Chefchaouen restaurants

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Auberge Dardara Restaurant

This is the best restaurant in the area, and worth the 10-minute drive from town (to Bab Taza, Dh5). The Tanjaoui owner uses only the freshest ingredients from the garden, bakes his own bread and makes his own olive…
Moroccan in Chefchaouen

La Lampe Magique

This magical favourite overlooking Plaza Uta El Hammam serves delicious Moroccan staples in a grand setting. Three bright-blue floors include a laid-back lounge, a more formal dining area and a rooftop terrace. The …
Italian in Chefchaouen


Offering a welcome break from Chefchaouen's endless tajine parade, Mandala serves up some good pizzas and pastas, plus a serviceable steak. Surroundings are cosy and service is good. If you're feeling lazy, you can …
Moroccan in Chefchaouen

Plaza Café-Restaurants

It's hard to make a choice between the dozen or so cafes on the main square. Menus are virtually identical – continental breakfasts, soups and salads, tajines and seafood – such that we wonder if they're all served …
Moroccan in Chefchaouen

Lala Mesouda

This restaurant serves dishes not found elsewhere in the town. Both the steak with Roquefort sauce and the chicken with cream and mushrooms are recommended, and fish is also available. The interior is comfortable an…
Moroccan in Chefchaouen


This reliable cheapie tries hard to please. Located on both sides of the alley just before Bab El Ain, it offers the usual menu complet (complete menu), but also great fruit shakes and a funky graffiti rooftop terra…
Cafe in Chefchaouen

Bab El Ansar Café

Set into the outside wall of the medina, this cafe has a great location overlooking the falls of Ras El Maa, with three terraces tumbling down the hill. Views are particularly nice in the late afternoon, with the su…
Moroccan in Chefchaouen

Restaurant Tissemlal

Better known as Casa Hassan as it's part of the guesthouse of the same name, this restaurant serves the usual traditional dishes. It's particularly welcoming in winter when there's a roaring fire.
Moroccan in Chefchaouen

Restaurant Les Raisins

A bit out of the way, this family-run place is a perennial favourite with locals and tourists alike, and known for its couscous royal. Late, lazy lunches are the best, with the front terrace catching the afternoon s…
Pastries in Chefchaouen

Chez Aziz

For a decent selection of pastries, make your way here. Pizzas and paninis are also on the menu. They squeeze a mean juice and make good coffee too, for a quick breakfast on the run.