Where to find the best traditional food in Morocco

Morocco is home to a great number of diverse and delicious cuisines, all of which are made with seasonal, fresh ingredients and aromatic spices. The local cuisine makes Morocco the ideal location for travelers who love food. In this article, we are going to explore three popular restaurants serving up authentic, traditional Moroccan cuisine that will have diners’ taste buds tingling and wanting more.


Morjana at Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, El Jadida

This oriental Moroccan Restaurant calls Mazagan it’s home and is located on the first floor of the Grand Riad. At Morjana, diners can enjoy the refinement of traditional oriental décor and authentic Moroccan food while indulging in the restaurant’s subtle blend of tradition and innovation in their cuisine and presentation. Diners can expect to find everything from tagines to seafood and couscous royal to kebabs on the restaurant’s extensive menu.


Dar Moha, Marrakech

Found in a riad, Dar Moha is a popular spot for diners who want to taste and experience ‘new Moroccan cuisine’ – a reinvention of classical gastronomy which blends Morocco’s core cooking flavors with new and innovative techniques and cooking styles. Guests are seated around a quaint pool on the patio area and can tingle their taste buds with a number of exciting dishes that are featured on the menu.

Dar Essalam, Marrakech, Medina

Known as a popular attraction in Medina, Dar Essalam is an authentic Moroccan restaurant that serves up a number of well-known dishes, including a number of favorites. Diners will feel right at home when they are seated and will not be able to take their eyes off the traditional Islamic-styles décor and artwork that covers the walls – until the food arrives, that is. On the menu, diners will find an assortment of Moroccan salads, soups, tagines, shish kebabs, and so much more.

Explore Morocco through the country’s traditional cuisine and enjoy every single bite!