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.
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
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
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.
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