Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant
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.
- Surfaces sanitized between seatings
- Common areas deep cleaned daily
- Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
- Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
- Contactless payment available
- Limited number of seated diners
- Distancing maintained in common areas
- Extra space between tables
- Waitstaff wear masks
- Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
Food was good. Very tasty. Servers seemed a little inexperienced. Several times taking a single order from the table and walking away before the next order (there were 2 of us). Not checking back until nearly finished our food. Not regularly topping up water or wine. Minor things that didn't really effect the meal too much.
We had a delightful dinner, and the service was outstanding. Our waitress was kind and attentive, and offered some great suggestions. I have been to Morocco and this experience felt like we were there for the time of an authentic soirée. Highly recommend! We will definitely be back! I also recommend parking at the easy park above the Vancouver film school, a mere 4-5 minutes walk away.
Authentic and tasty Moroccan Cuisine with decor from that country that makes you feel like your are sitting in northwest corner of Africa while dinning.
This restaurant is an amazing oasis...
In it’s particular East Vancouver address.
Started off our evening experience with mint tea sweetened with brown sugar... My fiancé ordered a Cocktail; saffron infused vodka in a lemon drop martini 🍸
Then we ordered... VEGETARIAN SAMPLER PLATTER FOR TWO.
Lentils, white bean stew with ginger, eggplant pepper stew, tomato pepper salad, mini eggplants, carrot salad and Moroccan bread.
For an Entree with shared the : LEMON & OLIVE CHICKEN TAGINE
Halal, hormone-free and non-medicated chicken leg braised in its own juices and Moroccan spices... This was a absolutely delicious dish and lot of food.
Had a nice bottle of Sauvignon Blanc.
Such a wonderful evening...
Friendly serving staff, caring owner on site.
The love and care of this restauranteur was
self-evident in the attention to detail in the fashionable Moroccan decor, and the quality of the food served that represented his home country. he even paint the artwork on the walls.
A great find and we will definitely return...
and suggested to all our family and friends.
Thank-you for Fantastic Dinning Experience.
The restaurants atmosphere is decent, however the food was not very tasty. The lamb that was served was raw and the prices were too expensive for the quality.
Review refers to Valentines set menu price. Rack of lamb was perfectly cooked, pink. We are aware of that some people prefer fully cooked steak and loin. Your preference has nothing to do with the taste of our food, you have not touch it. please ask for well done, we will gladly do it.
Food was disappointing for the price point. Seating and ambience are mediocre. Staff are nice though.
Enjoyed the restaurant.. We went with the Valentines 7 course meal and it was perfect. Staff were all friendly and attentive.
Great owner. Good food. Nice ambiance.
Definitely try their crepe before you leave.
Excellent Food ,totally enjoyable Family meal ,All of us had a very satisfying meal and they have a good vegetarian options
Great experience owner was so nice and food was delicious
Really great, amazing food, quiet place, great staff
Amazing, very high quality meat. Excellent service
The owner Mimo is a fantastic host - literally everything we could have wanted as far as service we received. Very detailed food/wine pairings recommendations, customization of one dish to meet dietary requirements, and the perfect amount of table visits. This is easily my new favourite restaurant in the city. All the dishes have such big, bold flavours and the atmosphere is fantastic. The tagines are a must, so is the rack of lamb.
Every week end I go with my husband on a date and we go regularly to this Moroccan restaurant, Moltaqa, in Vancouver because of this romantic ambience. Like always it is a lot of fun. Your Tangerins.
A wonderful experience in a very friendly & funky atmosphere.
The food was delicious and portions plentiful, the people were very friendly and helpful, and the atmosphere was fun and inviting. Will definitely visit again.
Greatest atmosphere, everyone very helpful and kind.
The foods are great
The service was amazing
Thank you Safa, Looking forward to host you next time as well.
The place is nice inside and the staff were very attentive, but we found the food lacking.
We started with the harira soup and shared the goat tagine and rack of lamb. The food was surprisingly bland. It was exciting to see the lamb flambed tableside, but it didn't have any flavour. The soup and tagine were both lacking spice. Overall we would not come back.
Thanks for your feedback and dinning with us . Our food is full of flavours, most definitely not hot spicy or salty. Not for everyone, most customers love our food for a reason. Just tasted items you had - perfectly balanced with ginger finish on goat , rack of lamb well seasoned harira can use salt. sorry it was not t your your palette.
Beautiful restaurant with wonderful decor. Both the food and service were fantastic. My girlfriend and I had a great time.
