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Restaurant Cafe NORA

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Ksar Khamlia | BP 57, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
+212 667-612191
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

The Berber Pizza as it was billed was excellent. It was one of those pleasurable things that before hand there is a little apprehension but upon delivery was excellent. Somewhat Similar to a calzone, no tomato sauce but seasoned beef and veggie mixture with some egg I think. Kids liked it a lot (12,10). People, as just about everywhere in... More 

Thank 787Driver
Virginia, USA
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83 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016

Our guide in Morocco, a native of Merzouga, took us for lunch at Cafe Nora after our visit to the Gwana camp. The Cafe is owned by the Gwanans, and the food was fantastic! On our guide's recommendation, we ordered the Berber pizza. It was indescribably good, and almost too much for three of us to eat. But we ate... More 

Thank Jerone V
new mexico
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468 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Our local guide brought us here for lunch and we are glad he did. We were warmly welcomed and shown to a table in the main dining area which is decorated in authentic Moroccan style. There were several cats who insisted on sitting on our laps and it took much persistence to persuade them to leave us alone. The menu... More 

Thank mwcw
Cleveland, Ohio
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

My friend and I were brought here by our tour driver. We say down in the front room, with open windows and a cool breeze. There was a hip, modern Berber music drifting in from the back room and a pair of friendly kittens soon climbed onto my lap, demanding to be cuddled. It's a perfect mid-day break from the... More 

Thank jdd314
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65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

The Berber pizza was just excellent. If you're a big group, they'll prepare a massive pizza and being it out prior to being cut. The taste was great and the tajine was a delicious accompaniment. If you do happen to meet their cat, Sab, you're in for a treat as she cuddles up Next to you expecting a tidbit and... More 

Thank HusqyV
Sofia, Bulgaria
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203 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

While in this area of Morocco, I had a local Berber guide and he took me here. It was a great place. The server was a great guy and the pizza was actually really good. I didn't know what to expect but it was really good. The spices in Moroccan food are just amazing. Also I definitely recommend eating it... More 

Thank Thomas H
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Our hotel and trip advisor recommended to visit this restaurant and we would highly do the same. Even though arriving after hours we got the best service ever, stories of why they opened the restaurant, invited in the clean kitchen to smell the different spices and the best Berber pancake, that even came out for a picture before being cut.... More 

Thank Trina A
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16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2016 via mobile

We spent a week in Morocco and this was hands down our best meal. My wife spent some time in the kitchen with the gracious family that owns the restaurant.

Thank SLCfellow
Havertown, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

I can't tell you how I enjoyed this Cafe in one paragraph. The food was excellent, everything made fresh to order. The food was just one part of this experience. Hassan was so warm and welcoming. We sat and talked over a special coffee/espresso he makes, wow, I had to go the next day for more. When visiting this cafe... More 

Thank Marlene M
Calgary, Canada
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Excellent Pizza! Or is it really a Calzone? Minced chicken and vegetables with a delicate spice, almost like a mild curry. Couldn't stop eating it! Delicious and good coffee as well! Worth the stop!

Thank Vic-20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 19
African, Moroccan, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ksar Khamlia | BP 57, Merzouga 52202, Morocco
  • Location: Africa  >  Morocco  >  Meknes-Tafilalet Region  >  Merzouga
  • Phone Number: +212 667-612191

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?