From charming cafes to elegant Moroccan fare, Travel Exploration guarantees the best experience when choosing from our list of restaurants. The places recommended by Travel Exploration’s Director, Alecia J. Cohen has been frequented by her and thousands of our guests. Travel Exploration’s list of the Best Restaurants in Fes offers cuisine in varied price ranges indicated by the $ sign from reasonably priced to expensive.
BEST RESTAURANTS FES
LE MAISON BLEUE
La Maison Bleue is one of Fes’ oldest and most stylish traditional Moroccan Fasis restaurants. Couscous, Sheep Brains, Fasis Salads and Pastilla with Powered Sugar are offered at pre fix or ala carte while you sit surrounded by zellij tile, vaulted ceilings and are serenaded by Gnaoua Music.
Address: 2, Place de l’Istiqlal
Price Range: $$$$
LE MAISON BLANCHE
his new Fasis French restaurant wins guests over on extremely chic and sophisticated food and décor. The menu changes with the seasons and is overseen by French chef, Julien Louis. It features a smallish range of fusion food from the Mediterranean and Morocco which is beautifully presented.
From Linguini Foie Gras as a starter to a prawn dish and entrecote steaks one cannot go wrong. Another of their specialties is the tempura vegetables. To escape a night of Moroccan cuisine and go Mediterannean Le Maison Blanche is the best choice. They also boast a complete wine list with excellent selections of Moroccan and French wines plus champagnes and some new world's wines. Fresh, delicious and nouvelle would best describe the overall experience.
Address: 12 Rue Ahmed Chaouki, Fes Ville Nouvelle (opposite Hotel Jnan Palace).
Phone:.+212 (0) 535 622 7272
Price Range: $$$$
PALAIS DAR TAZI- PALAIS DES FES
Palais De Fes serves authentic Moroccan cuisine, considered among the best of the best in Fes. Located in the heart of the medina, the restaurants terrace offers stunning views of the winding streets. A must is this restaurants pastilla (pigeon pie) which is a tender meat soaked in aromatic sauce and layered with vegetables, raisns and local spices beneath a pastry crust sprinkled with cinnamon and sugar.
Address: 5 Makhfia Ech Cif
Price Range: $$$
RIAD FES - L'HAMBRE
Located in Riad Fes, a five-star Moroccan Modern Hotel in the old medina, L’Ambre offers a gastronomic Fasis experience and a sophisticated take on Moroccan cuisine. The food there is refresh contrast from the homestyle cooking and presentation offered by other local Moroccan restaurants. The setting is beautiful and expensive relative to other restaurants in the old city. The ambiance, food and service are excellent as is the cuisine.
Address: Derb Ben Slimane, Zerbtana
Price Range: $$$$
Opened in 2006, Jalil Laghmri's restaurant is the perfect spot for an authentic Moroccan feast in the medina for lunch or for dinner. As the name suggests, this 100-year-old building is located just steps from the Nejjarine Museum of Wooden Arts & Crafts. Guests can dine in either a covered courtyard of Fassi zellij and intricately carved and painted cedar, or in any of the three large salons surrounding the courtyard, furnished with Moroccan-style lounges and silk cushions. The four-course meals include a delicious meze of Moroccan salads, tagines, or chicken or pigeon pastilla, accompanied with couscous and followed by fresh fruits and mint tea. For a breath of fresh air, head up to the rooftop terrace for a fantastic medina view. Classy ambience and great food!
Address: Nejarine, Medina
Price Range: $