The Best Traditional Moroccan Restaurants In Marrakech, Morocco

Maria Menegaki

Marrakech’s location and diverse landscape has made it one of the most beloved destinations in Morocco. Marrakech awakens all of the senses through a wide range of colors, sounds and tastes influenced by Andalusian Spain, Arabia and France. Although getting lost in the city can prove to be a fascinating option, follow our guide to make sure you will discover the best traditional restaurants and experience North Africa’s dynamic culinary scene to its fullest.

Amal Women’s Training Center & Moroccan Restaurant

1. Amal Women's Training Center & Moroccan Restaurant

Restaurant, Moroccan, African, Mediterranean

Cooking class at the Amal Centre in Marrakech
© Rystheguy / Wikimedia Commons
Thanks to a non-profit association dedicated to empowering disadvantaged women via learning culinary skills, you can enjoy excellent traditional and fusion dishes in the warmest atmosphere. Whether you want to take part in the cooking classes or just enjoy lunch, Amal Women’s Training Center & Moroccan Restaurant’s changing menu will surprise you with a tasty array of dishes which will exceed even the highest expectations.

2. Al Baraka

Restaurant, Moroccan

Dar Marjana
© Courtesy of Dar Marjana
With a terrace offering panoramic views and culinary delights, it is quite impossible not to fall in love with the place. Find Al Baraka in the heart of the city’s legendary Jamaa Al Fna to spoil yourself with some local flavors served through a set menu, do not miss the amazing couscous and feel free to participate in the belly dancing for a lovely evening.

3. Dar Marjana

Dar Marjana

Housed in a renovated riad of the 18th century, this is the ideal spot for an authentic Moroccan experience. With an ancient Moorish architectural style, haunting tunes played by the Gnaouas and belly dancers who will keep you entertained, Dar Marjana is a must visit if you want to immerse in the local culture. So arrive hungry and enjoy a great variety of delicious traditional dishes in the most romantic atmosphere.
Address & telephone number: 15 Derb Sidi Ali Tair | Bab Doukkala, Medina, Marrakech, + 212 524385110

4. L’ ibzar

Restaurant, Moroccan

This intimate restaurant in the heart of Guéliz invites you to discover the richness of Moroccan cuisine through the most exceptional flavors. L’ ibzar’s relaxed atmosphere creates the perfect setting for a romantic dinner, a special event or just a meal with friends.

5. Al Fassia Guéliz

Restaurant, Moroccan

A restaurant run by women in the new part of the city is said to be serving the best à la carte traditional food. Al Fassia Guéliz along with its identical sister restaurant, Al Fassia Aguedal, has a long-standing reputation for high quality dishes ranging from tasty tagines to tender brochettes with saffron rice and couscous topped with caramelized onions.

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