Food at Morroco Pavillion in Epcot?

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Food at Morroco Pavillion in Epcot?

Has anyone eaten at the restaurant in Morroco? I think it is called "Marrakesh"? Just wondering if the food was good. We were thinking of trying this out on our next trip. Never have eaten here. We usually stick to either Mexico or UK.

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I like it, but I am also an adventurous eater. Lots of spices, but not necessarily lots of heat. If you are not adventurous, take a look at the menu before committing - we have a few friends who think Moroccan food is a little too exotic.

I think it's a great undiscovered gem - we've never had trouble walking in and getting a table. Last time, we walked in at 2:30 and had the place to ourselves.

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My friend (who is a Disney TA) ate there recently and really enjoyed it. She took her 2 kids who are 8 and 6 (who are already adventurous eaters) and they liked it too! I wish I could find her pics and stuff from it. I will keep looking and post if I find it.

On a side note, we ate at Tangierine Cafe and LOVED it! this is our platter from there.

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They also have the new small bite restaurant, Spice Road Table on the waterfront. So if you have some doubts or concerns, there is an option of trying a cuisine through smaller plates before making the jump to a meal or entree.

And while I have only have eaten at Tangierine Cafe in the Morocco pavilion, the shawarma platter was one of the best CS meals I've ever had.

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I recommend looking at the menu online before eating there. It receives mixed reviews. I hated it, but the last time I ate there was almost 9 years ago. I will try it again in the future after I have made my way to all the other restaurants I have not tried before. Smile

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We ate at Spice Road Table recently and although the food was good we found it to be expensive for what you got. I have also eaten at Tangierine Cafe and loved it.

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Yes. Eaten there twice. I enjoyed the food, but I think I enjoyed the atmosphere more. We loved being entertained by the belly dancer and the moroccan musicians and just generally liked the exotic decoration of the restaurant. My daughters aren't adventurous eaters but they enjoyed the kids meals they had. We had a fantastic waiter who organized a few other waiters to come and sing Happy Birthday to my eldest dd who was wearing a birthday button. awesome

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Never have eaten at any of the Morocco restaurants but we're trying Tangerine Cafe in September. That Schwarma platter is calling my name...

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I think it takes a foodie to enjoy the food there. I ate simple as I have food allergies, my boyfriend got a meal, but neither of us were very impressed with either of our meal. We left and went to Mexico and ate there.

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We've eaten at both Restaurant Marrakesh and Tangierine Cafe and enjoyed the food at both. Now, this is where personal taste comes in - a lot of people rave about Les Chefs de France, but I would choose Restaurant Marrakesh over Les Chefs without a second thought. So what kind of food do you like - standard European/North American fare or something a little more exotic? If you like exotic, try one of the Moroccan restaurants. If not, think twice about eating there.

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JMed wrote:
My friend (who is a Disney TA) ate there recently and really enjoyed it. She took her 2 kids who are 8 and 6 (who are already adventurous eaters) and they liked it too! I wish I could find her pics and stuff from it. I will keep looking and post if I find it.

On a side note, we ate at Tangierine Cafe and LOVED it! this is our platter from there.

That looks awesome! But scrappy would never go for that, I'm the adventurous one, she's a steak and potatoes girl ( but I wouldn't trade her for anything).

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I really like Shawarma and we've yet to try the Tangerine Cafe. I must remedy this on our next trip. biggrin

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I actually like the Tangierine Cafe better than Marrakesh. Both are good and I would eat at either in a heart beat. Marrakesh is fun when the musicians and belly dancers are performing.

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I loved the tangerine cafe. Just wish Dh did. He's also a meat and potato kinda guy.

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We have done Tangerine Cafe several times and loved it. The combo and shawarma platers were amazing!

Ate at Marrakech once and. . . meh. We didn't follow the server's advice (probably should have) and instead ordered the lamb shank. It was barely OK. People around us were enjoying the salmon (the server's suggestion) and the various platters. We probably won't go back unless someone can really tell us what a good, flavorful dish to order is. We thought (based on reviews and posts) that the lamb and couscous was a can't miss. It really missed. Bland couscous, over cooked veggies, lamb from a steam tray. . . And why the salmon seemed to be going over so well. . . It just didn't sound appealing to us. waiting

We love the flavor profile of Moroccan food. . . But that meal was really just not good.

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If you want to be adventurous, but not ready to go full on from burgers to schwarma yet, try the Moroccan Kefta Sandwich at the Tangerine Cafe.

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Poppet wrote:
Has anyone eaten at the restaurant in Morroco? I think it is called "Marrakesh"? Just wondering if the food was good. We were thinking of trying this out on our next trip. Never have eaten here. We usually stick to either Mexico or UK.

Check out the photos of a few of the entree:

http://www.wdwforgrownups.com/forum/disney-food-photos?page=7#comment-143656

The food and menu have evolved over the years, but it is still one of our favorite places to eat. If you do not have access to Moroccan food, then you should give it a try.

And don't forget to order the hot Moroccan mint tea, even if it is 100 degrees outside. Trust me on this!

Zz.

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I love all types of cuisine but wasn't over enthusiastic when we ate there in 2012..It wasn't bad, but it wasn't great either..Let's call it 50/50...But everyone has a different point of view when it comes to food as you know..

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We ate there 6 years ago and my hubby LOVED the lamb shank. I also found something simple there that we still drink today. STASH makes a Moroccan Mint Tea that is the most INCREDIBLE ice tea on the planet!!!!! They make it weak there and we do it a bit stronger, but there is a pitcher in the frig almost every day year round! bighug

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