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Kasbah Village

#335 of 2,193 Restaurants in Ottawa
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Byward Market Area
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261 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5J9, Canada
+1 613-232-3737
10:30 - 21:30
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Mon 10:30 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 10:30 - 21:30
Sat 16:00 - 21:30
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312 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had been there a few time, a few years ago but it was the first time for my son and his family. It was their first experience with moroccan cuisine and they enjoyed it. My grand-daughter is vegan and was able to find something to her taste. It was a Saturday night and the restaurant was... More 

Thank PAC168
Ottawa, Canada
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132 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hadn't been to The Kasbah for many years, so decided to pay a return visit. In keeping with our past experiences, the food was very good, the recommendations were excellent and service warm, friendly and attentive. The soup was thick and spicey, the appetizers (a combination plate great for sharing) were excellent and the couscous filled with tender lamb,... More 

Thank Chris W
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Went with a group from the office. The menu was quite limited and uninspiring but the food was passable. What really had the entire office talking afterwards was the odd behaviour of the staff who I assume were the owner and his son. Both of them kept forgetting orders and/or details of the orders and when you followed up with... More 

Thank SteadyEddieOttawa
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We came on account of the groupon. Was quite busy for a frigid Saturday night. In addition to the items featured in the groupon (a great soup, delicious tagine and formal tea service) we ordered some merguez and the warm olive salad. Salad was great. The merguez did not come wrapped in pastry as per the menu, and once we... More 

Thank Xtian13
Ottawa, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I would give it 0/5 stars if I had the option to be honest. I never write a review but these people don't deserve to be there and really need to reevaluate how they treat their customers and their prices. A very small yogurt sized soup (with no meat) being 8$????It was literally just broth (it looked like they were... More 

Thank FoodieVeg
ottawa ON canada
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Received a groupon as a gift to eat an evening meal at Kasbah Village.The decor was nice the seats a little hard. It was a groupon for four people but we were only 3, still it was the same price even we got only 3 meals. As the waiter/owner said that's the deal and he said usually people order an... More 

Thank slaties
Edwards, New York
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We literally walked 500 ft from the Alt Hotel into the welcoming arms of Kasbah Village, who adeptly brought back memories of our trip to Marrakech many years ago. Just before we arrived at the front door, our noses got a quick tease from the exhaust from the kitchen fan, simply ethereal! The place was full, and we were promptly... More 

Thank Scott D
Athens, Greece
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

We have been loyal customers for years, because of the food, the ambiance and the owners. Better than the food we had in most restaurants in Morocco, because it is homemade...Try a tagine: all of them are amazing !

Thank lagare2016
ottawa ontario
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198 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Went with a groupon and added a sampler tray of starters to the meal and 2 glasses of wine for a extra of $35 dollars well worth it a lot of food and great plate of starters , but the winter soup was excellent and has every thing but the kitchen sink in it main course was very good lamb... More 

Thank bobisfun
Gatineau, Canada
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67 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went by again for a date night with my husband after buying a Groupon. We started with Moroccon soup with chickpeas, then shared an appetizer platter, and we each had our own Couscous Royal platter. The Couscous Royal is served with chicken pieces, lamb or mutton, merguez sausage and chicken sausage with some vegetables. It was very tasty, and the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Moroccan, Mediterranean, African, Middle Eastern, Halal
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
10:30 - 21:30
16:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 261 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, Ontario K1P 5J9, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa>  > Byward Market Area
  • Neighbourhood: Byward Market Area
  • Phone Number: +1 613-232-3737

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