Like most places, they're following all the COVID-19 regulations so I felt safe dining there.
Thank you Alwin, looking forward to host you again. M Moltaqa
I recommend this restaurant to everyone for sure ! Ambiance, food , drink , management of Nimo everything was great !
Thank you for a nice rating We are looking forward to host you next time next time. Moltaqa
Great ambience and friendly service! A perfect place for when you want to travel but can't travel.
One of our favourite restaurants in Vancouver! Food is amazing, spices, taste, selection all amazing. And the owner and host goes out of his way to ensure that every meal we have is consistently excellent!
very good food.
I will come back.
It was a great last minute plan for our Christmas Eve !!! First time there and we loved it ! Mimo was very kind explaining all the dishes. The goat was outstanding! We will definitely return and recommend it !
We asked for a private table and were gifted an intimate corner window to ourselves. Our servers were wonderful, even though it was fairly busy in ratio to the staff. The food was absolutely delicious and the manager (who I suspect was the owner) was very knowledgeable about wine pairings, and made great recommendations for the one we brought ourselves.
Amazing experience, staff were fantastic and very professional. The owner or manager checked our table accordingly and gave his recommendations, explained what the food was and how it was made and what wine to pair. Just beautiful service. They know how to run a business 😊
Great experience, service and food. Order the Lamb it’s amazing
Always a most enjoyable time at Moltaqa; delicious food and great service. Love the ambience.
Just fabulous .....
Ambiance, food, music, decor and service are outstanding. It is our all time favorite restaurant. Barbara&Alex
Really great atmosphere, feels like you’re actually in Morocco. Good food and great service.
Went here the other night and had an outstanding time! For apples the our table got the Chicken Pastilla, the Carrot and Feta Salad, and the Lamb Sausage, and every item was fantastic. My partner and I got the traditional beef tagine, and the duck tagine, and both were outstanding! Our server (whom I believe is also the owner) was absolutely splendid and took great care of us! The ambiance is lovely, and the food is fantastic. I cannot wait to be back and I highly recommend going! :)
I’ve been visiting the place for quiet a while , their service is just amazing and friendly ! Their food is authentic to Moroccan food... definitely gonna visit again!
This time we tried the goat and lamb so good. Also, we repeated the Lamb rack.
Great food and ambiance.
Everything from food to service was amazing for our first time dining here. We will definitely dine here again and recommend to our friends and family.
Thank you for dining at Moltaqa and for great feedback. We are looking forward to host you next time as well. Mimo
Service was great. Very attentive. But the pita was soooo salty. We mentioned it to the owner and he kindly brought it bread for us. The tagine and entrees felt like they needed rice or something to go with the sauces. Not quite filling enough for us.
Thank you for dining at Moltaqa and for your feedback. Thanks for letting us know, there were few pieces that had extra salt. Tagines are traditionly eaten with Moroccan bread to soak up the sauce, there is also couscous to order. We are looking forward to host you next time.
The experience started off amazing as the owner greeted us and was very attentive. We had 2 vegetarian eaters among 5 of us so he recommended the vegetarian plater for an appie with a side order of beef meat balls. After getting the appies the restaurant started getting busy and the owner was tending to what seemed like his friends he was having drinks with them and just seemed to forget about the rest of the restaurant. We had no other server dedicated to our table. Got there at 630 and left at 830 as we still were waiting to put in our dinner orders no one ever came around again. The food was quiet bland and lacked salt or any flavor for that matter. The meat balls were very dry and hard and just luke warm. Will definitely not being going back or recommending this place.
Thank you for dinning with us Sarah and for your feedback, appologies for letting you down. yes we were short stuffed and it slipped my attention. Regards, Mimo
Food is always fantastic. Service is great and engaging. Lovely ambience and authentic feel.
Thanks for visiting us and for great feedback. We are looking forward to host you again soon Regards Mimo
Celebrated my birthday here and it was an amazing experience! Form the phenomenal food to the great atmosphere everything was top notch. Highly recommend the rack of lamb, it was probably the best lamb that I've ever eaten. They flambe it in front of you which was an experience on its own. Appreciated how they installed curtains to separate the tables rather than tacky plexiglass, staff went above and beyond to give the best dining experience during the difficult covid times.
Thanks for visiting us and for great feedback. We are looking forward to host you again Mimo
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
Moltaqa Moroccan Restaurant does offer delivery in partnership with Skip The Dishes and 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 4.7 stars by 342 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.