Eat

Al Ammor Café

Traditional Egyptian-style menu options from pizzas to main courses are popular among locals.

Zabeel Road, Al Karam
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Eat

Ali Baba Restaurant

Locals meet at this roadside restaurant to have a communal dining experience and eat the many homemade Arabic dishes.

Al-Shabsough, Downtown
Amman, Jordan

See & Do

Chinatown District

The area is lined with little stands serving everything from fresh homemade noodles to dim sum.

Royal and Dr Joseph Riviere streets
Port Louis, Mauritius

See & Do

Eastern Food Bazaar

In downtown Cape Town, this bazaar celebrates the heritage of the city’s large Indian population, with dishes like masala dosa and fried samosas.

96 Long Market St
Cape Town 8000, South Africa

See & Do

Hout Bay Market

A picturesque seaside suburb south of Cape Town’s city center is known for its fishing, and is a popular hot spot for tourists.

31 Harbor Rd, Hout Bay
Cape Town, South Africa

Eat

Mzoli’s

This is one of the most popular South African-style barbecue joints, with customers from all over the world enjoying the lively atmosphere and music.

150 NY111 Gugulethu Township
Cape Town, South Africa

Eat

Nuru’s Stand

The classic dish served at this stand is a full meal that includes french fries and salad inside the sandwich.

37 Darling St
Cape Town 8000, South Africa

See & Do

Osu Night Market

Once the sun goes down, this market comes alive with stands cooking up all kinds of traditional foods, such as tilapia with kontomire stew served with yams, or kenkey, fermented ground corn boiled and wrapped in corn leaves.

Basel Street between Awula Kpakpa and Wentum streets
Accra, Ghana

See & Do

Port Louis Central Market

This market offers everything from fresh produce and crafts to clothing and food vendors.

Farquhar Street
Port Louis, Mauritius

Eat

Rangoli

This eatery serves a smattering of Indian snacks for under $2.

Cosmos Lane, Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai District
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

See & Do

Spice Souq

Italy meets the Middle East at this old spice market filled with alleys of every type of vendor imaginable.

Baniyas Road, Bur Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates