baraka. My wife had her chicken tagine, and I had my favorite couscous with chicken and vegetables. Both dishes were delicious and well presented. The service was excellent, on the sunny...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank mohammede758
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Our Riad recommended this place and the food was incredible, probably one of the best meals we had during our stay in Morocco. Very authentic and lovely seating too!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank jessi1996x
Reviewed 14 March 2017

At Friday (couscous day in Morocco) we had a very nice lunch at El baraka. I had a vegetarian couscous and my friend choose the one with chicken, both very delicious. We sat at the roof terrace, which was sunny and wind-free. Good and friendly...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Luca N
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a delicious chicken Tagine which was the best we've had so far! Very friendly service and would recommend to anyone.

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Lucinda R
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I eat at Chez Youssef 6 days a week. The food is inexpensive, but fresh and delicious. I enjoy the Fish and Vegetables Tagines, and the home made Chicken and vegetables Couscous on Fridays. Youssef is one of the best chefs in Essaouira. It's an...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank mohammede758
Reviewed 27 November 2016

We had takeaway tagine from Youssef on three occasions. On each the food was delicious, hearty and fantastic value. We can wholeheartedly recommend the chicken or beef & vegetable tagines

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Alex H
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great place, great food, great price. It's hidden in a small street behind a square full of mediocre restaurants, but this one is the one you should really visit.

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Remcooo
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed Essaouira also because of this magic, welcoming and familiar place! It was for us like eating at home even if it was the first time for us there! (And then of course we returned also the day after...). Eating wonderful moroccan food in...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Chiara B
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  • Address: 4 Rue Zayan, Essaouira 44000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz Region  >  Essaouira
  • Phone Number: +212 670-419970
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