Restaurants (of all kinds) in Agadir
Delicious, varied Moroccan food is full of personality and the result of a tradition that has been developed over stoves, at a slow pace, for centuries. That’s why it’s worth exploring its flavours, aromas and textures at Agadir’s restaurants (of all kinds). Get ready to indulge yourself with traditional recipes and immerse yourself a little more in the identity of the Moroccan city.
What to eat in Agadir? Don’t forget to order a good couscous made from wheat semolina and a chicken and almond pastilla. Also try the lamb mechoui and the meshmel made with chicken, pickled lemons and olives. You’re sure to enjoy a taste of Agadir’s typical fare. Incidentally, one of the most popular vegetables used in Morocco is aubergine. Meanwhile, Moroccan pastries, which combine ingredients such as honey, semolina, flour, almonds and sugar, deserve a chapter of their own.
Remember that Agadir is ready to lavish visitors with its culinary delights. Moroccans are hospitable people who enjoy pleasing those who come to their land. Below are some recommendations to help you on your trip.
Choice of restaurants
There are many restaurants of all kinds in Agadir, especially in the more touristy areas, so be sure to choose according to your budget, tastes and characteristics. You will find gourmet establishments and everyday restaurants at very reasonable prices in Agadir. Choosing just a few is tricky, which is why we have selected several where the service and dining experience are assured. These are as follows:
- Privileged location near Agadir beach
- Large outdoor area
- Ideal for families with children in Agadir
- Free Wi-Fi connection in Agadir
Le Mauresque. Due to its quality and creativity, this restaurant is a perfect place to try essential Moroccan dishes, with excellent service and a lovely setting. It has an extensive, varied menu, but don’t miss the tagine, the couscous and the scallops. It is also possible to have lunch on a small terrace.
Le Jardin d’Eau. Situated on Boulevard du 20 Août, this beautiful restaurant is a real treat after a full day’s sightseeing in Agadir. The prestigious restaurant serves French and Moroccan cuisine and offers live music almost every night in a very informal but pleasant and elegant atmosphere. Food is very elaborate and the service is excellent. A real celebratory meal, especially to end the day.
Rotisserie Ennahda. In this large and informal Moroccan restaurant you can enjoy a delicious tagine, some good Moroccan-style chicken or the classic lamb mechoui. Due to the excellent quality and good prices, it usually gets full, because it always meets the expectations of travellers seeking to satisfy their appetites in a clean and pleasant setting, with good service and excellent food. Highly recommended.
Rafiq. This traditional Moroccan restaurant is one of Agadir’s emblematic spots. It is located on Avenue Hassan II and in addition to moderate prices, the quality is high. Everything you order here is good: couscous, tagine, omelettes, kebabs, meat with mushrooms, etc. And as a appetiser, you’ll always find green and black olives.
Pure Passion. If you like fine gastronomy, Pure Passion is a great choice. They serve excellent oysters au gratin with smoked salmon, scallops and prawns with saffron, and grilled sole. Meat lovers can choose from the Tournedos Rossini, the rack of lamb, and the roast duck with orange, honey and ginger. The setting is really lovely and the menu, very varied.
Les Blancs. Located next to the beach, at the entrance to the marina, this elegant restaurant could make a good end to your holiday in Agadir. It offers a wide range of meat and seafood dishes. And do you know what its speciality is? Paella and Spanish tapas. In the warmer seasons you can eat on the terrace, and in the mid-afternoon they serve pizzas in the bar-cafeteria area.
Small cafés where you can enjoy a good breakfast, a mid-morning tea or an afternoon snack abound in Agadir. These traditional spaces are great places to take a break or enjoy a snack during your walk through the city. We can offer some recommendations:
Venezia Ice. Situated next to Agadir marina, this lovely café is the perfect place to enjoy a good ice cream, a tea with pastries, a tasty cake or an informal salad. Everything is delicious and the variety and quality of their food is outstanding.
Café Afenssou. A lovely café where you can take a break from the hustle and bustle of sightseeing in Agadir and have a delicious crepe with tea or coffee. They also serve simple but very tasty dishes for a light lunch in a pleasant atmosphere. It can be found on Avenue Moulay Hassan I.
Café La Fontaine. Located on Boulevard Hassan II, next to Memory Agadir Museum, this café has spectacular pastries and desserts. The quality is excellent and you’ll leave more than content at having enjoyed a sweet treat at very good prices. They also have a menu including informal dishes for a simple lunch.
Café del Mar. Situated on Boulevard du 20 Août, in addition to being a café, it also functions as a restaurant with an extensive and delicious menu including dishes reminiscent of Spanish cuisine. In fact, you can also have a good paella on a terrace facing the sea.
Where to sleep in Agadir
The best place to sleep in Agadir comes with a Spanish mark of approval. Due to its excellent value for money, we recommend the hotel Allegro Agadir, situated in the heart of the city, next to Agadir’s magnificent sandy beach. With a four-star rating, the hotel is surrounded by landscaped gardens and is just a short walk from an area filled with restaurants, beach clubs, cafés and shops. The hotel has 321 fully-equipped rooms and is the best option for a getaway to Agadir, whether you are travelling as a couple, with friends or as a family. And if you are a fan of surfing, the beaches of Tamraght and Taghazout are just a stone’s throw away. The hotel features a large outdoor swimming pool with leisure activities as well as a main buffet-style restaurant and two snack bars.
Frequently Asked Questions
What are the best restaurants in Agadir?
The best restaurants in Agadir include Le Mauresque, Le Jardin d’Eau, Rotisserie Ennahda, Rafiq, Pure Passion and Les Blancs.
Can you eat at the port?
Next to Agadir marina there are numerous restaurants serving delicious fresh fish and charming cafés where you can eat in a very lovely atmosphere.
What areas have restaurants in Agadir?
The areas where you can find the best restaurants in Agadir are in the city centre, especially along Avenue Mohammed V, in the area around the seaside promenade, next to the marina and in the area around Avenue Hassan II. Also in the New Talborjt neighbourhood.