8 Vegan / Vegetarian Friendly Restaurants
23, Rue Laalouj - Place El Khayma, Essaouira, Morocco
Cuisine: Vegan, Take-out, Moroccan
A small vegetarian family restaurant serving Moroccan food. Menu includes Tajines, spaghetti, noodles, filtrate pastry, veggie burgers, couscous, sautéed rice with vegetables, salads, soups, juices, hot drinks, desserts, and breakfast. Has vegan options and other dishes can be made vegan upon request. All food is made-in-house to order.
Derb laalouj, Essaouira, Morocco
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Middle Eastern, Moroccan
A small family-run 100% vegan/vegetarian cafe where traditional Moroccan cuisine is served. All dishes ate freshly made-in-house from scratch.
20, Rue Laalouj - Place El Khayma, Essaouira, Morocco
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Moroccan, African
Vegetarian and vegan Moroccan food including tagine, couscous, salads, and soups. Food is vegan except for some breakfast items.
1 Rua Houmane El Fatouaki, Essaouira, Morocco
Cuisine: French, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Little cafe offering choice of 3 savoury tarts daily with a selection of salads. Also soups and desserts crepes/cakes.
66 Rue Boutouil, Essaouira, Morocco
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, International, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegan choices, marked on menu, include burgers, chili and curry. British owner serves made-in-house cakes; check to see if any are vegan. Open for lunch and dinner. NOTE: closed for renovation during early 2017 - please send updates.
58 bis rue Touahen, Essaouira, Morocco
Cuisine: Vegan-friendly, Lacto, Ovo, Western, Moroccan, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Cavernous atmospheric Morrocan cafe attracting both locals and travelers and is located in an alleyway near the ramparts of Essaouira. The menu is largely un-Moroccan and served by an English-speaking staff. Miso or bissara (fava bean) soups, fresh and crunchy salads, omelets, and specialties such as vegetarian lasagna are joined by delights such as buckwheat pancakes. For something sweet, try the daily fruit tart, perhaps accompanied by a fresh juice or one of a large selection of herbal and chai teas. It's Wi-fi connected, and on selected nights they set up the DVD player and screens various environmental, wildlife, and cultural movies.
Rue Mohammed ed Diouri, Essaouira, Morocco
Cuisine: Moroccan, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. A small family run Moroccan restaurant with a separate vegetarian & vegan menu which changes frequently. Serves simple traditional Moroccan food using fresh local ingredients. The three course menu is 80 Dihrams (about 7 euros). Typical vegan dishes include a Moroccan salad of tomato, onion, fresh herbs and green pepper; spiced lentils served on a Moroccan crepe, a tagine of local seasonal stuffed vegetables (including parsnip, pepper, aubergine, tomato and potato) and many more. Also offers traditional in-house-made desserts such as baked apples stuffed with dried fruit and nuts. Wine may be available.
204, Place du Marché aux Grains, Essaouira, Morocco
Cuisine: Lacto, Western, Fast food, Juice bar, Take-out, Non-veg
Serves meat, vegan options available. Little western-style cafe counter offerings smoothies, cold pressed juices, sandwiches with grilled or fresh vegetables, vegetables and fruit salads. Jan 2016 reported not all veg.
Still hungry? Try searching for areas surrounding Essaouira.