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517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
+1 215-925-5929
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Moroccan, Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing especially the land with honey and the place is stunning ! We really feel like in Marrakech ! One of the best American place we have done around the world ! Highly recommended !

Thank Marie-charlotte N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eating at Marrakesh was unique and it felt like a little piece of Morocco. The service was friendly and the food was excellent. The seven course fixed meal came out steaming hot and through the courses there was an unlimited supply of pita bread that...More

Thank Victoria P
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This was my first time trying Moroccan food and this place did not disappoint! It was very a very authentic Moroccan experience as well. When we arrived we were seated and given a towel for our laps and our hands were washed with rose water....More

Thank katiek0818
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

For our final dinner during our visit for my stepdaughter's graduation from Penn, 8 of us headed to Marrakesh for dinner. Since making the reservation, my mother-in-law had had a health crisis, and was having difficulty walking. When we arrived, they started to put us...More

Thank Holly M
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We took a friend there for her birthday dinner, and although she is a vegetarian and we are not, Marrakesh accommodated all three of us. The food was fabulous, the decor is delightful, and the portions are huge! Be sure not to eat a big...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017

Ok you don't go here because the food is 5-star, but it's not bad, and it's a fun experience, especially with a group of people. We asked for seating downstairs since my husband has back issues, but they seated us at a much too small...More

1  Thank Tamra P
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Hubby and I had a great, traditional 7 course Moroccan feast for only $25.00 pp. Very atmospheric, great service. We couldn't eat everything as there was way too much for 2 people. Location was also near South St. and all of the action.

Thank Claudia E
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

FYI: make a reservation, cash only, BYOB, price fix, parking is challenging leave extra time to find parking. We had a wonderful fun time here celebrating a birthday. Dinner started with hand washing with a lovely rose water and ended with a delicious mint tea....More

Thank Riwillcher
Reviewed 1 April 2017

My husband is from Morocco, and gets disappointed when he gets what he calls "Moroccan / American Food" at places that claim to be Moroccan. He was NOT disappointed at Marrakesh! The flavors were bringing back so many memories for him - it was fun...More

1  Thank Shanna M
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Best meal I've ever had. The food was outstanding, the service was great and the atmosphere made me feel like I was in Morocco. Stepped out of my comfort zone and was pleasantly surprised. We will be back!!

Thank Karla K
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Questions & Answers
28 March 2017|
Response from billy333 | Reviewed this property |
Haha, great question and I have no idea. If you wanna get the real deal call the Resto an ask. I'm sure they would love to help. They really are like that :)
2 March 2017|
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Response from r r g | Reviewed this property |
Ok, listen, this is a small romantic, dimly lit restaurant, the 1st fl can accomodate at most 35 people, the 2nd fl even less. Seating on( separate) sections on low divans,w/ 6 to be comfortable. They may want to & prob... More
21 August 2016|
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Response from don l | Reviewed this property |
No idea...but authentic ethnic cooking is rarely calorie conscious...!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$30
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 517 S Leithgow St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1514
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-925-5929
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