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Local fishermen sell their fresh catch at this market each morning.
Essaouira, Morocco
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This fish-market is awesome! You can choose the fresh fish and the restaurant on the right side will prepares you a really good dinner. The restaurant family was soo friendly and awesome! This is a secret tip! 😉

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Annakapunkt911
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The fish is defintely fresh, but you need to be careful when negociating the price, you might end up paying more than in a restaurant in the streets of Medina. I suggest checking the list of prices and start negociating from there, otherwise the “salesmen”...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank octavix
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Terrible experience trying to eat Lobster in Essaouira Fish market! First they will try to cheet you by saying that written 350 Dirham price per kilo is different because you have to pay extra 150 Dirham because it is fresh and alive lobster, secondly the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Romas V
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

2 persons, plenty of fish (1 large red mullet, 1 large sea bream, 4 big shrimps, 1 medium sized calamari, 4 scampi) two soft drinks, salad and bread: 220 MAD! This is a bargain and the quality of the food is absolutely superb! Would definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank yiannissty
Reviewed 29 October 2018

We ate at Shack # 14 Calvados. Not cheap but the freshest best cooked seafood we have ever had. We had a huge lobster. 6 king prawns, & a large grilled fish with chips , salad & drinks between 3 of us & it worked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank AliJAustralia
Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

A real life fish market, no bull S&&t it’s great, it all freshly caught seafood, they display it amazingly. As soon as you arrive thru the archway you will be grabbed but local young lads who want you to go to the seating area and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Stephen E
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Going to Essaouira’s fish market is like traveling back in time. It is all very authentic and sincere. Just the fishermen and their fish. It smells a lot and the ground is wet and dirty, so leave your best shoes at home. Worth a visit!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank birref
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Choose freshly fish and have it grilled in front of you. Bargan the price a bit. Make sure you buy your own drinks before going to the market

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Maayla-33
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Plenty of stalls with many fish all interested in your custom. The actual fish market is by the fishing port with the boats being repaired and fish being gutted and washed ready for sale. the fish stalls are nearby selling fish in the ered fishing...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank tezpil
Reviewed 21 March 2018

You simply can't just work around without being harassed by very pushy men who try to pull you in their stall. If you stop to have a look at the menu, you are suddenly surrounded by 5 men who don't let you enjoy the experience....More

Date of experience: March 2018
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