We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Residence Zamoun, Bld 11 Decembre 1960 | Alger El Biar, 16, Algiers, Algeria
+213 21 94 58 82
Website
Today
11:30 - 23:30
Open now
All hours
Hours:
Sun - Fri 11:30 - 23:30
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

46 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 10: English reviews
Level Contributor
67 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is definitely one of the best restaurants in Algiers. A wide variety of traditional Marroquin dishes together with some nice Algerian specialties and a nicely decorated room makes it a nice restaurant to visit for dinner for business or pleasure. On the lower level, there is a more trendy restaurant and live music, more focused on a younger classy... More 

Helpful?
Thank Miguel M
Algiers, Algeria
Level Contributor
15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

We had a business lunch at Mesk Ellil. On the one hand, the service was really terrific: they took our reservation, and when one party had trouble finding the place, the maitre'd was kind enough to (repeatedly) give over-the-phone navigation to get them on the right track. The waiters were very attentive throughout. However, the overall ambiance was lacking-- some... More 

Helpful?
Thank C-In-N-Africa
A TripAdvisor Member
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015 via mobile

This place is highly over rated and definitely a must avoid location if you happen to be in town. On one occasion, i went there with a group of friends. The place was over crowded, and the tables were seriously uncomfortable. Everything is squeezed forcibly to a point that the waiter couldn't reach all the areas of the floor. I... More 

Helpful?
Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Lisbon, Portugal
Level Contributor
155 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

The food is quite good and tasty. The ambiance its good. The prices are ok. They serve wine if necessary...but very light local wine. The service needs improvement; slow, not attentive and some how needs to be more polite. Difficult to park but a goos restaurant in Algiers. You should try.

Helpful?
Thank Vitor N
Algiers, Algeria
Level Contributor
117 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2015

Built in a moorish style (inside), service is excellent, you'll certainly enjoy theintimate atmosphere and food is very good!

Helpful?
Thank Esma B
Algiers, Algeria
Level Contributor
303 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2014

was taken here by a leading industrialist, so did not pay, so excuse if the costings are off. But it is good. Civilised food, slightly OTT francophone waiters (eg Show me the wine list; Answer: we shall offer you wines) but reliable food with a touch of the pretentious nouvelle cuisine about the presentation. Whatever, I liked it. Modern style... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Chris F
Mississauga, Canada
Level Contributor
88 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

There is no perfect place ... the ambiance is very nice but unfriendly atmosphere.. But food was very good although limited menu and the traditional dishes are not available.. Again and as usual overpricred for the overall value..

Helpful?
3 Thank Emad B
Beirut, Lebanon
Level Contributor
208 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2012

Went there 10 days ago for a business dinner, service is good, we ordered fish platter, it was good,

Helpful?
2 Thank WissBeirut
Alicante, Spain
Level Contributor
91 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2012

This is a fairly new entry to the high end restaurant clique in Algiers. The food and the service are both good, and the owners have managed to get a decor and an ambiance that gives the impression that it has been here for years. By Algiers standards, this is one of the best restaurants in the city, but unfortunately,... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank Peter C
Leidschendam, The Netherlands
Level Contributor
31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 January 2012

On the two occasions of visiting this restaurant only the main course was any good. The starters were of poor quality as was the deserts. All in all, expensive for what you get

Helpful?
3 Thank Jason C

Travellers who viewed Mesk Ellil also viewed

Algiers, Algiers Province
Algiers, Algiers Province
 
Algiers, Algiers Province
Algiers, Algiers Province
 
Algiers, Algiers Province
 

Been to Mesk Ellil? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, African
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Residence Zamoun, Bld 11 Decembre 1960 | Alger El Biar, 16, Algiers, Algeria
  • Location: Africa  >  Algeria  >  Algiers Province  >  Algiers
  • Phone Number: +213 21 94 58 82

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Mesk Ellil staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?