• Middle East and Africa

Africa Travel Guide

American fast-food chains adapt their menus to celebrate the local flavors of Africa and the Middle East.


Activities
Coca-Cola
Moroccans revere Coca-Cola and its local Hawai tropical-flavored beverage as a priceless thirst-quenching beverage.
  • Various Locations
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

Coca-Cola

Moroccans revere Coca-Cola and its local Hawai tropical-flavored beverage as a priceless thirst-quenching beverage.
Various Locations Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
Coca-Cola
With hundreds of flavors to choose from, locals prefer the adapted tangy ginger beer.
  • Various Locations
  • Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Coca-Cola

With hundreds of flavors to choose from, locals prefer the adapted tangy ginger beer.
Various Locations Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Coca-Cola
Just as it has in other countries, Coca-Cola has adapted its flavors to appeal to the local consumer. The company also started safe-drinking water programs in Accra in order to brew their local beverages.
  • Various Locations
  • Accra, Accra Ghana

Coca-Cola

Just as it has in other countries, Coca-Cola has adapted its flavors to appeal to the local consumer. The company also started safe-drinking water programs in Accra in order to brew their local beverages.
Various Locations Accra, Accra, Ghana

Restaurants & Bars
Saicuuk Street Cart
Tourists and locals turn to a cold breakfast of saicuuk, a semolina grain thickened with rich sour milk sold on the streets of Marrakech.
  • Streets near Old Spice Market
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

Saicuuk Street Cart

Tourists and locals turn to a cold breakfast of saicuuk, a semolina grain thickened with rich sour milk sold on the streets of Marrakech.
Streets near Old Spice Market Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
McDonald’s
Going to McDonald’s is often a family outing; customers can enjoy a traditional Big Mac or tastes unique to this corner of the world, such as the McArabia made with either spiced chicken or beef and topped with tahini sauce.
  • Various Locations
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

McDonald’s

Going to McDonald’s is often a family outing; customers can enjoy a traditional Big Mac or tastes unique to this corner of the world, such as the McArabia made with either spiced chicken or beef and topped with tahini sauce.
Various Locations Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
La Grillardiere
A local favorite with 12 restaurants across the country, this steakhouse serves fresh-grilled Moroccan food of many varieties, including a brochette of skewered meat with Moroccan spices.
  • Various Locations
  • Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz Morocco

La Grillardiere

A local favorite with 12 restaurants across the country, this steakhouse serves fresh-grilled Moroccan food of many varieties, including a brochette of skewered meat with Moroccan spices.
Various Locations Marrakesh, Marrakesh-Tensift-El Haouz, Morocco
McDonald’s
Located at the foot of Table Mountain, the view from this McDonald’s is unparalleled, while locals and tourists embrace the food, such as the McFeast hamburger with South African barbecue flavoring.
  • Various Locations
  • Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

McDonald’s

Located at the foot of Table Mountain, the view from this McDonald’s is unparalleled, while locals and tourists embrace the food, such as the McFeast hamburger with South African barbecue flavoring.
Various Locations Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Steers
This local fast-food chain also flips flame-grilled patties with fresh-cut fries, also known as chips.
  • Various Locations
  • Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Steers

This local fast-food chain also flips flame-grilled patties with fresh-cut fries, also known as chips.
Various Locations Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Texies
Texies, a local family-owned restaurant chain, serves up inexpensive fish-and-chips dinners.
  • Various Locations
  • Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Texies

Texies, a local family-owned restaurant chain, serves up inexpensive fish-and-chips dinners.
Various Locations Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Subway
This Subway integrates local spices and flavors to attract locals. Popular dishes include the chicken sandwich with spicy peri peri sauce) and the beef sandwich topped with sweet-and-spicy relish and sliced jalapenos.
  • Various Locations
  • Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

Subway

This Subway integrates local spices and flavors to attract locals. Popular dishes include the chicken sandwich with spicy peri peri sauce) and the beef sandwich topped with sweet-and-spicy relish and sliced jalapenos.
Various Locations Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
KFC
Opened in South Africa in 1971, KFC offers breakfast options, such as the “Deluxe Burger with an Egg,” alongside the Colonel’s favorites.
  • Various Locations
  • Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

KFC

Opened in South Africa in 1971, KFC offers breakfast options, such as the “Deluxe Burger with an Egg,” alongside the Colonel’s favorites.
Various Locations Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
KFC
Since it opened in Ghana in 2011, KFC has added more spice to its menu items to accommodate Ghanaian tastes.
  • Various Locations
  • Accra, Accra Ghana

