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Fez - CLOSED

30 Washington Ave., Portland, ME 04101
+1 207-773-1008
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good33%
  • Average0%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
30 Mar 2014
“CLOSED”
5 Feb 2013
“Disappointing”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
African, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Moroccan
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30 Washington Ave., Portland, ME 04101
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Reviewed 31 March 2014

This place is closed. Thanks for the heads up! I went for dinner and could not find it anywhere and then called the number which is out of service! Please update these things better.

Thank Bbsmith_13
Reviewed 5 February 2013

This place has dropped quite a bit in its rankng since we visited and I can see why! I was really looking forward to eating here based on the reviews at the time. However when we arrived (quite early in the evening) there was one...More

Thank Liz270
Reviewed 11 November 2012

Classic dive with good, tasty food. Offerings are African/Middle Eastern type, falafel, stews, sambusas, koftass, kebabs. Be prepared to be flexible with what you get. There was only one other table when we were there on a Saturday night, but the very nice African lady...More

Thank cseleosida
Reviewed 12 May 2012

This is very unusual restaurant compared with the standard offerings in Portland. The food is very authentic, tasty and very reasonably priced. If you're looking for something different and are willing to try different food, then this is the place to go. The lady who...More

Thank hrloceanfm
Reviewed 22 March 2012

I came here with my husband and 2 kids, ages 15 and 13. We were all extremely impressed. My 13 year old daughter had the sample appetizer - Sambussa, which is like a bit like Samosas, and falaffel and tahini. Much to her suprise she...More

1  Thank Cressy16
Reviewed 11 February 2012

Fez/Sahara is a wonderful experience. The food is great, and very authentic. We had the hummus and tabouli appetizers, and the sauted goat and curried chicken entrees. Everything was beautifully presented and very good. The portions were generous. If you have not had goat before,...More

Thank purldiver
Reviewed 4 January 2012

We chose Fez (being renamed "Safari" according to the owner) to experience an ethnic meal. We were not disappointed. We chose the most typical dishes, a goat dish from Somalia (the lady owner's homeland) and an Ethiopian beef dish in a really good sauce. The...More

Thank lspwroo
Reviewed 30 October 2011

I dined in solo and highly recommend this literal whole in the wall restaurant on Washington Ave next to Sillys. The interior is a literal work in progress but one doesn't go here for that. The menu is varied and food prepared individually with love...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 6 October 2011

Title of this review says it. There are probably only half a dozen tables. It's run by a mixed couple -- he from Morocco, and his partner from Somalia (I think). There are enthusiastic, and cook wonderfully authentic food. It's not an elegant place, and...More

Thank ArthurFink
Reviewed 9 September 2011

Fez is the kind of place you used to find tucked between the 5 and Dime and dress shop - authentic, delicious ethnic food in a casual, no frills storefront. The menu is simple, but the rich, layered flavors of Moroccan fare are not. Homemade...More

Thank selbyUsa
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  • Address: 30 Washington Ave., Portland, ME 04101
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-1008
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