The 10 Best Restaurants In Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen, Morocco
Chefchaouen, Morocco | © reibai/Flickr
Rebecca Wilkinson

Chefchaouen, Morocco’s blue city, is a beautiful town with blue walls and majestic mountains. A town as rich in history as it is in beauty, Chefchaouen has some great places to eat. We round up the top 10.

Chefchaouen

Restaurant Aladdin

Restaurant Aladdin is a place where guests can choose from a menu of international favorites including Spanish omelet, but more importantly, a wide range of Moroccan favorites, from kefta to every kind of tajine and couscous. These are all at a very affordable price. Suited to its name, the restaurant has a romantic and enchanting feel, dimly lit with romantic red lights and littered with cushions. For those guests who prefer dining al-fresco, there’s a gorgeous and inviting terrace from which guests can admire stunning panoramic views of Chefchaouen.

17, Rue Targui Place Outahamam, Chefchaouen 91000, Morocco, +212 5399-89071

For a taste of Italy in the heart of Chefchaouen, this is the place to go. Pizzeria Mandala offers a refreshing menu of Italian favorites which offer an alternative to traditional Moroccan cuisine. Located just steps away from the popular square of the city, Outa Hammam, guests can choose from a range of pizzas and pastas, as well as salads and a small meat section featuring hamburgers and chicken dishes. A tempting dessert menu of fruit, ice cream, and chocolate fondu complements these fantastic dishes.

Avenue Hassan II, Chefchaouen, Morocco, +212 5398-82808

Restaurant Morisco

Locally known as one of the best restaurants in the famous Outa el Hammam square, Restaurant Morisco serves dishes specific to the region, including the ftour beldi. This is the local breakfast consisting of goat’s cheese, eggs, and olive oil. Excellent for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, Restaurant Morisco invites guests to relax, people-watch, and take in the hustle and bustle of the square life all day long.

51,Place Oouta Hamam Chefchaouen, Morocco, +212 5398-82323

Couscous

Al Kasbah

Also a hotel, Al Kasbah Hotel & Restaurant is worth a visit purely for the decor. The restaurant is a mesmorizing blue, and has beautiful wood and plants on the outside. Guests can eat inside the dining room, which is decorated to achieve an authentic ambiance. Alternatively, or they can sit on the terrace and appreciate the enchanting exterior. In a prime location near the Kasbah museum, Al Kasbah restaurant offers some of the most delicious Moroccan food at decent and affordable prices.

Plaza Uta el-Hammam | Medina, Chefchaouen, Morocco

1. Auberge Dardara

Hotel Restaurant, Moroccan, Mediterranean

Auberge Dardara is another hotel-restaurant which offers guests a refreshing and relaxing escape, where they can tuck into delicious homemade dishes which showcase the best of local cuisine. Dardara has a menu which does justice to the exotic flavors of the Mediterranean, and infuses the flavors of the region in refined and natural recipes. To produce high-quality, fresh meals, the restaurant uses produce from its own garden, as well as surrounding villages. Locally famous for its top-notch Moroccan cuisine and fantastic service, Auberge Dardara is a place where visitors can taste everything from goat tajine to bissara (dried beans cream with olive oil, garlic and cumin).

2. Les Raisins

Restaurant, Moroccan

Well known for its late lunches, this charming little family-run restaurant is a haven for international food as well as Moroccan favorites. Popular with locals and tourists, the Les Raisins restaurant invites guests to relax on the front terrace, which provides idyllic views, especially during sunsets.

3. Tissemlal

Restaurant, Moroccan

A valued part of the Casa Hassan Hotel, Tissemlal is a restaurant which prides itself on its fantastic traditional dishes. In a charming, authentic environment, guests can enjoy the choice of the downstairs restaurant which has several rooms and a fireplace, or the inviting terrace with beautiful views. Relax in a romantic atmosphere, complete with dimly lit candles and enchanting lanterns. On the menu are tempting starters and mouthwatering mains which include jaine, couscous, and even tortillas.

4. DarCom

Restaurant, Moroccan

Chicken tajine with pomegranate couscous
© Paul Keller/Flickr
A truly beautiful and authentically decorated Moroccan restaurant, DarCom offers guests the chance to relax in a room of autumn colors, on traditional Moroccan lounges with inviting cushions. Their fabulous interior is complemented by their superb terrace, so guests can enjoy al fresco dining on a balmy summer’s evening. Tuck into the typical dishes of the region at DarCom, and appreciate beautiful views of the grand mosque.

5. Bab Ssour

Restaurant, Moroccan, Vegetarian

A top find, this vegetarian-friendly restaurant is ever so slightly off the beaten track, but worth searching for. It offers guests an alternative to the traditional tourist restaurants of the Outa el Hamma square. Known for its friendly service, Bab Ssour is more than just a place to enjoy a delicious meal, it’s a place to make fantastic friends too. The friendly owner is more than happy to recommend the best dishes of the day, which could be anything from veggie tajine to couscous. Take your homemade Moroccan dishes to the rooftop dining area if you want to also enjoy an unbeatable view.

6. Assada

Restaurant, Moroccan

A favorite with the locals, this affordable little restaurant serves typical Moroccan favorites. Going that one step further, Assada also offers the freshest of tempting fruit juice shakes. Guests are invited to dine on the terrace which showcases beautiful views and a refreshing al fresco dining experience. It also features an urban aesthetic with artistic graffiti decorating the terrace. Assada prides itself on offering cheap, simple, yet delicious food, complemented by friendly and welcoming service.
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