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Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant

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CAN$30 and under
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Moroccan
Moltaqa is translated as a place where people meet and enjoy the whole experience.

Healthy and flavourful, halal Moroccan cuisine, aromatic spices. Vegan and gluten free options. We offer BC and international wines, beers on tap, cocktails. Freshly squeezed juices, Kombucha on tap, Moroccan Tea, Turkish coffee, homemade lemonade.

Moroccan cuisine is a delicious combination of mouthwatering flavors that make it unique. Moroccan food is incredibly diverse, thanks to the countrys interaction with other cultures and nations over the centuries. Influenced by Berbers, Arabs, Andalusian, Mediterranean and especially French.

We use traditional Moroccan Tagines for cooking, where the convection produced by the design of the pot cooks everything perfectly. The dish is naturally and continuously basted - ingredients are moist and the meat buttery.

No Fat, No Oils. All our meat is halal and hormone- and antibiotic-free. We have lots of vegan and pescatarian options.

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Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Personal Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
What 299 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.6
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4.5
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GustavoR
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

It was the greatest experience in morrocan food. Mimo, the owner, made everything special for the guests. He explains in detail each meal and What it the best wine to pair with your foods.
Very nice environment and the food is amazing.
It is a must place to go and enjoy the best morrocan flavors
Highly recommend: rack lamp

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Great date night! The owner guided us through the menu, very friendly and informative. We will definitely go again and recommend to friends!

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Sjl1967
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Decor Very authentic. Food is absolutely incredible. Loved the smell as you enter the restaurant. This is my second time there and never disappointed with the experience.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The food and experience was amazing! Would recommend this place so anyone who wants to travel but can’t... we were totally happy going here!

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LaurenA
1 review
Dined on October 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic food, drinks, service, and ambiance. I made the reservation for my friend's birthday. We all shared several delicious dishes, each of which was explained to us by the knowledgable and welcoming staff. Moltaqa has quickly jumped into my top 10 list of favorite restaurants in Vancouver, I'll absolutely be back.

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pegah
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 2, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great atmosphere and delicious food. Excellent service.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thank you Pegah, It is always a pleasure to host you Mimo

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LizA
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on October 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thank you for one of the best dining experiences we have had in a long time. The chef went out out of his way to explain in detail each dish that he had lovingly made and everything tasted delicious. To walk into this absolute oasis in the midst of a difficult time in the world was perfect. Thank you so much!

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thank you Liza, thats great to hear. Im proud of my food and happy I could share my cooking secrets Looking forward to host you next time Regards Mimo

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service3Ambience5

It’s one of my favourite places to go. Authentic and feels like a little taste of home. I love this place and recommend to everyone I know.

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Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thanks for visiting us and for a great rating. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Regards, Mimo

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vipColinE
New York Area
16 reviews
Dined on September 20, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Owner and staff were friendly and gave GREAT service. Delicious food

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thanks for visiting us Colin and for a great rating. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Regards, Mimo

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LWhite
1 review
Dined on September 19, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thank you for a wonderful birthday celebration! The food and wine was excellent and a wonderful atmosphere!

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thanks for visiting us and for a great rating. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Regards, Mimo

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SeanR
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Loved this Restaurant, the food was magnificent and the service was incredible. Will definitely be visiting again!!

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thanks for visiting us Sean and for a great rating. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Regards, Mimo

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Alex
Toronto
1 review
Dined on September 18, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place. I would come here again in future with anyone.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thanks for visiting us and for a great rating. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Regards, Mimo

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DerekT
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on September 17, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

What an enjoyable experience! We read previous reviewer's experiences of great food and service and visited on their recommendations. We were not disappointed. Mimo, our server, was excellent. The atmosphere was authentic and warm. The food was absolutely delicious.
Do not be put on by the address on Hastings. It is worth the trip. We now have a new favourite restaurant in Vancouver. Looking forward to bringing more family and staff in the future.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thanks for visiting us and for a great rating. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Regards, Mimo

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JoeZ
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on September 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

First, don't be put off by the skid row location. There is parking next door to the restaurant. The Croatian owner is married to a Moroccan and was very helpful in explaining the food options and making recommendations for a comprehensive taste of Morocco. He made sure that everything worked and definitely did not try to oversell the menu. We did however over order and all four of us came away with a carton of food for another full meal at home. The Swedish waitress was very attentive and helpful. A great non rushed dining experience to help replace our covid cancelled Moroccan vacation.

