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“Romantic setting, delicious food”
Review of Eyem Zemen

Eyem Zemen
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Reviewed 22 May 2018

I see this place has had mixed reviews. It was recommended to us by our Sicilian host, and we had a delicious meal here. We were the second table of the night and the service, if a little erratic, was absolutely fine. It seemed to be provided by the 'man of the house' and he was also mending a wire grill and playing with his children during the course of our stay!
The tuna 'brick' was a revelation, so savoury. We immediately asked for two more and they were provided within 10 minutes. Our mains were the fish tuna (sea bass) and a most delicious spicy chicken stew with which I had a tunisian salad, fresh spicy and gorgeous.
It's a very romantic way to spend an evening, with patterned fabric sheets forming a 'roof' and candles on the tables. The tablewear is beautiful too. We liked it a lot!

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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Hidden down the narrow, winding and beautifully restored lanes of the Tunisian quarter of Mazara is this little gem but get here early as the overworked single cook and waiter can barely cope. Ask for the starter that looks like a pancake roll pronounced 'brick' containing fish and vegetables wrapped by delicate filo pastry. First time I've had it and it was delicious. Then you must share the cous cous: first the fish then the lamb (probably mutton) on the bone. It's gorgeously spicy. A carafe of the local white wine completes the pleasure. We were the second in and meal took a while but relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the kasbah. A lot of hungry looking diners envied us when we left.

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Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Despite the mediocre reviews we went to the restaurant and were positively surprised. It's not a michelin star restaurant but the food is delicious (couscous and brick) and the service is decent.
Highly recommended

Thank SamSigi
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Just like Tunisia, which we have also visited. Meaning: they provide a large menu, but actually have very little of what is on it. What we had was OK, but service was halting. The price was right.

Thank EllenT116
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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Following Lonely Planet advise, we went there for a seafood based lunch. I choose cous cous with fish and even if the overall taste was good (little bit spicy but still tasty), the amount of fish was pretty much non-existence (just a tiny and ridiculous piece of fish on a bowl of cous cous) and the price is not even that low. I think there are better option in Mazara del Vallo if you want to have high quality seafood meals for a better price.

Thank Anna G
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