Morocco Traveler’s Recommendations of the Best Places to Dine in Tarodaunt. RIAD ZITOUNE For a cosmopolitan night out, head to the recently opened, chef owned, Le Perle. White clothed tables are surrounded by dark high back chairs set on a glossy wood finished floor with flowers and candles giving it a classy French feel.
Although French is the direction the menu takes, Asian and Mediterranean dishes are also carefully prepared. Diners can choose from a set menu or a la carte. Shrimp-stuffed ravioli, fried goad cheese and avocado salad are regulars on the menu for good reason. There is also a drinks menu to choose from while geusts sit back and enjoy the cuisine and ambience together.
Address: Rue Allal Ben Abd Phone: +212 -539 41 87 58 RYAD MARYAM Be sure to arrive to Ryad Maryam with an appetite! With more than generous portions served, one feels like they have arrived at a Banquet suitable for a king.
A freindly staff awaits to serve guests in the tranquil dining area, complete with tables set with flower arrangements or on the quiet patio area – as you choose.
The Moroccan staple of Harira soup can be had before trying an array of Moroccan salads that are carefully prepared to tempt the pallet. Followed up with a tagine of choice,leave room for a dessert pastilla and coffee to finish off the evening.
Reservations are recommended for dinner. Address: Avenue Mohamed V, Derb Maalen Mohamed
Phone: +212- 56-61-27-72-85 RESTAURANT L’AGENCE Enter this cozy, rustic haven with cheerful staff to greet and serve you, great music and an unpretentious atmosphere and sit down to a delectable traditional Moroccan meal.
Start with a Mediterranean salad ( among other veggie choices), before diving into a tasty tagine of lemon chicken or lamb or a pastilla. If you have space left, the chocolate fondant is high on the list of must tries!
Although there is no wine list, end the evening off with a hot drink to wash it all down. With only six tables it is advisable to book your table ahead. Address: Boulevard Prince Heritier, Sidi Mohamed Phone: +212 -528 55 02 70 LA GAZELLLE D’OR A legendary Hotel in Taroduant that is an oasis of peace set in a lush and expansive garden. Located down a dusty old road with tree high bamboo and birch, its setting upon arrival is the old world, rural Tarodaunt and feels a bit like rural India. The food at this 5 Star Luxury property is good garden side, along with drinks by the pool. If you’re planning to be in Taroduant and want to indulge on ambiance and food it’s worth the experience. Reservations in advance required.
Address: Route d’Amezgrou
Phone: +212-5 28 85 20 39 or +212- 5 28 85 20 48
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