Casablanca is the largest city in Morocco and in the Maghreb, both economically and demographically. For that reason, some of the best restaurants in Morocco will be found here.
Locals like to spend a Friday or Saturday out having an exquisite dish accompanied by a glass of wine, as some of these restaurants have live bands or lounges with recent music.
From French to Middle Eastern, here are the 10 best fine dining restaurants in Casablanca.
This restaurant might be famous for its appearance in the film Casablanca (1942), but the truth is the film wasn’t been shot in Casablanca, or even in Africa, but in the Warner Bros. Studios in California.
However, there is a Rick’s Cafe in Casablanca, and it is one of the most elegant restaurants in town, the food is absolutely delicious, and the atmosphere is exquisite. You can enjoy European and Moroccan dishes with professional waiters while listening to a live band that plays classical songs.
La Sqala is located near Rick’s Cafe, overlooking the Port of Casablanca, and it serves traditional Moroccan cuisine. The restaurant is outdoors in a sort of garden decorated with zellij, trees, flowers, and beautiful fountains.
Although it is a little on the pricey side, it offers an excellent Moroccan cuisine experience.
This restaurant is located right on the rocks of the Atlantic coast with a mesmerizing view of the sea. This is a local favorite since it is absolutely packed on weekends, where people sit down to savor a dish or go to the bar and have a drink with loud music and dim lights.
It also has an outdoor terrace, and although it gets pretty chilly at night, you quickly forget about it when you start dancing to the beat of the sound!
This is an absolute must-go-to restaurant. It serves amazingly fresh and delicious seafood, with the most amazing view of the Atlantic and mosque Hassan II.
It is located near Le Cabestan, but it serves a different kind of food in a different atmosphere. It is more formal and family-friendly. Locals love a Sunday lunch here with their family.
This is a cozy yet elegant Asian restaurant, with dishes like chicken cashew nut dried chili, dumplings, green curry with chicken, and much more.
The atmosphere here is insane, with music and modern decoration, and it is definitely worth a try if you want to impress someone!
This is another seafood restaurant that is absolutely phenomenal. It is located within the Tahiti Beach Club and one of its specials is fresh oysters with white wine, and of course, a stunning view over the beach.
The décor is very sophisticated and the ambiance is quite chic, with extremely professional waiters and light music in the background.
They also have ceviche, salads, and fish plates.
Lily’s Cuisine Asiatique
Located right next to Le Cabestan, this restaurant serves top quality Asian cuisine. As you walk in, you will feel transported to a modern restaurant in Asia, as the décor, plants, and atmosphere are authentic and remind of China, Korea, Japan, Thailand, and Vietnam.
On the menu, you’ll find spring rolls, ceviche, a variety of dim sum, and much more.
Le Relais de Paris
This restaurant is also a local favorite, as it has great service. The restaurant itself is sophisticated and the food is fabulous. With European dishes like steak and chips or camembert salad, this is definitely a place to visit if you get tired of traditional food!
Spending an evening in the restaurant at the Four Seasons Hotel is an unforgettable experience. Since the hotel is located on the seafront, you can have dinner contemplating the lighthouse while feeling like you are floating on the sea with the plate-glass window.
They offer the most delicious Mediterranean and Moroccan dishes that you can watch get cooked.
This Italian restaurant serves amazing pasta and pizza, and it is not as expensive as other restaurants listed above. It is located in one of the main neighborhoods, called Anfa, and it is definitely a cozy restaurant where you can have good food in a relaxed atmosphere.
The restaurant itself is decorated with hundreds of empty light bulbs, giving the place a great touch.