Agadir’s coastal location makes it a prime destination for seafood lovers. There are plentiful bounties from the ocean to tuck into at mealtimes. Here are some of the best seafood restaurants in the popular Moroccan holiday resort.
One of the top seafood restaurants in Agadir, La Scala’s extensive menu has two entire pages dedicated to fish and seafood delights. One dish served here that is often difficult to find in the area is baked fish. Other items include sea bass, monkfish, sole, langoustine, lobster, mussels, and prawns. Combine freshly caught seafood with traditional Moroccan cuisine with a fish tagine. A selection of meat-based dishes are available too. Sit outside and soak up the views or enjoy the air-conditioned comfort of the indoor dining room.
Located next to the beach and at the entrance of Agadir Marina, Les Blancs offers a selection of Spanish and Moroccan dishes with a heavy focus on seafood.The restaurant is also licensed to sell alcohol drinks to accompany your tasty meal. A particular speciality to try here is the paella. Big enough to satisfy two people, it could be an ideal choice for a romantic evening in Agadir. Sit outside and enjoy the ocean vistas and sea breeze, or lap up the elegant interiors as you savour your meal.
Norway is renowned for its excellent seafood, so what could be better than a taste of Norway right in the heart of Agadir? Using fresh Moroccan catches to produce Scandinavian-inspired dishes, the restaurant also serves a choice of Moroccan wines to go with your meal. French dishes are also available. Enjoy tuna mixed with rice as you browse the menu in this cute tucked-away restaurant.
A popular seafood restaurant and grill with locals and tourists alike, Salsa Rosa has the added bonus of staying open fairly late at night; if you’re a late eater or have a case of the late-night munchies, this is a great place to visit. The prices are also very reasonable. Fish can be fried or grilled depending on your preference and other seafood treats include prawns, squid, mussels, and clams. Seafood paella and seafood tagine are also on the menu and, if there’s a member of the group who doesn’t fancy fish, other options include pizza, pasta, salads, and meat brochettes.
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Another Agadir seafood restaurant at the sophisticated marina, Captain Bodega offers delicious food, tasty cocktails, great views, and top-class service. Whether you opt for salmon, lobster, squid, prawns, mussels, seafood salad, or a non-seafood dish like steak, pizza, or pasta, you’re sure to be satisfied.
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.
With a name that translates to ‘ the little fisherman’, it’s no surprise that Le Petit Pecheur serves some of the freshest and tastiest seafood in Agadir. The large portions will ensure you don’t walk away still hungry and the prices are reasonable. Sink your teeth into a mixed seafood platter, different types of large grilled fish, fish in creamy sauces, and more. Tagines, couscous, pizza, salads, and several meaty Moroccan favourites are also available.
A highly rated restaurant in Agadir, Cafe del Mar not only serves delicious seafood fare, 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.
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. 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 decent selection for vegetarians as well.
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 terrific ocean views as you dine.