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LeeH
Calgary
1 review
Dined on September 9, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Host gave us ideas and plenty of time

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Biro
Vancouver
2 reviews
Dined on September 5, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and great service. I can’t wait to return. The bessara (green pea soup) was so delicious.

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AbeerM
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food and service was above and beyond what I expected, the owner was very friendly and welcoming. food was delicious and the flavors explode in your mouth will be recommending this restaurant to all my friends and family.

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yummybear
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 27, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great place for a quality meal. Nice decor, ambience & unique food. Tried several dishes & everything was of quality, well prepared and very tasty. Service was superb - as it was a slow night, the owner gave us a lot of attention & took the time to explain every dish & share his passion for his food. He even brought us little samples of some dishes we were too full to try, but had expressed an interest in. Cocktails were inventive & very well made. Definitely recommended :)

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LoriR
1 review
Dined on August 20, 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

Wonderful service and atmosphere. Nice options for a variety of Moroccan dishes.

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aminel
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Nice périple ans good food we will ne back again ans again ;)

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loubna
1 review
Dined on August 14, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and great atmosphere..
great service..

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vipOpenTable Diner
Toronto
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Mimo was very inviting and a great host. We got to try the soup, the harissa with fresh bread, lamb tagine and beef tagine with couscous, and the date cookies at the end. Every item was exceptional and had a lot of flavour. Mimo really takes care of his guests and has a passion for Moroccan food. Great place, will visit again.

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vipThyT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on August 1, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The owner, Mimo, is such a sweetheart and always so helpful in feeding us and helping us choose the best dishes. We had such wonderful times every time we are here. The restaurant is in an interesting area (right next to Save on Meats on Hastings Street) - however, the cozy interior of the restaurant made up for the neigbourhood. The food feels elevated and homemade at the same time. I love coming here because it feels like going to a friend's place where your friend cooks for you and knows what you like and treat you.

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vipmicromywife
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 30, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The owner here is an amazing guy that has a clear passion for food. It was a quieter night that evening I went due to covid and I had an amazing time as he described the time and effort he puts into every dish. The most important ingredient in every dish is love and you can tell he puts a ton into his art of cooking.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on October 5, 2020

Thanks for visiting us and for a great rating. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Regards, Mimo

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Hano
1 review
Dined on July 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great customer service, owner welcomes you from the door. Explain every dish so its easier to choose from menu. Food really aromatic and fresh. Me and my husband really enjoy our time there and our meals.

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SaedA
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Best experience I've ever had in Vancouver restaurant! Food, atmosphere, value, drinks, service, cleanliness, hospitality.... Perfect!

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KCKelowna
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

This place was a literal diamond in the rough. The host, servers and chefs we're all world-class. I got served the best rendition of a whiskey sour I have ever had. We ordered the beet salad and the carrot salad and both were very tasty. I especially loved the combination of their spices with the oranges, onions, beets and mint. We had the rack of lamb and it was cooked perfectly to a medium rare and was very delicious. We will definitely be going back!!

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chloeh
Vancouver
7 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is my 6th visit and I always like the ambience of the place. Also our requests were taken seriously and the server was very attentive.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on July 10, 2020

That is great to hear, we appreciate that you are our regular guest and looking forward to host you next time as well Mimo Moltaqa

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vipBezani
Toronto
4 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great experience, food was excellent. Highly recommend a visit.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on July 10, 2020

Nice to meet you Bezani, pleasure to host you guys. Looking forward to host you next time as well. Mimo Moltaqa

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vipRobertB
Vancouver
3 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food and service.
See you soon

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on June 15, 2020

Thank you for dining with us Robert and for the great rating. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Mimo Moltaqa

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VegetarianFoodie
Calgary
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Food was incredible. The owner was very personable and really made our visit memorable! He provided lots of insight and background into the food and really made this a great time for our group.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on June 15, 2020

Thank you for dining with us and for the great rating. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Mimo Moltaqa

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JoostT
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2020
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Took my partner here for his birthday and had a great evening! The owner is very passionate about the restaurant and explained the dishes. Great food, we loved the starter sampler!

