One of the most unique and best parts of Epcot is the World Showcase, which is home to a total of 11 countries.
Even though Epcot has several popular rides and many guests look forward to drinking around the world, visitors should consider taking the time to explore each pavilion to the fullest.
Each country has so much detail, great food and drink options, and unique souvenirs, to name a few. Some of the pavilions even have exclusive entertainment and character meet and greets!
If you want to know more about the Morocco pavilion at Epcot, we have you covered.
Here we take a deep dive into the country that just might have some of the best dining in the park, not to mention hidden spots that are perfect for escaping crowds and those hot temperatures.
It’s important to note that Disney took over the Morocco pavilion in 2020, along with all of its business operations (food, beverage, and merchandise locations).
This means some of the shops and restaurants are temporarily closed.
Previously, Morocco was one of the few pavilions that operated independently from Disney.
Despite Disney’s takeover (mainly due to the hardships of the pandemic), the Moroccan Embassy and Morocco Tourism Board still contribute as cultural consultants.
We will update this page whenever things are finally open again. Even though most of the stores are closed, Morocco is still worth exploring.
- Location: World Showcase (between France and Japan)
- Restaurants: 3 Quick Service (Tangierine Café, Sangria Sips, Oasis Sweets & Sips); 2 Table Service (Spice Road Table, Restaurant Marrakesh)
- Shops: Marketplace in the Medina, Tangier Traders, Brass Bazaar, Casablanca Carpets, Souk-Al-Magreb
- Entertainment: None
- Attractions: None
- Characters: Jasmine
- Popular snacks and drinks: House-made Hummus Fries and Pomegranate-Chili Crispy Cauliflower (Spice Road Table), alcoholic and non-alcoholic Frozen Mint Tea and alcoholic and non-alcoholic Frozen Citrus-Pomegranate Slushy (Oasis Sweets & Sips)
- Not-to-miss: Spice Road Table, Tangierine Café, Jasmine, Fez House
Morocco Pavilion Map
Morocco has some of the best dining locations in all of the World Showcase. There are 3 Quick Service and 2 Table Service spots. You really should give one of these a try.
Quick Service Restaurants
Tangierine Café is normally a standard Quick Service restaurant, but it hasn’t reopened in its original form since 2020.
Even though the original menu isn’t being served right now, Tangierine Café works extremely well as a festival booth.
The offerings normally hit it out of the park. So much so, Tangierine Café ended up being our favorite booth at the 2022 Flower and Garden Festival.
If you’re not into Moroccan food and beverages or are unsure about trying something new, Tangierine Café is a good place to start.
Oasis Sweets & Sips
Oasis Sweets & Sips is a small Quick Service right next to Souk-Al-Magreb.
This is where you want to go if you want to try a variety of Moroccan pastries.
You can order individual pastries or boxes with 3, 5, or 7 options!
There are also both non-alcoholic and alcoholic beverages.
At Oasis Sweets & Sips, we recommend the Frozen Citrus-Pomegranate Slushy. The Frozen Mint Tea is also popular.
These both can be ordered with or without alcohol.
Back in the middle of the Morocco pavilion, you’ll find Sangria Sips.
The Quick Service spot has a small menu serving snacks and beverages, including water, orange juice, shareable red and white sangria (for 2), cider, roasted chickpeas, mixed nuts and dates, and mediterranean olives.
There’s also a charming seating area that is covered.
Not many people know Sangria Sips is back here, so it makes for a great spot to sit, relax, and enjoy a snack and beverage.
Table Service Restaurants
Restaurant Marrakesh (temporarily unavailable)
Restaurant Marrakesh is the one Table Service location in Morocco that accepts dining reservations (for lunch and dinner).
It’s a truly gorgeous restaurant. Just look at all of these details:
As for the menu, there are all kinds of options to choose from, including roast lamb, shish kebab, couscous, and brochette of chicken.
There are also usually belly dancers and live music to entertain diners.
