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Located on the waterfront, Fatma is a safe bet when it comes to picking a dining spot in the vicinity — dishes here are of honest quality, with an emphasis on local fare and seafood. The restaurant is set only a few meters away form the beach, and is a good people-watching location.


Eateries in and around Hammamet (and the Yasmine resort complex) cater to a plethora of different tastes, given that the city regularly receives large numbers of foreign visitors. Seafood features prominently on local restaurants' menus, and so does lamb. One local specialty not to be missed is couscous, a dish containing the grain itself along with meat and/or vegetables. Meals often come with a side of harissa - a spicy peppery paste, to be mixed in with food or used as a spread.