The Best Waterfront Dining In Tangier, Morocco

Photo of Shyla Watson
11 November 2016

Morocco is an amazing country that sits at the top of North Africa, directly adjacent to Spain and along the Strait of Gibraltar. The country borders both the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea, so it’s to be expected that many locations feature breathtaking views of the water. Read our list to discover the best waterfront dining options in the gorgeous city of Tangier.

Moroccan Tea | © Klearchos Kapoutsis/Flickr


This beautiful restaurant has contemporary decor and incredible views. Dall’Italiano offers patrons attentive service, excellent food, and generous portions, all at a reasonable price. Enjoy fresh oven-baked pizza, pasta, and exquisite dessert; most of the food is made in-house, which helps create an authentic Italian experience.

Port of Tangier, Morocco | ©Yutaka Fujii/Flickr


Nord-Pinus is a lovely locale. This little treasure is tucked away in a beautiful hotel and features breathtaking views overlooking both the Moroccan harbors and the city of Tangier. Enjoy cocktails on their rooftop balcony to get a better look at the sights. The atmosphere is cozy, and the wait staff is extremely helpful.

Nord-Pinus, 11 Riad Sultan Kasbah, Tangier, Morocco +212 661 228 140

Salmon and Cous Cous | ©Stefan Muth/Flickr

El Morocco Club

El Morocco Club is a twin to the famous jazz club located in New York City. This restaurant is really three restaurants in one, including a piano bar and cafe terrace. The food served is a fusion of classic Moroccan and Mediterranean cuisine. Patrons can enjoy the oyster bar for an extravagant atmosphere, and for a more casual environment, enjoy the terrace and smaller accompanying menu. El Morocco Club is a fine dining experience with a serious dose of pizzazz.

El Morocco Club, 1 Rue Kachla Place du Tabor Kasbah, Tangier, Morocco, +212 539 948 139

Seafood Paella | ©Lim Ashley/Flickr

El Tangerino

This refined seafood shanty boasts fun decor, including fishing nets, a boat that sits out front, and an anchor. Enjoy delicious Spanish tapas at the bar or a huge dish of paella to share with friends in the dining room – you’ll be guaranteed some of the freshest seafood around. Be sure to get a seat by the window to look out at the beautiful waterfront views.

Tangier, Morocco | ©Brandon Prince/Flickr

Restaurant L’Ocean

Kick back and relax and this stunning oceanside restaurant – enjoy a first class experience in the dining room or on the terrace in the cool ocean air. Not only are the views to die for, but the food is delicious as well. Patrons can expect delectable dishes like the creamy seafood risotto, spaghetti with squid ink, and tart with tomato and marinated anchovies.

Restaurant L’Ocean, Plage Sidi Kacem Grottes d’Hercule, Tangier, Morocco, , +212 539 338 137

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