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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Casbah Rouge

2841 Broadway (110th St.) Send to Phone
212-932-2222
This Casbah rocks with Moroccan flavors, belly dancing and live music.

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Lunch & Dinner daily, Brunch Sat.-Sun.
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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Casbah Rouge Restaurant Review

: From the sweet scents of mint or jasmine rising out of tall silver hookahs to the gauzy flash of a belly dancer's bedlah (costume), step inside Casbah Rouge and be transported from the Upper West Side to the steamy souks of Marrakech. Designer Gianfranco Langatta created arched passageways, sand and henna painted walls and latticed-wood screens to craft this Moroccan oasis on an urbane stretch of Broadway. The sounds of Middle Eastern music invite one to linger at the hookah bar, cozy up at one of the intimate mosaic tile tables, or simply enjoy a night of marvelous martinis (try the fig or passion fruit) as well as some exotic vintages from Lebanon, Morocco and Greece. A tasting of the Mediterranean menu should begin with the assorted mezes for two (an appetizer choice of three plates) which can include the fantastically flaky Moroccan cigars (pastries) stuffed with chicken, kafta or vegetables; the mezes plate of hummus, tabbouleh and tapenade spreads with stuffed grape leaves; and perhaps, the Merguez Meshway---spicy lamb sausage-mesclun salad. Entrée options highlight regional specialties including simmering tagines and oven-roasted duck with Tunisian couscous and tangy pomegranate sauce.
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