Rabat - Post Report Question and Answers

What typical restaurants, food delivery services, and/or takeout options are popular among expatriates?

Glovo for delivery. Lots of restaurants in Rabat but quality of food is very mixed. We found ourselves a bit disappointed in food options but we’re probably overly picky/have high expectations. Overall food quality was good and we rarely got sick. - May 2022

It's helpful to join the expat boards in order to hear about good restaurants in town. There isn't a large variety and the quality is not very high, but there are a few standard places. Our favorite place was definitely Yamal Acham near the medina. There are some delivery options, but they can often have trouble finding your house. Darija language skills (much more so that French) are extremely helpful. - Apr 2018

Local restaurants run the gamut from local cuisines to almost all European types. There are a few Thai/pan-Asian and sushi places. Mexican and Indian are probably the two most popular culinary cultures that are NOT (or very poorly) represented here. Many restaurants offer either food delivery or take-out and there are several fast food chains represented here as well, including a new Starbucks. - Oct 2017

Rabat has a wide variety of restaurants. Moroccan, French, Spanish, Italian, American, German, etc. restaurants are in the city. Many places deliver, and there's a smartphone app for delivery services (Jumia).

U.S. fast food options are McDonalds, Burger King, Dominos, Pizza Hut, KFC. All deliver. - Oct 2017

Pizza takeout is easy and plentiful - Aug 2017

McDonald's, Burger King, KFC, Pizza Hut, Dominoes. Nothing with pork products! Pepperoni is beef, bacon if available, is turkey. - Jul 2014

There is a good, but not exhaustive, range of restaurants. The best ones are, obviously, Moroccan or French, but there are also some Spanish, Italian and Asian options. Casablanca has a much more vibrant and extensive restaurant scene, so when one goes there for work (or fun) you can scratch various itches. - Nov 2011

McD's, KFC (hahahahah), Pizza Hut (puke). You can find really good Moroccan food. It gets old really fast. There's no infusion. It's standard fair....and after 3 months of Tagine you want to shoot your self in the face. - Nov 2011

McDonalds, Pizza Hut, Dominos, TGIF, lots of Italian, a few Japanese and Chinese, a Lebanese, lots of French and needless to say, Moroccan restaurants. Cost is about the same as the US. - Sep 2011

McDonald's, KFC, TGI Fridays, Pizza Hut. Prices are moderate. Local restaurants are good and can be a real bargain. - Apr 2010

McDonald's, Pizza Hut, Domino's and they just opened a TGI Fridays. Local restaurants are pretty good but they open later in the evening. - Jun 2008

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