While it is easier for those who eat meat or fish to find interesting and nourishing food in Essaouira, it is not impossible to find vegan food in the city, although you will meet people who don’t quite understand the concept. Morocco is a country abundant in fresh vegetables and no stranger to pulses. With a little preparation and forward planning, you will survive and might even have a couple of truly excellent meals!
I compiled this list of vegan restaurants in Essaouira and other vegan options for finding vegan food.
Read my post for Travel Exploration about meat-free travel in Morocco for ideas.
If you’d like to cook vegan Moroccan food at home, check out my recipe for chickpea tajine.