people of Casablanca mix their African roots with their
French heritage, and blend that with the bounty of the
Atlantic to produce a cuisine unique to the world.
Dining in the evening does not start until the day has
begun to cool though so restaurants generally don't open
until sunset, perhaps 7pm or later.
From African restaurants though French fine dining,
from patisserie and boulangerie to international choices
from Asia and Europe there is no shortage of choices.
Consider also the many great Street Food
choices that enjoyed by the locals as much as by
visitors. As you walk through the medina and
stroll the avenues of the city you will find stalls and
small shops all around the city which offer great
choices of authentic Moroccan food. From the
streets it is possible to order the famed soupe
Marocaine or Moroccan Soup with it's unique blend of
herbs and spices, a rich meat and lentil meal in itself
particularly when served with some tasty flat breads.
L'Etoile Centrale - Near to the Central
Market, the Marche central, on rue Allal ben Abdellah
this traditional Moroccan establishment with glass
tables, intricately tiled walls and plenty of soft
cushions, catering to an international crowd you will
find as much English spoken here as French or Arabic.
Sip the delicate mint tea while choosing your dishes,
consider a tajine agneau or a rice with chicken!
The tajinz' factory - Located right next to
the United States Consulate this fast food style tajinz'
restaurant offers seat in and take away, and free wifi
of course. Find it on Blvd Moulay Youssef and Blvd
Hassan I where it joined Rue Moussa Ben Noussair.
Taking traditional Tajin dishes and converting them into
hand meals, by making a baguette sandwich out of them,
has modernized traditional cuisine while maintaining the
flavors and the healthiness but making it mobile for the
- Take traditional Tajin dishes and
put them into a baguette sandwich to turn them into a
portable hand meal and what do you have? The latest in
the fast food traditions of Casa, found here in a bright
and clean restaurant just beside the American Consulate.
Rick's Cafe - Aimed to attract those enamored by
the Hollywood movie named for Casa this modern yet
traditional restaurant is to be found on rue Sour Jdid.
La Teranga Senegalaise
- Eat traditional African foods here from the
Senegal and Gambian regions.
Le Rouget de l'Isle - With an elegant dining
terrace outdoor, and opening late into the even this
traditional French restaurant has won many awards. Find
it off Blvd Hassan I, just across from the Lycée Ibn
Toumert. Modern Moroccan style with hanging
tapestries but also modern art, with relaxing sofas, but
upholstered in the latest styles and fabrics.