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Moroccan in the outer boroughs?

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Has anyone tried any of the Moroccan restaurants in
Astoria? A few months ago, we noticed a few promising
places (whose names I have forgotten) while driving
down Steinway Street. Also, the latest Zagat's
mentions a place called Little Village which actually
sounds promising.

A few weeks ago, we went to Casablanca, near Bay Ridge
(I think the address is 6744 5th), also recommended by
Sietsema. Very Good!. Great Bisteeya and very nice
tajines, and a real Moroccan crowd. Can't wait to go
back.

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  1. The places in Astoria are ok-not-great, though I've had REALLY great mint tea in one of them (argh...can't remember the name...it's on the west side of steinway and has a glitzy juke box and lots of tacky "fancy" decorative touches).


    Casablanca (6744 5 Ave 491-0105) is killer (Robert got that one from me...I reviewed it for Brooklyn Bridge magazine), but avoid the seafood bastilla. It's by far the best place in the city...stick with that one!


    JIM