• Middle East and Africa

Street Eats Travel Guide

Hospitality is a hallmark whether you're trying grilled goat organs in Morocco, fiery palm nut soup in Ghana or chili-laced falafel in Jordan.


Activities
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 Harbour Rd
  • Cape Town, Western Cape 7806 South Africa

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 Harbour Rd Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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.
  • Longmarket St
  • Cape Town, Western Cape 8000 South Africa

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.
Longmarket St Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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 St
  • Accra, Greater Accra Ghana

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 St Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana
Port Louis Central Market
This market offers everything from fresh produce and crafts to clothing and food vendors.
  • Farquhar Street
  • Port Louis, Port Louis Mauritius

Port Louis Central Market

This market offers everything from fresh produce and crafts to clothing and food vendors.
Farquhar Street Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
Chinatown District
The area is lined with little stands serving everything from fresh homemade noodles to dim sum.
  • Dr Joseph Riviere Street
  • Port Louis, Port Louis Mauritius

Chinatown District

The area is lined with little stands serving everything from fresh homemade noodles to dim sum.
Dr Joseph Riviere Street Port Louis, Port Louis, Mauritius
Spice Souq
Italy meets the Middle East at this old spice market filled with alleys of every type of vendor imaginable.
  • D 85
  • Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates

Spice Souq

Italy meets the Middle East at this old spice market filled with alleys of every type of vendor imaginable.
D 85 Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Restaurants & Bars
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 Street
  • Cape Town, Western Cape 8000 South Africa

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 Street Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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
  • Cape Town, Western Cape South Africa

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 Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Rangoli
This eatery serves a smattering of Indian snacks for under $2.
  • Cosmos Lane, Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai District Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Dubai, Dubai United Arab Emirates

Rangoli

This eatery serves a smattering of Indian snacks for under $2.
Cosmos Lane, Meena Bazaar, Bur Dubai District Dubai, United Arab Emirates Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Al Ammor Café
Traditional Egyptian-style menu options from pizzas to main courses are popular among locals.
  • Zabeel Road
  • Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Al Ammor Café

Traditional Egyptian-style menu options from pizzas to main courses are popular among locals.
Zabeel Road Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Ali Baba Restaurant
Locals meet at this roadside restaurant to have a communal dining experience and eat the many homemade Arabic dishes.
  • Raghadan Street, Town Center
  • Aqaba, Dubai Jordan

Ali Baba Restaurant

Locals meet at this roadside restaurant to have a communal dining experience and eat the many homemade Arabic dishes.
Raghadan Street, Town Center Aqaba, Dubai, Jordan
Phone: 03-201-3901

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