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Chez Hicham

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Place El Makhzem, Chefchaouen 91000, Morocco
+212 642-881370
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Malaga, Spain
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location within metres of parts of the souk, friendly staff, excellent rooms, great breakfast (although service can be a little slow)

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Thank Terry C
Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

This restaurant has a series of whimsical terraces, from which to dine, have tea, or take photos. It is in close proximity to the casbah and has some great views of the city. The lemon chicken, sweet meat tagine, cooked salads, and soups are traditional and delicious. The staff is attentive, friendly, and eager to please. Allow yourself some time... More 

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Thank BearAware2015
Paris, France
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78 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

I had lunch here. The service was sporadic and the place was a bit dirty (but much better than some of the other joints in town). Food more than made up for it - was fantastic.

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Thank Hegira
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Really good food compared to other restaurants we visited in Chefchaouen. The Morrocain soup and vegetable soup, as well as the sweet meat tagine were delicious. No prices on the menu, but you can ask for it. Nice terraces on different floors. Good service. (Price 2016: 100DH p.p. for a complete menu (we didn't take the desert, because we were... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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173 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

We sat on the upstairs terrace and enjoyed the cool breeze and beautiful views of the square and mountains. The food was good and service was friendly. The interior design and finishing are really quite lovely

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Thank Victoriatraveller_9
New York City, New York
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Amazing twilight dinner with new Swiss friends, each of us having a different tangine, chicken, beef and rabbit...each equally great...was the first night of the Decima Music Festival and was serenaded by the riveting voices, first of exquisite Samira Kadiri and then the gypsey flamenco Maria Jose Santiago from the Kasba where the King Of Morocco was dining....Hicham El Maataoul... More 

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Northern California
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

As soon as the waiter brought our beverages and put down a basket of the best bread we found over two weeks in Morocco, I started to love Chez Hicham restaurant. The harira (a bean soup traditional to Ramadan time) was outstanding. The waiters were very friendly and even gave us a couple of small rounds of the bread to... More 

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South Portland, Maine
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

We went to Hicham one mid-afternoon and it was a delightful experience. The waiter was very attentive. The food was fresh and all meat was cooked perfectly. We'd recommend the beef kebabs, lemon chicken and Moroccan soup.

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1 Thank beantowncoconuts
Maryland
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We dined here one evening and the reviews were mixed. The restaurant was recommended by our hotel. The staff were not friendly and helpful, bordering on rude by the end. Most of the food (traditional Moroccan) was good but the pastilla was dry and tasteless. The prices were higher than I expected. The fireplace was burning and was delightful; it... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

All the food we ate here was excellent ! Salad, with a perfectly balanced amount of ingredients and dressing, vegetable soup, traditional pastilla, which melted in the mouth ... exactly Cook knows his stuff ! The first time we sat in the cozy lounge with fireplace and super-soft chairs, and a second time on the terrace overlooking the square. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Moroccan, Mediterranean, Halal
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Place El Makhzem, Chefchaouen 91000, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Tangier-Tetouan Region  >  Chefchaouen
  • Phone Number: +212 642-881370
Description
I like to write a review for this very nice new restaurant in Chefchaouen.
We've been there twice during our travel in Morocco and it was really splendid. Please let me know as soon as I can submit a review. thanks

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