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“The most delicious food I had in Morocco”

Restaurant al Fassia
Ranked #210 of 259 Restaurants in Fes
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We dined at this amazing restaurant on our first night in Morocco. My friends and I were greeted with incredible warmth by the staff. Our server, took the time to describe the dishes and extremely patient with our group. When the food was served we were astonished on the amount of food that was served and when we tasted all the dishes, we were not let down. The food was fresh and tasted wonderful. No other place came close to the food here. We ate the most delicious in all of Morocco here. A must if you’re ever in Marrakech.

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Al Fassia is one of those places that is a one-time-and-you’re-done type. It’s located in an absolutely gorgeous old palace up near the Blue Gate; go simply to check out the decor! The show starts at about 8pm- and is it somewhat outdated? Yes. But was it extremely highly entertaining? YES! Expect the most stereotypical magician, full of corny tricks but with a penchant to surprise, two belly dancers who encourage audience participation (and they’re also incredible!), some Berber music and a traditional little band. We went because we wanted to see belly dancing while we were here- we left with our belly’s full from an ok but decent meal, and our sides aching from laughing so hard at/with each other. It was a truly memorable night in Fes and if you have a good group- I’d definitely recommend it!

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Reviewed 8 January 2018

"The mother of all Palace Restaurants", said my Lonely Planed guidebook. We ended up paying 60€/person to find that Al Fassia is the mother of all tourist traps.
We where aware that this was a tourist-taylored restaurant, but even though we where curious about it and thought it might be fun to go there one night. It wasn't. Actually, it was quite a terrible and expensive experience.
We dropped by the day before to see the place (really nice room) and make a reservation. There, we where quite clear on the table that we wanted. To our surprise, when we got there the next day, the table was already taken. The manager (who took our reservation) laughed, sat us on another table, and took ages before he finally agreed on changing us to a better one.
The show was terribly decadent, even though lot's of clients where enjoying and happily participating on it. But the worse was yet to come: the food was below terrible. Horrid. My wife couldn't eat nothing but bread, some olives and the tangerines that arrived at the end. We are well travelled and love moroccan food, but this was the worst meal we had in Morocco, by far!
Stay away. Please.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

Were were recommended to come here by our guide. We came early to make reservations. They wanted $100 dihram to make a reservation and would be reimbursed for food. We returned for dinner and were the only customers there for the whole show. I thought this would be great, a private show. The food was way overpriced and not very good in quality. The show was okay but not worth the cost of the expensive food. Only the magician was very good, everyone else was just looking for tips. They added on a service charge, a show charge, and some other charges that the bill ended up being $100USD for the two of us. Would not recommend.

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Thank Rockviller
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Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The price per plate was 300 to 500 for not that great of food but I get it...the cost was for the show....but the show was a disappointment and the group of musicians kept throwing there drums so that we would tip them...and we were the only ones in the resturant but they had cleverly put in a 50 MAD in there. And at the end we were billed additionally for the show....no where on the menu or the resturant does it say the show cost an additional 100 MAD

Thank Sara S
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