Fez, Morocco is drenched in history, architecture, and delicious food. The Moroccan dishes here often have French, Spanish, and Jewish influence. Moroccan food is often spicy and bursting with flavor. If you plan to visit Fez, you’ll want to know the best places to eat so that you can fully appreciate the unique taste of this corner of the world.

The Ruined Garden

This cafe is a hidden treasure that offers a peaceful retreat featuring Mediterranean dishes in a beautiful garden terrace. You can choose to eat inside in comfort or dine in the garden. Surrounded by the sound of a water fountain and birds, you’ll enjoy a fantastic meal.  Menu items include everything from traditional Moroccan fair to Mediterranean salads. Reservations are recommended.

Cafe Clock

For something a little more modern, the Cafe Clock is your best bet. This is the perfect place when you need a break from exploring the Medina. Enjoy a relaxing meal at affordable prices. For those who want something western, they serve salads, burgers, and chips, along with fresh juice. In the evening Cafe Clock features a live band and there is always access to free WiFi.

Riad Louna

Although this might seem strange for some, Riad Louna is located in a Moroccan house where you can eat a meal that has been cooked by a Moroccan woman. This type of diner is common in Fez and should be experienced at least once. Riad Louna serves authentic Moroccan food, from chicken pastille to couscous. Sit on the terrace where you can enjoy your dinner, as well as a cool breeze.

La Maison Bleue

La Maison Bleue is one of the most beautiful restaurants in the city. Here, you can enjoy a traditional Moroccan meal while listening to a live band. Eat your traditional Moroccan meal in a stunning setting

Made In M

This amazing l restaurant is located in the Medina and truly feels like an oasis after leaving the crowded streets. A bohemian themed restaurant and bar, you can eat your meal while enjoying music and fresh mint tea. Lounge on the gigantic pillows and relax with great food.

Darori Resto

If you want to try some of the best food in Fez, check out Darori Resto. This restaurant is located in a house at the heart of the Medina. Although not easy to find as it is located on a narrow street, you will find an indoor garden, as well as a ceiling of colored glass. They serve traditional Moroccan food and all the decor and staff are also traditional. Made only with, fresh products and spices, you’ll want to visit Darori Resto more than once while you are in Fez.

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