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El Ali

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45 Bis Rue Jemaa Zitouna La Medina, Tunis 1006, Tunisia
+216 71 321 927
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Tanta, Egypt
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Amazing in everything, the food, the atmosphere, the service, amazing Tunisian menu, if you're visiting tunis you have to tray it

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Thank Gowaid
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Just popped into my sight while browsing through the little and narrow streets of souq/Medina. Very decent and clean place. The servants were very helpful as I did not understand neither Arabic nor French. It's a two floor place with the restaurant below and the patisserie is at the top with a terrace. Very nice ambience, decoration and music. The... More 

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Thank Tuba L
Cairo, Egypt
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62 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

To our dissapointment they stop serving lunch at around 2. Othereise there is a cafe area which was open. The atmosphere and the interior of z building is charming . Below the restaurant there is a very nice souveneir shop. So colorful n bright. Prices are good.

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Thank lamia a
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016 via mobile

I have tried many restaurants in my last trip, around 8-10 and this one was the best one in terms of food quality taste and price. Very enjoyable experience.

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Thank Ialmadi
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Best staff, food, atmosphere and music in the background. I refused to pay till they get me the name of these tracks they were playing in the background :D the waiter was really nice and he's got me the whole list love you guys, love tunis <3

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2 Thank Walid Y
Potsdam, New York
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

I went with 2 colleagues to El ALi for lunch. I was there for many times before and I loved all the dishes. This time, I was with a spanich colleague and I advised him to try the lumb with orange and couscous. For me, it was one of the best that I never tried and what was amazing is... More 

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1 Thank MounaMana
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016 via mobile

I went to this restaurant a year ago with my family, I discovered by TripAdvisor positive reviews. I came back this month and we've greeted by Madam Amna, she remembered us right away. I wrote a review about this restaurant before and it's still have the same good quality of food and service. I recommend everyone to try this restaurant... More 

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Thank Zaim M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

if you want to discover Tunisian traditional refined food, this is the best address in the medina! the menu is traditional but has an innovative inspiring touch, for dessert you must order "Zriga", its taste is out of this world, some tunisian magic in a cup! very relaxed atmosphere, yet the restaurant is classy and posh, the staff is very... More 

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Thank Samia E
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

Great menu, innovative yet deeply rooted in tradition dishes, the only problem is the waiting time for both the coffee and the restaurant but the taste is worth it

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Thank Ahmed T
Tunisia
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

it's a beautiful coffee shop and it really symbolize the tunisia architecture and decoration. try to stay on the roof to get a better view. also, to have the opportunity to see all the old traditional tunisian buildings from above. Order Green Tea, it's really delicious. or Turkey cofee.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 13 - USD 25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Tunisian, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
08:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 20:00
Thursday
08:00 - 20:00
Friday
08:00 - 20:00
Saturday
08:00 - 20:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?