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on June 15, 2020

Thank you for dining with us and for the great feedback. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Mimo Moltaqa

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OpenTable Diner
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 11, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very good food and place super comfy. Service excellent!

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on June 15, 2020

Thank you for dining with us and for the great feedback. We are happy you enjoyed the experience and are looking forward to host you next time as well. Mimo Moltaqa

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MohammadD
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Beyond expectation! Amazing service and delicious food!

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on June 12, 2020

Thank you for visiting us and for the great feedback. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Mimo Moltaqa

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OpenTable Diner
Orange County
1 review
Dined on June 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This restaurant was amazing! Authentic food, great atmosphere, the owner was very personable. Quality ingredients. Simply delicious. We tried lots of dishes and loved all of them. The owner is also the chef so be sure to ask what specials they have or for his personal recommendations. Lots of variety in the choices so even if you are a vegetarian or gluten free, you will not have a problem finding options. Can’t wait to go back and bring friends and family.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on June 12, 2020

Thank you for visiting us and for the great feedback. Nice to meet you. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Mimo Moltaqa

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Romeo
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on May 23, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Awesome dining experience. We will definitely be back!

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on May 29, 2020

Thank You Romeo. We are happy to hear that and are looking forward to host you again. Mimo

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vipMelissaT
Vancouver
8 reviews
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall4Food3Service5Ambience5

Loved the atmosphere, warmth, and lively ambiance. Couscous ... mushy, but flavourful.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on May 29, 2020

Thank you Melissa, We hope that you are well and are looking forward to host you again.

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Dierdra
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on March 7, 2020
Overall2Food2Service2Ambience3

Overall, a very disappointing dining experience. The service was spotty and confusing as we had four different people delivering wine, water, food, cutlery and plates and when we asked questions about the food, none of the servers seemed familiar with the menu. The beans in the white bean stew were not cooked and instead of sending us another dish that was properly cooked, they just sent us another lentil dish which we had already ordered. They were out of their Kombucha on tap and they were out of the white wine we ordered. Another bottle of wine was brought to our table, but it was $40 more. Shouldn’t a bottle similar in price have been brought to us instead? I ordered the carrot lemon salad and it was just a bunch of cold, barely blanched cut up carrots in a bowl, no hint of lemon or spices. We also felt rushed out as we were told “people are waiting for your table”. This was never communicated to us when we arrived and it felt very rude. With so many amazing restaurants in Vancouver to choose from with excellent food and service, won’t definitely won’t be returning to this one.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on May 29, 2020

Thank you for your feedback. This is from time before closing for pandemic and it does not reflect our standard. We were short staffed due social distancing of our staff and admit, experience wasn't the best that night. Our apologies . We closed few days after, to protect our staff and customers. Now we are re-opened. Hope you are well and that we will have chance to serve you again.

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vipSamP
Los Angeles
7 reviews
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall1Food4Service1Ambience3

The ambiance and the food is actually pretty good but the service is arguably the worst I’ve seen in a long time. Dishes come out way late, there’s no table settings, you have to ask for new plates practically clear the dishes yourself, and it’s all because the leader ship is just that poor. People are not adequately trained and the manager either needs to learn how to manage or be replaced.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on May 29, 2020

Thank you for your feedback Sam. This is from days before closing for pandemic and it does not reflect our standard. We were short staffed due social distancing of our staff . We closed few days after, to protect our staff and customers. Now we are re-opened. Apologies for service experience, hope you are well and hope that we will have chance to serve you again.

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SandraL
Vancouver
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This is not my first time and will not be my last time. I love bringing new people to the experience of this restaurant with the quality of aromatic spices coming up from tagine to the delcious taste of Turkish coffee to the sweets of the moracan cookies.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
Responded on May 29, 2020

Thank you for your feedback Sandra, we hope you are well and are looking forward to host you again.

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FAQs

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Uber Eats. Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (604) 696-4055.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant is rated 4.6 stars by 299 OpenTable diners.

Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant does offer gift cards which you can purchase here https://www.moltaqarestaurant.ca/store/gift-cards/.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.