KFC

Since it opened in Ghana in 2011, KFC has added more spice to its menu items to accommodate Ghanaian tastes.
Various Locations Accra, Accra, Ghana
Pizza Hut
Comfort food is no stranger to the island-nation of Mauritius, where Pizza Hut caters to local tastes. The menu includes Fish Masala Pizza made with tuna, Indian spices and grilled eggplant.
  • Various Locations
  • Port Louis, Port Louis Mauritius

Pizza Hut

Comfort food is no stranger to the island-nation of Mauritius, where Pizza Hut caters to local tastes. The menu includes Fish Masala Pizza made with tuna, Indian spices and grilled eggplant.
Various Locations Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
KFC
Located inside a mall, this KFC offers shoppers the Colonel’s classic fried chicken as well as spicier dishes on the go. Don’t miss the veggie burger made with chickpeas, carrots and peppers, all served with fresh pineapple.
  • Various Locations
  • Port Louis, Port Louis Mauritius

KFC

Located inside a mall, this KFC offers shoppers the Colonel’s classic fried chicken as well as spicier dishes on the go. Don’t miss the veggie burger made with chickpeas, carrots and peppers, all served with fresh pineapple.
Various Locations Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
Mississippi Fried Chicken
This local chain restaurant has 3 locations island-wide, offering burgers, pizzas and deep-fried chicken.
  • Various Locations
  • Grand Baie, Rivière du Rempart Mauritius

Mississippi Fried Chicken

This local chain restaurant has 3 locations island-wide, offering burgers, pizzas and deep-fried chicken.
Various Locations Grand Baie, Rivière du Rempart, Mauritius
Domino’s
Beloved by the King of Jordan himself, Domino’s in Jordan carries traditional Western, as well as Middle Eastern-flavored pizzas.
  • Various Locations
  • Amman, Amman Jordan

Domino’s

Beloved by the King of Jordan himself, Domino’s in Jordan carries traditional Western, as well as Middle Eastern-flavored pizzas.
Various Locations Amman, Amman, Jordan
Subway
This American import adapts its sandwiches to local tastes and customs.
  • Various Locations
  • Amman, Amman Jordan

Subway

This American import adapts its sandwiches to local tastes and customs.
Various Locations Amman, Amman, Jordan
McDonald’s
Just as in other parts of the world, McDonald’s does its best to create mouthwatering dishes that keep the locals coming back. They also deliver to your door!
  • Various Locations
  • Amman, Amman Jordan

McDonald’s

Just as in other parts of the world, McDonald’s does its best to create mouthwatering dishes that keep the locals coming back. They also deliver to your door!
Various Locations Amman, Amman, Jordan
Reem Shawarma
For generations, this local fast-food stand has been considered the “McDonald’s of the Arab World” for its juicy and tasty meat sandwiches. Shawarma pita sandwiches stuffed with lamb or beef top the menu.
  • Second Circle
  • Amman, Amman Jordan

Reem Shawarma

For generations, this local fast-food stand has been considered the “McDonald’s of the Arab World” for its juicy and tasty meat sandwiches. Shawarma pita sandwiches stuffed with lamb or beef top the menu.
Second Circle Amman, Amman, Jordan
Dunkin’ Donuts
Opened in 1997, Dunkin’ Donuts now has 70 locations across the United Arab Emirates, turning out some 70,000 donuts a day!
  • Various Locations
  • Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates

Dunkin’ Donuts

Opened in 1997, Dunkin’ Donuts now has 70 locations across the United Arab Emirates, turning out some 70,000 donuts a day!
Various Locations Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Pizza Hut
Where else can you find a crossbreed of cheeseburger and pizza than at Pizza Hut in Dubai? Their Crown Crust Pizza is made with mini cheeseburgers baked into the crust.
  • Various Locations
  • Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates

Pizza Hut

Where else can you find a crossbreed of cheeseburger and pizza than at Pizza Hut in Dubai? Their Crown Crust Pizza is made with mini cheeseburgers baked into the crust.
Various Locations Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
McDonald’s
The golden arches of McDonald’s Dubai are no stranger to creating dishes with classic Middle Eastern flavors.
  • Various Locations
  • Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates

McDonald’s

The golden arches of McDonald’s Dubai are no stranger to creating dishes with classic Middle Eastern flavors.
Various Locations Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Noodle House
With 16 locations throughout the Middle East, this local restaurant chain offers Southeast Asian-inspired street food dishes, from dim sum to noodles with duck.
  • Various Locations
  • Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates

The Noodle House

With 16 locations throughout the Middle East, this local restaurant chain offers Southeast Asian-inspired street food dishes, from dim sum to noodles with duck.
Various Locations Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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