Spice Road Table
Do not sleep on Spice Road Table.
It is one the best places to eat in the World Showcase. Plus, you can sit outside and enjoy gorgeous views of the lagoon.
Reservations aren’t accepted here, but they do accept walk-ups. You can also join the walk-up list via the My Disney Experience app.
This is more of a “lounge” experience, meaning you’re able to order from a list of mediterranean small plates. Plus, they have a gopd-sized drink list.
Here are a few of our favorite menu items:
The House-made Hummus Fries are top-notch (and a little spicy). These are also plant-based.
Another superb plant-based offering is the Pomegranate-Chili Crispy Cauliflower, which is perfect for sharing (or eating all by yourself).
The Naan Spreads is just as delicious as it looks. It’s served with Hummus, Chermoula, Marinated Olives, Za’atar.
One of the more popular drinks is the Iced Mint Tea (with Bombay Sapphire Gin). It’s definitely minty, so avoid if you’re not a mint fan.
If it’s busy or you don’t want to eat here, there is a bar where you can order a beverage to-go as you walk around the World Showcase.
Morocco has many different seating areas.
As you can see below, Tangierine Café has so many tables inside and outside.
Inside the pavilion (where the shops and Sangria Sips are located), you’ll find a bunch of tables and chairs.
Some of the other pavilion tables have coverage from the sun, whereas others sit directly in the sunlight (depending on the time of day).
Tip: Walk to the back of the pavilion for less crowds and noise.
All but one store is currently closed in the Morocco pavilion. Shopping has been inconsistent here ever since Disney took over the Morocco pavilion in 2020.
Morocco’s stores are some of the best, so it’s unfortunate that you can’t do a ton of shopping here right now. But — one store did recently reopen!
Souk-Al-Magreb is open for business. Here, you can find Moroccan clothing, bags, jewelry, hats, and more. There’s even Aladdin merchandise available for purchase.
Tip: look for the hidden Mickeys when the doors are open!
Tangier Traders (temporarily unavailable)
Like many of the stores throughout the pavilion, Tangier Traders sells a range of a clothing, accessories, hats, bags, lights, and so much more.
Brass Bazaar (temporarily unavailable)
The Brass Bazaar is where you can find Moroccan-themed and brass-made dishes, like bowls, cups, plates, pitchers, and more.
Casablanca Carpets (temporarily unavailable)
Casablanca Carpets features, you guessed it, carpets. They come in many sizes. You can find other items here, as well.
Marketplace in the Medina (temporarily unavailable)
The Marketplace in the Medina symbolizes a Moroccan market and has so many items that you can purchase, like woven blankets, straw hats, and sheepskin wallets.
Sometimes you can find Moroccan entertainment on the stage at the front of the pavilion.
But, performances haven’t happened here for some time now.
If or when entertainment does return, you should be able to find bands listed in the My Disney Experience app and check the daily schedule.
You can also ask a Cast Member if there is any entertainment for the day.
At Restaurant Marrakesh, there are usually belly dancers and live music to entertain diners. Unfortunately, this Table Service spot isn’t available at this moment in time.
But, if or when it does reopen, you’ll need a reservation to dine here and enjoy whatever live entertainment is offered.
If you want to meet Jasmine, go to the Morocco pavilion.
She meets at different times daily inside “Lamps of Wonder.”
You can find times she meets listed in the My Disney Experience app, along with her exact meeting location.
There are a few activities for you to experience in the Morocco pavilion.
Gallery of Arts and History
Did you know there is a Gallery of Arts and History exhibit here?
As soon as you enter the pavilion, you’ll see bright red doors to your left (you can’t miss them).
Right now, the theme of the gallery is: “Race Against the Sun: Ancient Technique to Modern Competition.”
As described by Disney, the exhibit “showcases two incredible modern-day competitions — Marathon des Sables (Marathon of the Sands) and Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles du Maroc (Rally of the Gazelles) — as well as the rich history of the ancient inhabitants of the Sahara, the Berbers.”
