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Restaurant Essofra

rue Taieb Mhiri | Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
+216 98 281 049
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
4 weeks ago
“Typical tunisian cuisine”
14 Sep 2017
“Jacob kolster ”
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Mediterranean, Soups, Tunisian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
rue Taieb Mhiri | Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the last places (and one of the oldest) to serve typical local cuisine. They serve in small portions as shares and everything is home made cooking.

Thank AubergeDeTamezret
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Fantastic local food and service. The "tajine d'agneau" was exquisite. And the local Harissa is to-die for.

Reviewed 24 January 2017

Delighted with this luncheon experience. We always seek authentic local cuisine; Essofra offers the "real deal." Our outstanding Gil Travel guide directed us here and we savored the open, comfortable, unique setting (farm implements!) as well as our friendly and ohso helpful servers. Our group...More

Thank Case_USA
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Local cuisine, local decoration, service excellent. A must when in Djerba. The stuffed calamari when in season is a must. The staff are very friendly and accomadating.

Thank Lucinda2610
Reviewed 10 August 2015

we found this restaurant a bit disappointing although the good reviews from other travellers. the food, we chose the lamb, was ok, but the portions too small and many things were not on the menu. decent but nothing special. we loved the antiques hanging on...More

Thank Anto_Seb
Reviewed 13 June 2015

Looks like an old farm house inside. Good music. Lovely starters (harrissa; potato and aubergine; sweet onion and tomato). Plenty of choice of Tunisian dishes. Main portions not too big, which is good because a plate of fruit to finish is huge. Deliciously dark and...More

Thank Anthony P
Reviewed 15 October 2014

lovely food yet again thank you. warm welcome from the staff again, food was hot and full of flavor. if visiting you must try the lentils and the djerbian rice.

Thank mary-frances83
Reviewed 29 July 2014

This family is family run. It serves dishes typical to the Island of Djerba. You find dishes not available elsewhere, dishes that are normally prepared only at home. Prices are reasonable and servings abundant. I did not find the sitting very comfortable but the food...More

Thank Souad342
Reviewed 3 January 2014

We had a very good local couscous in the Djerbian style (fish and special spices). As a started we had a tunisian soup (frik), it was also very good.

Thank Dhafer B
Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

Disappointed by this place - food was okay, service was friendly but I hadn't finished my starter of before my main was brought to the table and the starter was taken away. There were only 3 tables, including mine, with patrons eating so I don't...More

Thank StephEff1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Taieb Mhiri | Houmt Souk, Djerba Island, Tunisia
  • Location: Africa  >  Tunisia  >  Medenine Governorate  >  Djerba Island
  • Phone Number: +216 98 281 049
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