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Moroccan Cuisine

Fasheki Dec 16, 2008 08:52 PM

Does anyone have any good Moroccan recommendations? Nothing too pricey, just something for 2 ... anything near the LES would be nice.. any suggestions?!

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    douglas525 Aug 5, 2009 08:00 PM

    My wife and I both enjoyed Zerza. A simple, pleasant and somewhat cozy atmosphere. Of course we ate before the belly dancer came.

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      Peter Cherches Aug 6, 2009 05:15 AM

      I've always liked Mogador and its vibe (I've been going since they opened 25 years ago), but I think the food at Zerza has more panache. Haven't tried Nomad. Mogador is a great brunch bet too.


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      bhill Aug 5, 2009 12:54 PM

      I just ate at Mogador a couple days ago and it was the best lamb I've had in a long time. Delicious. And the rice there is like crack. I hadn't been in a few years, but I'll be back sooner this time.

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        Lucia Dec 17, 2008 05:32 PM


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          nycskigal Dec 17, 2008 02:14 PM

          I second Mogador...the ambiance is great and the drinks are amazing. Moderately priced as well

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            xigua Dec 17, 2008 08:41 AM

            You can try Nomad in the East Village

            78 2nd Avenue, New York, NY 10003

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              Fasheki Dec 17, 2008 11:34 AM

              I can't wait to try it. Thank you very much!

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                Pan Dec 17, 2008 12:56 PM

                I've found it inconsistent. My recommendation would be Cafe Mogador, but I realize that that's more of a Moroccan/French/Israeli hybrid.

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                  Brenz Dec 18, 2008 03:56 AM

                  Well I've only been there the once, but found it to be wonderful.

                  Someone mentioned to me last week there's another Moroccan spot nearby in Alphabet City, but didn't know the name.

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