In Chefchaouen and looking to get your grub on? Well, we have some reccomednations for you on where to eat in Chefchaouen! The town is quant and charming and has loads of cafes to choose from.
Where to Eat in Chefchaouen, Morocco
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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 to Go: Perfect for lunch
- What to Order: We recommend the couscous
Restaurant Beldi Bab Ssour
Located not too far away from Restaurant Casa Aladdin, you’ll find Restaurant Beldi Bab Ssour.
Restaurant Beldi 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 Beldi Bab Ssour is s several story café that boasts unbelievable views of Chefchaouen at sunset.
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 to Go: At dinner (sunset)
- What to Order: Goat cheese, tajine (lamb or chicken) and Moroccan salads (the lentils are amazing).
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.
How does a terrace with fresh juice and scoops of ice cream sound to you? Amazing? Yeah, that’s what we thought.
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 stumbled upon it by happen stance and what a treat it was!
Head up to their terrace, order something sweet and take in the wonderful city scape as the suns last light illuminates the sky.
- When to Go: After dinner
- What to Order: Mint tea, freshly squeezed juices and a scoop of ice cream.
Chefchaouen’s Main Square
Now, I know we said that roof tops 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 is right for you.
There are handfuls of cafés that line the square offering delicious meals. Head to the square, pick one that tickles your fancy and enjoy.
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 quite offering a wonderful terrace and clean rooms.
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