Zazamira (Calle Iglesia, 3, 35660 Corralejo, La Oliva) – this is an unusual sight in Fuerteventura: a Jamaican-themed café (serving Jamaican coffee, Mojitos served with Jamaican rum, along with fresh fruit juices, beer, wine and cocktails. Reggae music is played there throughout the day. There’s also a shop selling African jewelry & ornaments.
Restaurante La Vaca Azul (Calle Requena 9, Muelle Viejo, 35660 El Cotillo) – this is another seaside restaurant (this time at El Cotillo harbor), serving mainly seafood dishes. They range from grilled octopus to garlic prawns, fresh red tuna fillet, fish & shrimp ceviche, to fresh clams with linguini. The view of the harbor is […]
Restaurante Marabu (Calle Fuente de Hija, 35626 Morro Jable/Esquinzo ) – this Mediterranean restaurant has a refreshing variety of dishes (both seafood-based and non-seafood), ranging from roasted rabbit with lemon- rosemary sauce, french fries & vegetables; to skew of lamb leg, grilled, ratatouille, & sauté potatoes; fresh spanish sirloin of beef with mostard sauce, gratin […]
Restaurante Casa Pon (Highway FV-221, 35611 Puertito de los Molinos) – those visiting La Alcogida Ecomuseum may want to dine at this seaside beach shack-style restaurant afterwards (located just 7 km. away). The seafood served here ranges from garlic prawns to seafood pasta, and seafood paella. This restaurant has the added charm of housecats patrolling […]
Pizza Pomodoro (Av. Paco Hierro 1, 35620 Gran Tarajal) – located in a fishing town that has not been overwhelmed with mass tourism, this is a popular pizza restaurant that requires reservations to guarantee a good table for diners. A uniquely Canarian style pizza is the one served here with Majorero cheese and ham. There’s […]
Land of Freedom Restaurant (C.C Lobos Bahia, Av. Ntra. Sra. del Carmen, 35660 Corralejo) – the owners of this restaurant are inspired by the “slow food” movement that began in Italy during the late 1980s (in response to the gastronomic neglect that fast food is said to have caused worldwide). The restaurant offers a […]
La Marisma (Calle Santiago Hierro, 35650 El Cotillo, La Oliva) – located in the northwestern part of the island, this seaside restaurant (like many others here) focuses on seafood dishes. Seafood paella is a signature dish, along with garlic prawns, roast pepper stuffed with fish, grilled octopus, seabass, and grilled steak to round out the […]
La Jaira de Demian (Calle la Cruz 26, 35600 Puerto del Rosario) – this is a highly recommended restaurant for those wanting local Canadian meals. Health-conscious visitors will be happy to hear that a third of the dishes served here is vegetarian. The vegan dishes are avocado hummus with crudites, sauteed local vegetables, couscous made […]
La Arrocería (Detrás del hiperdino, Calle Pejín 10, 35660 Corralejo) – this is an old school “off the beaten track” Spanish restaurant whose main dish is seafood paella. Other seafood dishes are also served like Valenciana Paella and Prawns langoustine, among other specialties. Canarian and Spanish wines also available – with the Albariño being a […]
Frasquita (Calle Aulaga, 35610 Caleta de Fuste, Antigua) – despite its plain décor, this is a popular seafood restaurant. Located right on the beach front, Frasquita serves dishes ranging from red snapper to garlic pawns, seafood paella, grouper, and many others. It helps that much of the seafood served there is freshly-caught.