10 Top Cheap Eats in Agadir
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Agadir is one of the most popular beach towns in Morocco, with its own port, called Marina by locals. This is an incredible spot to try freshly caught fish from the Atlantic at very decent prices, as well as tagines and other traditional Moroccan foods. Here are the 10 top cheap eats in Agadir.
Bakery, Cafe, Mediterranean, Moroccan, $$$
This amazing bakery/café is one of the best places to have lunch in Agadir. The choice is very broad, as they can serve eggs with khlii, French pastries, Moroccan pastries and biscuits, fresh mint tea, salads and much more. It is very spacious and quite modern, with a terrace area perfect for warm days.
Restaurant Plage Bleue
Restaurant, Mediterranean, Moroccan, $$$
Sitting alongside the sandy beach in Agadir’s main tourist area, Restaurant Plage Bleue is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The members of staff are attentive and the service is speedy. Order a pot of mint tea or a fresh fruit juice to complement the various fish and meat dishes.
Café del Mar
Restaurant, Seafood, Mediterranean, $$$
A highly rated restaurant in Agadir, Café del Mar not only serves delicious seafood, but its beachfront location and outdoor terrace make it a terrific place to watch the sun go down. The atmosphere is romantic, the service is good and the food is great. Beautifully presented dishes include salmon and avocado salad, battered fish with chips, sardines with mozzarella, tomato and pesto, herb and lemon calamari and grilled fish with a colourful assortment of roasted Mediterranean vegetables.
Restaurant, Seafood, Moroccan, French, $$$
From oysters, fish soup and squid, to skate, prawns, langoustines, lobster and more, seafood lovers won’t be disappointed by the extensive selection at Le Flore. If you can’t decide, why not try the seafood platter? There are also steaks, pasta dishes and a variety of French meals on the menu. The restaurant is located by the promenade, providing breathtaking ocean views as you dine.
Bar Restaurant le Z
Restaurant, Mediterranean, $$$
This amazing bar restaurant is open from 10 am to 1 am and is a great place to head after you’ve spent a lazy Sunday morning and you start to get hungry. On the menu, you’ll find seafood, pasta, steak, vegetables, soup and more. It feels really cosy inside and the clients are mostly locals.
Restaurant, Mediterranean, Moroccan, $$$
L’Eden is a nice spacious restaurant located on the seafront of Agadir. Here, you can enjoy different types of dishes, such as pasta, salad, crepes, seafood, delicious desserts and much more. It is a great place to relax and enjoy a fresh, cold ice cream after the beach.
Le 20' Restaurant
Restaurant, Seafood, Mediterranean, Moroccan, $$$
Le 20′ Restaurant has some of the most delicious and fresh seafood in town. Here, you’ll find many fish dishes, including tagines, salads and soups. The atmosphere is vibrant and the staff are very friendly. This is definitely a place to try out.
Legend Lounge Agadir
Bar, French, Mediterranean, $$$
This incredible lounge is located five minutes from the beach and has a fantastic view over the port. The atmosphere is amazing, the food is delicious with an emphasis on seafood and meat, and the desserts are exquisite. This is the type of restaurant where you feel on holiday as soon as you step in.
Bistro, Moroccan, $$$
This small and cosy café serves delicious dishes for breakfast or brunch, including a variety of Moroccan pastries that you can customise, like msemmen with amlou and chopped bananas, avocado and dried fruit juice, avocado salad and homemade bread. This is the perfect place to start a relaxing morning.
Restaurant, Seafood, Moroccan, $$$
Located on the seafront promenade, Agadir’s O Playa has a diverse menu with a changing selection of seafood dishes depending on the season and the catch of the day. The decor is attractive and there’s a pleasant outdoor dining area too. Also available is an extensive selection of desserts to enjoy after mains like grilled squid, sea bass, sole, monkfish and seafood paella. There are several western options and a good selection for vegetarians as well.
These recommendations were updated on June 16, 2018 to keep your travel plans fresh.