Visiting the Blue City of Morocco and looking for some of the best restaurants in Chefchaouen? Well, you’re in luck! We have some recommendations for you on where to eat in Chefchaouen just below.
The blue city of Morocco is quaint and charming offering plenty of great restaurants to choose from.
You’ll find cafes scattered throughout Medina as well as plenty of rooftop restaurants in Chefchaouen where you can enjoy amazing views of the Blue City. So, whether you’re looking for a place to eat breakfast, or just to enjoy a mint tea, there is a restaurant in Chefchaouen that has you covered.
The Best Places To Eat In Chefchaouen
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Some Of The Best Restaurants in Chefchaouen
However, don’t for one-second think, “A small town? How many restaurants in Chefchaouen can there be?” Well, our friends, surprisingly a lot.
Follow the purple dots in the map below to some of the best restaurants and places to eat in Chefchaouen From pizza to ice cream and traditional Moroccan dishes, like Tajine, Chefchaouen won’t leave you hungry.
Restaurant Casa Aladdin
First up on where to eat in Chefchaouen, we have Restaurant Casa Aladdin. Located at the Northeast end of the main square, you’ll find this multi-story restaurant that serves up amazing Moroccan dishes.
The inside of Casa Aladdin is decked out in Arabian décor. While you may want to sit inside, don’t! The views from their rooftop terrace are beautiful!
Once at the top, you’ll have the main square of Chefchaouen’s Medina in front of you (where you can hear live music) and the blue cities stacked houses behind you.
Really, a lovely place to eat in Chefchaouen.
When: Perfect for lunch | Order: The couscous | Price: $$ – $$$
Restaurant Bab Ssour
Located not too far away from Restaurant Casa Aladdin, you’ll find Restaurant Bab Ssour.
Restaurant Bab Ssour is tucked away, down a side alley, leaving it to be not as crowded as the restaurants you’ll walk past in the main square.
This was our favorite restaurant in Chefchaouen and it should not be missed by you.
Like Restaurant Casa Aladdin, Restaurant Bab Ssour is a several-story café that boasts unbelievable views of Chefchaouen from its terrace balcony. Try and do your best to time your meal close to sunset and the views are even better then!
Make sure to sit at the very top and enjoy the views of the blue city. The food is unbelievable and if you’re with a group, get things to share!
When: Dinner | Order: Goat cheese, tajine, and lentils | Price: $ – $$
TIP: Restaurant Beldi Bab Ssour also promotes a cooking class. While we did not get the chance to take it, it could be something you look into during your time at Chefchaouen.
Mester Juices at Veranda Cafe & Restaurant
How does a Chefchaouen rooftop cafe with fresh juice and scoops of ice cream sound to you? Amazing? Yeah, that’s what we thought too!
Mester Juices is located on the Northeastern side of the main square of Chefchaouen tucked behind the main café fronts. You’ll have to merge off the main drag and head down a small street to find it.
We actually stumbled upon Mester Juices by happenstance and what a treat it was!
Plan to head up to their rooftop, order something sweet, and take in the wonderful cityscape as the sun’s last light illuminates the sky.
When: Post-Dinner | Order: Mint tea, juice, or ice cream | Price: $
Chefchaouen Main Square
Now, I know we said that rooftops should be part of your restaurant list when visiting Chefchaouen. However, if you want something easy and to be in the hustle and bustle of the town, the main square of the Chefchaouen Medina is perfect for you.
There are handfuls of cafés that line the square, all offering delicious meals. Our restaurant suggestion for you is either Café Restaurant Marisco Twins, BILMOS, or Good Ben Jaamae. All of which is right in the heart of the main square of Chefchaouen.
However, there are LOADS of cafes in the main square so you can always opt to head to the main square, pick a cafe that speaks to you and enjoy.
More Chefchaouen Resturants
Since we were only in Chefchaouen for a little less than 2 days, we were not able to eat at all the amazing cafes and restaurants in Chefchaouen. We wanted to provide some other top-rated places to eat in Chefchaouen just below.
Breakfast & Lunch in Chefchaouen
- Cafe Clock: Great views and a perfect place for breakfast!
- Toda Creperie & Ice Cream: The name says it all, tasty crepes and ice cream!
- Sofia: Simple, but tasty local Moroccan cuisine!
- Restaurant Al Wiam: One of the top-ranked Moroccan restaurants in Chefchouan!
Restaurants For Dinner in Chefchaouen
- Chez Foad: Authentic Moroccan family restaurant in Chefchaouen
- Restaurant Chourafa: Fresh seafood, great hospitality, and all-around tasty food!
Food Tours & Cooking Classes in Chefchaouen
Now, since we’re on the topic of food and all, we’d fail you if we didn’t let you know that Chefchaouen offers cooking classes and food tours to those who visit this charming city.
Regardless of which you choose, you’ll get to eat some of the staple dishes in Morocco and spend a few hours of your day cooking or enjoying the city’s restaurants and cafes.
For The Budget Conscious: Hotel Souika is situated in the historical center of Chefchaouen. The beds are comfy, the staff is friendly and you’re sure to meet a lot of fellow travelers in the shared communal spaces.
For The Luxury Inclined: La Petite Chefchaouen is small and charming with a wonderful terrace overlooking Chefchaouen. The friendly staff is helpful and serves up delicious breakfast.
For Something In Between: Riad Gharnata is located right in the thick of the blue alleyways of Chefchaouen. A few minutes walk from the town square and restaurants, the location is cute and quiet offering a wonderful terrace and clean rooms.
For more places to stay in Chefchaouen, you can check out the latest places and prices here.
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