10 Best Marrakech Restaurants

Younes Farhat

If you are traveling to Marrakech and have little or no idea about where you can get yourself a tasty, lip-smacking meal, then this article will interest you.

Here is a list that reveals the top 10 restaurants in Marrakech. We have visited each restaurant personally and tasted their food to verify that the list we provide is backed by the reviews of our expert team and 1750+ guests.

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Our list of best restaurants in Marrakech is regularly updated.

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Dar Cherifa

Hidden to the common eye, Dar Cherifa is an excellent restaurant in Marrakech. Everything from décor to food to service is exceptional. The monk fish pastille and sweet lamb with almonds served here are tasty and unique in taste. The food is value for money and served in great style by welcoming and polite waiters.

La Cantine Des gazelles

This restaurant specializes in southern Moroccan food and has a great décor to make your dining experience truly special. The service is great, and the food served here is generally spicy. Start your dinner with a hot soup and try some novelty items as your main course. The tajine with beef is an excellent main course dish. You can finish your meal with any one of the tasty desserts offered on the menu.

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The L'Annexe is located between Avenue Mohamed V and South Polyclinic in Marrakech. There are a lot of starters available in the menu. You can try the goat cheese crisp with apples and grapes or duck foie gras, port jelly and toast for warming up your taste buds. When it comes to main course, you can choose between poached skate with white butter or large carpaccio of beef with pesto, for a fulfilling meal. There are 5 desserts available and each one of them is special in its own right.

La Table Du Riad at Riad 72

When it comes to a fine dining experience, the La Table Du Riad at Riad 72 excels in terms of quality of food and service. Located in the heart of Marrakech, this luxury restaurant uses ingredients grown by the local farmers, so you get tasty food with great nutritional value. The chefs at the riad are highly skilled and conjure up fine delicacies quickly and do not make you wait.

The a la carte menu changes depending on the seasons. When you are here, you should definitely try the signature dishes like the Tajine Marrakchia and the soft Saffron Chicken Tajin. Finish your meals with the sweet Pastilla de pomme safrané and leave the place in high spirits.

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If you want to discover the richness of Moroccan cuisine, then there is no place like the Libzar. Try yummy pastries or oh-so-sumptuous main course delicacies that will surely make your mouth water. Some of the most popular main course food items available here are chaâriya medfouna, tajine kedra, and couscous d’agneau ou de boeuf. After the main course, you can gorge on sumptuous desserts like duo of burned creams and bricks with almond fruits. Apart from having your food here, you can also take a cooking class to learn how to cook good Moroccan food. This is a great option for those visitors who have taken a liking to the local food and want to cook it after reaching their homes.

Marrakech Henna Art Café

The variety available at Marrakech Henna Art Café makes it an amazing place to visit for any foodie. It is located close to the Koutoubia mosque and can be reached easily by using the local or personal transport. Start off your lunch or dinner with tasty starters like the chickpea hummus or Moroccan salad.

Order lip-smacking dishes like cured Moroccan lamb sandwich or vegetarian couscous for a nutritious and delightful eating experience. This café also hosts many art classes and the fee charged for classes is used for free education of underprivileged Moroccan people.

Dar Zellij

Travelers who desire great ambiance and world-class service should head straight for Dar Zellij restaurant, which is located close to Sidi Benslimane inside the Marrakech medina. The menu here includes mostly authentic Moroccan food items like tajines, couscous and pastilles. Either you can order a la carte items or fixed menu options, the choice is yours.

Riad Kniza Restaurant

Elegance, style and quality service collectively define the Riad Kniza Restaurant. It is one of the most popular restaurants in the town and can be visited for enjoying the delectable food that it serves. The order for food must be made one day before visiting the place as chef requires some time to scour the market for freshest of supplies.

Once you are here, you can absolutely trust the chef on preparing the best food for you. This restaurant has only 9 tables, so you should book the table at the earliest for procuring the reservation. The menu includes items like briwates, fish tajine, royal lamb, vegetarian harira soup and berber tajine of mixed vegetables. Everything about this place is royal and a visit here is highly recommended for those who appreciate luxury


Located in a small street in Gueliz, the Azar restaurant is renowned for the refined culinary experience it offers. The menu comprises oriental and Mediterranean cuisine. The elaborate recipes are prepared with great love and care. All the vegetables cooked here are organic and the tangines are cooked on earthen stoves for best taste.

The Red House Restaurant

Unique in its food and architecture, The Red House Restaurant serves as a gateway to delightful Moroccan cuisines. During the dinner, you can order platters that are healthy and high on taste. This restaurant is also popular because of the tasty lobsters that it serves. The food is served in wood-lined dining rooms or the seasonal patios depending on the preference of guests. Everything from service, ambiance and quality of food is excellent.