Morocco Traveler’s Recommendations of the Best Places to Dine in Ouarzazate.
LE KASBAH DES SABLE
Le Kasbah Des Sables is a gastronomic experience with a menu that combines the cuisine of Fes, Meknes, Tangier, Arab and Berber with 5 class fare.
This restaurant offers a museum- quality atmosphere as its’ decor has been hand stitched together and is filled with Berber, Morocco traditional furniture and art that was hand crafted by local artisans in the Ouarzazate region. Each section of the restaurant offers an intimate environment and the opportunity to eat on tables that are hand painted and adorned with silver fibulas, Amber and other regional jewels.
Address: Ait Kadif Artisan District
Cote Sud is an ambitious gastronomic, leisure and culture project at the Gates of the Ouarzazate. Meals at this Moroccan Modern guest house are made with the freshest ingredients, purchased directly at source, which are then preserved and elaborated by an outstanding team of chefs. Grilled shrimp, Melon puree, Entrecôte with blue cheese sauce and paste with local mushrooms and foie are a few of the exotic items on their menu. Located on a small hill above the Tifoultoute River this guest house with a spectacular restaurant also boasts an art gallery, a stage for live music, a movie theatre along with a private cookery school.
Address: Tifoultilte, BP 710 Ouarzazate
Phone: +212 540 019 387
This restaurant is a landmark in Ourazazate and was the first one to open in 1928. This family restaurant’s reputation quite simply comes from its memorable international cuisine, as one may choose from a vast range of exotic dishes. The walls are decorated with photographs of many actors who have dined here while filming.It has gained an illustrious reputation and maintained it well. The restaurant is frequented by both tourists and locals who are looking for a quality meal in a charming, French-Moroccan atmosphere. Chez Dmitri offers authentic international cuisine and a wide variety of alcoholic drinks.
Address: 22 Mohamed V
LES JARDINS AROME
In the city centre of Ouarzazate, opposite Chez Dimitri, a Berber leads you into the Jardin des Arômes, which is worthy of its reputation! You will be carried away by the spellbinding atmosphere as soon as you arrive. Shimmering colours, sculpted furniture, ambient lighting, a selection of small lounge areas, garden and terrace on each floor. The first fashionable lounge-restaurant in this region, it offers Moroccan gastronomic cuisine excellent service.
Address: 9, avenue Mohammed V
Phone: +212 -524-88-88-02
Le Relais de Saint-Exupéry is a special restaurant in Ouarzazate full of conviviality and great taste. The menu offers varied dishes that have been carefully and lovingly concocted by the Bordeaux chef Jean-Pierre. Only fresh products are used and the choice of quality is extremely demanding. Besides the refined French dishes, the menu successfully explores traditional Moroccan dishes, including exotic delicacies such as dromedary or shark. The food is magnificent and the service impeccable.
Address: 13, boulvard moulay Abdellah