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El Ali

45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
+216 71 321 927
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“meat balls” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (6 reviews)
“fish” (4 reviews)
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French, Seafood, European, Grill, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant is sooo yummy . The food is typical Tunisian food and the service is perfect . The setting is very pleasant . I highly recommend this place

Thank abdelaali .
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This restaurant serves good food! We tried Some traditional Tunisian and Moroccan dishes, the taste was good! located in the streets of the Medina Souq, this restaurant is considered tiny! Prices compared to location and food portions is considered expensive!

Thank dalhaz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I ordered lamb shanks, the service was very good but the food was lukewarm. I did not return it as I figured that it wold be reheated and the meat would then be inedible. A shame.More

Thank BaghdadSuzanne
EL A, Propriétaire at El Ali, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear BaghdadSuzanne we are sorry if the dish you ordered yesterday was lukewarm. it was surely a negligence of the waiter who tooks time te serve you. We ask your kindness to visit us again and offer you the dish waited as goog as you...More

Reviewed 6 October 2017

The service was very good and the food was delicious. The portions were very generous and the price was surprisingly low. Definitely recommend

Thank Chiheb K
Reviewed 3 September 2017

El Aii is a beautifully decorated restaurant and cafe located in the Tunis Medina. The fabulous interior is really noteworthy and absolutely cannot be faulted. Comfortable and stylish! The restaurant appears to be very popular with a younger crowd as there were lots of people...More

Thank df86
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times.. never disappointed. If you want to discover tunisian cuisine it's the place to be. Booking is usually mandatory as the number of places is limited.

Thank Kanliva
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This little nook has a sit down restaurant and a café. We opted for the sit down restaurant as the café did not have food service. The portions were copious but delicious. So go very hungry or opt to share. We could have easily shared...More

1  Thank ciararivera
Reviewed 9 August 2017

This restaurant is a little bit tricky to find, located on the third floor of a building inside the medina. Once you find it, it's totally worth the hunt. The Tunisian food is delicious, and the service is just the best. I'll eat here on...More

Thank Audrey_Golden
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We were walking and shopping around in the Medina of Tunis and stopped at El Ali restaurant. Not such an easy thing to find it although it is well reknown: don t hesitate to ask the Medina sellers. Without reservation around 14:00, we got a...More

Thank mil_marche
EL A, Propriétaire at El Ali, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

thanks for your kindly attention. we'll answer only about the slowly service which justified by immediate ( just after your order ) préparation of the dishes. Hoping to see you and serve you again

Reviewed 11 July 2017

I was there for several times for différent reasons. this is a great place for business diner since it gives an idea about the Tunisian traditional food. it has a great view on the roof with a smal garden where you can enjoy soft drinks....More

Thank Raafett
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Tunis Governorate  >  Tunis
  • Phone Number: +216 71 321 927
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El Ali restaurant & Café is charming, an oasis of peace away from the chaos of the medina streets.when you step into it, you feel as through you've walked straight into someone's house; a home of the past.You have to come and see to discover how tasty are the recipes, how beauty is the place and how intense is your evasion when stretch out into it's different levels reserved to a restaurant, cultural café and an airy and greenery terrasse.
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