FYI: There are sometimes benches inside here too. This is the best place to get away from people and cool off on a hot day.
Kidcot Fun Stop
Like the 10 other country pavilions in the World Showcase, Morocco also has a Kidcot Fun Stop location.
This really is a fun family-friendly activity — that is also complimentary. It’s also great at keeping kids interested in the World Showcase.
At each stop, you collect an activity card detailing facts and activities featuring the culture and traditions of each country.
It’s that easy!
You can find Morocco’s Kidcot stop in the Marketplace in the Medina.
Save this checklist and have your little one check off each Kidcot Fun Stop as you make your way through each country.
Coin Press Machine
You can find a coin press machine near Sangria Sips. For $1.00, you can get a souvenir Disney and Moroccan-themed coin. Or, you can pay $3.00 for 3 coins.
The Fez House is an absolutely gorgeous room that not only has benches for visitors to sit, but stunning tile work and a soothing fountain.
Just look at this tile!
You can find this area to the left as soon as you pass through the archway leading into the main area of the pavilion.
A Disney PhotoPass photographer has been spotted here on certain occasions, but if not, be sure to grab a photo by the main fountain.
Not only is it gorgeous, but features a lovely backdrop.
Best Harmonious Views
There are 2 main areas to watch Harmonious in Morocco.
The first is to the left of Spice Road Table towards the France pavilion. This area has a lot of standing room.
Even though the barges are a bit farther away, the views are just fine and the show is still very much enjoyable.
The second viewing area is to the right of Oasis Sweets & Sips toward the Japan pavilion.
There are plenty of open spaces, but you also want to be careful that your view isn’t blocked by trees or any other structure.
FYI: There is also a Harmonious dining package available at Spice Road Table that you can purchase if you want to sit and eat during the show.
Other reasons Morocco makes a great spot to watch Harmonious:
- The pavilion has restrooms (important if you’re waiting awhile for the show to start)
- There are good food and drink options in Morocco (and France which is close by)
- Activities to keep little ones entertained (coin press machine, Kidcot Fun Stop)
- Lots of shops to walk through for anyone who needs sometime to do while waiting
- Spice Road Table has a Harmonious dining viewing package
Here’s what Harmonious’ view looks like from Morocco:
Here’s what Harmonious’ view looks like from Spice Road Table if you have the dining package:
While we don’t consider the views from Spice Road Table that great, especially if you’ve never seen Harmonious before, the other areas are decent viewing spots.
Be sure to grab a spot for Harmonious at least 60 minutes before showtime. Space can fill up quickly.
You can find showtimes listed in the My Disney Experience app.
Harmonious Viewing Map
Friendship Landing Boats
There is a dock for Friendship boats in the Morocco pavilion, which is located near Spice Road Table.
There are two internal routes: one that runs between Canada and Morocco and the other that runs between Mexico and Germany.
The Friendship boats will start running across World Showcase Lagoon usually around 11 a.m.
Boat schedules can vary depending on several factors, like weather.
The boats typically run about every 15 minutes. They will cease running at a certain point each evening due to Harmonious. A final departure time will be posted at each dock, so pay attention.
There is a set of restrooms to the right of Tangierine Café, as you walk toward the France pavilion.
Like every other country in the World Showcase, different festival exclusives can be found in the Morocco pavilion.
These include (to name a few):
- Festival food booths, like Flavors of the Medina located inside Tangierine Café during Food and Wine and Flower and Garden
- Special dining packages available for booking in person at Spice Road Table (see photo below)
- A lively band recreates the fun of street festivals and the holiday season across Morocco during Festival of the Holidays
- Tents filled with art during Festival of the Arts
- Outdoor merchandise kiosks for festivals
Make sure you take the time to enjoy all Morocco has to offer, especially the amazing food. You won’t walk away disappointed.
Morocco Pavilion Checklist
What’s your favorite thing about the Morocco pavilion at Epcot? Tell us in comments!
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