Restaurants

Moroccan in Meknès

Restaurant Oumnia

Thank goodness for this low-key restaurant, which is one of the only places in Meknès to eschew the standard Moroccan menu in favour of more unusual dishes, and will serve them alongside local beer or Meknès wine sh…
Moroccan in Meknès

Restaurant Gambrinus

A good place for Moroccan food in a diner that doesn't look like it's changed much since the first Gambrinus rocked into town from Czechoslovakia in 1914 – the owner's immigrant past is something of a surprise consi…
Market in Meknès

Covered Market

This is the place in Meknès to get fresh produce, and it's virtually a tourist attraction in itself, with its beautifully arranged pyramids of sugary sweet delicacies, dates and nuts, olives and preserved lemons in …
Moroccan in Meknès

Restaurant Yahala

There's a nice atmosphere at this petite restaurant, where chatter wafts down from the family kitchen in which the mother is cooking up a storm while her son bustles about eager to please diners downstairs. Everythi…
Moroccan in Meknès

Marhaba Restaurant

This retro canteen-style place – the essence of cheap and cheerful – is hugely popular. At lunchtime, go for the freshly grilled meats. Later in the day do as everyone else does and fill up on a bowl of harira (soup…
Moroccan in Meknès

Restaurant Mille et Une Nuits

Easily located off Place El Hedim, this friendly family restaurant feels like somebody's home that has received a glamorous makeover as a Moroccan palace – which is exactly what it is. It's a bit dark inside and eve…
Moroccan in Meknès

Restaurant Riad Meknès

While all the riads in the Meknès medina have lovely restaurants, this is a great option for nonguests because its lush green courtyard with cacti garden and towering ruined walls is just so atmospheric. The menu of…
Moroccan in Meknès

Ryad Bahia

Nonresidents are welcome to eat at the restaurant of this riad (book well in advance), and it makes a pleasant evening dining spot with its candlelit tables around the courtyard. The menu is typically Moroccan, but …
Fast Food in Meknès

Palais Hassani du Poulet

Although tajines and couscous also feature on the menu, there's just one dish being served up at this popular fast-food joint: steaming piles of rotisserie chicken, chips, bread and salad. Choose between a streetsid…
Fast Food in Meknès

Sandwich Stands

Take your pick of any one of the stands lining Place El Hedim (look for the ones grilling to order), and sit at the canopied tables to watch the scene as you eat. There are larger meals such as tajines, but sandwich…