Morocco Traveler’s Recommendations of the Best Places to Dine in Meknes.
BISTROT ART & LE WINE BAR
Located in the Hotel Transatlantique, Bistrot Art & Le Wine Bar is an elegant, and reasonably-priced French restaurant in Meknes. Try this one! The French Manager, Philippe is a wonderful host. The restaurant has a breathtaking panoramic view of the Medina. Service is superb along with the cuisine and the varied offering of Moroccan wines. This is the perfect option for an afternoon three-course meal in between exploring Meknes.
DAR SABRE WA TOURATE
Set in an refurbished Riad in the old medina, outside patrons are welcome to dine in the Riads restaurant. As found in most of Meknes, traditional dishes of the country are food theme here.
Decorated in a modern Moroccan style, with bright cheerful colors and intricate tilework from the floors to walls – guests can lounge on the cozy banquette seating and gaze at the mastercraftsmens’ detailed work while waiting for their meal to be served.
A typical Moroccan salad – which can often be filling enough – followed by a classic chicken or lamb tagine, couscous or pastilla are top choices for an authentic evening in this charming Riad setting.
Address: 2, derb Khoah
Phone: +212-664 01 99 14
LE RELAIS DE PARIS
Warm and friendly staff greets guests to an upscale dining experience. Patrons can choose from a blackboard of chef and manager Pierres’ suggestions, or from the regular menu. Fresh goat cheese and duck served with caramelized fruits and juicy steak with cheese are a couple of favorites – all prepared with local ingredients.
A spacious dining room with deep red draping, and crisp white linen table coverings set the romantic and purely French mood for a delectable evening out. Choose from French and Moroccan wine to complement any meal.
Address: 46 rue Oqba – Ibn Nafia
Phone: +212-619 21 02 10
This traditional palace restaurant located in the new city of Meknes serves up a Meknes style Moroccan cuisine and offers a varied selection of local Meknes wines. Palais Terrab is fit for couples, families and also groups as there food and service are both consistent. Terrab is the perfect lunch stop before or after visiting Meknes.
Address: Rue Oqba Ibn Nafaa Hotel Transatlantique
Phone: +212 66 1799627