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Part of the medium-sized Hotel La Place, La Cafeteria is located on the building’s panoramic roof terrace. Order a coffee, fruit juice, or soft drink and soak up the sweeping ocean vistas and excellent views over the old city
. Soft music plays in the background, adding to the cafe’s relaxed vibe.
Café Plage Yasmina
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Café Plage Yasmina is located next to El Jadida’s main beach. It’s a top place to sample a typical Moroccan nus-nus (half coffee and half milk) or a strong black coffee. Ice creams and simple snacks are available too. The decor is fairly chic, with a cream and black tiled floor, black tables and chairs with cream leather-cushioned seats, and a chandelier. Large front windows let patrons peer out into the street and to the beach beyond.
Café Les Cerises
Enjoy the laid-back nature of a typical Moroccan cafe and mingle with locals in Café Les Cerises. Order a pot of mint tea
for an authentic Moroccan leisure experience. Of course, coffee and soft drinks are available too. Guests can sit indoors in the air-conditioned salon, or outside under the shade of parasols and surrounded by greenery.
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Studio One attracts guests both during the daytime and at night, offering an evening alternative to visiting one of the town’s bars. Young locals come to play pool and hangout with their friends. Casual and relaxed, patrons can tuck into a range of snacks and light bites, including sandwiches, burgers, and fries, or simply enjoy a drink.
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Sky View is located on the top floor of a striking modern building in Sidi Bouzid. Made from glass and gleaming metal, the box-like structure is impressive. The cafe provides great views of the coast, too. The usual range of drinks is served, such as tea, coffee, and soft drinks. A range of Moroccan meals
and snacks are available on other floors of the building.
Located close to Mohamed V Park and the main beach, Cafe Zenga is an unpretentious place to stop for a drink in an upmarket part of town. It is especially popular with young and trendy locals. A live band sometimes plays inside, and al fresco seating is also available on the terrace. As well as drinks, the cafe also serves a fairly wide range of meals. The menu includes harira soup
, sandwiches, brochettes, burgers, pizzas, and tagines.
Cafe Snack Haoua
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A fairly fancy cafe in the heart of El Jadida’s old Portuguese City, Cafe Snack Haoua is an ideal place to take a break when exploring some of the area’s major places of interest
. Customers can sit in the atmospheric salon or on the sunny patio, sipping on a coffee, tea, juice
, or soda, and nibbling on a range of basic snacks.
Cafe, Pizzaria, Restaurant, $$$
Cafe Portimao is a stylish cafe-cum-restaurant close to Sidi Bouzid Beach. In addition to coffee, tea, fruit shakes, and other beverages, the establishment also offers an extensive selection of meals and snacks. Start the day with a traditional Moroccan breakfast
of bread, cheese, eggs, and olives, or enjoy a more substantial meal of pizza, brochettes, and more. Guests can sit on either the roof terrace or indoors.
Les 4 Dauphins
Les 4 Dauphins is one of a number of fuss-free, open-fronted cafes and snack shops close to El Jadida’s beach. Pop in for a drink and be tempted by the enticing aromas from the grill; the grilled chicken is especially popular. It’s in a good position for taking a stroll through the harbour either pre- or post-break.
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Despite the name, L’Océan coffee shop won’t be found close to the sea; rather, it is a little out of town and near to the Ocean Shopping Centre. A modern and clean cafe with nice furnishings and decor, it sits in nice surroundings. Service is good and the drinks are made with care. The thick and creamy hot chocolate is rated highly. Snacks are available too. Sit indoors and watch sports on the TV, or head outside to the pavement seating and listen to the tinkling sounds from the small fountain.