Top things to do in Gabès

Top Choice Seafood in Gabès

Restaurant Fruit de Mer

This hugely popular open-sided restaurant near the port serves up the best seafood in town and has plenty of staff on hand to efficiently keep the crowds happy. The grilled fish or braised mussels and octopus are bo…
Top Choice International in Gabès

Restaurant La Lune

La Lune serves up healthy portions of pasta and pizza, but come instead for the rather good steak, beef stroganoff and excellent seafood. The candles on the tables add to the warm atmosphere.
Tunisian in Gabès

Restaurant Mazar

Formerly the Oasis, this restaurant adds a touch of class to the usual fare, with both Tunisian and Franco-Arabe dishes served up in elegant if not baroque dining rooms. Premium prices reflect the surroundings and o…
Cafe in Gabès


The name fits at this deservedly popular mathematically shaped wooden cafe with a top location on the beach. Take a coffee, a juice or if you're feeling brave and there's a nip off the Mediterranean, a hot chocolate…
Park in Gabès


The palmeraie stretches inland along the Oued Gabès. It looks its best during the pomegranate season in November and December, when the trees are weighed down with huge ruby-red fruit. It begins on the coast at Ghan…
Cafe in Gabès

Café Amir

One of several serviceable cafes along Ave Habib Bourguiba. Most of the tables here are set up in the interior courtyard of the Gabès Centre, though there’s a fan-cooled indoor area as well.
International in Gabès

Restaurant Pino

Pino is a pleasant and modern canteen restaurant, serving up large portions of the standard meat dishes, plus salads and pizzas. The 2nd-floor dining room is quiet.
Tunisian in Gabès

Restaurant Ben Kachoukha

An unassuming and no-nonsense place, Ben Kachoukha serves a regular clientele but welcomes strangers. It serves standard Tunisian fare and freshly caught fish.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Gabès

Jara Souqs

Souvenir stalls cluster around a small square and nearby streets. Go for the Gabès specialities of woven baskets and bags, and locally grown henna.
Fast Food in Gabès


Like its American namesake, Mac’Dor is usually hopping, though the menu here is mostly hearty shawarma and pizza.