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Riad Al-Baraka

Set in a former Jewish school, this hip place has several dining rooms and a bar set around a large courtyard shaded by a huge fig tree. The food is mainly Moroccan with some Middle Eastern and Jewish influences, th…
Moroccan in Essaouira

Restaurante Les Alizés

This popular place, run by a charming Moroccan couple in a 19th-century house, has delicious Moroccan dishes, particularly the couscous with fish and the tajine of boulettes de sardines (sardine balls). You’ll get a…
Moroccan in Essaouira

Restaurant Ferdaous

A delightful Moroccan restaurant, and one of the few places in town that serves real, home-cooked, traditional Moroccan food. The seasonal menu offers an innovative take on traditional recipes, the service is very f…
Moroccan in Essaouira

La Licorne

This is a cosy place with a most un-Essaouiran feel – wooden beams and heavy chairs give it the ambience of a hunting lodge. A no-nonsense, standard Moroccan menu of tajines is served up by friendly staff.
Moroccan in Essaouira

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A rustic setting for the chilled surfer crowd, Al-Vent serves up good breakfasts, simple lunches and seafood (and vegetarian) dinners with a minimum of fuss for maximum relaxation. Has long-term rooms for rent in th…
Moroccan in Essaouira

Restaurant La Découverte

A small, friendly French-run restaurant, offering a mix of Franco-Moroccan dishes. The briouates (stuffed filo pastry rolls) are particularly good, as are the creamy desserts.